02 | Young Sweet 15 and 50cc

During the years, I had been thinking over and over about that night in August 1970 when Valdemars Solifer Export moped escaped from my hands after hitting the full moon-sized pit. In fact, I checked out the crater 2 days later and it was not any bigger than a size of a half football. But in the dark, without any driving experience and blood full of adrenalin, it felt as big as the Grand Canyon or something similar to that! Valdemar did not get too upset even though Magnus and I borrowed his moped without permission. Actually, he did not get upset at all!

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Peter Ruotsalo
01 | My first connection to horsepower!

I start from the year 1961... it was the year when Barak Obama and I were born! Obama in Hawai, USA and I in Ostrobotnia, Finland on the 21st of May 1961. My mother and father met first time just 9 months earlier at the Kokkola dance hall. I am a fruit of young hot love!

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Peter Ruotsalo