I’ve found myself a mission: To build the ultimate commuting machine. First of all, I’m not a toddler. I’m a gargantuan, nearly two meters and over a hundred kilos of flabby bits biking power, so I’ll need a frame that’ll be big enough and provide me with enough confidence to drive down a hill going… Continue reading Bike building: Transmission, MTB or road bike?
Here’s my current whip, which also involves a story on why I own it. The house you see in the background is where we moved in the middle of last winter and boy, was there a lot of snow. We lived in the city and only five kilometers from the office, so a road bike… Continue reading Bike history: Insera Reflex Evo
Ha, I just bumped into a photo of my last mountain bike which actually involves many nice stories – the best being, that it was the deal maker when selling the apartment the bike is in that photo. The dude who was buying the house didn’t argue with my asking price as long as “the… Continue reading Bike history: Corratec X-Vert
The raison d’être of Coming thru is the fact that three months ago I started bike commuting around 50 kilometers to work. The first weeks didn’t quite work out. The photo is of me, holding my left crank in front of a bike store in Helsinki 20 minutes before it opened. It had been already… Continue reading Commuting 50 kilometers a day