Racing emotions: between pain and frustration

18 Jul


Last week was an intense period of racing, consisting of five days, four races, including two National Championships, one National Cup, and even an ebike race. I invested significant time and effort into preparing myself both physically and mentally, juggling commitments between work and family. Waking up at 5 A.M. repeatedly for training sessions wasn’t […]

Blajel XCO 2023: Thunder and lightning, the gods take revenge

27 Jun


In this blog post, I want to share my experience at the Blajel XCO 2023 event. It was a memorable race, filled with unexpected challenges and remarkable moments. Join me as I recount my journey through rain-soaked trails, technical obstacles, and the triumph of perseverance. Race Day: Arriving at Blajel, with Sebi, I couldn’t help […]

Medias XCO

8 Jun


Or my very first XCO race after last year’s XCC and XCO National Championships. It has been a while but it was such a good reminder about how much I love spitting out my lungs during a race can be. Medias is pretty close to Cluj so I went with Cristi S., Cristi N. and […]

Aiton Bike Race 2023

26 Apr


Steve McQueen said that “Racing is life. Anything that happens before or after is just waiting” and I was waiting to race for more than 10 month now. My last race was the National XCO Championship back in the summer of 2022. The rest is history. I had difficult times and I am fighting to get […]

The end of a season

22 Dec


This is the end of a season that I will both remember and I want to forget about it. Usually this is the period of the year when everyone brags about how many races or what kind of results had this season. But for me it seems that was the hardest I have ever had. […]