Autumn offers the most dramatic landscapes, and the October 2019 three days tour with Ofir was no different. If you add the white of the winter’s first snow to the myriad of shades of falling trees you get the ingredients of a beautiful, majestic, but also quite eerie world.
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Cleaning and checking the bike. Sending more delicate components to specialised servicing. Updating programs and tours, fine-tuning coming trips. Reviewing the website, refreshing layouts, messages, logos. Warm-up rides on the trails that are drying up at lower altitudes, while skinning and skiing is still up for grabs higher up the … (...→→)
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. … (...→→)
“Beware of the mountain bikers coming from flat countries”. That was the advice I got quite early in my mtb guiding experience and I keep mentioning it during our tours, as it always brings out a laugh or two. It obviously is one of those general statements that can easily … (...→→)
Our second instalment of the Carpat MTB Enduro program happened in July 2019, featuring a couple from Sweden enjoying a longer family trip to Romania, and three German friends on their routine mountain biking trip abroad.
A great week as always, in spite of some rather tricky weather, unusually wet … (...→→)