September 2015

  1. L'Eroica 2015 - Steel Vintage Bikes is coming!

    L'Eroica 2015 - Steel Vintage Bikes is coming!
    For all of those who are really into classic bicycles, October has been the most awaited months of the year since L'Eroica has become an unassailable event for vintage cycling lovers. L'Eroica 2015 is finally approaching! Save the date! L'Eroica 2015 takes place on 4th October 2015, in Gaiole in Chianti. Being at its 18th edition, L'Eroica has been fully...
  2. My internship at Steel Vintage Bikes

    My internship at Steel Vintage Bikes
    As part of my engineer training in France, I had to complete a 3 months internship in a foreign country. After some researches and biddings, I laid down my hat in Berlin for the summer to work within Steel Vintage Bikes. I wasn’t disappointed; when I arrived here I met a young and dynamic team with a lot of projects around vintage bicycle...
  3. Blue Thyme Concert at Steel Vintage Bikes Café

    Blue Thyme Concert at Steel Vintage Bikes Café
    Last Friday at Steel Vintage Bikes Cafe, we held our usual Aperitivo Friday event where one can savour a great glass of Nebbiolo or Barbaresco from Piemonte or even better, feel a "conqueror" and defy our Moser wines from Francesco Moser's winery with a great platter of homemade antipasti. We were also very honoured to host an outstanding newcomer band from Berlin...
  4. Cycling Events in September 2015

    Cycling Events in September 2015
    Some interesting cycling events which we follow for September 2015: September 4th Gran Fondo Prosecco in Italy (Valdobbienne) the racing distance is 44,73 miles September 5th Granfondo Scott Piacenza in Italy (Piacenza) the racing distance is 103, 140 km September 6th Gruyère Cycling Tour in Switzerland (Charney) the racing distance is 114km (1,917m) and 76km (1,073m) September 12th - 13th Amys Gran Fondo in Australia (Great Ocean Road...
  5. Our journey to Eroica Britannia 2015

    Our journey to Eroica Britannia 2015
    This June Arne, Alex, Basti und Maximé from Steel Vintage Bikes went to Peak District in UK to be part of L'eroica Britannia. First of all - thanks to the organizers for such an event! The event is different from the Eroica in Tuscany. But different in a positive way - it is very British and so it fits perfectly into...
  6. L'Eroica 2015 - What to ride

    L'Eroica 2015 - What to ride
    So all of us are already familiar with the rules to which a 'heroic' bike should apply. And most of us are preparing their beautiful old treasures for L'Eroica by now. But there are a few things worth mentioning when it comes to some aspects of the material on which we are going to tackle the dusty roads of Gaiole...
  7. L'Eroica 2015 - What to wear

    L'Eroica 2015 - What to wear
    Cycling Cap A traditional cotton cap is simply a must. It protects you from the sun, the wind, the rain and mercifully covers bald heads. Of course, they are simply looking awesome, too. If you feel unsafe with a helmet you can wear it and give it a vintage touch with a nice cap. Cycling Gloves Riding a long distance with good...

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