MTB Vajnež (Weinasch)

Country: Slovenia
Mountain: Belščica
Length: 38,2 km
Elevation gain: 1850 m
Maximum elevation: 2000 m
Tehnical difficulty: 4/5
Download GPS Track: Vajnež_Cyclotrail
Date of ride: 04.06.2022.
Suitable for E-bike: Yes (push assistance needed)

Vajnež is the highest peak of Belščica 2104 m high. Few years before, Ivan, Vjeko and me went on Stol (peak near Vajnež) so we actually knew what to expect on ascent. Good amount of that route overlap with ascent to Vajnež, so we changed a little bit of our ascent to explore something new. This is the reason why we were so tired when we were just below the peak.


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Tinjan & Osp

Country: Slovenia/Italy
Region: Osp & Tinjan
Length: 24,5 km
Elevation gain: 1800 m
Maximum elevation: 340 m
Tehnical difficulty: 3/5
Download GPS Track:  Osp_Tinjan_Socerb_Cyclotrail
Date of ride: 30.01.2022.
Suitable for E-bike: Yes

For the last day of our mtb weekend we rode in Osp & Tinjan. Day before we rode near Novo Mesto and pedaled 1600 meters of elevation gain.  We were a little bit tired, but descents were interesting so we didn’t want that fatigue comes in our way. We parked in small village called Osp. There is parking space near restaurant and also food is good there, so after ride go grab something to eat over there ( even though this is the only place for food in village, so you don’t gave much choice).

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MTB Krk – Ridgeline: Obzova – Zminja – Veliki Hlam – Ljubimer – Bag

Country: Croatia
Region: Island Krk
Length: 20 km
Elevation gain: 650 m
Maximum elevation:  569 m
Technical difficulty: 5/5
Download GPS Track: Obzova_Zminja_Veliki Hlam_Ljubimer_Bag_Cyclotrail
Date of ride: 13.03.2021
Suitable for E-bike: Yes

Few weeks before, we were riding on Krk, and then I sad that this was the best route you can find on island Krk, now after last ride my recent opinion need serious revision. This ride is better than any route we rode here in term of technical descents, panoramic views and endless singletracks.  We avoided ascent on asphalt road because I came a little bit later from Zagreb and I was visiting friends with my girlfriend for over a weekend, so I wanted to save up some time. Matko left his car in Baška, and I drove us and our bikes on Treskavac and left my car on parking lot. From there we continued on trail that leads to Obzova, Zminj, Veliki Hlam, Ljubimer and Bag. This time I wont describe path because it is similar to previous rides on Krk, you can look there for instructions.

The main difference from last ride from Bratinac is that this time on crossing for Bratinac and Ljubimer we went right following path that goes along old stone wall. We followd path on the left side of wall and even though it is technical demanding you can pedal almost all the way, depending on your physical condition and technical abilities.


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