Category Archives: Norway

I’m New To Bicycle Touring. Is It Easy To Get Started?

First Bike Tour - Advice

Bicycle touring is an activity that almost anyone can do. Young people, old people, poor people, rich people, disabled people, men, women, children, and even people who have never ridden a bicycle before can go bicycle touring! – You can go bicycle touring too!  Since 2007, I have not only been traveling all around […]

Bicycle Touring in Sweden, Finland and Norway – 15 Important Things You Need To Know

Sabine and Jens Kunze of Fahrradnomaden

Sweden, Finland and Norway are the three most northern countries in all of Europe… and these Nordic nations also happen to be three of the best places of go bicycle touring in the world. I know that Sweden, Finland and Norway are great bicycle touring destinations because I’ve spent more than seven months of my […]

Cycling to the North Cape in Nordkapp, Norway

Darren Alff kneeling next to his Big Agnes Copper Spur UL 1 tent and Co-Motion Cycles Siskiyou touring bicycle in Sweden

During the summer of 2017, I flew from Los Angeles, California (in the United States) to Umeå, Sweden (in northern Europe) and began cycling to the North Cape in Nordkapp, Norway. Along the way, I passed through three different Nordic countries (Sweden, Finland and Norway), camped in my tent each and every night of the […]

My 2017 Bike Tour In Sweden, Norway & Finland

Pitching a tent on a bike tour

It’s time to announce the plans for my 2017 bike tour in Sweden, Norway and Finland! This summer I will be participating in a three-month long cycling adventure in some of Europe’s most northerly places – many of which are high above the Arctic Circle, where the sun never sets during the summer months and […]

The Magical Lofoten Islands Bike Tour With Discover Norway

The Lofoten Islands is a world-famous archipelago stretching out into the Atlantic Ocean in northern Norway. Known for its massive mountains and stunning scenery, this Arctic oasis in northern Scandinavia is a mecca for individuals wishing to tour one of the most beautiful destinations in the world. While it’s possible to come to the Lofoten […]

Discover Norway on the Arctic Coast Cycling Tour

Tromso, Norway

Come and experience the thrill and wonder of Arctic Norway on the Arctic Coast Cycling Tour with local tour company, Discover Norway. 300 kilometers (186 miles) north of the Arctic Circle is a magical little city situated on an island covered with old wooden houses and surrounded by deep arctic waters and high glacial mountains. […]

Why I Quit My Bike Tour

Tired and quitting

After completing my recent 2016 bike tour across Portugal, Spain, France, Andorra, Norway and Sweden, I flew back to the United States and some have you have been asking, “Darren, why did you quit your bike after only three months?” After all, many of my previous bicycle touring expeditions have been much longer. Seven months, […]

Biking Across Norway & Sweden – Videos From A Scandinavian Cycling Adventure

sweden and norway bike tour

I had been in Norway for nearly two whole months at this point… but I still had another week of cycling in front of me before my Scandinavian bike tour would be over. I had spent a week cycling across Sweden and southern Norway with Pablo and Ana and their dog Hippie. I had spent […]

Photos From My Bike Ride Across Norway & Sweden

norway bridge with sunset orange and blue sky

After two-and-a-half weeks of rest and relaxation in this Sula island vacation home, I packed up my  touring bicycle, pedaled out of the drive way, and began my 10-day self-supported bicycle tour across Norway and Sweden. I had to leave super early on the first day, so I was super tired as I left the […]

Cycle Across Norway On The Fjord Cycling Route Bike Tour

fjord cycling route bike tour

Follow along in this new videos series from Bicycle Touring Pro as Darren Alff and Katelyn Miller cycle across western Norway on the self-guided Fjord Cycling Route Bike Tour! My friend Katelyn flew from the Netherlands to join me for a week of cycling in Norway on the Fjord Cycling Route Bike Tour with a […]

Why Is Norway So Awesome? – Two Friends Cycle Across Norway To Find Out

bicycle touring in norway

Rob had been to Norway at least two times before, but when he heard that I was planning to cycle across Norway on a self-supported bicycle tour of my own, he quickly volunteered to join me on the trip (and I was happy to have him come along). Rob and I first met in 2012 […]

Amazing Cycling Tour of Norway (VIDEO SERIES): You’re Going To Love Episode #4

norway cycling documentary

Get ready for a cycling experience like no other! Get ready for a tour of Norway by bicycle! Bicycle Touring Pro invites you on a memorable 10-day bike tour across fjord Norway with Discover-Norway.com. During this incredible Scandinavian cycling holiday you’ll cycle across scenic vistas, cruise past hundreds of gushing waterfalls, zip downhill to the […]