Author Archives: Magnus

Recap!

Throughout the rally we have mostly been off the grid. The rally did not really pass by that many wifi-hotspots in the Sahara, and those that we came over were slow and difficult to connect to. Our updates through the … Continue reading

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Can’t sleep..

It is is quite hard, actually. Joachim is shaking and has been awake for the last week. After countless hours studying the sattelite maps of google earth, that is all I see when I close my eyes. On Saturday, we … Continue reading

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The scooters have been loaded on to the truck!

Here’s just a quick update: The “crating” is done and the scooters are now on their way to Malaga with Scan Iberica. Thanks to about 10cm of new fresh snow on the roads, the short 1 km ride from Joachim’s … Continue reading

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New sponsors and a few other important things for our preparations!

There is just about one month left before we are heading off to the Sahara. We have managed to get a couple more sponsors for our adventure. First out was Thomas at Flobergshagen Electormechanic Services. He has gone over our … Continue reading

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We’re good!

We’ve been busy with preparations lately.. But here’s a short summary of what is going on: Finally we have confirmed the return transport of our scooters back to Norway. A 20 feet container should be waiting for us in Guinea … Continue reading

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Field testing new tyres

The Norwegian Schwalbe importer Cyklon has sponsored us with enough tyres to get us all the way down to Guinea Bissau. The tyres needed to be long lasting and durable and as we cannot carry different types for all the … Continue reading

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Riding in the mud and testing the new camera mount

I had a short testrun in the mud hole between “Ulvensplitten (E6″) and “RV190″ today: This is a small test of both the camera rig and the knobbly tyres. The knobblies worked excellent here! It is quite surprising how well … Continue reading

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Thank you Anders!

Yesterday we received an e-mail from Anders Gullerud: Halla gutta, Jeg tar med dette initiativet til en EntusiastSponsorStafett hvor det lønner seg å være tidlig ute! Vedlagt mitt bidrag på 10% av innestående.   Hvem kommer med en sjekk på … Continue reading

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Vespa World Days

Med så godt som ferdigrigga scootere dro vi oppover til Gjøvik for å delta på Verdenstreffet som vespa club Gjøvik arrangerte denne gangen. Scooterfolk fra hele Europa tar turen til dette treffet hvert år, så her så vi vårt snitt … Continue reading

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Lenge leve Correos!

Det spanske postvesenet kom i sin tid (faktisk for bare 5 år siden) på den fantastisk gode idéen om at Vespa PX var den ultimate postale scooter. Så de designet like godt en kasse og et sete som passet på … Continue reading

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