Bianchi Respray… Perfect for Eroica Britannia!

Are you thinking about going to L’Eroica Britannia this year?  Now is the time to start getting your bike put togther, just like this Bianchi Rekord 748 that was just been through our workshops.

If you’ve not heard of L’Eroica but you are interested in classic bicycles, you ought to take a look at their website.

Eroica Britannia

Eroica Britannia

Basically it is a 3 day festival which celebrates classic road bikes from the era before concealed cables and clipless pedals.

L’Eroica was started by a group of friends in Italy who wanted to organise an event which is all about the classic eras of cycling.  The event was centered on a Gran Fondo ride on the famous white roads “Strada Bianca” in northern Italy.

The original event has been going on since 1997 but now they have branched out around the globe and the UK hosts its own event in the beautiful Peak District countryside.

You can ride any bike you want as long as its pre 1987. So that means toe clips and straps, down tube levers and cables out of the top of the brake levers.



L’Eroica is coming to the Peak District…

Get out your pre 1987 bike and get yourslf down to the Peak District next June 20th-22nd, for the L’Eroica Britannia.

Your bike should have a steel frame, non aero brake levers, down tube shifters and clips and straps.

For more information on what its all about please visit L’Eroica Britannia.

Ellis Briggs Cycles
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