Video: Tour de Helsinki pile-ups

Our friend Esko Lius posted this video in his Finnish language blog and it’s a brilliant video from the main pelotons of Tour de Helsinki. There were ten people hospitalized in the tour this year and most of them were in the faster groups, which is now more understandable because you have riders on the… Continue reading Video: Tour de Helsinki pile-ups

Blog tip: Italian rides over 4000km around Finland

Yesterday we wrote about the Tour de Helsinki wrapping up and in the comments I found a link to a very interesting web site. Sure, it is yet another blog, but this one had something special in it. The owner of said blog is an Italian,  Raffaello Tesi and he’s been living in Finland since… Continue reading Blog tip: Italian rides over 4000km around Finland

Tour de Helsinki 2010 has finished

Well, the 2010 Tour de Helsinki has been raced last Sunday and there were a massive number of over 1 700 riders participating and the top were making sure they ride fast. The top Finns have always been showing up in the tour when possible, and their times were not bad. The winner of the… Continue reading Tour de Helsinki 2010 has finished

Commuting: Back on the road!

The final puncture with the Michelins gave me a new keyring

As I’m writing this on a Thursday night, having my fingers fill my nostrils with the scent of vulcanized rubber, I’m seriously hoping I will not have another flat this year. I just got back in from installing new tyres that have Kevlar in them, the same material they put in bulletproof vests. Theoretically, I… Continue reading Commuting: Back on the road!