PROGRAM

We cordially invite you to Eiyu Japan, a unique bicycle event in Japan. Meet your fellow cyclists traveling from all over the world to enjoy Japanese World Heritage, Mt. Fuji.
Enjoy also the special pre event dinner "Cena Eroica" on saturday night.
We are still working on the specifics of the program which will be published as soon as possible. In the meantime, to get an idea of the weekend, we invite you to review our plans thus far.

SATURDAY, may 13

FESTIVAL GRAND OPENING
[[VILLAGGIO EROICO // EROICA VILLAGE]]
11:00am  
Rider Registration/Packet Pick-up
Bicycle Concours "Concorso d'Eleganza" Registration
Festival Starts in Saiko Iyashinosato-Nenba rural village
Vintage Bicycle fair
Vendor Fair
Music

11:30
Bicycle Concours "Concorso d'Eleganza" Judging (12:30 finish)


Talk show to enjoy the history of road races:
  1. The history of world component's maker (12:30-13:00)
    Presented by: Hideki Sasaki (Cambio Kobo)
  2. The history of Japanese road races (13:00-14:00)
    Presented by: Tokujiro Hayashi (Nichinao Shokai)
  3. The shining history of Bianchi bikes (14:30)
    By Bianchi Japan
    and more

12:00
Giancarlo Brocci Ride
Ride and lunch with the founder of Eroica, mr. Giancarlo Brocci

Enjoy your first Eroica! Practical Lessons for beginners:
(1) How to ride your first vintage bike (13:30)
(2) How to change a tubular tire (14:00-14:30)
(3) Bar tape installation (15:00)
and more

17:00 End of Festival and Rider Registration / Packet Pick-up

PRE-RIDE BUFFET DINNER "CENA EROICA"

18:00 Pre-Ride Buffet Dinner at Lake Hotel Saiko registration
18:30 Dinner starts
19:00 Concours Awards Presentation
19:15 Talk show "20 years of Eroica" with Giancarlo Brocci
19:30 "5 years of Eiyu (Eroica) Japan" with Akinori Nakazawa
20:15 Eroica Bici Club Presentation
20:30 Eroica Lottery
21:00 Closing Time
 

SUNDAY, MAY 14

EROICA JAPAN GRAND DEPART

6:30am Bike Repair, Bike Check Open
7:30am Opening Ceremony
8:00 to 9:00am Long, Middle Route Start window. Groups of approximately 10 riders every minute.
 9:00am to 9:30am Short Route Start window. Groups of approximately 10 riders every minute.

10:00am Festival Open to the public
Vintage Bicycle fair
Vendor Fair
Music

 5:00pm Festival close
7:00 event close

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

         
     

   
         
   





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