Volcano strands Arvesen on North Sea oil rig

Team Sky's Kurt Asle Arvesen may have the most unusual travel and cycling experience of all the riders delayed by Volcano Eyjafjallajökul. Last Wednesday he flew by helicopter to an oil rig 200 kilometres off the coast of Norway to give a lecture and spinning demonstration to the workers stationed there, however, the subsequent closure of European airspace prevented his flight home on Thursday.

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