Cycling: Nova Eroica is back on June 24, on dirt roads on modern gravel bikes

On Saturday 24 June and Sunday 25 the Sienese landscape of the Val d’Arbia and Val d’Orcia, with its epicenter in the town of Buonconvento, will once again form the main setting for Nova Eroica, an event dedicated to cyclists riding modern bicycles, especially bicycles gravel. The Nova Eroica Village, writes the organization, will officially open on Friday 23 June but already on Thursday it will be possible to reach Buonconvento for the preliminary operations such as collecting the number and race pack. Friday the day will be characterized by the conference on “Health and Sport” at the Teatro Dei Risorti. So Saturday 24 June, at 8.00, off to Nova Eroica with its three routes of 130 km, 90 km, with some timed sections useful for drawing up the final classification, 60 km of cycling type. The longest route will award the title of Acsi Gravel National Champion.

Sunday 25 June, space for families and all types of bicycles, even with pedal assistance, with Nova Eroica Family: “Nova Eroica Buonconvento can only grow – declares Giancarlo Brocci, creator of L’Eroica – The numbers, the popularity, the context, the by now worldwide success of the white roads that surround the small, beautiful Valdarbio village. Many collateral initiatives, much attention to young people and families, plus the warm and proud welcome of a people that has roots and culture”. All the details on the website.