10:00 CEST

Today’s ride is the longest of the journey at 112km, riding past the Riddu Riđđu Festival which Yann will be playing at tomorrow.

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Lionel, with his pulled knee, sat out the ride but travelled with the camera crew so didn’t miss the beautiful Fjord-side ride. The constant sunlight (it’s as bright at 1am as it is as 1pm) is really starting to play with everyone’s body clocks. It’s difficult to know when to feel tired, and when to go to sleep – only the long distances on the bike really put the team to sleep at the end of the day.

13:00 CEST

People are following the Cycle Norway journey online all around the world, but those following from Norway can really get involved. It turns out one of the best ways to have a coffee with Yann Tiersen is to hang out a sign and mention you have Lefse, a traditional Norwegian pancake.

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Thank you to Simon and Anita for their hospitality.

19:00 CEST

Today’s ride finished up in the tiny village of Nordkjosbotn. About 500 people live here, and it’s a good place to stop before spending the day at the Riddu Riđđu Festival.

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No riding tomorrow. The team will be visiting the festival site, performing at 17:00 CEST and then staying on site in a traditional Sami tent.

July 10, 2015