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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 … (...→→)

The trails at Barcaciu

A tour that was in the planning for quite some time now finally happened on a perfect weather weekend of October 2019: the trails around Cabana Bârcaciu in Făgăraș, The Carpathian Mountains.

We are usual guests at Cabana Bârcaciu, we go there often for our hiking, trekking, ski touring trips … (...→→)

Up and down the Strunga Pass

In a very busy summer schedule we are now and then able to squeeze in a short tour that is part exploration, and part photo and video shooting opportunity. This July we went for a loop in the West side of the Bucegi Mountains for a true joy ride up … (...→→)

Unexpected mtb awesomeness

You don’t see very often people from New Zealand travelling half the world to visit Romania. Sam had a special reason: his daughter was competing in the NZ team at the Junior World Kayak Championships near the city of Pitești. As a keen mountain biker, he thought he might squeeze … (...→→)