Big mountain weekend – Day four (last one)

We had quite proper weather the last few days, a bit cloudy. But to wake up on our last day in Björkliden and get kissed by the sun form a clear sky i just amazing. The riding to day was all about filming. We headed out to the single tracks behind the hotel. The trails […]

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Big mountain weekend – Day one

We finally got away on a big mountain weekend. Three days of fat bikes, rafting and beer drinking in Swedish Lapland. Me and Fredrik loaded up the minivan with fun stuff and headed to Bjorkliden. We left a rainy Luleå and after a five hour drive we arrived at a mountain resort soaked in sun. […]

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Boys of summer

There is not much riding being done right now. I´m managing the shop by my self for a couple of weeks as my brother is on vacation. Over the last few days temperature has been rising to over 30 degrees Celsius and business is slow. I thing i have watched every single mountain bike edit […]

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Night riders

We sure got our fair share of winter and short days up here around the arctic circle. But when summer finally comes it brings the light of the midnight sun. It just doesn´t get dark for a couple of weeks. Right now the sun is at its peak. This far the summer´s had a slow […]

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Shores

For a long time i´ve been eager to explore the islands of our archipelago. A few days ago we took a trip to the nearest, Sandön. It´s located just outside the city bay. You just need to cross a little channel to get to the island that stretches around 15 kilometers out. Out new friend […]

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Ride Jah bike man!

This awesome clip just popped up on B.L.I.S.L:s Facebook stream. But wait a minute? Is that…? Yup, thats me right in the beginning and about 1.33 minutes in. Great work, cool song and thanks for the credits. =) View this post on Instagram Jah man! A post shared by Olov S (@bikelife_in_swedish_lapland) on Aug 17, […]

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Episode #1 – Aurora Safari Camp and Bikepacking dreams

The second episode of our show on Mountainbike Radio is live! We talk about bikepacking, discuss the new Salsa Bucksaw and speculate around the pros and cons of full-suspension fatbikes. There are plans around a fatbike summit, and an interview with our friend Fredrik from his wonderful Aurora Safari Camp! Bike life in Swedish Lapland […]

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Three Mukluks and a Pugsley

The spring arrived early this year. Finally it was time to take the first proper trail ride. We, thats me the Lars, Sven and the newest fat biker in town Anders. it was decided to take a early morning ride today. What happens? Snow fall during night… Anyway falling back on rule #5 (harden the […]

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BFF

I finally edited the film clips from our easer weekend with our dear friends in Lassbyn. Thanks again Anna and Fredrik for your hospitality. You guys are awesome! Make sure to check out Annas blog Lassbyns Alleanda and Aurora Safari Camp. I also had a little official chat with Fredrik for the podcast. Here is […]

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Less is more

Both me and The Lars took the easter weekend off and went to different places on the country side. I took the family and went to Lassbyn to visit my dear friends Fredrik and Anna. Fredrik runs the fabulus Aurora Safari Camp by the river of Råneå. My Mukluk also tagged along and i got […]

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