programme of the 22th edition of L’Eroica


PROGRAMME 2018
GAIOLE IN CHIANTI
4 - 7 October 2018


 

BROLIO CASTLE – EXHIBITION OF HISTORICAL BIKES
from THURSDAY 4 to SUNDAY 7 October
11:00/13:00 - 14:00/16:30 

The beautiful Barone Ricasoli cellars will host bicycles and mementos that have made cycling history.

 

EROICA CAFFÈ - BROLIO

Loc. Madonna a Brolio – Brolio Castle Cellars

Open daily 7:30 – 20:00

Sunday 7 October: 4:00 – 20:00

All heroes are welcome.

 

EROICA CAFFÈ – Gaiole in Chianti

from THURSDAY 4 to SUNDAY 7 October

Ex Cantine Ricasoli

Thursday 04/10/2018: 12:00 – 18:00

Friday 05/10/2018: 8:00 – 20:00

Saturday 06/10/2018: 8:00 – 20:00

Sunday 07/10/2018: 5:00 – 18:00


 

RACE NUMBER COLLECTION 

Ex Cantine Ricasoli 

Friday 5 October: 9:00/13:00–15:00/19:00

Saturday 6 October: 9:00/19:00

Sunday 7 October: 4:30 – 9:00

 

RACE PACK COLLECTION

Eroica Base (ex Consorzio Agrario)

Friday 5 October: 9:00/13:00–15:00/19:00

Saturday 6 October: 9:00/19:00

Sunday 7 October: 4:30 – 18:00

 

VINTAGE BIKES & ACCESSORIES EXHIBIT AND MARKET 

Along the streets of Gaiole in Chianti 

from FRIDAY 5 to SUNDAY 7 October: from 09:00 to 19:00

 

TYPICAL ITALIAN FOOD

Along the streets of Gaiole in Chianti 

from FRIDAY 5 to SUNDAY 7 October: from 09:00 to 19:00

 

EXHIBITION “CAMPAGNOLO: A REVOLUTIONARY EVOLUTION” 

Ex Cantine Ricasoli 

from FRIDAY 5 to SUNDAY 7 October 

 

HEROIC BIKES REGISTER

Ex tourist information office, Gaiole in Chianti

Friday 5 October: 15:00/19:00

Saturday 6 October: 10:00/13:00 – 15:00/18:00

 

PROJECTION OF “L’EROICO”, the film dedicated to Luciano Berruti

Auditorium Ex Cantine Ricasoli

THURSDAY 4 October: 21:00

FRIDAY 5 October: 11:00 – 16:00 – 18:00

SATURDAY 6 October: 10:00 –14:30 –18:00

SUNDAY 7 October: 11:00

 

 

FRIDAY 5 OCTOBER

 

Unveiling of the Monument dedicated to Luciano Berruti by artist, Fabio Zacchei

Garden in front of the Philharmonic hall 

17:00 – in the presence of the Berruti family, Giancarlo Brocci, the Mayor of Gaiole in Chianti and the partners of Eroica.

 

Garden in front of the Philharmonic hall 

From 19:00 – Music with DJ

 

Eroica Caffè Brolio

19:00/21:00 - APERITIF/SUPPER with music, reserved for Ciclo Club Eroica members.
from 21.00 - LIVE MUSIC open to all

 

Auditorium Ex Cantine Ricasoli

21:00 – “FINISCE PER A” (“it ends with A”), a play by Eugenio Sideri dedicated to Alfonsina Strada.

With Patrizia Bollini, directed by Gabriele Tesauri.

 


SATURDAY 6 OCTOBER

 

9.00 AM GUIDED TOUR by E-BIKE
Info and bookings: info@animatoscana.it - +39 3288264014

 

 9:30 and 15:00 WINE TOUR AND TASTING WITH PRIVATE DRIVER
 info and bookings: info@animatoscana.it - +39 3288264014

 


BROLIO CASTLE

10:30: guided visit ITALIAN
15:00: guided visit in ENGLISH  

WAITING FOR L’EROICA AT BARON RICASOLI’s: guided visit of Brolio Castle (Chapel, Ricasoli collection and garden), the Ricasoli cellars and the permanent exhibition of Historical Bikes in the ex-ageing cellars. Tasting of some of the estate’s best wines, aperitif at the Eroica Caffè Brolio and lunch at the Osteria del Castello.

Meet at the Brolio Castle ticket desk quarter of an hour before the start of the visit
Reservation required (by 2 October): castello@ricasoli.it

 

CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE 
Via Ferrucci
10:00 – 13:00 – organised by the Register of Heroic Bicycles, the Concours celebrates the “beauty of the bicycle and of the cyclist”, awarding prizes to the most impressive and authentic bikes and riders. The international jury will consist of experts and collectors.
Participation: €10.00, prizes will be awarded during the talk show in Piazza Ricasoli at 16:00.

Via Ricasoli 88 - in front of LA BOTTEGA 
From 10:00 EROICA WHISKERS

Auditorium Ex Cantine Ricasoli

12:00 – Press Conference Eroica presents its partners to the world and the calendar of events for 2019

 

Auditorium Ex Cantine Ricasoli

14:00 – Eroica presents the new format for Eroica Caffès in the world.

 

Auditorium ex Cantine Ricasoli

14:30/16:30 – MEETING WITH THE AUTHORS: 

5 magnificent books telling amazing cycling stories, presented by Stefano Fiori

Cento Coppi, Alba Edizioni
Il “caso” Fiorenzo Magni, Ediciclo
Bicicletta, Strade, Racconti, Passioni, TCI
L’Eroica Sfacchinata, Panini
Via Flaminia, Aska Editori
 

Luciano Berruti Monument

15:00MINI-EROICA: non-competitive event for kids, through the streets of Gaiole.
15:00: gather and register
15:30: READY, SET, GO! Cycle with Andrea Tonti and Mara Mosole
17:00: snacks at Eroica Caffè 
Free entry, including insurance
Race pack with souvenir
Prize at the finish line

Via Casabianca (under L’Eroica finish line)
15:45ITALIAN SWING - Rodolfo Banchelli with songs and dance that recall the 1940s and 50s, from Natalino Otto to Fred Buscaglione and Renato Carosone.

Piazza Ricasoli
16:00 – “Freewheeling” Talk Show and Concours d’Elegance prize giving.
Presenter: Daniela Morozzi; guests Francesco Pancani (RAI sport’s journalist) and Silvio Martinello (sport’s commentator and Olympic track cycling champion 1996)


Gaiole in Chianti Church
17:30 - Holy Mass with blessing 

 

19:30 – 21:30 – HEROES DINNER: in the big white marquee, a buffet dinner will be served with Tuscan products, Barone Ricasoli wine and mouth-watering desserts.

During the evening Giancarlo Brocci will greet the public.
PRESALES ONLINE FOR REGUSTERED CYCLISTS.
ON THE SPOT SALES c/o Ex Cantine Ricasoli information office, from Friday 5/10 at 10:00, while tickets last.

21:30 – 23:00 – second part of the evening, in the marquee: CHARITY AUCTION and musical show “Pedalata Pop” – the legend of cycling takes a ride through Italian music and song, by Roberto Vasarri and Antonio Gabellini.

 

SUNDAY 7 OCTOBER – L’Eroica
 

05:00/07:00 – start of 209 and 130 km routes

08:00/09:30 – start of 78 and 46 km routes

09:00/09:30 – start of 32 km route


6.45 AM - TOUR OF FOOD STOPS for NON-CYCLISTS
Info and bookings: info@animatoscana.it - +39 3288264014


9.30 AM - TOUR OF FOOD STOPS for NON-CYCLISTS
Info and bookings: info@animatoscana.it - +39 3288264014


Via Ricasoli 88 - in front of LA BOTTEGA 
From 10:00 EROICA WHISKERS


At the rooster
10:15/21:30ARRIVAL OF THE HEROES: welcome and gifts for “Finisseurs” of all 5 routes

 

At the rooster
17:00 – EXHIBITION by the BAND of the Philharmonic Society of Gaiole in Chianti, followed by live music

 

 

     
     
   

           
               

               





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