Year: 2019

It’s really quiet

Mountain biking is one of the fastest growing sports around the world, and it is not a mystery why this is happening.

It is accessible for pretty much everyone because the minimum requirements are very simple: a bicycle, the ability to ride it, and access to a trail through some … (...→→)

A season with COTIC FlareMax

This is a bike review that is not a bike review. It is a bike review because it’s about a bike that I’ve been riding almost daily for the last six months: April 2019 to November 2019. You can say we got to be quite intimate. It’s not a bike … (...→→)

The trails at Barcaciu

A tour that was in the planning for quite some time now finally happened on a perfect weather weekend of October 2019: the trails around Cabana Bârcaciu in Făgăraș, The Carpathian Mountains.

We are usual guests at Cabana Bârcaciu, we go there often for our hiking, trekking, ski touring trips … (...→→)

Three days in a MTB trail paradise

Alex is a student in Cluj, just about to finish is medical studies. A keen mountain biker, he thought of a short bike trip in the Romanian mountains for him, his dad Martin and his cousin Christian, trying to discover what gems lay hidden in this corner of Europe.

For … (...→→)

Up and down the Strunga Pass

In a very busy summer schedule we are now and then able to squeeze in a short tour that is part exploration, and part photo and video shooting opportunity. This July we went for a loop in the West side of the Bucegi Mountains for a true joy ride up … (...→→)