There’s a more than one hundred years old tradition of hiking in Postavaru Mountains, on the outskirts of Brasov city. The mountain bikers are a recent addition but they are growing in numbers every year. The profile of the slopes is quite inviting for downhillers, but hard tailers are also popular on the rocky tracks:… Read more »
It was frustrating to stand aside and watch (even if through the viewfinder of my photo camera) the Brasov XCM 2013 competitors pedaling, descending, pushing, sliding, falling, rising, climbing, swearing, laughing, mountain biking on the trails of Postavaru. It all made sense later on, while watching the video rushes filmed during the day with my… Read more »
Ten minutes video with footage filmed this spring on the trails of Postăvaru, home of the Braşov XCM marathon.
“We’ve got a car, you don’t need to keep cycling all the way to the finish line”. This is what one of the organizers told me when I reached Bazna, the final checkpoint of the Medias Medieval Marathon 2011, while he was preparing to remove the competition chip from by bike. I was 25 minutes… Read more »
A week before, after a memorable ride, Christi asked me if I was ready. How can one be ready for this: And so, the Friday next, we found ourselves in Sanmartin, near Oradea, having arrived just 10 min before the scheduled technical meeting. I still could not believe I had signed up for this. I… Read more »