VIP Reception, "Breaking Away" Movie and Dennis Christopher 2016

January 28, 2016

We are excited to announce that Eroica California will partner with Masi Bicycles to bring the iconic cycling movie, Breaking Away, to our festival. In addition, Masi will bring Dennis Christopher as special guest to participate in our weekend events.


Eroica California, the City of San Luis Obispo and Masi Bicycles will be hosting a special event VIP reception, movie viewing and Q&A with special event guest; Dennis Christopher on Friday, April 8, 2016, at the Fremont Theater in downtown San Luis Obispo. 


Attendees of Eroica California are invited to a special VIP reception preceding the showing of the movie, Breaking Away. Following the movie viewing, Dennis Christopher will be on hand to answer questions submitted by VIP reception attendees. VIP Tickets are available to participants of Eroica California, their friends and family, and include entry into the movie.


Of equally exciting note, Dennis will be attending the bike festival on Saturday April 9th as a guest of Masi Bicycles, signing autographs and helping Masi to select and present a special Concours d’Elegance Award for the “Best Vintage Masi of Show”. On Sunday, Dennis will join the ranks of the ‘heroic’ and ride a section of Eroica California on a vintage Masi bike.


More exciting information will follow, so please check back in with our website News and Eroica California Facebook.


To attend the VIP Reception, tickets can be purchased on the Hospice SLO County Eventbrite page. Tickets will be $50 for registered participants and $75 for non-riders. The VIP Reception is hosted the City of San Luis Obispo and Masi USA and will include drinks, appetizers and movie admission. To get your tickets, click here


General Movie Admission tickets will be open to the public. To get your tickets, click here


Discounted VIP Reception Tickets will be available to anyone staying in a hotel in The City of San Luis Obispo (NOTE: discount does not apply for AirBnB, HomeAway, VRBO or other home stay rental) . Please contact your hotel for your discount code. Tickets for SLO lodgers is $45. To get your tickets, click here

Discounted Rider Tickets, please use code RACE-PARTICIPANT. 
To get your tickets, click here



Ticket proceeds from the event will be donated to our event beneficiary, Hospice SLO County.


We look forward to sharing this exciting event, and piece of cycling history, with you! 



Registration for our event is still open. Visit our Registration Page to sign up and attend! 

For accomodations in San Luis Obispo, please visit our Accommodation Page.





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