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History and novelties in the spotlights at Eroica California
13 april 2018
The “Best Bianchi bike” award stands out in the “Concours d’Elegance” for vintage road bicycle in Paso Robles
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Bianchi special vintage bike "L'Eroica", 100% designed and made in Italy, and top-range Road models (including Specialissima  and Infinito CV) will be in the showcase at Eroica California, second seasonal event of the famed Eroica vintage circuit (after the opener in Montagu, South Africa) to take stage on the US' West Coast with start and finish in Paso Robles, on April 14th-15th.
Besides L’Eroica vintage bike officially certified by the L'Eroica commission to ride in all the events of the legendary “ciclostorica”, the Bianchi booth will host a selection of high-performance Road models: Specialissima (including the Pantani 20th Anniversary commemorative edition), Oltre XR3, Aria Disc, Infinito Disc and Intenso Dama Bianca. 
Visitors will have the opportunity to meet Bianchi in the following hours: 
•    Saturday, April 14th from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm 
•    Sunday, April 15th from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Once again, Eroica California will organize a Concours d’Elegance for vintage road bicycles. There will be more awards in 2018, including Best in Show, Best Bianchi bike and many other special categories. 
Furthermore, a selection of Bianchi dealers will take in the race, that will be run over four distances: Short (41 miles), Medium (71 miles), Coastal (89 miles) and Heroic (130 miles). The first riders will start from Paso Robles at 6.30 am local time, the last at about 8.30 am. 
The 2018 novelty is the Nova Eroica California, a challenging and spectacular ride on the gravel roads of the Central Coast of California, with timed segments open to Road and Gravel bicycles only and limited to 200 riders.