Projects that take longer time than expected…

650b in the fixture Originally uploaded by Johnsen Frameworks. Here is my 650b in the fixture. This was a project I started out with in may last year, but due to a number of things it was put on hold until now. It’s designed around a 130mm White Brothers fork and the frame is a […]

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RM Blizzard brought back to life

RM Blizzard brought back to life Originally uploaded by Johnsen Frameworks. I did finally find some time to finish up this Rocky Mountain Blizzard that needed to be updated to disc brakes. A fairly standard operation by now (I must have done nearly 20), but this one had a small variation that I tested on […]

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Morning coffee – Spring _is_ here!

Morning coffee – Spring _is_ here! Originally uploaded by Johnsen Frameworks. It’s warm enough to enjoy my morning coffee in the sun today (allthough I am sitting in the doorway). Should hit about 13 celcius today (that’s mid fifties for you imperials). The river below the house is going high these days. A lot of […]

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Got a TIG welder

Lincoln/Norweld Tig 181 Originally uploaded by Johnsen Frameworks. Despite all the other stuff that goes on right now, I managed to squeze in a trip down the coast to pick up a Lincoln/Norweld TIG machine the other day. These machines (TIG 180, 181, 182) where made by Norweld a small coastal town called Stavern in […]

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Decals are ready

Decals are ready Originally uploaded by Johnsen Frameworks. For those of you who follows my flickr-stream as well, this is old news (well, two days old at least). I picked up my new decals on tuesday. Three variations of the logo in two sizes + two sizes of the headbadge. They turned out pretty darn […]

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The workstand is finally operative

The workstand is finally operative Originally uploaded by Johnsen Frameworks. Today an envelope with parts for my workstand turned up in my mailbox. And finally I can use my workstand. That was one of many projects that where just “hanging” for a while, but now that’s done. Another thing that turned up in the mail […]

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It’s December allready!

01.12.2008 Originally uploaded by Johnsen Frameworks. It’s 07.24 AM the 19th of December when I’m writing this. Elisabeth and Sofie are still sleeping. I have fresh coffee and radio. It’s dark outside. Up here in the north we’re basically at the darkest time of year right now (it turns in a few days), and we […]

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Egeland putting it straight

Ex head of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Jan Egeland was interviewed by the most serious of our Norwegian newspapers (Aftenposten) yesterday. As some of you might know, Norway is a big oil exporter and have thus profited a lot on the high oil prices that we experience these days. Egeland […]

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I’m here!

Sweathy! Originally uploaded by Johnsen Frameworks. I’ve been to busy to build to get time to post here lately. Things are chugging along at a speed I wish was a tad higher. Should have finished my own frame by this week, but that seems out of the question at the moment. But I will have […]

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A visit to Montenegro

IMG_6635 Originally uploaded by Johnsen Frameworks. Just came back from a 5-day trip to Montenegro tonight. It’s the second time I’m there in three weeks, and the country is really starting to grow on me. A fantastic coast, great food, good beer and wine and spectacular mountains. And everything (the coast and the mountains, that […]

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