Instigator ++ Update

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 […]

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Stay passionate 

This was supposed to be a status shared on B.L.i.S.L Facebook page but when I started writing about the link i realized i had to write more than just a status update. My friend Mike “Kid” Reimer of Salsa Cycles wrote such a great article on The Radavist about the new Salsa Blackborrow that wasn’t […]

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Roamer update #3 The arrival

Today at noon the long awaited box from BTR-Fabrications landed at work. It´s been a long wait, but well worth it. Un-boxing a new bike/frame is like Christmas for bike geeks, you know the feeling. When waiting this long, and when it´s a custom frame that  is only one of a kind the expectations are […]

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Roamer update #2

Things are moving ahead pretty slow, but since it´s summer i don’t spend that much time in the saddle. Me and Jessica got a few weeks off work and spending the time with the family just hanging around on the local beaches during the days and having wine with friends in the evenings. July is […]

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Roamer update #1

Got a few pics from Tam at BTR last night. Tubes are cut and bottle mount and internal housing holes on place. I´ll guess it´ll be coming together any day now. Also got rid of parts that wont go on the Roamer. Just the frame left of the Instigator, if i don´t get it sold […]

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The BTR Roamer

Things are about to get real over at BTR. Tubes are cut and ready to go. The custom fat bike is soon more than a pile of pipes. This bike is going to be something really different. I´ve been longing for a custom frame for years but did not find the right welders here in […]

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One bike to rule them all…

We who ride bikes, are we not suppose to be a little bit better than others? I mean, cycling is environment friendly, quiet, healthy, burn fat not oil, one less car and all of that, “we´re better than you attitude”. Still we´re over consuming the shit of our selves. Always looking for new and better. Perhaps […]

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Arctic life style

Got up this morning and the thermometer says -16 Celsius. Few things gets me going like cold weather and blue skies. It must be something in the blood with us Northlings. We were just made for this. Frost biting your cheeks and gets stuck the beard, i just want to stay outside. But it´s just […]

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Frosty shores

Winter is coming to Luleå. We´re in for six months of snow and ice. But there is still a few days of autumn left. We´re finally getting  temperatures below freezing during the nights to remind us whats coming. The days are getting shorter but nothing beats the clear crispy autumn air. I had a day off […]

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What it’s really all about

In times like these, and by that i mean Eurobike, Frostbike, Interbike-times. Everybody is showing off thier new stuff for 2017. Well, as i were saying, in times like these it’s easy to forget why we ride. Don’t get me wrong, i love getting the news on all new gear and bikes. But sometimes it’s […]

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