Umeå Central Railway Station

If you are staying at the hotel Umeå Scandic Plaza before the event and are arriving to Umeå by train you will have a ten minute walk through the town center from the train station to the hotel.

If instead you’re flying to Umeå and arriving to the town center by airport shuttle you’ll have an eight minute walk to the hotel from the central bus station at Vasaplan.

And if your driving to Umeå and staying at Scandic Plaza the nearest parking garage is Parketten on Storgatan 47, opposite the hotel.

Train station/Bus station – Umeå Plaza: 850m. Airport shuttle – Umeå Plaza: 600m.
Umeå Scandic Plaza, Storgatan 40.


During the weekend before the event, participants who are arriving early to Umeå will have the opportunity to take part in guided pre-event coffee rides which include a stop for coffee at the start location Brännland Inn. Rides will start from the hotel Umeå Scandic Plaza at 10:00 on Saturday and Sunday. If you would like to participate and have questions about the ride please send an email to Jan Olsson (janolsson6@hotmail.com) for more information.

Road side view from the route of the coffee ride.


Please join us the day before the event for a pre-booked buffet dinner at Brännland Inn which starts at 17:00. The dinner provides an excellent opportunity to meet particpants and make new friends before the event starts.

Roast beef
BBQ-grilled carré Sausage with Västerbotten cheese
Västerbotten pie
Pasta salad with sun-dried tomato and olives
Creamy potato salad
Mixed green salad 
Tomato salad
Marinated vegetables 
Bearnaise sauce and BBQ sauce 
Bread and butter
Water carafes on the table

Book here. Dinner ticket can be transferred. Non-refundable. Tic kets can be booked until the 11 th of June. Family and friends are welcome. Casual attire.

Address: Brännland Inn, Brännland 35 Umeå
Date: Saturday 18 June
Time: 17:00 – 20:00

Getting here:
Bike: Umeå to Brännland (10 km)
Bus: Nr 15, Umeå Vasaplan (bus stop K) to Brännland Ö E12. (16:28 – 16:44, 16 min.)
Taxi: +46 90-911 91, +46 90-77 00 00, +46 90-100 100
Car: Free parking.

At the dinner you can also pick up and try on your pre-orded MSR-jersey. The organiser has a few extra jerseys available if you want to change size. Jerseys shipped after the event can be ordered until the 3rd of July.

Brännland Inn, Brännland 35.


Umeå Scandic Plaza 12:00

Check out time is 12:00 if your staying at Umeå Scandic Plaza. If you have also booked a room at the hotel after the event, your bike box and luggage will be stored in a separate locked luggage room until you return after your ride.

Umeå Scandic Plaza, Storgatan 40.

Bike shop 13:00 – 15:00

For last minute purchases and bike service, head to the bike shop Umeå Cykelsport on Skiftesvägen 6B. The bike shop is closed on weekends and Mondays but will be open for MSR-particiants between 13:00 and 15:00 on Monday.

The mechanic Jan-Eric at the bike shop Umeå Cykelsport on Skiftesvägen 6B.

Baggböle Manor 13:00 – 19:00

During the day before the start of the event participants will gather at Baggböle Manor, a historical building situated in pleasant and peaceful surroundings on the Ume River. Food, rest and long-term parking facilities will be provided for at this location. The manor is located 3 km from the start location in Brännland and approximately 8 km from the center of Umeå. See route between the different locations: Umeå – Brännland.

Baggböle Manor, Baggböle 115.

At Baggböle Manor you can prepare for the event, relax and rest. Park your bike on the terrace behind the manor (the side facing the river). If you want to get some rest before the start there is a quiet room with air mattresses on the first floor. Between 15:00 and 16:00 a catered lunch is served on the ground floor. Long-term parking at Baggböle Manor is available between the 19th and 23rd of June for participants travelling to the event by car.

Kaiserschmarrn (scrambled pancakes) with icing sugar and blueberry jam.
At Baggböle Manor (June 2022), visit the arboretum down by Ume River.

We are using a web app during the event for rider safety and to facilitate preparations at checkpoints. Whilst you’re resting at Baggböle Manor please check that the app is working on your phone. If you have problems using the app please inform the organiser when you register and pick up your brevet card at Brännland Inn in the evening (the app will be online in the beginning of June).

If you staying at the Umeå Plaza bring a bag with extra shoes; take the stairs down to the river and take a stroll through an arboretum by Ume River housing trees and plants from across the world. Your bag will later be returned to the hotel when you leave for Brännland Inn to register (add ”Bag drop Umeå Plaza” in the form below).

For late arrivals preordered MSR-jerseys can be picked at Baggböle Manor.

A bike mechanic will be available in the evening to assist cyclists arriving by car and who are assembling their bikes at Baggböle Manor.

At Baggböle Manor (June 2022), visit the arboretum down by Ume River.

Brännland Inn 19:00 – 23:07

A buffet dinner will be available at Brännland Inn between 19:00 and 21:00. Treats such as waffles with cloudberry jam and whipped cream can be purchased separately during the entire evening.

Baked chicken fillet 
Sausage from Fam. Hansen charcuterie
Bulgur salad 
Pasta salad, two varieties
Creamy potato salad
Mixed green salad Bean salad 
Garlic cream 
Bread and butter
Water carafes on the table
Dinner buffet before start. Brännland Inn, Brännland 35.

Check in 20:00
Check in starts at 20:00, after the buffet dinner. Here you will receive your brevet card. Please check that the event web app is working on your phone. If you have problems you’ll find help here at the event registry. You may also find a few MSR-jerseys on sale.

The brevet starts at sunset 23:07.

Minutes before start of MSR 2022. Brännland Inn, Brännland 35.


After the ride, hand in your brevet card and pick up your post ride meal box at the Scandic Plaza reception desk. And in the web app, check out from the final checkpoint.

Umeå Scandic Plaza, Storgatan 40.


Swedish Midsummer

For cyclists staying in Umeå on Midsummer’s Eve, Friday the 23rd of June, there will be an opportunity to take part in a traditional Midsummer celebration with a maypole, folk music and games in the village of Norrmjöle and lake Kläppsjön. Norrmjöle is situated on the coast about 21 km from Umeå.

Jan Olsson will be the guide and for the day. The bike ride to Norrmjöle will start from Umeå Scandic Plaza at 12:00, and the group will return back from Norrmjöle sometime in the evening after midnight. If you would like more information about the midsummer celebration in Norrmjöle please send an email to Jan Olsson (janolsson6@hotmail.com).

Meadows in bloom on Midsummer’s Eve.


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