Tag: Road Collection

Cățărarea Enisala

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. 

CĂȚĂRAREA Mățău

Mățău: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection. Taking this route will get one to the top of the Mățău Hill – The highest Romanian hill. One will also be rewarded with a fabulous view of famous Câmpulung City.  I took a 43 km ride on these lovely 

CĂȚĂRAREA Tataru

CĂȚĂRAREA Tataru

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, 

CĂȚĂRAREA Cosminele

CĂȚĂRAREA Cosminele

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 

CĂȚĂRAREA Muntele Verde

CĂȚĂRAREA Muntele Verde

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 

Cățărarea Ciolanu

Cățărarea Ciolanu

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 

Cățărarea Siriu

Cățărarea Siriu

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

Cățărarile Nistoreşti, Şotriile, Cornu, Talea

Cățărarile Nistoreşti, Şotriile, Cornu, Talea

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 

Cățărarea Transalpina Sud

South Transalpina: CycleRomania*The Road Collection. 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. Transalpina road (DN67C) is the highest road in Romania. It’s one of the famous Romanian 

CĂȚĂRAREA Transfăgărășan SUD

CĂȚĂRAREA Transfăgărășan SUD

Transfăgărășan SUD: 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