So, i´ve had a few weeks of. Crazy summer heat in Sweden and i loaded up the family for a road trip in the old Corolla. We rode about 330 miles (metric) through our beautiful country. The goal was Apelviken outside Varberg on the Swedish west coast. I´m just a surfer by soul. Not much… Continue reading And… I´m back
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… Continue reading Boys of summer
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… Continue reading Night riders
I can't believe we did it. But we did! Our first episode of Bike Life in Swedish Lapland the pod cast is on the air on Mountain bike radio. Its our first staggering steps as pod casters. We went along and just did it. This first episode is trail and error for me and The… Continue reading We´re on the air baby
Sometimes i do non cycling related posts. This is one of those. I just have to show you this amazing video by Aron Hansson. Amazing shots and very good editing. I is my home town from above. You might recognize some views from my pics. Like the big crane in the harbor. Enjoy Luleå from… Continue reading This is my home town
So, i decided to try out a Facebook page for the blog. I´m a frequent FB user and i kind of spam my non-cyclist friends news feed with cycling stuff. Now i will try to separate them... Since i started up the blog the cycling community has gone global for me. It´s kind of nice… Continue reading Spreading the love…
Had a few hard working weeks with long days. I have not been out on the Mistral in four weeks. The other day i finally went for a well deserved ride. I hooked up with Lars and we got a sweet 70 km ride in the beatuiful evening sun of Swedish Lapland. The old mill… Continue reading Yoga ride.
Yesterday it was finally time for one of the summer highlights. The annual bike fest. It´s a pretty easy concept. Gather a few friends. Bring your bike and ride together to the local waterholes on the outskirts of town. Have a beer at each establishment and try to make it in to town. The first… Continue reading The annual Bike Fest 2013.
This winter has been the most strange one in years. We are just i end of February and it has been so warm that i rode my Monster cross on bare asphalt yesterday. Usually this time of year is the absolute coldest. This pic is my profile picture of FB from last years February. It… Continue reading Endless winter.
This is my roadbike. I build it during winter 2010. I´m not a harcore roadie but i love to just go out and ride a couple of miles during bright summer nights. Since this is the bike i use the least i wanted a classic look. I love titanium and the bike runs like a… Continue reading Van Nicholas Mistral