I still had some flu this week and I was birding only in my patch. There were no migrants yet around my patch. In fact, we got some more snow. Grey-headed woodpeckers and Black woodpeckers are having a noise and some Goldfinches have come to the hoods. It takes two weeks or so, then we’ll see the first migrants here. Olin vielä toipilaana flunssan jälkeen, enkä retkeillyt kuluneen viikon aikana…10.3.2019
My e-bike is KTM Macina Force 292 Electric Mountain Bike. It has a sporty, powerful drive thanks to the top performance Bosch Performance Line CX drive system. There are a range of different assist modes to choose from, including Off, Eco, Tour, Sport and Turbo. A full battery recharge takes 4–5 hours and will allow you up to 100 miles of cycling dependent on mode, terrain, rider weight and rider input. It has…10.2.2019
December 1, 2018 was the traditional winter birding race in Lahti region, Finland. I participated first time by e-bike. Actually I raced only 8 hours because the rest of the time is completely dark in Finland in December. There was too much wind for owls so I thought it could have been waste of time shivering in the dark rural road. The weather was nice but there was too much…1.12.2018
* e-Bike pros & cons * Electric mountain bike vs. normal bike PROS & CONS – Bird watching point of view PROS + you can carry heavier load and it doesn’t really affect to your pedaling. You can drive longer distance with heavy load with no effort + uphills and headwinds are piece of cace + you can access tough places e.g. you can drive in the field or bad condition…3.9.2018
Having grown up in southern Finland, I’ve always spent lot of time by the sea, forests, lakes and rural area. Birds, nature and art mean a lot to me. I find my creativity when staying surrounded by woods and birds. I like to think ecologically. I drive bike when I can and leave the car at home.