Tag: 5D mkII

Searching for the perfect trails

The rainy and muddy summer of 2014 in Romania did not stop us in having a glorious week, biking on the trails around Predeal, climbing the great Strunga Pass from the West Side (the in-famous Strunga descent just became an equally thrilling Strunga climb)

Mtb in Saxon villages area, Transylvania

The blessing of being a mountain biker living in the city of Brașov comes with a price. Mind you, it’s a small one. With so many options of single trail riding in the neighbouring mountains (Postăvaru, Bucegi, Piatra Mare, Piatra Craiului, etc.) you don’t get too many incentives to travel further way looking for new… Read more »

Freeride in Bucegi and Piatra Craiului

Three days of all-mountain and freeride biking in Bucegi and Piatra Craiului with Sigge and Mike – a feast for the soul, for the eye, and also for the lens. I didn’t mind carrying an extra of almost two kilos of photo and video equipment, as my two riding buddies had plenty to show (off)…. Read more »

The dirt roads of Sithonia

If the Romanian mountains are filled with sheep, rural Greece is the land of the goats. Both are generously equipped with equally noisy dogs, always angered by cyclists roaming around their premises. Their barking needs no Romanian (nor Greek) translation. However, this shouldn’t prevent people from cycling into the wilderness, enjoying the nature, the sun,… Read more »

Cross-Country & freeride in Bucegi

Finally a sunny week-end in Braşov, after three weeks of snowing like in the good old days. We celebrated it up in the Bucegi mountains, for some cross-country and free ride skiing. A happy bunch of nine skiers, four from Braşov and other five coming from Bucharest, all eager to fully enjoy the fresh powder… Read more »