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When pedal comes to shove on a dirt track and a steep one at that  

When pedal comes to shove on a dirt track and a steep one at that

Oh cruel cruel (but amazing too!) Norway, but I made it to Stavanger and a cycle race

June 16th 2008
I made it to Stavanger! The cycling in Norway has been tough, to say the very least! Looking at the map I figured that the south would be the easy part seeing as the terrain wasn't even barely hitting the first contour at 300m. Well it turns out that the south of Norway is a huge mass of 299m mountains and I yo-yoed my way for 4 hard days to Stavanger when the direct motorway route is only 250km. ... read more
Europe » Norway » Western Norway » Stavanger

Norwegian Flag Two centuries of Viking raids into Europe tapered off following the adoption of Christianity by King Olav TRYGGVASON in 994. Conversion of the Norwegian kingdom occurred over the next several decades. In 1397, Norway was absorbed into a union with De... ... read more
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Tot: 0.095s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 8; qc: 13; dbt: 0.0074s; 13; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 2; ; mem: 6.4mb