Year: 2019

A pure mountain experience

“Beware of the mountain bikers coming from flat countries”. That was the advice I got quite early in my mtb guiding experience and I keep mentioning it during our tours, as it always brings out a laugh or two. It obviously is one of those general statements that can easily … (...→→)

Carpat MTB Enduro open tour 2019

Our second instalment of the Carpat MTB Enduro program happened in July 2019, featuring a couple from Sweden enjoying a longer family trip to Romania, and three German friends on their routine mountain biking trip abroad.

A great week as always, in spite of some rather tricky weather, unusually wet … (...→→)

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 … (...→→)