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Planning for 2017

Mrs W is out at a Christmas party and Junior is now fast asleep, so I have some time to start looking into the proposed cycle tour for 2017.  The brief I set myself was to find a route which … Continue reading

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Fjords Tour (SfSS) – 7th (final) day

Day 7: Nr. Nordfjordied to Nr. Maloy – 37 miles (plus 5 miles the following morning) Around five years ago I / we stopped going on holidays for a fortnight and went instead for week blocks but more often.  Days … Continue reading

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Fjords Tour (SfSS) – Day 6

Day 6 – Byrkjelo to near Nordfjordeid – 42 miles A dry start to the day and also a mostly downhill route along the E39 to the shore of Briemsvetnet which afforded glorious views of the 1000 metre peaks on … Continue reading

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Fjords Tour (SfSS) – Day 5

Day 5 –Forde to Byrkjelo– 30 miles (rain shortened play!) Some days on a cycle tour are about getting from A to B, with the ride from B to C what you are really looking forward to. This should have … Continue reading

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Fjords Tour (SfSS) – Day 4

Day 4 –Ortnevik to Forde– 33 miles Packing up was quick and easy after a night in a cabin, and the ride to the Ferry was all downhill. The morning started dry, but seemed very windy. Just how much so … Continue reading

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Fjords Tour (SfSS) – Day 3

Day 3 – Botn to Ortnevik – 48 miles Fabulous, fabulous, fabulous! Today was a day which we have been anticipating for many months. We prayed that today we would have sunshine, and God did not disappoint us. Our route … Continue reading

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Fjords Tour (SfSS) – Day 2

Day 2 – Manger to Botn – 46 miles Today was about covering ground to get us to the shore of Sognefjord, but proved a pleasant ride nonetheless. It was Sunday and the roads were really quiet – although another … Continue reading

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Searching for Slartibartfasts Signature – A seven day cycle tour of the Norwegian Fjords

Day 1  – Bergen to Nr. Manger – 35 miles A long long time ago, in a sixth form college far far away a friend of mine introduced me the writing of Douglas Adams. Those familiar with the Hitchhikers Guide … Continue reading

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‘bent over the Pennines 5th and Final Day : Holmfirth to Ilam – 60 miles

Life has rather got in the way of blogging, so the conclusion of my tour notes has been somewhat delayed. For this, dear reader, I apologise. However the distractions have all been good ones! When I left off I had … Continue reading

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