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by sprintster
Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Your Best Touring Set-up
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Re: Your Best Touring Set-up

IMG_20180707_200429.jpg As well as touring on my bike I do a lot of hillwalking and wild camping so I know all about travelling light but I'm now a convert to a trailer after doing 4k miles this summer to Norway. The luxury of being able to carry a decent sized tent, double airbed, comfy chairs, bb...
by sprintster
Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: Arctic Circle, Norway.
Replies: 28
Views: 5371

Re: Artic Circle, Norway.

qcnr wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:51 am
Looks like you had a nice time. Shame you missed the best part of Norway though ;) :D
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We didn't have time to go further north. There's talk of a ferry starting up again from Scotland direct to Norway so hopefully be back again without spending 6 days getting there and back. :)
by sprintster
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: Arctic Circle, Norway.
Replies: 28
Views: 5371

Re: Artic Circle, Norway.

Day 14 and 15.Back to IJmuiden and a decent run home up the A68 and Glenshee. 4046 miles. The old girl did us proud with no more than a blown headlight bulb and a lost nut from my centre stand. An amazing trip! :D
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by sprintster
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: Arctic Circle, Norway.
Replies: 28
Views: 5371

Re: Artic Circle, Norway.

Day 13: The 400 mile slog back through the hell of German roadworks to Bremen.
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by sprintster
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: Arctic Circle, Norway.
Replies: 28
Views: 5371

Re: Artic Circle, Norway.

Day 12:The ferry doesn't get into Hirtshals until 7:15 pm so it's just a night there.
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by sprintster
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: Arctic Circle, Norway.
Replies: 28
Views: 5371

Re: Artic Circle, Norway.

Day 11:We head down the E40 to catch the ferry from Langesund tomorrow. Get caught in a thunderstorm on the way, the first rain we've had all the way. IMG_20180717_111332.jpg A handy bus stop for lunch out of the rain. IMG_20180717_122702.jpg And that's Norway done and dusted, just 1.5 hours to the ...
by sprintster
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: Arctic Circle, Norway.
Replies: 28
Views: 5371

Re: Artic Circle, Norway.

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by sprintster
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: Arctic Circle, Norway.
Replies: 28
Views: 5371

Re: Artic Circle, Norway.

Day 10:Our shortest day yet, only about 170 miles to Aurland but what a day! Blown away by the scenery again and 30c!
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by sprintster
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: Arctic Circle, Norway.
Replies: 28
Views: 5371

Re: Artic Circle, Norway.

Day 9:I'm glad we took the coast road up as we head down past Trondheim back into the mountains.
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by sprintster
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: Arctic Circle, Norway.
Replies: 28
Views: 5371

Re: Artic Circle, Norway.

Day 8: 300 miles back down the E6 to another nice, quite site just north of Trondheim.
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