This autumn, Le Coq Sportif joins for the second time the most retro bicycle race ... the legendary Italian event, The Eroica.
As defined in a press release, L'Eroica is a celebration of friendship, generosity and authenticity and bring fans and fans together in an authentic evocation of what cycling was. Every year - this time the 2 de octubre – near 3.500 participants ride their bicycles, that cannot be later than 1987, to form a colorful platoon. The clothing of these cyclists from another era is completed with wool berets, long socks, leather wallets and glasses ancient.
Esta temporada, le coq sportif offers its teams a selection of cycling jerseys inspired by the designs of yesteryear. In addition to the original jersey, in the burgundy and white colors of the legendary Italian race, present a special anniversary edition in black and pink. The series is completed with another five jerseys and their corresponding cycling caps in the colors of Italy., Francia, Spain and the UK. The jewel in the crown of this retro collection is a black version with five colored bands, inspired by the world champion jersey that pays tribute to the glorious years of cycling.
The Eroica: the most retro bike race: Giancarlo Brocci founded L’Eroica in 1997, driven by the desire to share the splendor of the Tuscan landscapes with cyclists from all over the world. The Italian race explores the wonderful cultural heritage of the area, discovering the famous Romanesque chapels that lie along the winding roads of Gaiole, as well as certain local specialties: el ham, the Tuscan bread bars and bunches of grapes served as a snack. The fact that the black rooster of le Coq Sportif is also the symbol of Chianti is the icing on the cake of this sports-festive collaboration.