iPhone + Hipsters + Games = Hipster City Cycle

The dudes at Bikeridr brought this game to our attention and we just have to show this you, up-and-coming game for the iOS devices, so that would be your Apple branded iPhones, iPads and iPod touches. There have been several times when I’ve had a drink break at a cafĂ©, drinking my soy latte in… Continue reading iPhone + Hipsters + Games = Hipster City Cycle

Photos from the past: Who needs horses?

You might not know that both Maarten and me are men who appreciate history. Heck, Maarten even has a degree on the topic and luckily there are amazing sites on the web that goes through amazing historical resources and shares it with us. One of these, and also one of my favorite sites is Shorpy.com.… Continue reading Photos from the past: Who needs horses?

Friday Video: Cycle Oregon – The Rapha way

Somehow we feel that today you have more time to check out the traditional Friday video. So grab another coffee and if you feel peer pressure: Pretend you are cleaning your (unplugged) keyboard or just reserve a meeting room for yourself for the coming 20 minutes. As a mountain biker I prefer the forest and… Continue reading Friday Video: Cycle Oregon – The Rapha way

Blizzards, bike shops and photos

Remember when I said a few days ago that it feels like living on planet Hoth? We’ve had a blizzard here today in Helsinki, something around 10-15 cm (4-6 inches) of snow in one day and I still saw cyclists plowing through the snow. Sadly, my local bike shop mechanic, where I was planting to… Continue reading Blizzards, bike shops and photos

Bike traveling: Oleta, Florida mountain biking

If you have been following us in the last months, you’ve seen us riding up and down, roads and forests but with our last trip to test drive the new Merida models, I really found the spark to do some proper off-road riding again. It really doesn’t help that the web is full of awesome… Continue reading Bike traveling: Oleta, Florida mountain biking

Our 150th post – New writer, news and numbers

We posted our first post on June 27th this year, and during that week we got a massive 45 visits to our seven posts. That was cool. We didn’t have any expectations (.. and we still don’t) about writing this lovely hobby of ours, but things have been going up. There have been clear things… Continue reading Our 150th post – New writer, news and numbers

Winter commuting: Bike light buying guide

This is the time when all bike blogs and other media outlets are telling everyone to wear reflectors, use lights and really make themselves visible. The problem is that we really don’t know whether we are visible or not, because we are always in the center of the action. The other big question is the… Continue reading Winter commuting: Bike light buying guide

Dodging potholes in Bolivia [MTB]

Saturdays are brilliant for scouring the bike forums for awesome stuff other people have found, and the last weekend gave us a lot of brilliant videos and articles for enjoying. This one seems like a normal dirt riding mountain bike video, situated in Bolivia. You will notice something different when at 0:09 (that’s nine seconds… Continue reading Dodging potholes in Bolivia [MTB]