A nice fleamarket-find

dunlop_pump Originally uploaded by Truls. Last year we spent a week in Copenhagen (I worked) and while there we did the usual browsing of fleamarkets. At one of the large ones at Amager I found a nice Campa rear wheel (now my primary reference-wheel when building) and an old brass Dunlop pump. It’s been sitting […]

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12 hours in the workshop

IMG_3173 Originally uploaded by Truls. At last I was able to get a full day in the workshop last sunday. Three frames and two forks are now just a few hours from going to the painter. Had a really good time and got to test out some new brazing material that I got from Henry […]

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A visit at Keirin Cafe in Berlin

IMG_2799 Originally uploaded by Truls. Elisabeth and I had the good fortune to spend four days alone while Sofie, our 1,5 year old daughter, got to spend some quality time with her grandparents. This was the first visit to Berlin for both of us, and I was’nt that excited about it when we planned it […]

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Nice ride in the mountains

hovden_haukeli Originally uploaded by Truls. Had the best ride of the year this last saturday. 30 kilometers into the mountains and back. With a killer climb at the start at 12-15% for 3 km. Fantastic!

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Bikes, beer and _good_ vibes!

IMG_1955 Originally uploaded by Truls. It was’nt only bikes and beer on saturday. It was fiddle-playing as well!

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Immersed in bikes and beer

IMG_1962 Originally uploaded by Truls. The local bikestore threw a 25th anniversary party this saturday. Beer, BBQ and bikes. Truly an amazing collection of both people and bikes.

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It’s in the shop!

IMG_1641 Originally uploaded by Truls. -Honestly, driving with 1000 kilogrammes of steel on a trailer is one of the scariest things I’ve ever done. But we got it safely to Oslo yesterday and with good help from Trond at BrÃ¥ten Bil (local sportscar workshop) and their forklift we managed to hoist it into place in […]

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I have a mill!

IMG_1618 Originally uploaded by Truls. Yepp, a TOS FN22 from 1965. Complete with all the nice oddities that machines like these came with (tiltable/rotateable table, fixed table, slotting head, standard milling head, highspeed milling head, divider head with support and all the collets needed). It’s around a 1000 kilos, so I was’nt able to get […]

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Nice finds at the market

IMG_1438 Originally uploaded by Truls. A good day at the fleamarket a few days ago: A bunch of wooden file-handles, over 20 new files (high quality German ones), a good quality Eskildstuna 0-25mm micrometer, a Mauser caliper, a cute Spitzy model engine, a tiny Elga torch (never seen that brand in that size before), a […]

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A shipment of good stuff

philwood_sweetness Originally uploaded by Truls. Just got a shipment from the nice guys over at Phil Wood in California. Perfect finish as allways. It’s like a few hundred grams of Pre-war Italian sportscar engine parts. Totally dedicated, fantastic finish and performance that just says vroooooom. Ace! Oh. All Phil Wood products are now available. Deliverytime […]

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