Tag: Cycle Romania

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.

Ciolanu: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Ciolanu: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Cycle Romania*The Road Collection: Ciolanu. Ciolanu Monastery to be precise. A pleasant 50 km ride with a hard 14% on top climb. But as soon as you pass it comes a perfect descent thru the forest. I even saw a deer crossing the road. How 

Ciolanu: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Ciolanu: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Cycle Romania*The Road Collection: Ciolanu. Ciolanu Monastery to be precise. A pleasant 50 km ride with a hard 14% on top climb. But as soon as you pass it comes a perfect descent thru the forest. I even saw a deer crossing the road. How 

Siriu: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Siriu: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

  Cycle Romania*The Road Collection: Siriu. A lovely 50 km ride by the beautiful Siriu Lake. 52% of time spent climbing and great descents.  

Nistoreşti, Şotriile, Cornu, Talea: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Nistoreşti, Şotriile, Cornu, Talea: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Cycle Romania*The Road Collection: Nistoreşti, Şotriile, Cornu, Talea: If you`re into hardcore climbs this is the route to take. 40 km with over 10% climbs and 60% of the time spent climbing, amazing descends and panoramas, rustic romanian villages. It starts with the famous Nistoreşti Climb, hardest 

Sultanu: CycleRomania*The Road Collection

Sultanu: CycleRomania*The Road Collection

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. Autumn colors make this ride even more amazing. 

Transfagarasan: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Transfagarasan: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

75 km, 3,392 m elevation, 53% climbing time, amazing decents, 2034 highest altitude, amazing panoramans = Transfagarasan, Top Gear`s Best Road in the World. Also known as Ceaușescu’s Folly, it was built as a strategic military route, the 90 km of twists and turns run north to 

Rucar, Predeal: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Rucar, Predeal: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

80 km of breathtaking panoramas of Romania: traditional villages, raw nature, Carpathian Mountains and too many to choose from. Piatra Craiului Mountains Bucegi Mountains The mother of all panoramas is at the highest point of the ride, in Moeciu de Sus, were a fight takes