Levels of awesomeness.

This is awesome on so many levels. The riding. The filming. The music. The joy. And so on... http://youtu.be/cN-YTcSnE6c

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What goes around, comes around…

Into The Orchard

“When i grow up i will never make my kids go to bed when they don´t want to!”

My six year old whines to me as i tell her it´s past bed time. I can still remember those things myself. When your parents set up rules or make you do stuff you don’t want to. I grew up just where the river of Luleå hits the Bay of Bothnia. My father always went fishing by net up stream and all winter the icebox was filled with fresh white fish and trout. Today a luxury, but then, for a kid aged ten a nightmare. I swore i would never make my kids eat fish. Did i keep that oath?
Of course not! It´s funny how life turn out and what makes us who we are. We work our asses of trying to raise our kids right. We read books about…

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Learning to fly…

Last night we gathered to watch the amazing Red Bull Rampage 2013. The most crazy, amazing, breath taking free ride competition on mountain bikes. It was an evening of some crazy stunts. One of the biggest "woaaa" moments was Cameron Zinks sick backflip from the biggest drop on the course. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_ExmXIGfc4 There sure were some …

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Sweet dreams are made of…

There are meny diffrent schools regarding frame material. Many means that "Steel is real". Others think carbon fiber is the way to go, light, stiff and stealthy. Aluminum is cheap, light and most common. But as the Highlander says: There can be only one! And the one who lives forever is of course Titanium. The …

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The great escape, out the back door.

I’m offically one of the bloggers at http://www.intotheorchard.com 🙂 This is my first post. I’ll still be spreading the bike love from “bike life” At “in to orchard i’ll try to ventilate other topics. Hope you like it.

Into The Orchard

Please allow me to introduce my self, I’m not a man of wealth but hopefully of taste.
My name is Olov, i live in Luleå a small town by the bay of bothnia in Swedish Lapland. I´m 42 years old, father of two and a hard core bike addict. This is my first post at “In to the Orchard” and i feel honored to be a part this awesome blog.
Writing is quite new to me. I´ve started just a few years ago as a columnist at a local paper and it still scares the hell out of me. But since i got kids i try to live by their device. I mean we tell our kids to try out new things, to challenge them and to learn by trail and error. But why stop just because we grow up? Why not continue? Why set boundaries because we think…

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