Discover Romania by Bicycle


from BikeRomania, July 8th, 2000

Cycling & Adventure Holidays Following the York Millenium Festival of Cycling, Aurel Dunaroaia has launched Challenge Romania's first tour brochure in English, offering cycling, walking, paragliding, climbing and rafting holidays in the Banat and other areas. Tours can also be easily combined with EnduRomania
Contact Richard Smith for a brochure.
Trail Quest in Romania! The trail quest event, EnduRomania, is now open to Mountainbikers: one week Mountainbiking on wonderful Trails in new landscapes, away from traffic. There are control points to visit in the most beautiful parts of the largely undiscovered region Region of the Banat in south-west Romania. This event is for groups and individuals and is supported by the EnduRoMania-Team, who run a parallel Enduro-event.
BikeRomania-Tour 2000 From 26. August to 9. September 2000 we will be on tour in Transsylvania. We will cycle from Sibiu to Brasov, visiting many interesting places en-route. Interested? Latest Tour Information!
Radu Mititean visits BikeRomania After having participated in the ECF-( = European Cyclists Federation) Meeting and Velo-Mondial 2000-Conference in Amsterdam, Radu Mititean of Club Napoca, prime activist of Romanian Cycling Clubs, came to Bielefeld and visited BikeRomania on June 23th and 24th. It was a very nice meeting, filled with information and discussions about German-English-Romanian cycling projects.
NEW: detailed information about maps about Romania Our friend Thomas Traeger made detailed research upon availability of Romanian maps.
His study with comments of the maps, what they show and where to get it can be downloaded here. Hints on literature of the Carpathian Mountains are added (German only).
NEW: Bike on coach index Another BikeRomania-Hit: out Friend Anno Heimerzheim has put together a downloadable list of Coach operators, who regularly travel between Germany and Romania, and take bikes. Very useful, due to the problems of bike carriage on international trains.
BikeRomania for the Brits Our friends Richard Smith and Aurel Dunaroaia are promoting Bike Romania at the Millenium Festival of Cycling, organsied by the Cyclists' Touring Club in York, England 23-25 June. Aurel is cycling from Romania with a group of 7, via the Eurovelo cycle route network.
BikeRomania for Austrians Our friend Gerry Kofler has written a great article for the May edition of the Mountainbike Magazine "Mountainbike-Revue
BikeRomania on
Radio and in the News

There was once a small village in south-west Romania.... The Bielefeld journalist Robert Fishman (his colleague Lutz Koslek is pictured), who joined out press tour, had a feature on WDR 2 - Reisezeit.

Elisbeth Zoll's article has also just been published,
in the Südwest-Presse Ulm.
Now downloadable:

Kilian Dörr, priest in Sibiu/Herrmannstadt, has sent us the
Church Accommodation guide for the Region. It can be downloaded here (in German). A great hit! It should also be printed soon.
BikeRomania at ITB
March 2000
Golden Palm from Geo Saison for Outdoor-Trekking-Tours, several meetings on the Romanian stand, and new ideas for cycle tourism at the Internationalen Tourismus-Börse (International Tourism Fair) in Berlin. Take a look (in German).  
Slide-Show in Bielefeld Am 29. Februar, 19.00, BikeRomania and the ADFC presented RUMÄNIEN PER RAD ENTDECKEN - JETZT!
(Discover Romania by bike now.) About 60 visitiors took the opportunity to meet new people, and to share experiences and tips. And to simply watch Romania on screen.
BikeRomania helps you find a travelling companion BikeRomania helps travellers find like minded companions for trips to Romania. To make a request please contact us
See the offers.

SCOUT-CAMP - Photos Have a look at our Photos and Reports from last year's Scout Camp 99

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