January 29, 2021

 

 

 

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A NORWEGIAN 3-DAY WINTER ADVENTURE

At GripGrab we are riders ourselves, and we love to ride our bikes.
Employees and directors represent a wide variety rider types from performance-oriented riders to everyday commuters.
In our “WINTER BIKEPACKING” movie, three of our more adventurous employees set out to explore the Norwegian winter landscape.
On the first day of their ride, leaving Oslo and heading for the mountains,
they find themselves in a snowstorm that only gets stronger as darkness falls.

 

 

Winter Bikepacking Cycling Adventure

 

 

RIDING ESSENTIALS

TIM, TORE and MARTIN were using a wide range of the GripGrab essentials for staying comfortable during their Norwegian adventure. Here´s their favourite choices of gear.

 

 

Nordic Windproof Deep Winter Lobster Gloves
Arctic Waterproof Deep Winter Shoe Cover  
Multifunctional Thermal Fleece Neck Warmer  

 

 

Windproof Winter Cycling Cap
Merino Polyfibre Long Sleeve Base Layer  
Merino Winter Sock  


 

 

 

EXPERIENCES MADE DURING THE TRIP

 

Tim

For my next ride in cold conditions, I would definitely bring a thermos.
Being able to enjoy a hot drink in snowy conditions, is something  I would consider a real treat.


 

Martin

I would bring a smaller camera!
I like the Canon 1Dx as I know it will never fail, but it is a huge camera to bring on a bikepacking trip. With the excellent mirrorless cameras on the market, I would have loved bringing a Fuji X-pro 3 for example.



Tore

This being my first venture into bikepacking, I think I made one of the classic beginner mistakes – I brought way too much stuff! I had spare pants, spare shoes, way too many spares, and by shaving that off, I could have left my backpack at home, which was a bit of a pain to carry around. Frame bag and saddle bag is the way to go! 

 

 

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ASK THE RIDERS

 

If you have further questions about the gear, route or the ride, please get in touch via support@gripgrab.com and ask for Tim, Tore or Martin. 

 

 

Winter Bikepacking Cycling Adventure

The ride in Norway took place in January 2019.

 

winter bikepacking Norway cycling adventure

 

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