Saturday, October 20, 2012

Friday Metal...

How about some Friday Metal for a change ;) After a long break, the perfect band to break the silence is Opeth from Sweden. A epic metal band that has it´s own style with mix of death metal and folk music. The Pink Floyd of metal if you ask me ;)  Enjoy!

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Adventure riding in Iceland..

 Stuck in the snow..
 Ásgarðsgljúfur Kerlingafjöll
 Kerlingafjöll Blágnípuver, Hofsjökull
 Group trip
 Langjökull glacier
 Lone rider..
 Icelandic Backcountry
 Amazing nature..
 SkiDoo on top..
 Touring Iceland

Well, my life has taken a sudden change (again) as I now am a father to a beautiful little girl. There has been many new things in my life the past two years and after my garage burned down with all my Harley´s life has not been the same for me. My interest in motorcycles has changed and choppers and Harley´s are no longer on the top of my "to do" list. Not to misunderstand... I still love choppers, bobbers and custom built bikes but my main interest right now is exploring my home country on a motorbike in the summertime and on a snowmobile in the winter. This has been a dream of mine for quite some time now and I am lucky to say that I have started to fulfill that dream. My weapon of choice is KTM 990 Adventure in the summer and SkiDoo Summit 800 in the winter. Choosing a bike for my adventure rides took me a long time. I explored the marked for almost a year testing bikes and reading about them on the internet and in magazines. I tested the BMW 1200GS, both adventure and triple black edition, and liked it for the most part. It is a great bike for touring but mainly "on road". When the terrain got rough the bike was to big and heavy. The boxer engine is great but it sticks out to much on the tight trail. On gravel roads i didn´t like the front suspension as it was hitting me in the handlebars in every pothole. Tried to adjust the suspension (electric adjustment) and adjust the speed, but nothing helped. I also tried the BMW 800GS and was told it had some 85 horsepower. Those horses where well hidden inside that bike and for me it felt slow and dull. Almost like an oversized moped! After reading a lot about the KTM 990 and talking to people who owned that kind of bike I decided to take a risk and order a new one without even trying it first. Well I have to say it was the right choice for me! Immediately the bike felt right. Even though it is a big bike it feels much lighter then it actually is when riding it. The power is almost as good as the 1200GS and the tight stuff is much easier to handle! It eats up the potholes like a charm and is comfortable on the long haul. KTM has really done a remarkable job when setting up this bike. The handling in the dirt and on gravel roads is phenomenal! I have had it up to 180 km/hr (112 m/hr) on gravel road fully loaded with luggage. When the terrain gets rough you just ride it like a light weight Enduro-bike and you soon forget that you have 220 kg between your legs. By far the most enjoyable motorbike I´ve had ;) The only downside to the KTM is  in the service aspect of the bike. To my surprise it takes the bigger part of the day to change the oil on the bike. The whole left side of the bike and the top between the gas tanks needs to come off to get to the oil screen in the oil tank. Not good on a adventure bike one would think.. So far riding in the Icelandic back country has been a blast. This is the perfect place for snowmobiling in the winter and adventure motorbiking in the summer. I let the pictures speak for them self. Enjoy!

ps. My better half (and daughter) are my true heroes as they support me in my way of life c",)      

Monday, July 9, 2012

Piston Pilots Adventure

Well about time that I post something here on this blog of mine.. 6 months pass quickly when one is having fun ;) Best to start off "again" with a video from a recent trip I took on my brand new KTM 990 Adventure bike.. Times are changing.. More on that later I suppose c",)

Friday, December 23, 2011

Christmas card...

Gleðileg Jól, God Jul, Merry Christmas, Hyvää Joulua, Gëzuar Krishtlindjet, Շնորհավոր Սուրբ Ծնունդ, Весела Коледа, Häid jõule, Joyeux Noël, Bo Nadal, შობა, Καλά Χριστούγεννα, मेरी क्रिसमस, Selamat Hari Natal, Nollaig Shona, Buon Natale, メリークリスマス, ಮೆರ್ರಿ ಕ್ರಿಸ್ಮಸ್, Bon Nadal, 聖誕節快樂, 메리 크리스마스, jwaye nowèl, Sretan Božić, Lorem Nativitatis, Priecīgus Ziemassvētkus, Linksmų Kalėdų, Среќен Божиќ, Wesołych Świąt, Feliz Natal, Crăciun fericit, С Рождеством, Срећан Божић, ¡Feliz Navidad, veselé Vianoce, Vesel božič, மெர்ரி கிறிஸ்துமஸ், మెర్రి క్రిస్మస్, สุขสันต์วันคริสมาสต์, Veselé Vánoce, Mutlu Noeller, Frohe Weihnachten, З Різдвом, Boldog Karácsonyt, Nadolig Llawen, חג  میری کرسمس ,מולד שמח

Saturday, October 22, 2011

The Land Of Ice And Snow, Where The Midnight Sun & The Hot Springs Flow..

Well this is the first time I post something here that is not music or motorcycle related! But I came over this wonderful video by a photographer named Joe Capra on facebook. He came to Iceland this summer and took some amazing pictures and this video. It really shows what Icelandic nature is all about! And like he says; You MUST visit Iceland sometime during your lifetime. You will never regret it!
Well I copy-pasted his own description of his trip and photos, as I think he describes it very well:

Midnight Sun: A natural phenomenon occurring in the summer months north of the Arctic Circle and south of the Antarctic Circle where the sun never fully sets and remains visible 24 hours a day.
This short time lapse film was shot during the Icelandic Midnight Sun in June of 2011.
For 17 days I traveled solo around the entire island shooting almost 24 hours, sleeping in the car, and eating whenever I had the time. During my days shooting this film I shot 38,000 images, traveled some 2900 miles, and saw some of the most amazing, beautiful, and indescribable landscapes on the planet. Iceland is absolutely one of the most beautiful and unusual places you could ever imagine. Especially during the Midnight Sun when the quality of light hitting the landscape is very unusual, and very spectacular.
Iceland is a landscape photographers paradise and playground, and should be number 1 on every photographers must visit list. Iceland during the Midnight Sun is in sort of a permanent state of sunset. The sun never full sets and travels horizontally across the horizon throughout the night, as can be seen in the opening shot and at the :51 second mark in the video.
During the Arctic summer, sunset was at midnight and sunrise was at 3am. The Arctic summer sun provided 24 hours a day of light, with as much as 6 hours daily of "Golden light". Once the sun had set it wouldn't even get dark enough for the stars to come out, and they don't start to reappear until August.
My advice to everyone out there, photographer or not, is simple... You MUST visit Iceland sometime during your lifetime. You will never regret it.
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Motion Control System:
The motion controlled shots in this film were shot using the Stage Zero dolly system made by Dynamic Perception (​)

Cameras and Lenses:
2 Canon 5DII DSLR cameras
1 Canon 7D
Various Canon lenses

Music by This Will Destroy You
Song: "The World is Our"
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Friday, October 21, 2011

Friday Black Metal...

Satyricon is, and has been, one of the best Black Metal acts in Norway. Sigurd Von Graven has taken on a bit of a rockabilly look (which I think suits him better than the old black metal look..) and Frost rules the drum kit like always! In other words... ...Pretty COOL!! ;)

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Icelandic Enduro..

The past summer I have been back and forth between Iceland & Norway trying to tie up some loose ends, fixing my house before I rent it out, trying to get some money from the insurance company and generally short things out after the fire in my workshop. For the first time in years I haven't been riding Harleys this summer and I haven´t been to any rallies or any kind of biker-related things. Instead I have been riding my Enduro bike here in Iceland. I think that Iceland is one of the best places in the world to ride Enduro & off road bikes! Here is a little collection of snapshots taken this summer & fall. The pictures that look as they are taken on the moon ;) are from a lava desert near the volcano Hekla here in Iceland. A super cool riding area with endless hills and lava sand as far as you can see. Other pictures are taken on small daytrips around the Reykjavik area. To mount Skálafell that has the ski slopes I used to blast down as a kid. Due to lack of snow the resort hasn’t been in use for many years now. That’s global warming for all you suckers who believe in that nonsense. Natural weather cycles we call it here in Iceland… Well those photos I took just a few days ago on a trip I like to call the two season trip.. With icy & snowy mountain tops & nice autumn weather and colors down in the valley.. Well the rest of the pictures speak for them self..
Iceland Enduro Rules!! ;)
What can I say? Choppers Rule!