A year with a Garmin Edge 800 cycling computer

I’ve always been a gadget lover and even more, I’ve always loved data and information. When it came to moving a lot more than before, I wanted to motivate myself by starting to measure my progress. Since I was also running, I got me a Garmin Forerunner. It had GPS, could be attached to the… Continue reading A year with a Garmin Edge 800 cycling computer

Big boy cycling, 10 rules of riding 100 kilometers

1. You’re not as small as others, don’t try to ride like one I’ve always been big. That’s why I played basketball. ¬†I have had to learn to dodge objects in ceilings other people don’t even see. I’ve had to realize that most items produced for purchase are too small for me. Like outlet bicycles.¬†Cyclists… Continue reading Big boy cycling, 10 rules of riding 100 kilometers

Riding: Kuninkaantie Ruska Ride

Still feeling a bit bitter after not being able to ride the Tour de Helsinki the week before and with a nice Autumn day ahead it was time to crunch some kilometers. One of the more beautiful marked roads in the south of Finland is without a doubt the Kuninkaantie or “Kings Road” going all… Continue reading Riding: Kuninkaantie Ruska Ride

Breaking records and winning yourself

I didn’t have the option to ride to work in the first days of this week, so I decided to go for a ride on Sunday. My wife was having her colleagues visiting our house, so I had around three to four hours to kill. The longest distance I’ve covered in a single sitting before… Continue reading Breaking records and winning yourself

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