Year: Tuesday December 18th, 2012

Ski touring in Bucegi, March 2012

Some ski touring up in Bucegi in spring 2012, an area where we’ve been cycling quite a lot this summer, where we plan to ski some more this winter and where, of course, we’ll be pedaling once more next summer. It was far from ideal skiing conditions back on March … (...→→)

Piatra Craiului all-mountain video

The third day of all-mountain riding with Sigge and Micke was spent on the trails and tracks of Piatra Craiului National Park. The majestic Zărneşti Gorges, some mild and scenic pastures at Vlăduşca and La Table. The highlight of the day, the downhill from Cabana Curmătura to Fântâna lui Botorog. … (...→→)

Up in Bucegi Mountains, Omu Peak

They live in Denmark for more than twenty years, but still speak Romanian with a genuine accent. They left Constanţa on the Black Sea shore when they were kids to live with their families close to the wet and chilly North Sea. How were George and Răzvan able to get … (...→→)

Şaua Strunga descent: this is how it’s done

A 11 min video edit from a Bucegi all-mountain session this summer, with Sigge and Micke. We climbed from Padina to Strunga Pass, then all the way down to Bran village. The camera (Go Pro Hero2) was mounted on Sigge’s bike during the tough descents (no, there is no fast … (...→→)

Transylvanian Alps, the Dutch connection

Four mighty mountain bikers from The Netherlands came to Romania this September to do the “Transylvanian Alps”, our advanced six days tour. Karin, Yvonne, Angelique and Henk packed their bikes, jumped the plane in a rainy Eindhoven and arrived in a perfect autumn evening on Otopeni airport, eager to test … (...→→)