Bike traveling: Swiss downhill helmet cam video

The snow cameth, meltedth and refrozeth into “crispy snow” as a friend and fellow blogger (or her daughter actually) well put. Luckily there are 34 hours of video uploaded to Youtube every hour, which means we could be filtering you brilliant videos showing amazing riding until the end of time. This one is from the… Continue reading Bike traveling: Swiss downhill helmet cam video

Friday video: Danny MacAskill finds his way back home

A few weeks ago we showed you the mad skills of up-and-coming freeride trial genius Dominik Raab, who is said to be the Raphael Nadal to the Roger Federer of the sport, Danny MacAskill. Luckily Danny Mac didn’t stay still and finally came out with his new video titled “Way back home”. This time around… Continue reading Friday video: Danny MacAskill finds his way back home

November sucks: Living on planet Hoth

Last winter was bordering on ridiculous, as it was like a winter imagined by an Australian tourist watching a Michael Bay movie on snow monsters. November is still supposed to be Autumn, even here in Finland. But yesterday’s forecast for the next ten days wasn’t very cheerful. The killer here regarding cycling is the wind… Continue reading November sucks: Living on planet Hoth

November sucks: Bike vandalism in plain sight

Well, since it’s already a miserable month here in Finland and my derriere is starting to look like I had a skin graft from Barney the purple dinosaur, I might as well add to the misery. We were just coming home from the opera and I finally had a camera to take a photo evidence… Continue reading November sucks: Bike vandalism in plain sight

Winter commuting: Which studded winter tires?

Since I managed to mangle my wheels yesteday, I’ll have to take them to be trued and while I’m at it, I’m going to put studded tires on them. We all rode bikes to school and everywhere when we were kids, even during the winter and it was awesome. Sliding and throwing your tail as… Continue reading Winter commuting: Which studded winter tires?

November sucks: Slippery when wet

It’s been a long time since I’ve seen the sun. It’s been even longer since I’ve taken a ride in the sun. Today was sunny, after a refreshing rain shower. I learned that there’s one thing more slippery than wet wood. Carbon soles on wet wood. The annoying thing is that I was carrying my… Continue reading November sucks: Slippery when wet

City commuting: Stockholm vs. Helsinki

We recognize that Coming Thru is not a political blog or talking too much about city planning or traffic management, but it does affect us. I’ve mentioned earlier that there is a very active group of people here in Finland, who are working hard in order to improve the conditions for all Finns. Luckily, the… Continue reading City commuting: Stockholm vs. Helsinki

Exclusive video: Cycling in November sucks

If you’re read our blog before, you know that I just got my helmet camera from GoPro a week ago and finally had the time to edit a short clip of a ride in quite terrible weather in November. As I’ve already mentioned, this month is probably the worst for riding as there’s anything from… Continue reading Exclusive video: Cycling in November sucks

Friday video: My name is mud – Epic cyclocross video

This video ups the epic ante in several directions. Here are five reasons for you to share it to all your friends. It is very, very well done. It’s a cyclocross video that actually looks like a cyclocross video. It’s attitude it’s pretty close to the 1960s video we showed earlier. It has freakin’ Primus… Continue reading Friday video: My name is mud – Epic cyclocross video