Bikes of Unmapping: Sweden 2023

Bikes of Unmapping: Sweden 2023

30 June, 2023

A race from the Artic Circle to the Scandinavian Peninsula, checkout these off-road bikes that'll traverse the length of Sweden.

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Brad Roets

Name: Brad Roets

Age: 41

Cap number: 1040

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Bike: Mason Bokeh (54cm)

Wheels are @hunt.beyond 4Season Superdura Disc with @pirelli_cycling cinturato M tyres in 45mm.

A SON28 dynamo wired into a k-lite junction box keeps the ExposureRevo light on and everything else charged.

#ShimanoGRX 1x11 drivetrain. 40t crank and 11/42 casette

Key items of kit: 2 bottles and a 1.5 litre @camelbak will stop me drying out.

Bags are a bastard mix of @apidura (feed bags), @topeak (top-tube), @aravis_bagworks (frame bag) and @revelatedesigns (Spinelock seat bag) #nosponsors

An old @wahoonordics ELEMNT head unit keeps me pointing in the right direction.

Clothing is a mix of @victorychimps cargo bibs @neoprocycling jersey @soxfootwear socks @dhbsport gloves and baselayer @abus_cycling helmet @chpobrand sunglasses

And EVERYTHING, myself included will be on my beautiful Mildred, a Mason Bokeh

I’m keen.

Philip Locklund

Name: Philip Locklund

Age: 29

Cap number: 1050

Location: Kiruna

Bike: Cannondale superx, 38mm vittoria terrano dry tubeless

Key items of kit: Camelback 2L, bivvy and a sense of humor

Tiago Pinheiro

Name: Tiago Pinheiro

Age: 34

Cap number: 1043

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Bike: Canyon Grizl CF SLX8 (2021)

Key items of kit: Custom frame bag l’atelje with apidura bladder 1.5l Revelate Jerry can top tube Canyon tool box top tube Tailfin aeropack Tailfin cage pack 5L x2 Revelate mountain feedbag Talon Baryak harness Baryak aero bars Profile design flipup bars Wahoo roam

Alexander Kirkhoff

Name: Alexander Kirkhoff

Age: 37

Location: Stockholm

Bike: Open Wide

Key items of kit: Selle smp. Salomon running vest. Mix of Apidura and Fjällräven bags. Continental Race kings. Sinewave Beacon. Lots of sports drink powder, bars and gels.

Johan Fogelberg

Name: Johan Fogelberg

Age: 52

Cap number: 3

Location: Stockholm

Bike: Orbea Terra M20i 2021. Equipped with frame bag from Topeak and other bags from White (XXL store’s house brand).

Key items of kit: 7.2 kg of gear. Including bags but except for food and water. All the gear to be found at:

Thomas Egrelius

Name: Thomas Egrelius

Age: 49

Cap number: 10

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Bike: Kona Rove LTD with FSA 650b wheelset equipped with Conti Terra Trail 47mm tyres.

Key items of kit: Bags from Apidura plus BBB forkbags. One set of extra riding clothes. Big Agnes Copper Spur UL1, Seatosummit sleeping bag and exped sleeping mat. Gore shakedry rain jacket doubling as wind jacket and a light down jacket for those chilly nights. The lovely Hammerhead Karoo 2 for navigation.

Dennis Wahlqvist

Name: Dennis Wahlqvist

Age: 29

Cap number: 80

Location: Alingsås

Bike: MB31 Bramley

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Amanda Nordin

Name: Amanda Nordin

Age: 32

Cap number: 80

Location: Alingsås

Bike: Allebike CX/Gravel

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