Adventure

  • Long forgotten way of living
    I open my eyes and see a strange world around. So strange that it’s hard to believe it’s reality. Like a bad dream, but with an ugly outcome… The fact it isn’t a dream.
  • In deep
    Freedom is for everybody. Young or old, poor or rich, white or black. Mountains don’t judge.
  • Pupil-magnifying reality concocted from unreal landscapes
    I went to Chamanna d’Es-cha 2594m for an overnighter. Not to chat with other mountain souls over the hop juice, even it was nice. Not to fight for an open window in a mattress camp full of carbon-monoxyde lovers, even it was necessary. But…
  • Tracking down hidden gems
    It’s dark outside. I’m sitting on a sofa in a cozy living room, wrapped in a blanket like breakfast burrito. My hands cradle giant starbucks mug, topped out with freshly brewed coffee. Mesmerized by its warmth and smell.
  • Flyin’ banannas
    Being a screwdriver’s extension in a bikeshop offers full bucket of advantages to being an office johny in hopkinton. Hands down the biggest one is the...
  • Backyard adventures – Albula Pass 2312m
    It’s always nice to shred trails behind the house you already know. You know it up and down. But if you’re not on the clock, it quickly gets boring.
  • Slovakia Divide 2021 – an ultradistance bikepacking race
    710 kilometres, 17000 meters vertical, 146 hours. As the bikepacking scene grows across the world, local races are popping around like mushrooms after the storm. It...
  • Exploring the “wild east”
    When you plan your holiday as a typical Slovakian, normally you would look at western countries. Austria, Switzerland, Italy, France. There are our favourite go-toes, because...
  • Flipping the lifeswitch
    The last 15 months in Germany were pretty good. I’ve landed a cool job in YT Industries headquarters as a bike mechanic. I was tearing enduro...
  • WAS Transalp final part – Naturpark Schlern-Rosengarten
    The final part of my Transalp bike ride after Drei Zinnen Naturpark and Naturpark Fannes, have got progressively more of everything. More distance, more vertical pedalled...
  • WAS TransAlp part 2 – Naturpark Fanes
    After warmup in Drei Zinnen Naturpark, I’ve descended down to Lago di Landro. The top part of this 14 kilometres long descent was quite challenging, with...
  • WAS TransAlp part 1 – Drei Zinnen Naturpark
    Drei Zinnen aka “Three Peaks” nature park is pretty much a hiker dream when it comes to spectacular views of the South Tirolean Alps. That’s the...
  • WAS TransAlp ride – the Idea behind.
    Mountainbiking is the most universal, evergreen sport I know. I was riding bike in my hometown as a kid, constantly trying new tricks, which usually ended...
  • 60 hours left for the biggest ride of my life. WAS TransAlp Adventure.
    A month ago I’ve posted here my plan to cross the Alps on a mountainbike. It’s Wednesday, 16th September, I am sitting on my sofa and...
  • WAS TransAlp Adventure – self-powered epic MTB journey across the Alps.
    What is your wildest dream? I mean that dream what you’ve been always keeping on the shelf in your mind as “I will do this once”....
  • The Zugspitze project.
    Crazy trips usually start like this: I was lying on my sofa, watching random MTB movies on youtube. I felt sluggish because I haven’t done anything...
  • Backcountry riding in Allgau Alps
    Once I passed Hohenschwangau, one hyper-touristic, human-packed historical place with two famous castles and 2 lakes, the smile on my face instantly arose from one ear...
  • Karwendel Range, Austria. Wild place for mountainbiking.
    Karwendel Mountains are sharp and rocky and massive. They are also very good teachers. After my last Friday’s ride, I’ve realized that to plan a big...
  • The Aggenstein project.
    Have this ever happened to you? You’d typed in keywords from mountain range you’d like to visit and started another infinite scrolling [the same way as...
  • Epic riding in Garmish-Partenkirchen
    When you feel like a mountain goat trapped in a sandpit it becomes quite clear what’s about to happen when pandemic safety regulations get mellow. If...