Tag: Cycle Romania

Cislău: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Cislău: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

A fabulous road ride with some spicy offroad in Prahova County, Romania.See more of my Cycle Romania*The Road Collection … HERE.   Take a virtual ride following these photos below taken with a Samsung Galaxy A3:

Enisala:Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

The Enisala Fortress (often referred to as Heracleea Fortress) is a 12th to 14th century medieval fortress sitting high on a hill overlooking Lake Razim (Razelm) and a vast field of reed grass and water channels, in Tulcea County, Romania.  See more of my Cycle Romania*The Road…

Haleș: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

One must enjoy this route in Buzau Country and the magical forrest with it`s amazing autumn colors:

Poenari: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Poenari: A lovely and rustic climb and a must if one is ever to explore the beautiful Cimpulung Muscel City.  See more of my Cycle Romania*The Road Collection … HERE.   Take a virtual ride following these photos below taken with an iPhone5: 

Transalpina North: CycleRomania*The Road Collection

I rode the south site of Transalpina in 2015 (here) and had to go back for the North side. They are both as amazing and challenging. Be aware this is for the bravest cyclists out there. But if one takes it easy as I did…

Voina: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

One lovely climb to Voina Hut and by the Rausor Lake. One must take it while in the lovely city of Campulung. My climb started at 600m altitude and ended 18 km later at 1000m. After comes the descent. What a joy! 

Chiojdu: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

  Chiojdu is the name of the village from were this fabulous short but hard climb starts. It has only 1 km length with an average 13%. The route I picked had 50 km through Prahova and Buzau Counties.   

Pietriceaua: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Pietriceaua is a fabulous village in Prahova County, Romania. It`s as rustic as it gets. To ride to it one my pass through a roller coaster of climbs and descends. 

Predeal, Rucar: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

There are two sides to this fabulous route through the Rucar-Bran Pass: from Predeal to Campulung, from Campulung to Predeal. I cycled the first in 2015 when I started my Road Collection. You can see it … here… Either way the 90 km route is as…

Toplita: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

From Borsec to Toplita, in the Middle of The Carpathian Mountains, one can enjoy this ride with a beautiful twisted road and a 11% average climb.

Tescani: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Tescani is a remote village in Bacau County and a beautiful ride to George Enescuu`s Museum. It will take you through 30 km and a few short and beautiful climbs. Take a virtual journey following these photos below taken with my Samsung Galaxy A3. 

Zambroaia, Poenile: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Zambroaia and Poenile are two lovely and short climbs near Valenii de Munte resort. Pretty close to Bucharest and great for a weekend escape. Take a virtual journey following these photos below taken with my Samsung Galaxy A3. See more of my CycleRomania*The Road Collection … HERE.

Prundu: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

One might think that near Bucharest won`t find road climbs but one could be wrong. Of course, they are not hard climbs but short and surrounded by beautiful plain landscapes. Marc found a lovely route with 3 short climbs near Prundu. Take a virtual journeyfollowing these photos below…

Varbila: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Varbila is a short but fun climb in Prahova Country. To get to it one must get to Ploiesti and follow the strava route below. Take a virtual journeyfollowing these photos below taken with my Samsung Galaxy A3.

Podu Ursului: CycleRomania*The Road Collection

Podu Ursului is a remote village in Prahova County, Romania. Podu Ursului is also the hardest climb I`ve done so far and probably the best there is in Romania. It has only 1 km and up to 14%. To get to it one must get…

Bolboci: Cycle Romania*The MTB Collection

To Bolboci Lake and back from Glod Village. A short and refreshing mountain bike ride that one must take in winter time. See more of my CycleRomania*The MTB Collection … HERE. 

Malu Rosu: CycleRomania*The Road Collection

Malu Rosu comes in a package with Ceptura: a perfect climb and a perfect descent. Both are villages from Prahova County, a short drive from Bucharest. Malu Rosu climb has 2 km with an average 8%. The descent has a delicious 7 km length. To get…

Tataru: CycleRomania*The Road Collection

Tataru: CycleRomania*The Road Collection

Tataru as in Tatars, the warriors, is the name of a Romanian Village and a fabulous climb. Not as hard as its boss, Sultanu Climb, but longer and as challenging. To get to it one must drive from Bucharest to Mizil, Prahova, park in front of…

Cosminele: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Cosminele: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Cosminele are actually two small Romanian villages and two beautiful climbs: Cosmina de Sus  that has an average of 5% and Cosmina de Jos with 10%. To get to them one must drive 80 km from Bucharest, park in front of a local bar and take a deep…

Muntele Verde: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Muntele Verde: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Muntele Verde or The Green Mountain is, belived or not, a green mountain! Well, more of  a big green stone that looks like a tiny green mountain. Anyways, its a fabulous over 2 kilometres climb with twists and turns at an average of 10% inclination. To…

Valea Fiarelor: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Valea Fiarelor: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Valea Fiarelor or The Beasts Valley. Not as bad as it sounds but pretty challenging: 1.8 km climbing with an average of 11%. To get to it one can ride through the beautiful Doftana Valley.

Marginea Padurii: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Marginea Padurii: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Cycle Romania*The Road Collection: Marginea Padurii, a remote village in Prahova County with a fabulous 2 km climb with 10% average. To get to it one has to climb and descend through beautiful Toscana like panoramas.