I recently attended the U.K. Eroica event , held by Eroica Britannia organisers , the 500 .
Instead of the usual 3 day festival , The Eroica 500 took place for one day only , Sunday the 18th of August , riding out from Bakewell for a scenic 65 mile ride around the surrounding Peak District .
I rode on my circa 1985 Colnago Nuovo Mexico , in the company of legend Doctor D
Eroica globetrotter Mr Amedeo Polito was present , always a pleasure to see , and it was nice to meet the U.K. organisers . True Eroica enthusiasts , they started riding Eroica in Chianti back in 2004 , and managed to secure U.K. rights to run an event in 2016
The region is an excellent choice to host the event , and I look forward to riding the next event .
The start at Bakewell , I managed to be possibly the only one to post there number on the front of jersey , I was always backwards …