A Wednesday not wasted

The joy of finding new trails. When it comes to riding your local trails some times you just pedal on with out thinking. You know what you get and don't bother to try something new. I recently discovered a sweet little area just a kilometer from my house. The nature preserve of Gammelstadsviken. When i … Continue reading A Wednesday not wasted

B.L.i.S.L 2.0

It´s been almost four years since i started Bike Life in Swedish Lapland, four awesome years. I´ve gotten new friends all over the world. It has opened up for me too write for Fat-bike.com, Salsa Cycles culture blog and Fatbiking.eu. When i began it was obvious that i should write in English. I wanted to … Continue reading B.L.i.S.L 2.0

Monstercross, gravel bike, cyclocross, whatever – evening

Well, not sure what it's called. Gravel or cx or what ever. Eric from Ourorboros gathered a bunch of riders for a evening event on the local trails. Weapon of choice, drop-bar bikes for fast trails and tarmac. It's been a while since i got to take the old Singular Peregrine for a proper spin. … Continue reading Monstercross, gravel bike, cyclocross, whatever – evening

Making the Local Global

Every now and then you need to re-discover you own back yard. Every day life just keeps on pedaling and you miss out on the great stuff that´s just around the corner. A lovely Sunday in mid July i got to see my home town with the eyes of a bunch on lovely people from … Continue reading Making the Local Global

New bike shop, Ourorboros Luleå

This is pretty awesome news. A new bike shop as opened in town. Ourorboros is the combined yoga studio and bike shop. Eric moved here from Alaska about three years ago for love. Susanne brought him over here and now they are combining their passions in this cool shop.  Eric is a cyclist at heart … Continue reading New bike shop, Ourorboros Luleå

January K.O

January use to kick off the winter and ice riding season . But this year was a set back. First of all it´s been cold, and i mean really cold. We had temperatures between -20 and -30- degrees Celsius. It´s good fun to take a little spin every now and then. But in the long … Continue reading January K.O

2015, Eleven pics and a clip

Might as well sum up last year in photos. So here it is. Month by month...   January Nothing´s like the first ice ride   February Got a test bike from MAXX for Fat-bike.com   MARCH Got visitors from abroad   APRIL Built a new bike   MAY Birtday   JUNE Midsummer midnight ride JULY … Continue reading 2015, Eleven pics and a clip

Swedish Lapland Bike Summit – Demo version

We had some big plans regarding our bike summit in Björkliden. The idea was to have a big international event with bike pass witch included food, cabins and loads of other stuff like guided rides above the arctic circle. But we´ve decided to move it one year forward and aiming for 2016. However we will … Continue reading Swedish Lapland Bike Summit – Demo version

Old friends, New friends, Fat bikes.

For the third time Kevin from England came to visit us here in Luleå. Kevin came here for the first time last March to do some ice riding and participate in Bothinaloppet, the 60 km ice race between Luleå and Piteå. Unfortunately the weather last year was a disaster, no snow and heavy rain made … Continue reading Old friends, New friends, Fat bikes.

Teaser of things to come

For a couple years in a row me and some friends been visiting Björkliden for some big mountain adventures. Björkliden is ski resort far up in Lapland way above the arctic circle. During summer they´re mostly visited by hikers. But the surroundings offers epic mountain biking. After our last trip an idea about an international … Continue reading Teaser of things to come