So it begins

The last few days have been cold. This morning the thermometer showed -17 Celsius i had the morning off and it´s about time to check the status of the ice. When it´s cold the ice grows fast but it´s still to early to go far out. I took about an hour spin to check the … Continue reading So it begins

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

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, Låktatjåkka Mountain lodge

It is finally autumn and the annual trip up to the mountains is on. Our bike club Luleå Terrängcyklister arrange a trip every year. I missed the event last year so i was pretty stoked to join for the 2017 trip. We go to Björkliden, a ski and hike resort far up north way pass … Continue reading All Mountain weekend, Låktatjåkka Mountain lodge

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”

The Emerald Connection Part Three – Recon on The Ore trail.

After returning from the ice ride on Tuesday we were pretty cold due to the wet ice road and head wind. My lovely Jessica had fired up the sauna and i was giving the boys their first proper steam experience before dinner. A couple of hours later we had reindeer on our plates and were … Continue reading The Emerald Connection Part Three – Recon on The Ore trail.

The Emerald Fat Bike Connection Part two -Archipelago Adventures

The big thing in Luleå during winter is riding the ice with fat bikes. It´s where my trails are and what i enjoy the most myself. So off course we were heading out at sea. The best ride is the 28 kilometer snowmobile trail out to Brändöskär, the old fishing outpost at the edge of … Continue reading The Emerald Fat Bike Connection Part two -Archipelago Adventures

Near post winter depression

Yeah it´s that time of year again. Those two month of nothingness between fall and winter. October and November usually sucks big time. No snow, cold, damp and dark outside. Or at least that´s how it usually is. But this year has been over expectations. Ok, it´s about 5 mm of snow and darker then … Continue reading Near post winter depression