Bike fishing by the Norwegian border. I grew up by the sea, where the river comes down from the mountains and reaches the bay of Bothnia. Since i was four years old summer and weekends were spent sailing between the 1200 islands of our beautiful archipelago. Despite having a strong connection to the sea i… Continue reading Rough trails and shy fish.
I always had a special place in my heart for the old Klunkers based on beach cruisers created by the pioneers of mountain biking like Charlie Kelly and Gary Fisher. So when choosing a frame for my new monstercross build Stooge Cycles was the obvious choice. Stooge is a one man band run by Andrew… Continue reading The Speedball
2018/10/08, that was the last time i wrote a post. How much can change i 2 years and a few months. Well as it turns out, pretty damn much. Let make a short recap. After running my own business for almost 25 years in june 2018 i sold my part of the company to my… Continue reading Taking a knee.
It´s that time of year again. Summer is fading away and autumn colors is coming. September is big mountain month. The last five or six years i´ve been heading up to the mountains of Swedish Lapland with friends for proper all mountain adventures. We usually go to Björkliden, far above the the arctic circle, rent… Continue reading The un-rideable path
Summer is heading towards it´s end and i´m riding again. This summer has been one of a kind, i usually don't ride that much and this summer in particular has been all about work and evening skinny dipping with the family. I started my new job the week after midsummer and that means no vacation,… Continue reading Back on track
Sometimes you need a little push. We (me and Sven) has been talking about doing an overnighter at Sandön for years. You who follow my blog knows the big island that kicks off our archipelago is a place i return to both summer and winter. Even tough it´s close and easy to access we´ve never… Continue reading Solstice Overnighter
It has been ages since i posted on the blog but there is a reason. I´m in for a big change in my professional life. For 23 years i´ve been running the family business with my big brother. The mans fashion store Vitré. The boutique was founded by my father and two of his friends… Continue reading Change of lanes
Slowly getting somewhere with the stupid Surly Instigator plus plus build. The dropper post is served and working. I´ve been shaving side knobs off the Nates i got from a friend for chain stay clearance, it fits but i can´t really tell until i try it out on trails, might rub in corners. Well, if… Continue reading Instigator ++ Update
I'm not saying raising kids is easy, cos it's not. Living the family life with all the musts and parental responsibilities can be a bit frustrating. I love having kids, watch them grow up and turn in to awesome little persons and I'm so proud of them. But the family life gets to you. It's… Continue reading The gettaway
Spring winter is upon us and conditions have never been better for hitting the frozen Bay of Bothnia. I had the Wednesday off and the forecast said calm weather and clear skies. I usually go alone when i have weekdays off but this week i´ve had my good fat bike friend Kevin from England staying… Continue reading Frozen Sea Ride Report