Tag: road cycling

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 Transalpina Nord

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 

Cățărarea Voina

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 

Cățărarea Chiojdu

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.   

CĂȚĂRAREA Pietriceaua

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. 

CĂȚĂRAREA Tescani

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.

CĂȚĂRAREA Varbila

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. 

CĂȚĂRAREA Podu Ursului

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 

CĂȚĂRAREA Malu Roșu

Malu Roșu: 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 

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 Marginea Pădurii

CĂȚĂRAREA Marginea Pădurii

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.

Cățărarea Sultanu

Cățărarea Sultanu

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.

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 

CĂȚĂRAREA Rucăr – Predeal

CĂȚĂRAREA Rucăr – Predeal

Rucăr – 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. The mother of all panoramas is at the highest point of the ride, in Moeciu de Sus, were a