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Crater XCO 2019

9 Jul

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I got back in Oradea after a few years for another XCO race in a “classic” area. I’ve missed an event in that area because I knew it was both fun and hard. This time wasn’t different. UCI Race, about 30C, hot, humid air, not that much shade. As I went by myself I’ve decided […]

Belis MTB Race

2 Jul

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So last weekend I went to another race, about 65km away from my hometown close to Belis Lake. It was the first time there for me even if 3 years ago I’ve done a training on the course there. I found about it 2 days before the race on fb as it wasn’t promoted at […]

Tara Hategului Stage Test Race

19 Jun

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It’s even hard to start to write about this one. This was a test event, a friendly race, a preview for the next year “real” race. And overall was pretty fun. I am not used to marathons, not even mentioning that this was my very first stage “race”. It was also a great way to […]

Nove Mesto – where it all counts

30 May

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Better said, where mountainbike feels like home. The World Cup is held in Nove Mesto for 8 years (if I remember right) and it’s like a good wine. It gets better every year. More spectators, fine shaped course, the infrastructure set up just right, if you ask me, this is my favorite course and race […]

The King’s Way

14 May

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“Drumul Regelui” or the King’s way in English is a point-to-point race in Arad County, about 250km away from Cluj. We can not call it a marathon because it has only 42.5km, 18 of them being on tarmac. As I was sick for the past 5 weeks, more or less, I tried to keep my […]