The Arctic Race of Norway starts for the 1st time from Engenes. From Thursday 10th to Sunday 13th of August, the 5th Arctic Race of Norway included 4 stages for a total length of 687 kilometers. And here are the 'Best Images' from the Norwegian race.
Fortified by the popular success enjoyed by the first edition of the Arctic Race of Norway and the presence of more than 150,000 cycling enthusiasts along the roadsides of the North in 2013, this year the event will again be offering the opportunity to enjoy the Norwegian landscapes, which provide an exceptional setting for all types of cycling and all types of cyclists. As a result, the finest roads of northern Norway will once again be open to enthusiasts of all ages.
Aug 12, 2013 - There is no shortage of race action at the moment and as usual we bring you every pedal stroke from Spain, the US, Norway, France and Belgium. As well as looking back we also preview the Eneco Tour which kicks off today. Get a very large coffee and settle back for a full EuroTrash Monday, but don’t laugh too much at Mr. Tinkov!
The Belkin Pro Cycling Team hoped to cash in on its aggressive racing style during the week in today’s final stage of the Arctic Race of Norway, but Paul Martens came up centimetres short of the win. Norwegian ThorHushovd won the stage and overall classification in Harstad. Martens placed fifth overall. Lars Petter Nordhaug, ensuring that the team of Michiel Elijzen did not go home empty-handed, claimed the mountain jersey.
Thor Hushovd of the BMC Racing Team overtook Paul Martens (Belkin Pro Cycling Team) in an uphill dash to the finish Sunday to win the final stage of the Arctic Race of Norway and capture the overall title of the first-year race in his home country.