Tag: bike

Bucegi Circuit – learning experiences

One of the great things about mountain biking is that, with every new ride, you become a different mountain biker. With each new trail you’ve ridden, with each day spent on bike, you get better at it. You trust more your balance, you hone your skills a little bit more. … (...→→)

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 … (...→→)

Martin’s unexpected days of summer

“Well, I just doubled the number of sunny days for this summer”, Martin said after the first day of glorious weather during our Transylvanian Alps Open tour, September 2017. And five similar days followed, with incredible blue sky, and some fluffy clouds for better contrast.

As the other three Swedes … (...→→)

October mountain biking bliss

October is an ideal time for short rides. Yes, the times of week-long tours are gone, but blitzkrieg type of tours are there for the taking. Like the two days mountain bike tour we enjoyed with Robin, from Iceland.

Piatra Craiului and Bucegi Mountains were still a little bit shell-shocked … (...→→)

Transylvanian Alps, Girl Power

Most of the times mountain biking is a man’s world. Any stats I stumble upon, be it magazine readers, equipment purchase, website’s audience (yes, including this one), they all show that men are an overwhelming majority in anything related to mountain biking.

It’s true even with topics leg waxing, or … (...→→)