18 Oct 2019
The Eroica staff is proud of all of you
The Tour de France starts from Brussels and the winner is Eddy Merckx, 50 years after having won his first of five Tours. The author of this article is surprised by this constant love or at least pretends to be, considering that the reasons for this feeling are well known.
1 Oct 2019
From breakfast to dinner, the daily meals of a cyclist
L'Eroica in Gaiole is just a few days away and we all want to get into our best shape to face this traditional challenge and enjoy the "beauty of fatigue and the thrill of conquest" to the full.
16 Sep 2019
Italy, here comes Tannie Poppie!
Rosaleen “Poppie” van As still can’t believe she’s on her way to Italy. Her incredible journey started over 9 years ago when she started preparing her now-famous 'roosterbrood' with cheese and jam or butter at a small red roadside stand in Laingsburg.
6 Sep 2019
Tour, Giro and Vuelta: history and colours of a timeless passion.
The season of the great Tours is about to end and, in view of the last UCI calendar autumn events, let's briefly review the history of three of the most exciting competitions in the cycling world.
30 Aug 2019
Eroica Caffè Padova: a place beyond time to take a break from the daily grind
Antonello Carossa and Andrea Giacon, CEO and founders of Eroica Caffè Padova, tell us how their adventure started and give us some tasty anticipation of the new Café that will inaugurate in autumn.
28 Jul 2019
1998: Pantani’s Giro-Tour double and the spectre of doping
The 1998 edition of the Tour was fundamentally shattered by doping. The entire Festina team had to withdraw from the race and it often seemed unlikely the race could even make it to Paris.
27 Jul 2019
Hinault and LeMond: friends or foes?
Another French champion is Bernard Hinault, from Brittany. Not as ruthless as Merckx but able to win every time a goal is set, including the unpleasant Roubaix.
26 Jul 2019
1971: Ocaña and The Cannibal
After Anquetil, also Eddy Merckx collected 5 Tour wins. The Cannibal is probably the most successful rider in the history of competitive cycling.
25 Jul 2019
1964: The eternal rivalry between Poulidor and Anquetil
The 1964 Tour revolves around the duel between Anquetil and Poulidor.
24 Jul 2019
1952: Coppi and that unforgettable Tour
The 1952 Tour de France marks the very peak of Fausto Coppi's career.
20 Jul 2019
July, Bartali and the Tour
Gino Bartali was born for the Tour. An iron man, tireless, resistant to all conditions, with a proverbial health and strength uphill.
5 Jul 2019
A tale of heritage, passion and revolution
A swirl of colours in the wind. A bright flash, legs spinning, a multi-coloured flock that cuts through the air and shoots away in a few seconds.
1 Jul 2019
EROICA CAFFÈ BARCELONA: AN URBAN HEAVEN OF PEACE, TASTE and TRADITION
A conversation with Graciela Nowenstein co-founder – together with Miguel Santalices – of Eroica Caffè Barcelona, the first permanent space in a big city dedicated to Eroica, its values and its people.
14 Jun 2019
An athlete’s life begins with nutrition
Anyone who has cycled the mythical white roads up and down the extraordinary Chianti hills knows that L'Eroica - like any sports challenge - requires respect and preparation.
10 Jun 2019
TWO STAGES OF THE YOUTH GIRO D'ITALIA U23 IN TERRA EROICA
On Friday 14 June, the Youth Giro d'Italia U23 Enel will start in Riccione. Two new stages will be held in Terra Eroica:
24 Apr 2019
Honey: the sweet gold of the cyclist
"Coppi drinks champagne and eats bananas. Bartali eats beans and drinks red wine."
12 Apr 2019
The Irresistible Charm of Hell (the Hell of the North)
When the riders’ wheels meet the cobbles of France you enter another cycling dimension.
6 Apr 2019
Presenting Eroica California: A conversation with Wesley
1. When did you first met Eroica and why did you decide to bring the Eroica experience to California?
29 Mar 2019
NOVA Eroica Buonconvento
To talk about the beauty of Buonconvento and the warmth of its welcome seems superfluous, considering how well known the town now is for its relaxed pace of life, history, art, tradition and values;
16 Mar 2019
Milano-Sanremo: the Super-Classic that has made history
Very early on, the Milano-Sanremo became known as “The Spring Classic” and then “La Classicissima”
8 Mar 2019
The Strade Bianche
The dust reveals rather than hides, distinguishes rather than aligns. The dust is not avoided but dreamt of, sought out, blessed even.
22 Feb 2019
Franco Rossi presents the Eroica Montalcino Permanent Route
The idea of the Permanent Route dates back to 2016 - explains Franco Rossi, vice-President of Eroica Ssd...