Tag: concurs

Single trails of Postăvaru – Brașov XCM 2013

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 … (...→→)

Braşov XCM 2013

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 … (...→→)

Give It Gas

“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 … (...→→)

Iron Bikes

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 … (...→→)