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 … Continue reading Night riders

Bikepacking the easy and the hard way

Here´s some inspiration on bikepacking. I would love to load up the bike and go away for a couple of days. Or just one day like Yetirides from Finland does. The idea that you can have an adventure by just going out on a ride around the corner is awesome. Bikepacking the easy way https://vimeo.com/92855938Continue reading Bikepacking the easy and the hard way

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 … Continue reading Episode #1 – Aurora Safari Camp and Bikepacking dreams

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 … Continue reading Three Mukluks and a Pugsley

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

Fat bike gospel at the Icehotel

A few weeks ago the fabulous Icehotel invited us to their ice harvest festival. When their season moving to an end they harvest the ice in the river. The ice will be used in next years hotel. The harvest is a day on the ice with happenings, kites, barbecue, dogsleds, snow mobiles and this year, … Continue reading Fat bike gospel at the Icehotel

Pimp my Muk´

Finally i´m getting things done on the fat bike. I ordered new wheels from Slam69. Surly Larry rims and Hope Fatsno hubs. A beautiful custom hand build set with white spokes from The Slam Man. I also wanted to go 1x10 but due snowy conditions needed the low gears. With OneUp components awesome 42t sprocket … Continue reading Pimp my Muk´

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

Ice, ice baby

I had a few minutes over before work this morning. So i took the Muk´on a little ride down to the docks. Last night was the coldest so far this autumn and during the night a thin ice layer covered our city bay. Hopefully the cold weather holds on. Then the iceroad between north and … Continue reading Ice, ice baby

Autumn on pause.

It really looked good there for a while. Beautiful sunny days, a few centimeters of snow and temperatures below zero. The ices started to build up and it really felt like the winter was on its way. Then, the rain and warm winds came back. My cold, that´s been stuck on my lungs got worse … Continue reading Autumn on pause.