Originally Posted by Bartont
I have heard that the transalpina has been resurfaced. Is this correct? Planning a trip to eastern europe this August/September and want to do the Transfagarasen highway. We will be riding Triumph Tiger 800 XC but a few of us could be on Tiger 1050 or even a Street Triple.
Anyone have any recent experience of the road conditions in this region?
I was also riding through the Transylvanian alps last summer (BMW F650 GS) and used the 67C from Dobra, then the 7A to Voineasa and on to Brezoi.
If I remember rightly, the 67C was OK, but the 7A involved some forestry track - some of which was quite muddy due to ongoing maintenance and logging.
That being said, it wasn't particularly difficult riding, you'll just need to take care. Personally, I felt it was one of the best day's riding on my entire trip, but then again I'm partial to a bit of mud!
The area is stunning and any road you take to traverse the alps will reward you with incredible scenery.
Best of luck