And so off we went. Two invalid chicks, their bikes and Steve. Into the (actually pretty) wild west of Västerbotten. Our destination this time was Stekenjokk, a highland plateau on the border between Västerbotten, Jämtland and Norway. In other words, pretty much in the middle of nowhere. The road to Stekenjokk was built to transport … Continue reading Invalid Boot Camp in Stekenjokk
Wohooo, and off we go, Me, Maria, and of course, Steve. FINALLY! This time, we’re heading into the inland of Västerbotten in search of trails that won’t kill our precious ankles and hips. It won’t be rad by any means, but it will still be awesome. Continue reading Two chicks and a car named Steve – Just trippin
This is happiness: Racing around Röbäck with Karin and Martin, and feeling like my lungs were on the verge of imploding but just on the verge and that I could do all the hills and manage the rough parts, and just hanging out, and… yay! Making my sister’s kids ride my bike and seeing their … Continue reading Oh happy trails!
THIS is what I want to do. Next summer, Gadget, next summer. Continue reading In await of stronger legs
Yesterday, I beat the shit out of a hill that I quite often failed to climb before the accident… I couldn’t help myself from screaming out loud, both while still climbing and after: COME ON, YOU CAN DO IT!!! PUUUUUSH!!!! COOOME ON!!! YEEES! YESSSSS!!!! WOHOOOOO!!! WOHOOOO!! WOOOOHOOOOOOOO!!!! I have legs! All that rehab, finally showing … Continue reading I say YAY to life!
Ok, so this is the story I REALLY wanted to tell. The one about how I got to Spoleto, thinking that I wouldn’t be able to ride but that I could borrow some old bike and pedal around picturesque villages, drink espresso and wine and eat cheese, just to realize that I was stuck at … Continue reading A well deserved spring break – Paradiso Cavallo!
FINALLY! A well written analysis of women specific bikes and whether we need them or not. Thanks Kriss Gross! Btw, this is me on my non-women specific Stumpjumper Evo 3 days ago. YES, I’m on a trail!!! How I got there is another story (which includes horses in Italy and Stevie Smith) that I’ll save … Continue reading On women and their bikes