Salsa taking the lead with the BUCKSAW

There has been a lot of fuzz about the new Fat bike sus fork from Rock Shox on the web lately. Borealis and Rocky mountain is releasing new front suspension models that looks really great. But then a newsletter from awesome Salsa cycles hits the inbox. Introducing the Bucksaw! Back in 2012 Mike "Kid" Riemer … Continue reading Salsa taking the lead with the BUCKSAW

Pimp my Muk´Part II. Get One up

The One Up rear sprocket and front Raceface wide/narrow chain ring has being waiting to get assembled for a while now. Early spring has made me run the Singular Peregrine to work the last couple of weeks and the Muk been resting. However, heavy snow fall last night made me stay up late installing the … Continue reading Pimp my Muk´Part II. Get One up

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 … Continue reading Kevin on ice

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 … Continue reading Bike life in Swedish Lapland, The POD CAST

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 … Continue reading Contrasts and new tires

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 … Continue reading One love, one bike

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 … Continue reading Ice ice baby

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 … Continue reading Stay frosty

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 … Continue reading Small adventures also count

Fat biking + skiing = win/win

We had to flee away from the dull rainy days by the coast. Just 15 kilometers up country there is this small ski resort called Kåbdalis. It´s one of the resorts in Sweden that opens first in the season. Lots of alpine teams have their pre-season camps here before the world cup begins. I got … Continue reading Fat biking + skiing = win/win