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$3500!

Hello all of you! After some last minute donations to the official fundraiser for Airbourne, I now declare it finished:) All together we raised over $3500 which I think is an incredible number. The swedish cancer foundation was a little … Continue reading

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Eskilstuna, Sweden

Hello everybody! A lot of you that follow me might already know but for all you others this might come as a shocking surprise. I have decided to end my around the world cycling adventure due to a knife robbery … Continue reading

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Louga, Senegal

Day 220, 15557 km Click here for an interactive map of my around the world cycling adventure! Hello and happy new year everybody! 2014 is up and running and I have cycled more than 15 000 km on the roads of … Continue reading

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Tan-Tan, West Sahara

Day 207, 13594 km Click here for a map of my ongoing route around the world! Hey ho everybody! Christmas coming up soon and I hope you all celebrate it with your loved ones all traditionally as you want it to … Continue reading

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Marrakesh, Morocco

Day 198, 12995 km Click here for a map of my ongoing route around the world! Bonjour, Savah? That is how I learned that I should say now when to greet people. People have been saying that to me for ages … Continue reading

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Fez, Morocko

Day 191, 12146 km Click here for a map of my ongoing route around the world! Bonjour! ..is the right thing to say on this side of the world. Marocko is pumping, the cycling is pumping which gives us an equation … Continue reading

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Gibraltar

Day 182, 11447 km Click here for a map of my ongoing cycle ride around the world! Hola! Yet again we sit here after a period of cycling and some vaccation. At this moment I have just left Malaga where … Continue reading

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El Limonar, Torrevieja, Spain

Day 168, 10738 Km “Throwing you a sloppy wave, lying down in my sundeck chair” Holiday is the word for it, people are talking about and are longing for it; a state of mind mostly physically done horizontally with energyusage … Continue reading

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Vináros, Spain

Day 156, 10311 km Hola, New country, new language and loads of new oppurtunities. I really should throw myself straight into the heat and let myself go all in flames by all the new and exciting, but first up I … Continue reading

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Tarare, France

Day 144, 9266 km ay and make a jump for it! Almost 3 weeks since last post and I have moved 50 km so that does not deserve a map in my opinion:) So more room for funny stories! My … Continue reading

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Belleville, France

Day 123, 9188 km Hey all of you! Today is going to be a shorty with a really strong reason and it is spelled B-O-O-R-E-D. I have taken my santa claus bag full of cycling gear and my steel horse … Continue reading

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Tournon, France

Day 112, 8832 km A burger with extra everything… That I think is a good start to sum up the last 10ish days out here on the roads of Europe. Emotions has reached up and downs, the altitude and scenery … Continue reading

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San Giuliano Terme, Toscany, Italy

Day 102, 7931 km Hey Everybody! Over 100 days have now passed since i left home and cycled off for a great adventure. I have seen a lot of Europe and Africa is coming closer and closer. My brain that … Continue reading

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Pisa, Italy

Day 93, 7901 km Hey but hey… ..is something I SAY….from northern Italy, more accuratly from Toscany and Pisa. The town is sunny and beautiful and after 93 days it’s time for me to spend a little more then just … Continue reading

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Agrigento, Sicily

Da7 80, 6384 km Ciao! Another warm and beautiful in the spririt of the swedish bicycle tourer. I look into my fictive mirror and say: Mirror, mirror whereever you are Please tell me who the hypest are? And the answer … Continue reading

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Orosei, Sardinia

Hey all you kids and others:) A loooong while ago ut feels like since last time. Airbourne.se website has been on some sort of bootcamp for computers, been trained up to fight those evil, green and disgusting things called spamproblems. … Continue reading

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Interlaken, Switzerland

Day 53, 4704 km Oooopsidaisii.. ..is what one can say when stuff don’t go exactly as planned. That´s exactly how Switzerland has been for me so far, but at the same time its all good. In my head I always … Continue reading

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Remiremont, France, N48^00*59″E6^36*49″

Day 44, 4384 km Hallo, und danke scönn:) Today is…..thinking….smelling something burning…..tuesday..Yes that’s it:) The feeling of forgetting which day of the week it is can only be decribed as priceless. It sure is something else when comparing to my … Continue reading

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High Wycombe,N51*37`43″W0*44`58″

Day 35, 2149 Miles Hey but hey! Today I write to you smelling good! The other day I found my hideout just behind a shed just next to some water. Here I have washed not only my clothes but myself … Continue reading

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Ibstock, England (52,681953N 1,400902W)

Day 24, 1575 Miles First up, GREAT NEWS! The Europeen union has decided to strenghten the law of banning sharkfinning. This procedure is when fishermen cut the fins of one shark and then throw it back for a slow and … Continue reading

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Germany!!

June 9th, Neumünster, Germany Today is Sunday which means a whole 2 weeks since that emotional day in Eskilstuna when I left for a 3 year long bike ride. 14 days that has taken me all the way down Germany … Continue reading

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May, may moon I can cycle to….Skåne?

June 3rd,Traryd, Sweden The header is a swedish expression that doesn´t rhyme at all in english:) Ask your closest swedish mate about it.. One week since the start and about 700 km done out of the 80000 … depressing? No, … Continue reading

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On my very own 2 wheels..

A little bit of Cozii with two legends is something a cyclist really deserve for no reason whenever, throw in a bit of some tasty beer, nostalgic music and some bbq and the reciepe for a happy Sven is complete! … Continue reading

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Sunday May 26th 8.30 am Central European Time, GET HYPE!

I’m a boy, I have seen me like that for a long time and will probably continue to do it for a good time to come. Maybe with a little more experience than the other “boys” have but the smile … Continue reading

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Tove, now you do not have to suffer anymore …

Friday May 3rd was a horrible day. I find no other words to describe or summarize. For the very first time I write a post that feels more important than inspiring. After years of fighting her cancer Tove Skoog has … Continue reading

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Now the date is finally set ….,,, .. or is it? ;)

In a taxi, March 26th Very shilly-shallying back and forth, thoughts here and there. If I had a basement with a large & round track I had still walked around it today :) Should I go then or thyn? Enough … Continue reading

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Februarycheck!

Above the article from the local newspaper It’s time for an update on the airbournefront. The “supposed to be” startdate is approaching (sort of) and I’m seriously beginning to feel tremendously awesome=) To begin with I want to to tell … Continue reading

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To deal with cancer…

“It is as simple as to decide from day one not to let a disease destroy your life. Not even to let it break down the least bit. It’s probably the only advice I can give. KICK SOME ASS”   … Continue reading

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Budget and the basic idea..

It all began in the U.S. … Me and Patrick had just arrived to Walla Walla, WA, to celebrate the 4th of july. In our room we played a little with Patrik’s new saddle of the brand Brooks who now … Continue reading

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One dream becomes a plan…

80000 km, 46 countries, 5 continents, 2 wheels & 1 Sven =) A cycle journey around the globe to find my own freedom and for a purpose is what airbourne’s up to next! The idea began as a playful joke (like … Continue reading

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Been there done that

August 13th Vancouver, Canada Nighttime….the best time of the 24 hours a blogger like msyelf enjoy the most. Its coming up against 12 pm and im awake by myself, which gives me loads of inspiration. It has always been like … Continue reading

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Roadtrip, yes it is!

August 8th Vancouver, Canada Ahh, the feeling and smell of a fresh & clean Alexander is the best! Not a luxury that has been around a lot the last couple of weeks, but boy is it good! I have been … Continue reading

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WE MADE IT!

July 28th Downtown, San Fransisco, California From cycling pants into shorts & compression shirt into t-shirt. Life and our adventure have now taken another turn. A couple a days ago we rolled down (and up) the streets of San Fran’, … Continue reading

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Cycling a bit,looking a bit, chillin’ a bit.,.,.,LIVING THE MOST!

July 15th Harris Beach State Park, Brookings, Oregon Last night in Oregon, tomorrow last statesign and start of last week of cycletouring. i think that means the last chapter of a wonderful journey. Just the thought of leaving our so … Continue reading

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July 15thHarris…

July 15th Harris Beach State Park, Brookings, Oregon Last night in Oregon, tomorrow last statesign and start of last week of cycletouring. i think that means the last chapter of a wonderful journey. Just the thought of leaving our so … Continue reading

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Ocean is bluer on the other side

July 9th Cape Disappointment, Washington First a geography lesson; Cape Disappointment is a state park just north of Astoria across t border between Oregon and Washington. A beautiful place facing the coast of the pacific.,.,.DID YOU READ THAT!? Pacific! We … Continue reading

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Life after the Yellow Stone

4th of July (Happy holiday America!) Motel Room in Walla Walla, Washington Yes, you read the right word. A motel room! And it feels so nice! Had a good row with churches and stuff before but lately it’s been a … Continue reading

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Wildlife Rocks!

June 28th Wisdom (Mosquitos Paradise), Montana Last time I gave you guys a pacifier with Y-E-L-L-O-W-S-T-O-N-E printed on it to suck on. Did it go well? Hope so because I want to jump straight into the action and try to … Continue reading

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Antoher day on the road

June 21st Rest Area in Sweetwater, Wyoming. Gooood day Folks! The sun is powering out all of its best and it’s time for some news in our fantasy bicycleworld. Since last a lot has happened so bear with me and … Continue reading

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Restday and more fun!

June 2nd Tentthoughts inside a bull field, just west of Golden City, Missouri. I widthen my smile, take my hat off and say godday! Today is the day before the day of our 3rd mini goal PITTSBURG,Missouri. Well actually Girard … Continue reading

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Happiness in a nutshell!

May 27th Behind the garage of an elderly home just outside Goreville, Illinois Put a rocketlauncher on the back of a firefly and it gets fast. Thats a physical fact, but the big riddle still is how time can fly … Continue reading

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Cycling is on

Hi guys! First of all, ITS ON! Me and Patrik is here in the U.S, in the countryside and of course in our biggest adventure ever! The first few days has been AMAZING and leave so much to offer to … Continue reading

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Airbourne 2011 was so…….2011? April 23rd 2012

At first a lookback. What was airbourne 2011 and how did it affect me? It was amazing! No doubt about that. Africa, USA, Phillipines & Mexico really delivered everything i dreamed of. I woudln’t go that far and say it … Continue reading

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Flabbergastard?

Good morning, day and evening!   It has bin a quite lot of those since my latest post on this blog, early mornings and late nights has resulted in lazy Sundays on base. Sundays is the day where we actually … Continue reading

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Wildlife isn’t just something one say…Oct 13th

Hi everybody! Over a month since I saw a computer least. Life is happening and thats the only excuse I have for that long time. But should you excuse yourself for living and having fun? Of course not, I will … Continue reading

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Shoes or no shoes? Sept 6th

Well lets see, its tuesday today,,,aha,,,time flies like if it would have wings plus jetengines. The days are busy so far so I guess thats why, everything is new and exciting..Woohoo! The first week have been more diving into books … Continue reading

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Day one for Airbourne second wave August 30th

Yes Im back out again where I belong! From this day and continuesly the blog will be in english so even those with lack of swedish awsomness can join the ride too! So how come the swedish visit only lasted … Continue reading

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End it all with a BOOM!

Last post and a big buuuuuuhhh..Feels a bit weird since this blog has been my home for the last six months. Good is that I have lots to write about so lets just kick it off! It has been great … Continue reading

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Soon Finished

Hey you all again! The real end is approaching and a new chapter has been written in my dive career book. I want to stay here forever so feel a little sad:(. The whole experience includes all the people, everything … Continue reading

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Facial hair, wrecks, caves and……nudity?

Hello all friends! Again, I can’t thank you enough for all the lovley comments and messages that you share! Im so glad everytime I log on and just read all about what you are up to that I want to … Continue reading

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