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Gaiole in Chianti: “L’Eroica”

It’s a real and proper event that is not payday loans teletrack to be missed! A spectacular and highly original competition, created and organised by the Chianti Cycling Park Association.

It’s a real and proper show of pedals that will also involve those who are not very familiar with the names of Bartali and Coppi.

The Heroic is really something different. In times of hypertechnological bikes and real and presumed doping, here is an authentic time machine that will take us back many years…
The Heroic is a period bike race run on mainly unmade-up roads.

It is special from all points of view. It proposes settings and scenographies of pre-War cycling, dust and mud, no technical assistance, period restorations, wonderful but difficult roads, a great spirit of sacrifice and adaptation.

A search is made for the authentic roots of this extraordinary popular passion for cycling, one that has given rise to so many legends…

7 October – Info: Piazza Ricasoli, 50 – Gaiole in Chianti – e-mail:




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