The third edition of Eroica California is set to take place April 8-9 in Paso Robles, the heart of California's Central Coast wine country. The vintage bike cycling event draws its roots from the Italian L'Eroica, or "The Heroic", event held annually since 1997 in the Tuscan town of Gaiole in Chianti, and is the only Eroica event in the U.S.
A full weekend of events surrounds Eroica California, including the prestigious Concours d'Elegance on Saturday the 8th, where participants can enter their own vintage road bikes for a chance to win "Best of Show", or just enjoy the dozens of one-of-a-kind works of art that range from the early 1900s up to the more "modern" 1980s era. The festival features booths from local businesses and artisans, as well as a cycling fair with vendors of bikes and parts from all eras. Regardless of whether you're a seasoned vintage aficionado, or looking for your first wool jersey, the festival offers something for everyone.