Coming up in October is the unique L’Eroica cyclosportive. Held on Italy’s famed strade bianche in the Chianti region of Tuscany, the event harks back to the glory years of Coppi and Bartali. The event requires the rider to ride a road bike constructed no later than 1987, while period-appropriate attire is also greatly encouraged as well. Along the way riders can enjoy life’s finer things, mainly exquisitely-prepared food and drink and beautiful scenery. While the event is timed, that is hardly the concern of most of the riders. Take a look at this well-made film that captures the atmosphere of this distinctive event.

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