PROGRAM


We cordially invite you to Eroica Japan, a unique bicycle event in Japan. Meet fellow cyclists who travel from all over the world to enjoy Japan and experience the beautiful geography and the laid-back and friendly atmosphere of Agatsuma district, one of most famous hot springs resort in Japan.
Entertainment awaits you, your family and friends when you visit the unique shops in Kusatsu Onsen city, enjoy award winning local sake and taste the cuisine offered by the many fine area restaurants.

SATURDAY, may 19

FESTIVAL GRAND OPENING

10:00am  
  • Rider Registration/Packet Pick-up (@Kusatsu Onsen city center)
  • Bicycle Concours "Concorso d'Eleganza" Registration open
  • Swap meet open (9:00pm close)
10:30am
  • Bicycle Concours "Concorso d'Eleganza" Judging commence
12:00am
  • End of Concours judging

Cultural event:
  1. 11:30am: Opening Special Talk event with Giancarlo Brocci (Eroica Global), Akinori Hasegawa (Eroica Japan). This event is open to everyone who want to know the history of Eroica in the world
  2. 13:00pm Documentary: "The history of bycicle in Italy" (60min, Italian language, Japanese subtitles)
  3. 14:00pm Seminar: "The great history of Campagnolo's components"
    Presented by: Hideki Sasaki (Cambio Kobo)
  4. 14:30pm How to: "The maintenance of vintage bike after Eroica's event"
    By Seiichi Eguchi (CorsaCorsa vintage shop)
  5. 15:30pm Presentation: "The History of Mavic"
    By Mavic Japan
    and more

PRE-RIDE BUFFET DINNER "CENA EROICA"

18:00pm
  • Dinner check-in starts at Tenguyama Restaurant (Kusatsu International Sky resort area)
18:30pm
  • Dinner starts with the following events:
  • Concours Awards Presentation
  • Talk show "21 Years of L'Eroica" with Giancarlo Brocci (Eroica's founder)
  • Eroica Japn Lottery
21:00pm
  • Closing Time

SUNDAY, MAY 20

エロイカジャパン

EROICA JAPAN RIDE

5:00am: Packet Pickup for late arrivals, mechanic service open
5:30am: Long Route Start Window (Groups of approximately 10 riders every minute)
7:00am: Middle Route Start Window (Groups of approximately 10 riders every minute)
8:00am: Packet Pickup for late arrivals close
8:30am: Opening Ceremony
9:00am: Short Route Start Window (Groups of approximately 10 riders every minute)
10:00am: Festival Open to the public
11:30am: Michinoeki "Road Station" Kuni cut off time (riders must pass this rest stop by 11:30am. After this cut off time, follow the medium route).
18:30pm: Festival close
19:00pm: Event close

Please note above times are tentative and may change based on local authority approval.

     
      

         
   

                       





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