Tag: cross-country

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 … (...→→)

Transylvanian Alps – Papanași Power

This season we tested extensively the papanași* as a genuine Romanian sports nutrition supplement. They worked wonders before, during and after intense mountain biking riding :). (Hey, some may argue the papanași are a very good substitute for sports itself, but we definitely wouldn’t go as far).

And what better … (...→→)

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 … (...→→)

Age is just a number

In a day and age where the electric mountain bikes are stealing the front pages, a six days trip around and up the Bucegi Mountains with Mark, Rob, Rod and Paul was as refreshing as a gulp of fresh water from a mountain spring.

With just one guy below 60 … (...→→)

Bucegi Circuit 2017 – first instalment

Our first Bucegi Circuit tour for the 2017 season had special guests from Israel. The four brave mountain bikers came to Romania for a nice biking holiday and ended up with much more than that: they’ve sampled what “mountain” stands for in “mountain-biking”, they’ve improved their skills on bike both … (...→→)