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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Tour de Fat, Sandön

Our archipelagos biggest island Sandön is one of my favorite places to ride. Mostly because of the amazing shore line on the south side. During low tide it has never ending dunes. Sandön (Sandy Island) sure make it´s name proud. It´s located where the river of Luleå meets the bay of Bothnia. Here is what Lulea.nu […]

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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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New friends, same old trails

It´s funny how cycling makes people come together. I´ve made so many new friends during the years. Some just over the internet and some in real life and some both. I few weeks ago i met Eric. An Alaskan who moved here a few years ago for love. Eric is an enthusiast, just like me, […]

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One of those days

You know when you wake up and there is barley no wind and the sun is shining. You take the road bike for a spin. It´s Sunday morning so you got the roads all to your self.   You ride your local route and find there is brand new asphalt. It is like riding with the […]

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Salsa 2016 line up

Salsa Cycles just released their 2016 lineup and i must say it is looking gooood! Besides their classics like Vaya, Horsethief, El Mariachi, Mukluk, Spearfish and so on they got a few pretty awesome bikes. Here are my favorites. I´ve always been a fan of the Monster Cross type of bike. My Singular Peregrine is […]

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Surly Instigator 2

Ever since i had my On-one 456 I’ve had a soft spot for steel all mountain hard tails. When sold it to buy a full suspension Specialized I’ve kind of missed it. I dont know why i have this weakness for these kind of mountain bikes. Perhaps it is the feeling of old school Going […]

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Mech Sunday

The day after snowy Saturday was maintenance Sunday. Due to the crappy weather the day before we were about to cancel. But all of a sudden May showed her best side.  We finally got to re-place The Lars fork. Salsa reclaimed the Bearpaws on all 2014 Mukluks a few months ago. The Lars got a […]

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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 […]

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30 seconds to nowhere

Everything went according to plan. Slam69 delivered the new cranks from Raceface and i fitted them on my lunch break today. After fitting the cranks and having a quick snack i had about 15 minutes for a test ride.   I took a spin down the harbor. It´s just right down the street, about a […]

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