Modern bikes welcomed at Eroica California in new category

From BicycleRetailer.com

The fourth annual Eroica California will, for the first time, include a category for cyclists on modern road bikes.

The April 14-15 event will include its regular vintage bike “ride to the ocean.” It will also include a new event, called NOVA Eroica, that is open to all drop bar road bikes. The NOVA Eroica also will include timed segements and will be limited to 200 entrants.

The event will continue to offer vintage bike rides on four routes, ranging from 40 to 127 miles. The longer rides include gravel road sections. The event opens with a festival that include a vintage bike pageant and vintage market.

Registration is open at eroicacalifornia.com/registration.

The California event is part of the Eroica series that includes events in South Africa, Tuscany, Japan, Spain, Great Britain, and the Netherlands.