Tag: track

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, … (...→→)

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 … (...→→)

Taming the Transylvanian Alps

Our Transylvanian Alps tour is quite a tough nut to crack. Six days of intensive single trail mountain biking, with demanding uphills and descents. The majority of our guests tend to underestimate the level of difficulty, judging the mountains on pure altitude terms.

Not the Swedes. Maybe they have a … (...→→)