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Are anyone in a 4x4 thinking Nordkaap Dec 08

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I live here in Oslo, Norway.
I was wondering if any 4x4 groups, persons, are thinking about going the full way up to Nordkaap this winter in all the snow.

I have christmas break from say 20th December until around Monday 5th January.

I would think about joining a convoy, as it would be rather snowy up that way.

I am not sure it would be safe for bikes to drive on such icy roads, but who knows.
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Possible for bikes? yes ! safe? err not really, but damn good fun!

trelleborg tyres with spikes and some proper kit would certainly make it feasible.

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Bikes most welcome!
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I wasn't thinking of doing a trip like this this year but I might be interested in taking the 4x4 as long as I can bring a sledge along.
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Interesting! I was just thinking of a quick up-and-down in roughly the same period in our 2cv. I first thought about taking the bikes, but I have no experience whatsoever riding in icy conditions. I might as well learn though :-)

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daft as it might sound, a 2cv would not be a bad machine for such a trip, narrow spiked tyres, light weight, aircooled.....
only issue would be keeping the windscreen ice free!
you could drive whilst in a sleeping bag
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Interesting! I was just thinking of a quick up-and-down in roughly the same period in our 2cv. I first thought about taking the bikes, but I have no experience whatsoever riding in icy conditions. I might as well learn though :-)

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