We started the 2018 mountain biking season with a high-intensity four-days tour in Postavaru, Piatra Craiului and Bucegi mountains with a group of seven French “VTT-istes” (a.k.a. “mountainbikers”) from a Lyon club.
We get plenty of mountain biking visitors in Romania generally from the Northern half of Europe, (Germany, UK, … (...→→)
Let’s face it, “I am going to Romania for my mtb holidays” is the kind of statement that will raise an eyebrow or two among one’s fellow work colleagues, friends or family. People come to our neck of the woods for anything but our notoriety.
It’s rather the other way around. … (...→→)
“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 … (...→→)
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 … (...→→)
October is an ideal time for short rides. Yes, the times of week-long tours are gone, but blitzkrieg type of tours are there for the taking. Like the two days mountain bike tour we enjoyed with Robin, from Iceland.
Piatra Craiului and Bucegi Mountains were still a little bit shell-shocked … (...→→)