Written on May, 16, 2017 by in | Leave a comment

Very nice day and good media. Had fun visiting Yle Puhe today and talked for an hour about kayaking. My good friend Roope Roine was there too. Check out his company www.moln.fi  You can find the interview HERE Radio X3M recorded a podcast with me with the topic “when shit hits the fan” I don´t know when that podcast is …

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Written on Jan, 28, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

So what´s up? A lot! The most current project is fatbiking. The winters here in Helsinki have been rather wet and there has been very few good ski tracks. This winter I have been therefore focusing on fatbiking. It´s great, No matter how wet or slushy it is you can still ride. I will do a ski race or two, …

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Written on Dec, 12, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

My blog finally switched over to WordPress.org! The new CMS should allow easy updates when I’m on the road as well as a more responsive layout than before. I hope to start blogging more than before but, let’s face it, with small kids it’s not that easy.

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Written on Aug, 27, 2012 by in | 1 Comment.
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Enduro,short for endurance is in my opinion the truest dicipline  of mountainbike racing. It puts to test both the riders´ and the bikes endurance. Many feel that it is not physically demanding to ride a bike down a moderately steep slope but take in mind that the trail is very technical and you ride it at break neck speed and …

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Written on Apr, 02, 2012 by in | Leave a comment
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Me and the boys had planned a week of fun for this winter. We had planned for Norway,maybe skiing,maybe climbing,perhaps kayaking,the week was set and the action was go. It was April and we decided to go kayaking in the Atlantic ocean! Steigen and Lofoten were our main targets. A word of advice,the drive is long! TN

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Christmas comes but once a year, so does many other things like your birthday,midsummer and the Finlandia ski race. People who enjoy christmas wait for it with great expectations-it is the winters highlight. I do not hate kittens but I am no christmas person,my winter highlight comes in late February when the Finlandia ski race is at the door. This …

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Written on Jan, 31, 2012 by in | Leave a comment

No sport is equally as dirty as offroad motoring. A horse-derby surviving dysenteria in pouring rain is a quite clean event when compared to motocross. However some bright headed broadcaster invented indoor motocross to make it more spectacular,viewer-friendly and more…well..super… and so on super-cross was invented and then he rested. Th key ingredient in motocross is the dirt on which …

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Written on Jan, 15, 2012 by in | Leave a comment

It seems needless to say that the snow quantity this year is a mere fraction of the snow we experienced last year,rather a promille of a fraction. We had two major snowfalls that turned into (according to the media)blizzards that halted the traffic. Yes,we were blessed with snow but due to temperatures above freezing and heavy rain we lost all …

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Written on Dec, 14, 2011 by in | Leave a comment

The balance of supply and demand is the main key in managing a business. Seasons rule the supply in the sporting-goods industry,meaning sell what people use that season. The demand usually follows hand in hand but case of change in weather the balance gets turned on its head. The last two winters in Finland have been rich in snow.There have …

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