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15 - 17 JUNE 2018
OUR 5TH EDITION
EROICA BRITANNIA 15 - 17 JUNE 2018
Join us in the beautiful Peak District for one of the most talked about events in
the cycling and festival calendars. Be a part of The World’s Most Handsome
Bike Ride on June 17th 2018, brought to you exclusively by Eroica Britannia.
Make no mistake, Eroica Britannia is a challenge. Choose the Ride distance that suits you and your ability. You’ll marvel in the pain of the up, relish the joy of the flat and delight in the thrill of the down - cheered home by crowds of thousands. All in it together, collectively riding over 250,000 miles in the spirit of a time gone by.
It’s not just about the Sunday though; join us for the weekend from Friday 15th June to soak up a truly unique atmosphere thanks to an eclectic mix of music, entertainment, exquisite shopping, incredible food & drink, boutique camping, and much more.
We stand for spirit, authenticity, adventure, heritage and passion.
Join us and be part of The Great British Adventure. We salute you!
"Back at the festival after an exciting 55 miles of road and gravel, our group reconnected and talked about the experiences of the road. The stories were all the same: old bikes are brilliant fun, long descents and old brakes make for aching hands, and why didn’t we all keep our pre-1987 bikes? They’re great fun!"
Men's Health Magazine
"It was great riding and by the time we came off the trail and hit a first (unofficial) coffee stop, the true character of the event was really starting to show. This wasn’t really a race, it was a grand social occasion. Nobody was in a hurry and riders sat around sipping espressos, chatting, joking and admiring each other’s vintage attire. A wonderful atmosphere."
"Eroica Britannia is not a themed ride in that sense, although many of those traits apply here. You must ride a vintage bike older than 1987. Your attire should be of similar age, as well as your shoes, gloves and other accessories but don’t be mistaken, this is no casual jaunt around the park. This is no leisurely stroll, only sated by a cold beer at a pub. Eroica Britannia is a ride for cyclists."
The UK'S Top Endurance Events
"Covering a total distance of 100 miles, The Long Route is an ultimate test of cycling ability and both physical and mental fitness."
Top 10 Cycling Festivals in Europe
"It’s not just about the riding though – this huge three-day festival welcomed some 40,000 people last year with is mix of live music, bike jumbles, bars, eateries, camping."
Total Women Cycling
10 Stand Out Sportives
"Eroica rides are something completely different to any other sportive. Organised around cycling festivals, they celebrate the heritage and history of two wheeled travel."
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