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We arrived at Bangkok this morning. What a contrast to Scandinavian weather - we enjoyed the Christmas at almost -30 degrees centigrade. We will team up with some members of our riding crew tomorrow. Besides celebrations the coming weeks gives once again a great opportunity for planning of some exciting 2013 rides.
Preparing for New Year celebrationsDecember 30, 2012 | Travel
Our Demo 8 I Carbon was scheduled to arrive in Europe in mid-September but ended up being delayed due to a suspension issue. The bike finally arrived to our dealer some three weeks ago and we picked it up earlier this week. Demo 8 I Carbon looks fantastic in its black/white bodywork and we can’t wait to get going with it. It will be a long wait, however, considering that the 2013 season is still many months away here up north.
Just in time for Christmas: 2013 Specialized Demo 8 I CarbonDecember 23, 2012 | Bikes
Review on POC Joint VPD 2.0 Long Knee Pads now available.
With early snow and temperatures having collapsed to an unusually low -15 degrees centigrade in Stockholm, a nice sweater after an evening training can really make your day. Even though Houdini Sportswear, a Swedish company, was established already in 1993, it appears that the brand is not particularly well known to wider audience even in Sweden. Over the past few months, however, we started to hear more raving whispers about their products. With slightly sceptical minds we became curious and wanted to give a try to M's Power Houdi sweater to see if it really meets the hype. And what can we say? M's Power Houdi is a ridiculously comfortable and great feeling sweater with great design and nice selection of colours. We are not saying that we have tried each and every fleece or sweater on the market, but the Power Houdi certainly matches or surpasses the very best we have seen so far - its feeling against the skin has to be felt! For us, it really is a dream sweater for colder late-summer evenings and winter. And what a great Christmas gift it makes for somebody who enjoys quality sportswear with a beautiful design from a boutique brand. Availability Houdini Sportswear is probably very limited outside the Scandinavia but their webshop appears to deliver at least to a few countries in the continental Europe.
Dream sweater for winter cold: M's Power Houdi by Houdini SportswearDecember 3, 2012 | Clothing
New review now online.
As the saying goes, time flies when you are having fun! And indeed, it's again time for our traditional Christmas lunch with some members of our riding crew. This annual lunch always takes place at the very same restaurant in the Helsinki downtown area. We have some very exciting plans for the 2013 riding season and tonight gives a great opportunity to further develop some of our ideas.
Time to wrap it up!December 1, 2012 | Travel
According to weather reports, Helsinki has got some 30-40cm of snow over the past 36 hours or so. Currently we are waiting for an early flight from Stockholm Arlanda, hoping that it will not be all too much delayed.