BTR ‘Roamer’ review
Sep13

BTR ‘Roamer’ review

The idea of having a custom built bike has been lurking around in my head long before I got in to riding fat. To have that prefect bike, made just for me. Since I got my first fatbike back winter 2013-14 I realized fatbike is the thing if you live where I live (latitude N66 Swedish Lapland). We get at least six months of hardcore winter and loads of trails to ride. My Salsa Mukluk has been fantastic on these trails. But in the summer...

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Bay of Bothnia Whiteout
Mar17

Bay of Bothnia Whiteout

One of the benefits of living on the 65 latitude is the frozen sea. Luleå is located far up north in the Bay of Bothina, Swedish Lapland. For a couple of years I’ve been longing to go far out in the archipelago. But the ice has not been thick enough. For me fat biking in the winter is all about getting out on the ice. Due to little snow and a few super cold weeks in February it is finally possible. We have ice roads to a couple...

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Back on the ice
Dec17

Back on the ice

Far up in northern Scandinavia by the shores of the Bay of Bothnia in Luleå, Sweden. This is where you will find fat bike paradise.  Ok, I’m sure there are loads of other cool places to ride across the globe but this one has something unique. Up here the sea is almost free of salt and during the winter it freezes up completely, big time. We actually have public roads on the ice. This also makes our archipelago with over one...

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