Kevin on ice

Due to all the publicity we gave to the Bothnia race a fellow from England decided to take his Pugsley and fly over to us in Luleå. Kevin is an adventures brit and stayed a whole week to get some proper winter cycling on ice and snow mobile trails. Little did we know that this […]

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Super heroine to the rescue

Being an old comic book geek i wanted a cool illustration logo for Bike life in Swedish Lapland. I contacted my fellow super heroine Liv-Jenny a super talented illustrator for the job. She happily accepted and i send her some bike pics. She worked her magic and then The Lars helped me with text and […]

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Bike life in Swedish Lapland, The POD CAST

Big things happening up here in Swedish Lapland. The Lars is now a co-writer on the blog, he being a noob is going to bring some new fresh thoughts about cycling. Also, about a week ago i was contacted by Ben at Mountain Bike Radio. It seems that we are going to be a part […]

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Swedish Lapland reportage – Archipelago adventures by Fat bike

A few weeks a go i got contacted by Swedish Lapland Tourism. They wanted me to write a little something on fat bikes. So me and some friends took a little trip to the archipelago. The conditions were awesome and we had an amazing day on the ice of the bay of Bothina. Clic on […]

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I´d rather be klunking

This reminds me how young mountain biking really are. Klunkers appeared in California in the seventies. A bunch of dudes going out in the woods ripping the crap of old cruiser bikes. Many of the original klunkers are still around. Like Gary “the fish” Fisher (he is on instagram) and they truly are the godfathers […]

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Contrasts and new tires

Finally got my hands on VEE rubbers Snowshoe. The snowshoe is supposed to be 4.7″ But the only measure around 4.3. Which suits the Mukluk just fine since it´s made for 4.0″ tires. They fit fine in the frame but the chain line is a bit to tight with just 5 millimeter left to the […]

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One love, one bike

I´m almost feeling like spamming my own blog with ice riding posts. But conditions on the ice is just so totally awesome that i cant let todays ride pass without writing about it. Waking up to a bright sunrise and having the morning off calls for ice riding. As i wrote in the last post […]

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Ice ice baby

Since temperature has dropped to comfy -16°c(?) I took a little spin up river today. A damp warm beginning of winter. Followed by a few super cold weeks and no snow dumping has made the ice perfect for riding. You can literally ride any where you like. Go in one direction and just, hey! I […]

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Stay frosty

The plan for the weekend was to take a longer ride to one of the islands in the archipelago. Jopik Gården at Hindersön got a great café with awesome waffles. But mother nature had other plans for us. Temperature dropped to around -30°C today and going out on a 40 km ride on the ice […]

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Small adventures also count

It´s the small day to day things that makes the difference. Sure to plan the long adventures and ride them is fantastic. But it´s the time in between that you need to fill with pleasure. Todays micro adventure was an short morning ride with the fat bike around the ice road. Luleå is a town […]

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