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Follow Nordsjørittet Gravel Race

09/09/21
Jonas Orset

Saturday September 11th The Nordic Trailblazer is heading into Nordsjørittet - 91 kilometers of gravel from Egersund to Sandnes.

Nordsjørittet is one of the biggest mass cycling events in Norway, and has under a normal year up to 8000 participants. It follows beautiful paths along the coast on the South West of Norway, and I am really looking forward to the race.

It's a solid start field in the Allroad/CX group, and the competition will be strong, but I hope to be fighting for the win. I know parts of the route from when I was in Egersund 2017, and I remember it was quite narrow and some steep climbs.

It's not too many meters elevation, so it should be fast.

What: Nordsjørittet Gravel Race
Where: Rogaland, South West of Norway
Start/finish: Egersund
Distance: 56 miles - 91 km
Elevation gain: 770 meters
Date: September 11th 2021
Starting time: 10.45 AM CEST
Finishing time: aprox. 13.30 AM CEST
Racing speed: aprox. 32-33 kph.
Weather report: Light rain and light breeze from the south

Bike: Cannondale Topstone Carbon Lefty 1
Tires: WTB Beway 47/Venture 47 650b
Nutrition: Squeezy Sport Nutrition (Discount: 20% off (if buying more than kr 500) – Orset20 )
Race kit: CCN Sports
Helmet: Met Manta
Shoes: Fizik Terra Powerstrap X4
Computer: Wahoo ELMNT Roam
Chain lube: Muc Off

Nordsjørittet route

 

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LIVE TRACKER: Follow the live tracker from Saturday 11th on this link:

Live tracker Nordsjørittet

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