"Le Cirque" is the most important annual meeting in the United States of vintage bike enthusiasts. Started by Dale Brown, owner of Cycles d'Oro, in North Carolina the event moved this year to Leesburg, Virginia.
Hundreds of participants descended on Leesburg the weekend of June 5, 6 and 7 with their vintage bikes. During the weekend, participants attended forums and a banquet, their bikes were on display, and rides were organized.
"Le Cirque" also includes a category of builders called "Keeper Of the Flame" (KOF); these are current builders who build bikes along the lines of classic, steel, lugged bikes. One example of a KOF builder is Jamie Swan of New York who brought this example of his work: