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.    Continue reading Chiojdu: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

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.

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Take a virtual journey following these photos below taken with my Samsung Galaxy A3.

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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 to them one must drive from Bucharest to Urlati, Prahova.

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South Transalpina: CycleRomania*The Road Collection

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A 55 km ride on the highest road in Romania that reaches 2145 m altitude on Pasul Urdele. 63% climbing time, 1,832m elevation, amazing and perfect descents, amazing panoramas.

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Pasul Urdele on your top left side. 2145 m.

Transalpina road (DN67C) is the highest road in Romania. It’s one of the famous Romanian high altitude roads. With a length of 146 km, it goes trough the Carpathian Mountains, reaching a maximum altitude of 2,145m above sea level in Pasul Urdele. Located in the Parâng Mountains group, in the Southern Carpathians of Romania, is one of the highest roads of the Carpathian Mountains. It connects Novaci, south of Parâng Mountains, to Sebeş in the north. Continue reading South Transalpina: CycleRomania*The Road Collection

Sultanu: CycleRomania*The Road Collection

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A short by fabulous road ride through a roller coaster of climbs and descends that have 10% up to 17%. 54 % climbing time and almost 900 m elevation.

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Autumn colors make this ride even more amazing.  Continue reading Sultanu: CycleRomania*The Road Collection