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Heroes on Bike
Heroes on Bike

Heroes on Bike

This is the blog of the instagram page @heroesonbike You'll find extra content that I can't post due to space constraints in terms of writing character limits. I hope that opening this space will help spread the stories of cyclists that would otherwise go forgotten!


[NFT GIVEAWAY] FAUSTO COPPI'S STORY

28 Apr 2022 3 minute read 10 comments Hob

Fausto Coppi, The “AIRONE" of cycling, nicknamed in this way because instead of pedaling, he flew.   Fausto Coppi seems to have a fragile but at the same time he has characteristics that make him suitable for endurance races under stress: a remarkabl...

HEROES ON BIKE NFT PROJECT NEWS

13 Apr 2022 1 minute read 1 comment Hob

Hi HoB Collectors, how are you? There are a few new things you need to know about We're continuing to work on advancing our road map relentlessly. We can finally announce a new collaboration for the project. It's Elena Brugnoni, illustrator graduated...

GINO BARTALI - THE EMBLEM OF THE HERO [NFT ARTWORK]

12 Feb 2022 1 minute read 3 comments Hob

Gino Bartali, great champion never forgotten, winner of three Giro d'Italia and two Tour de France. His value, however, transcends the sporting merit. In the last post dedicated to him we recalled how he saved Italy from civil war. Today's story take...

Frank Kramer: the first Hero of the collecton [NFT FREE DROP]

2 Feb 2022 2 minute read 1 comment Hob

Finally the announcement of the first hero of the NFT collection!It is an ink sketch based on the early 20th century champion Frank Kramer Frank Louis Kramer was an American cyclist who was a gold medalist at the 1912 World Championships in Newark. H...

CRUPELANDT,THE HISTORY OF THE BULL OF ROUBAIX - January Giveway results

13 Jan 2022 4 minute read 3 comments Hob

A story of stubbornness, bad luck, and accomplishment exemplifying the cruelty of cycling is that of Charles Crupelandt, "the bull of Roubaix" (or even the bull of the North). [Read to the end to check the results of the latest giveaway and get a new...

[NFT GIVEAWAY] WHO WAS GINO BARTALI

28 Dec 2021 1 minute read 30 comments Hob

Thanks for reading the article till the end. The Heroes on Bike project logo represents the great champion of the 1930s and 1940s. There is a reason why he was chosen as the symbol of heroism on the bike. It's not just a matter of sporting merit, alt...

Announcement 🔔 [TRIVIA QUIZ and NFT GIVEAWAY]

15 Dec 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Hob

Hi guys, here we are ready for the announcement of the quiz date in which 10 NFT Heroes on Bike will be up for grabs. I leave you with a short and concise guide to prepare you for the event.   WHEN AND WHERE? SUNDAY 19 December at 21:00 (CET) in the...

CHRISTMAS SURPRISES [NFT DROP GUIDE]

7 Dec 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Hob

Hi everyone, I've been looking for a way to reward my followers since I started this project almost two years ago. Now at the threshold of the end of the year festivities I can finally make two announcements: The first is the appearance of the new Ho...

NFT AGAINST BICYCLE THIEVES

25 Nov 2021 2 minute read 1 comment Hob

A timeless problem, perhaps it has finally found a solution? Bicycle thefts have always existed, they are even recounted in Vittorio de Sica's film "Ladri di Biciclette". I myself, as a boy, had my road bike stolen before the start of a race. theft s...

Track stand, standstill or "surplace" - what it is and its origins

3 Sep 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Hob

  When I hear the word of French origin "Sur Place" immediately comes to mind the cycling of the 70s. Let's talk about Track Stand, the technique that allows you to remain stationary in balance on the bike waiting for the best time to attack and surp...