In between

November, the most dull month of the year. It´s that time when we´re just waiting for the winter to arrive. Short days, rain, cold but not dry like in the winter. But all of a sudden temperature drops and the sun show herself. This year i have not visited Sandön at all with my bike. … Continue reading In between

The Emerald Fat Bike Connection – Part six, Trails of Wicklow

Beaches and mellow rides are sure nice but Wicklow got some pretty rad trails to. The very awesome Ian at Fatbikeadventures.ie set me up with a new bike for all that single track awesomeness to come. A Rockymountain Blizzard with a huge 150 mm Wren up front. What a beast! Wicklow county is full of … Continue reading The Emerald Fat Bike Connection – Part six, Trails of Wicklow

The Emerald Fat Bike Connection – Part five, Life’s a beach

Wicklow is a mountainbike Mecca. They host the EWS series in Ireland and there´s trail centers and local trails every where. They say Wicklow has the best crowd on the enduro circus and considering the people i met here it makes good sense. The Irish are simply awesome. Thanks to my Buddy Ian Bolt at … Continue reading The Emerald Fat Bike Connection – Part five, Life’s a beach

Mind the gap

Living in a part of the world where we get proper seasons is pretty sweet. Bright warm summers and cold dark winters makes one appreciate things a little bit more. I love the contrasts of beach riding and going far out on frozen water with just months in between. The only time of year that … Continue reading Mind the gap

All Mountain weekend, Reinnesfjellet slick rock, Norway

Since we´re far up in the arctic we might as well go to Norway. I love the Swedish mountains but Norway is something complete different. That might sound strange when we´re so close to each other. But really it´s a huge different, higher peaks, steeper mountains and the fjords.... About one hour drive from Björkliden … Continue reading All Mountain weekend, Reinnesfjellet slick rock, Norway

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 … Continue reading Stay passionate 

Sunday among pines

Kevin from the UK been spending a couple of weeks up here again. After driving around the northern parts of Sweden, Norway and Finland for a few weeks he stayed a few days at our hose. On Sunday we went for a spin out on the trails by the airport and beyond. It´s been a … Continue reading Sunday among pines

Roamer update #5 Build and geometry

I get a lot of questions about the geometry on the Roamer so here is the build and numbers.   My idea about this frame was to get a bit more fun and aggressive fat bike. It´s basically an all mountain hardtail with 4.6" tires. Ready to fit a 120 mm suspension fork up front … Continue reading Roamer update #5 Build and geometry

Roamer update #4 “There can be only one”

After a series unfortunate events the last pices of the puzzle finally fell into place. Finally time to put the Roamer together. I took a day couple of days off from work to build her up. I really enjoy bike building and every thing went according to plan. The only thing that was a hassle … Continue reading Roamer update #4 “There can be only one”

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 … Continue reading Roamer update #3 The arrival