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2018 Serres FIM International Cross Country Rally

This year I participated for the third time in the Serres rally. This time my support team was my native Rally Raid Team Finland. For this year I got a brand new KTM 450 EXC-F for the race and it worked like clockwork, but I had some problems with my Roadbook holder. During the last…

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Challenges and summer plans

Spring has really flown by and I mainly have concentrated on rehabilitating my shoulder injury I received in December. I´ve tried to keep my basic conditioning however, and I started riding again after a pause of over five months. I´ve been riding as a guide for Lopen Enduro, where there are nice trails and you…

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Dakar and 2018

We´ve now entered 2018 and I know it´s been a really long time since I last wrote a post. This is simply because I simply felt there was not much to write about… Despite my effort I was unable to reach the starting line of the 2018 Dakar, which naturally is a disappointment, but I…

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Interview

Time has flown by and I´ve been busy working and riding/traning. In the beginning of the month I was interviewed by the finnish motorcycle magazine Offroad Pro about my Dakar project and they were enthusiastic about my project. My riding technique has improved according to my trainer, and riding with the new stance feels more…

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Rälli Inglis version

Some time has past since my last post and I´ve been chilling and regrouping, but now I´m back! Now I´m aiming to participate in the Dakar 2018 race and preparations are in motion! I also have a new logo, the desert fox! The cool fox was created by my good friend, designer/freediver Johanna Nordblad, who…

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Motorockfest and International Six Nights Enduro

About a week ago I raced in a national event, the MotoRockFest Enduro Sprint and I got a new fuel injection mapping for the bike from RacePros and MP-Racing helped with a Öhlins steering damper, which was installed just before the race. The race day was sunny and warm and I had a serious fanclub,…

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New bike, new plans…

Spring has gone by incredibly fast and I´ve mostly been working with aviation and human factors/system safety related stuff. However, I have acquired a new bike and the future is forming, slowly but unsurely. After considering my situation, I decided to buy a Husqvarna FE 350, which is good for enduro training and is fully…

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Up, up and away!

The last three months has gone by and I have mainly focused on getting better, getting back to everyday life and analyzing my experiences. This was the biggest project I have accomplished and I worked quite hard to be as well prepared as I could, and at times it felt like a bit too serious.…

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Coming home

After I arrived back in Finland I went to see the hand surgeon, who told the hand had to be operated and recouperation would take about five weeks. This was naturally disappointing news, but I knew it could´ve been worse. The operation went smoothly and the ligament from my thumb was reattached with a wire…

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When everything went south…

Monday 5.1.2015 Departure: 06:00 Positon:- Standings:- Time on special: Wake-up at 05:00, breakfast, gear on and head for the short transport, which takes me up a hill. At the start I get held up, because my Iritrack is not functioning properly. We sort the problem out, but I get a late start because of that.…

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