International Gravel Racing in Sweden

August 18, 19, 20. UCI World Gravel Series: Gravel, Grit’n’Grind Halmstad and Swedish Gravel Championships. A competitive mass participation ride for everyone! Register Gravel riding and racing has boomed in the last few years as road riders tire of near death experiences and mountain bikers look for something that lets you travel beyond your localContinue reading “International Gravel Racing in Sweden”

Rydöbruk – Ryaberg: Road Bike

Route type: Road bike Difficulty: Intermediate start, rest is easy Distance 60km/450m A lovely, quite road bike loop that takes you past Rydöbruk, home to possibly the best stone fired pizza in Halland, Knystaria. Beginning in Simlångsdalen, the route hits the hilly “three Kings” to Oskarström, giving you close to 200m of climbing. From thereContinue reading “Rydöbruk – Ryaberg: Road Bike”

Fröböke flat loop – Road Bike

Bike Type: Touring bike/Road Bike Difficulty: Easy/Moderate This is a shorter wilderness route that takes you along the 4 lakes of the valley before wondering off into some low lying hills. Take a picnic with you, as there are a dozen or so secret picnic spots that you can discover along this route. It onlyContinue reading “Fröböke flat loop – Road Bike”

Ulvered Deer Farm Loop – Road Bike

Bike Type: Touring bike/Road Bike Difficulty: Easy/Moderate Another loop that is designed for you to stop for lunch, this shorter loop takes you into the wilderness to Ulvered’s Hjorthägn, or deer farm. Here there is an amazing restaurant where you can take a tour of the deer farm, have a burger or a fancy dinnerContinue reading “Ulvered Deer Farm Loop – Road Bike”

Beach Loop – Road Bike

Bike Type: Road/Touring Difficulty: Easy If you’ve been looking at the other road biking loops, you’ll notice the word ‘climb’ coming up again and again. Well, good news, this is a remarkably flat loop that only features one big hill, and that’s on your way home from the city. You follow the Banvallsleden (paved trainContinue reading “Beach Loop – Road Bike”

Mjälahult Wilderness Loop – Road Bike

This is a lovely, quiet loop that takes you from Simlångsdalen over the hills toward Oskarström then slowly up into the wilderness of Mjälahult. It is a triangular shaped loop (a loop shaped triangle?), and at the top of that triangle is a perfect little nature reserve beach with a picnic table. I’ve never seenContinue reading “Mjälahult Wilderness Loop – Road Bike”

Hylte-Oskarström Lunch Loop – Road Bike

Bike type: Road Difficulty: Moderate/Advanced This is a 90 km ride that visits two towns of medium size, Oskarström and Hyltebruk. They are well spaced out for the more casual rider who is looking for coffee and lunch breaks on their route. It is a relatively hilly route with a few longer climbs, but nothingContinue reading “Hylte-Oskarström Lunch Loop – Road Bike”

Short Alpine Loop – Road Bike

Bike Type: Road bike Difficulty: Tough This loop is only 22km in length, but it will certainly feel longer. On tiny back roads for half the route, you’ll wonder who paved this road and why. The answer is, for us to enjoy road biking more! This route follows the Åled road before turning towards Marbackshult,Continue reading “Short Alpine Loop – Road Bike”