Vintage bikes on the Eroica

On the first Sunday of October, thousands of cycling aficionados ride their vintage bikes through the lush green hillsides of Tuscany on the world famous �Eroica� route. [12 photos total]

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Luciano Berruti rides a vintage bicycle on gravel roads during the Strade Bianche section of the "Eroica" cycling race for old bikes in Gaiole in Chianti, Italy. (REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini) #
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A cyclist rides a vintage bicycle during the "Eroica" cycling race of old bikes in Gaiole in Chianti, Italy. (REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini) #
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Cyclists help themselves to food at the refreshment point during the "Eroica" cycling race for old bikes in Gaiole in Chianti, Italy. (REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini) #
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Cyclists ride vintage bicycles on gravel roads during the Strade Bianche section of the "Eroica" cycling race for old bikes in Gaiole in Chianti, Italy. (REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini) #
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A cyclist pushes his vintage bicycle on gravel roads during the Strade Bianche section of the "Eroica" cycling race of old bikes in Gaiole in Chianti, Italy. (REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini) #
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Cyclists ride vintage bicycles on gravel roads during the Strade Bianche section of the "Eroica" cycling race for old bikes in Gaiole in Chianti, Italy. (REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini) #
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Cyclists ride vintage bicycles on gravel roads during the Strade Bianche section of the "Eroica" cycling race of old bikes in Gaiole in Chianti, Italy. (REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini) #
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Old handlebars are seen at a local market during the "Eroica" cycling race of old bikes in Gaiole in Chianti, Italy. (REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini) #
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A cyclist rides a vintage bicycle on gravel roads during the Strade Bianche section of the "Eroica" cycling race for old bikes in Gaiole in Chianti, Italy. (REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini) #
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A cyclist drinks red wine at the refreshment point during the "Eroica" cycling race for old bikes in Gaiole in Chianti, Italy. (REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini) #
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Cyclists push their vintage tandem bicycle on gravel roads during the Strade Bianche section of the "Eroica" cycling race for old bikes in Gaiole in Chianti, Italy. (REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini) #
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A cyclist rides a vintage bicycle on gravel roads during the Strade Bianche section of the "Eroica" cycling race for old bicycles in Gaiole in Chianti, Italy. (REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini) #

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