Sunday, January 31, 2010

Snow bike fun...




Today I got a visit from two of my off-road riding buddies from Kristiansand.
They had converted their bikes in to snow-machines with belt and ski kit from Explorer. I was sceptic as usual and didn’t think this was any good! Well, as it turns out the converted bikes where a blast to ride and I haven’t had so much fun riding off-road bikes during winter in a long time… The Ski-Doo (snowmobile) didn’t stand a chance in the deep snow and the bikes handled amazingly easy with the conversion kit. I want one to! ;o)
Thanks to Paul and Ivar for a great day in the snow…


Friday, January 29, 2010

Friday Metal...

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I saw Iced Earth and Tim ”Ripper” Owens at Sweden Rock Festival in 2004. He has an amazing voice and, as I have heard, a big ego! He got sacked from Iced Earth and is now singing with Ingwie Malmsteen!? Well what can I say about the Ripper… He’s a screamer ;o)

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Forty-Eight...

I can’t say that I like everything the Harley factory is making these days! Many of the new Harleys are ugly as hell (the Rocker-C for instance is one of the ugliest bikes on the market today;o) But once in awhile the designers at H-D come up with something cool. And this time it’s a Sporty. I have always been a Sportster fan, and I was very disappointed when H-D decided to put rubber mounts on the Sportster engine and at the same time making the bike almost as heavy as a big twin! Anyhow I have to admit that the new Forty-Eight is one of the nicest looking Sportys to ever come out of the factory. It still has the bullshit rubber mount on the engine (which in my opinion takes away the Harley feel of the bike) but its cool looking and has lots of attitude!

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

The Champion....



Congratulations to Pål Anders Ullevålseter who came in 2nd place at the Dakar 2010 rally.
A great achievement from the Norwegian who has been competing in the Dakar rally for 8 years now. The Dakar rally is held in South America and not in Africa due to terror threats.
The riders drive through 9000 km (about 5600 miles) of though terrain in the Atacama Desert. With temperatures reaching 50 degrees Celsius during the day, this has not been an easy task for the Norwegian. The best part is that Ullevålseter is not a factory rider as the KTM factory thinks he is too old (41 years) to get a contract. Well next year he will hopefully win the race and proof them wrong!

Friday, January 8, 2010

Friday Metal...

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Friday metal is back after a holiday break! Today’s video is from a band called Killswitch Engage. A band that I really like! I think they perform better live than on album. And I have seen them play this great cover song live ;o) This is a classic metal song from the godfather of metal Mr. Ronnie James Dio. Sadly I heard that Dio recently was hospitalized with stomach cancer. Sad news as he is one of the greatest and most genuine heroes of metal.. Hope you get better soon Ronnie and can make us happy with your music for many years to come! A great tribute from Killswitch Engage to a true hero!

Friday, January 1, 2010

Caveman....







What better way to start the New Year than with some pictures from the cave-gang from Trondheim! Those guys are the funniest bunch you can ever imagine! And some real good friends! They do not take things serious no matter what… Which’s one of the things I’m going to try to live up to in 2010! Life is funny if you want to;o) Happy New Year!!
What can I say? Choppers Rule!