Getting out there

Ice been covering the bay for a few weeks now. But heavy snowfall followed by low temperatures makes conditions a bit difficult. Today it was a few degrees below freezing and me and Andreas decided to try to cross over to Gråsjälören , the tiny island in the city bay where there's waffles and coffee … Continue reading Getting out there

Arctic life style

Got up this morning and the thermometer says -16 Celsius. Few things gets me going like cold weather and blue skies. It must be something in the blood with us Northlings. We were just made for this. Frost biting your cheeks and gets stuck the beard, i just want to stay outside. But it´s just … Continue reading Arctic life style

Pack ice play ground

Since the last trip to the outskirts of the archipelago i´ve been longing to get back. Me and Kevin never got the chance to go further out to check the pack ice due to fog. It´s been a few weeks since we were out and the spring winter is turning out to be pretty awesome. … Continue reading Pack ice play ground

The Archipelago whiteout

Finally got some time over to write. It´s been busy days, the good kind of busy. We had great conditions for the last weeks and March seams to be as awesome as it should be. Cold nights and warm days makes the snow conditions just perfect. My buddy Kevin came over from England for one week … Continue reading The Archipelago whiteout

Recon ride

Since my buddy Kevin is coming over from England this weekend i had to check the ice trails. Kevin has been over here the last two years for ice riding. But, the last winters has been really crappy with rain and bad conditions on the ice. This year is different. We're having perfect winter weather. … Continue reading Recon ride

Ice road fat bikers

  Finally the roads in the archipelago are open. Mondays amazing weather made me skip work and go out on the ice roads in the outer archipelago for the first time this winter. It has been really cold for a while and the ice has grown massive. How ever due to high water levels in … Continue reading Ice road fat bikers

January K.O

January use to kick off the winter and ice riding season . But this year was a set back. First of all it´s been cold, and i mean really cold. We had temperatures between -20 and -30- degrees Celsius. It´s good fun to take a little spin every now and then. But in the long … Continue reading January K.O

November rain

This time of year. There is just no room for inspiration to do anything. November is by far my hate month. The darkness of the winter is here but no snow. Just rain and fog. We were blessed with a stunning October with 140 sun hours. That´s more than July. It seamed like the winter … Continue reading November rain

Old friends, New friends, Fat bikes.

For the third time Kevin from England came to visit us here in Luleå. Kevin came here for the first time last March to do some ice riding and participate in Bothinaloppet, the 60 km ice race between Luleå and Piteå. Unfortunately the weather last year was a disaster, no snow and heavy rain made … Continue reading Old friends, New friends, Fat bikes.

Back on the ice

After seven days of constant snowing, resulting in a new record, 113 cm, the sun showed her face again. I finally got to take a little ride on the ice before work. It's a blessing to get out for about 30 minutes and do this. The iceroad goes aroud our town and is a great … Continue reading Back on the ice