Last night the Cycle Norway team stayed overnight in a traditional Sami tent at the amazing Riddu Riđđu Festival. It was big enough for everyone to sleep in one space together, with a central fire, and reindeer skins on the floor for comfort.

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Nik, our cycle tour manager, demonstrates the skills required to be the Yann Tiersen Cycle Norway tour manager. Driving, booking, organising, and starting wood fires in the festival tent to make the morning coffee.

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Today’s ride is a 77km trip taking the team into Tromsø, the first and only large town of the journey.

Updates throughout the day.

July 12, 2015