Tag: mountain

Short tour 2019 season opener

April is usually one of the best months for riding our local trails. It might sound surprising, so let me explain.

The trails are really quiet: not many hikers, not many bikers, as people are still kept indoors by the not-really-gone winter. The temperatures are close to ideal for biking: … (...→→)

Ride it like you stole it!

We’ve been riding our Bucegi Circuit for more than five years now, but we keep getting enthusiastic about each juicy single trail descent we are about to head into. And boy, they are many!

Each time we make a promise: “Next time I’ll stop and take some proper photos and … (...→→)

Bucegi Mountains, trails paradise

There is always a gamble when doing a long mtb tour in September. While your chances to get nice, dry, stable weather with mild temperatures in the mountains around Brasov are probably the highest along the whole year, there’s always the issue of those few days when things turn wintery, … (...→→)

Bucegi two-days mtb ride

Bucegi Mountains are by far the most bikeable high altitude mountains in Romania. With a high plateau with altitudes around 2000 metres, with the highest point (Omu Peak, 2507 m) reachable by bike, with some cable car options, a high altitude asphalt road and a good variety of huts and … (...→→)

Skills for Thrills the mud therapy

A quite rainy and muddy Skills for Thrills session we had in Piatra Craiului and Bucegi, the kind of weather you loath having for your mountain bike adventure.

Until you get on the trail, that is. Because mountain biking is, more often than not, about mud. And once you get wet … (...→→)