Around Norway is an unsupported bike packing event!

The event Starts in Oslo on July 4th 2020 at 3pm.

Finish of the event is also in Oslo!
Latest official finish is on 19th of July at 6pm!

Distance of the Around Norway is close to 3250km.
Elevation gain is close to 38000m!


1. Riders must complete the full course from start to finish.

2. Riders must be fully self-supported.

3. No Drafting at any time.

4. Riders must follow the local laws at any time.

5. All bikes have to pass a check up before the start.

6. Riders are required to use a provided Tracker.

7. No prize money.


The Route is around 3250 kilometers and has a elevation gain of around 38000meters.
It will lead you to the most scenic places in Norway.
Start and Finish will be in Oslo. The Route will be ridden clockwise.

Route Option 01: Lysefjord:
If you dont want to ride around the Lysefjord and better spent some time on a boat here is a chance 😉
(more Details in the ferry section of the manual)

Route Option 02: Vinstra:
Route option two is a 23 kilometer “shortcut“ with less traffic.
The “Option Route Vinstra“ includes a 40 kilometer light gravel section.
Both options are beautiful with its own character. Its your choice!

4 Ferries On Route (more Details in the manual)

Highlights of the Route:


Lysebotn climb / Lysefjord

Highest pass in Norway (Gaupne – Lom)

Atlantic Highway



Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim

Final gpx will be published in May 2020
Do not expect major changes for the final route in May!

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Start and Finish - OSLO

Start of the event will be close to the City Hall in Oslo.

Finish of the event will be at the Opera House in Oslo.

Sign up location will be the Peloton bar/cafe.


Gaupne – Lom



Atlantic Coast Road



REGISTER 2020 (Canceled)


When and How much is the Registration?

Early Bird Registration!

Early Bird Registration opens September, 1st 2019 and closes December, 30th 2019

Fee for Early Bird Registration Solo and Pair category is 210 Euro.

For the pair category both riders have to register and pay. Please tell us your riding partner.

Late Registration!

Late Registration opens January, 1st 2020 and closes May, 12th 2020

Fee for Late Registration Solo and Pair category is 250 Euro.

For the pair category both riders have to register and pay. Please tell us your riding partner.

What you get for the fee:

The Route in form of a gpx file

Tracking site

Tracker for the duration of the event

Official event cap

Optional Bag drop during the event!

Pictures we make during the event (can`t guarantee we have yours but we will try)

Welcome at the finish!

Publishing individual times on our website!

Refund policy:

60,- Euro refund until May, 12th 2020
After May 12th 2020 no refund!

If you already have an Adventure Bike Racing Account go directly to the EVENT SIGN UP in the top menu!
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Riders 2020




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Can you see the road? 😍 #bikepackingaroundnorway #trollstigen ...

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Small Chat during Around Norway with Arne! Was good to see him happy despite the non stopping rain that day! 😊 #bikepackingaroundnorway ...

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First finisher around Norway Samuel Thompson! Amazing effort!
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Last fjell and highest altitude of the event! #bikepackingaroundnorway ...

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Around Norway

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Final stretch before the last big climb! 😍 #bikepackingaroundnorway ...

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Around Norway

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Anja and Christian in good spirits during Around Norway 2019 ❤️ #bikepackingaroundnorway ...

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On top of Trollstigen!

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Illumination at the Hardanger Bridge!
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Samuel Thompson during AroundNorway 2019 at Trollstigen!


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Around Norway 2020
Early Registration ends Dec 30th

All info here:
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The road to Lysebotn, wet and windy today but still worth the effort. #cyclingshots #cyclingphotos #bikepackingaroundnorway #bikepacking #apidura #cannondalesynapse #rapha_europe #fromwhereweride ...

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Norway is testing me with hard winds, rain and 3 degrees c. But still a stunning landscape. #fromwhereweride #bikepackingaroundnorway #bikepacking #cannondalesynapse #apidura #cyclingshots #outsideisfree ...

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Dagens möte, Fredrika Ek och Mathias rullar på på färjan efter en övernattning i minusgrader! Rutin saknas inte 😄#bikepackingaroundnorway #bikepacking #ultralightbikepacking #fromwhereweride #outsideisfree ...

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Samuel Thompson, United Kingdom  // 10D // 0H // 7M

Stijn Planckaert, Belgium // 12D // 17H // 28M

Viggo Vea, Norway // 13D // 3H // 7M

Adrien Cartier, France // 13D // 17H // 58M

Mindaugas Kasieta, Lithuania // 14D // 2H // 30M

Arne Fredlund, Norway // 14D // 7H // 25M


Paul Albaek, Denmark // dnf

Peter Wöhler, Germany // dnf


Anja Marwitz, Germany // 14D // 23H // 31M

Christian Buddecke, Germany // 14D // 23H // 31M


Dimitrios Mavropoulos, Greece // dnf

Evangelos Axiotis, Greece // dnf

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