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2021 Romanian XCO Championships

19 Jul

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This was meant to come earlier but I was dealing with the “Annual Charity Auction” of the pink Cannondale Scalpel. So hopefully you will understand. Make sure to hit the play button for a musical background Since 2003 until 2018 I have never missed any edition of the Romanian National Championships. The past two years […]

Vidraru MTB Challenge

1 Jul

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Or even better said, how it was the longest marathon, this year. 86km, 2400m of ascent and 4:24:46 of riding into the wild. For me was the first time racing here even though the event is at his 7th edition. I’ve heard good things about it and overall was fun, but for sure there are […]

Movilele Blajelului – sun is out

24 Jun

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It was sunny, but at least we had mud. Or how not to quit even if the odds are against me. This was my first race in Romania since February 2020 at Cluj Winter Race #2. So I think it was normal to be nervous. I had a good training block during the past weeks […]

Racing again – Nove Mesto World Cup

20 May

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Sort of racing anyway. I’ve missed this so much and I wouldn’t thought that my 9th participation at the World Cup in Nove Mesto na Morave will come again. It’s so emotional for me and it brings me a lot of great memories. For sure I would like to have a few races before this […]

Safe riding on the roads

8 Apr

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A month, on March 10th, I went for a road ride as I usually do during this time of the year. On a steady pretty steep climb a loaded truck passed me. Then out of nowhere he put it in neutral mode and heavily braked. I couldn’t do anything so I hit him than crushed […]