Literally within minutes from the downtown core you can leave the city behind and enjoy both quiet country tarmac and remote wilderness gravel roads. This cycling ecosystem has inspired a new style of riding where normal daily rides combine both asphalt and gravel, be it 70/30 one day and 30/70 the next.
Recently we’ve grown fond of long-distance adventuring on two wheels, roaming Norway’s awesome landscapes near and far. Oslo has a growing commuter movement too, yet Osloites turn to a faster, more capable bike as opposed to a traditional commuter due to longer commutes and challenging weather conditions year round. As it turns out, the ideal bike for all of this is strikingly similar.