As my Surly was built originally to be the Ultimate Commuter, moving to the city has created new needs. It’s not about having the best overall performance, but some comfort is appreciated as well. Helsinki is full of very irritating cobble stones and tram tracks and they are hell to ride on, no matter the… Continue reading Surly Cross Check with Fat 700x47c tires
We take a sneak peek of Helkama’s brand new city bike model for 2011, the Helkama Helsinki
We look at the rolling side of the Ultimate Commuter – the wheels. Hubs, spokes, rims and tyres. Sometimes they break, and that happened to me as well on the third day of riding them.
Well I’ll be damned, I didn’t think to see this day – especially since I missed the news nearly two months ago when Helkama Velox – one of the few standing Finnish bicycle companies announced the the most successful bike in our nation’s cycling history, the Jopo will manufactured fully in Finland after a jaunt… Continue reading Classic Finnish bicycle Jopo returns to Finland