Lunca Timisului CX – mud, rain and rock&roll

16 Nov


Well, I was pretty much expecting this race, but checking the weather forecast 3-4 times a day didn’t brought me any joy as I knew it’s gonna be hard. And muddy. Again I went on the road with Florin in the race morning because it’a a 3h and half journey and I want it to […]

Arad CX – skinny tires after 6 years

9 Nov


This year’s offseason has a little different approach, but I totally forgot about how sketchy are the 33mm tires. And I never knew how grippy can a tubular be. 6 years ago was my very first and last CX season with a 3rd overall in the National Cup @ Elite. This year I’m in Master […]

The last dance of the XCO Cup

26 Sep


MTB Academy XCO Cup was the last round of this year XCO Romanian National Cup. I was laying 4th overall, 2 points away from 3rd place and 3 points from 2nd spot. So I knew I had to leave everything out there and don’t look back. Campulung is not that far from Cluj, but we […]

Porumbacu XCO

12 Sep


I have missed the XCO races feeling, but ever since my crash that I had before Alba Carolina Bike Race I was in doubt if I can push myself to the limit. Did my best to train as close as possible to normal. I wasn’t motivated at all to be honest, but I had to […]

Alba Carolina – dust and pain

29 Aug


I think that Alba Carolina Bike Race is my home race away from home. Mostly because it reminds me about the good old times at Maros Bike Marathon, where I was in the organizing team but I was also competing to get on the podium, as usual. The race starts near one of the gates […]