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Transilvania Bike Trails 2019

19 Aug

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6th edition of this lovely event, my 2nd participation after a long break (of racing). It’s organized by NoMad Team and Adept Foundation in order to promote the Saxon villages of Saschiz, Viscri, Meschendorf and Cloasterf and the bike trails network that connects these villages. Everything started just before the XCO National Championships, missing more […]

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 […]