I always had a special place in my heart for the old Klunkers based on beach cruisers created by the pioneers of mountain biking like Charlie Kelly and Gary Fisher. So when choosing a frame for my new monstercross build Stooge Cycles was the obvious choice. Stooge is a one man band run by Andrew… Continue reading The Speedball
I finally found the time to take the Peregrine for a spin. It´s been ages since i got to ride my favorite route along the shores of the river of Luleå. This is a classic route about 20 kilometers on different conditions. Tarmac, gravel, singletrack and sand if you got fat tires. It´s called "around… Continue reading Monstercross evening
All of a sudden the seasonal trails start to wake up. Still no snow up here but cold weather allows the ice take control over our archipelago. It amazes me every year. How a whole new world gets easy access. Soon we'll be able to ride across the ice and hit new trails never ridden… Continue reading Bothnia ice race and new trails
Sometimes you just need to get out and ride. It can be hard to find the time between family, work and all the "must dos". Today i got an extra hour before work. Riding the local trails on the monstercross just makes life a bit less complicated. It´s been a while since i took the… Continue reading Morning by the river
Since this autumn mostly contains of rain and damp weather. I decided to do some upgrades on the Singular Peregrine. It has been built as the basic Monster cross. 29" 2.0 Race kings, midge bars and no fenders. It´s been my all rounder for a couple of years. But now when the fat bike joined… Continue reading De-crossing the Monster cross.
Long boring week with terrible weather. This time of year i just want the sun to glow so the summer starts for real. But instead a cold rain has been washing down for a couple of days. And ith Like this... I´ve still been fixing up the Peregrine for summer duty. New tyres, Crank brothers… Continue reading Dull weather and spring pimping.
To day had to leave the kids early at day care since they were going of to a children theater festival at Norrbottensteatern. This gave me an extra hour. Of course i decided to go for a ride. Could not decide what bike to ride. I haven´t really greased up the roadie for the summer… Continue reading Monster cross morning.
Finally it feels like spring is starting to get a grip of things up here. March is really a slow month, it´s so in between winter and summer. But now the the sun is really warming up and the roads starts to be free from ice. I acctually rode the whole way to work on… Continue reading Spring is in the air.
To wake up with two happy kids and a crazy spring sun. The headeake from the flu is fading. I can even breathe through my nose to day. That feeling is hard to beat. That is the magic of the little things. We get up, fix breakfast. I´m finally coming around after a couple of… Continue reading The little things.
Lars called me and asked if i wanted to join him on a coffee test at Hemmagastronomi Everybody knows that cycling and coffee is a match made in heaven. So of course i joined him. I closed up my shop and met him at Loveatwork. First quick dinner and a brew. Then of to coffee… Continue reading Bikes, coffee and weird weather.