Cluj Winter Race, for the 14th time

18 Dec


I think I can talk and write about this 14th edition of CWR a whole novel. This was by far the hardest to organize. Being a stage in the Romanian Cyclocross Cup was a must to be raced no matter what too. Even though I started to put everything together since September because I knew […]

Cross with a view at Fagaras

18 Dec


Or even better said: suffer fest with a view. But the pain is relative too. It’s a bit since I had the race so I really hope to remember all the important aspects of the race. This time I had both a driver and copilot as I went at Fagaras with Georgian and Florin. Obviously […]

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 […]