Tag: padina

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. … (...→→)

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 … (...→→)

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 … (...→→)