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Paso Welcomes First-Ever Eroica Vintage Cycling Event to Take Place in US
Friday, March 20, 2015
With its breathtaking trails and reputation as a bike-friendly town, it’s no surprise that Paso Robles will host the first-ever Eroica California on April 11-12, 2015. This will be the first time this internationally famous event is taking place on US soil and the scenic views over the rolling hills of Paso Robles wine country are the draw.
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A renowned event for cycling enthusiasts and bike collectors, Eroica will feature three routes of varying difficulty and length. All three start and end in Paso Robles, taking riders through lush vineyards and the beautiful countryside of northern San Luis Obispo County.
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In addition to the ride on April 12, the event includes an entertaining two-day festival complete with live music and delicious food. Here, attendees will have the unique opportunity to enjoy the World Class Vintage Bicycle Concours d’Elegance, showcasing the best vintage road racing bicycles owned by collectors.
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Started in Tuscany with the intention of reconnecting people with the heritage of cycling, this memorable experience will occur in six countries this year alone.
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Registration for the event is limited to 1,000 participants, who must use bicycles built prior to 1988. A portion of all entry fees will be donated to Hospice of San Luis Obispo, a local non-profit charity.
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Whether a bicycle enthusiast or simply looking for fun weekend plans with the family, Eroica California has something for everyone. For more information about Eroica California and to register for this exciting new event, visit EroicaCalifornia.com.