- - L'Eroica California 2015

L'Eroica California 2015

Forget about carbon fiber, electronic shifting and clip-in pedals, and bust out your pre-1980’s road bike and get ready for California’s edition of the nostalgic cycling event – L’Eroica.

In April, the popular vintage group ride will make its way to these shores, for some sure to be dry and dusty roads reminiscence of the golden age of cycling. Dig ! 


Dates: April 10th, 11th and 12th. (The ride is on Sunday, the 12th),

Location: Paso Robles, California (San Luis Obispo County)

Routes: Three routes will be offered for the first year event. 35 miles, 50 miles and 107 miles (tentative and the actual distances may change without notice). 

Rider Limit: 1000 (aiming to have between 500 to 1000 riders for this pilot event). 

Bicycles: Same eligibility rules will apply from the Italian L’Eroica.

The three day event will offer:

  •  Vintage Bicycle Concours d’ Elegance with judging
  •  Screening of a classic cycling film at the city theater located just a few steps from the event venue.
  •  Vintage Bicycle Fair/Swapmeet
  •  Wine Tasting Tours
  •  Preride Dinner/Award ceremony for the Concours winners. 
  •  The ride (Sunday, April,12th)
  •  After ride Pasta Party

Registration will be handled via central website and it will launch in February 2015.

Negotiations with the local hotels to secure the best possible room rates for the participants are underway.

This L’Eroica is partly hosted by and will benefit Hospice of San Luis Obispo County (non profit, 100% volunteer based Hospice)

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