Finally!

IMG_5796 Originally uploaded by Truls. After three months of planning the excavator turned up this morning. Two big threes are now gone and the surface layer will be removed tomorrow. That means that drilling and blasting could be done by the end of the week. The timing was perfect since the building permit popped into […]

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Finally!

Workshop Originally uploaded by Truls. Later this week the contractors will start to work on the foundation. Fanastic! The building will be delivered on my door in modules just before easter – which means that I know what I’ll be doing for easter this year. Happy today!

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Another fit-bike

Basso Fit Bike stem/top-tube adjustment Originally uploaded by Truls. Oslo Sportslager (the local high-end dealer of road bikes) had a really nice Fit Bike in their attic untill I picked it up friday night. I’ve been trying to get my hands on this finely designed piece of equipment for almost three years, and when they […]

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Workshop – final look

Workshop – final look Originally uploaded by Truls. The plans for the workshop was finalized about a week-and-a-half ago (just before I went to Podgorica for work) and it seems like the building permit should be done in about a month. The final look of the workshop is a wee bit different than originally planned […]

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Happy New Year!

IMG_5235 Originally uploaded by Truls. The holidays have been busy but great. We’ve finally moved into the house and I’ve managed to squeeze in a couple of rides (one of them on my road bike – and it turned out that there was a good layer of ice on the road! Scary!). Took the single […]

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Farewell Oslo

Farewell Oslo Originally uploaded by Truls. This is our last day as citizens of Oslo. Tonight will be our last night. Tomorrow we move out of the city which has been my home for 16 years. It’s a weird feeling. I really love this city, but I’m longing for a walk in the garden in […]

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Ikea-packrat

DSC00878.JPG Originally uploaded by Truls. Remodeling the new house is speeding up now (it better!) – We’re moving the 15th. Turned out that I had to pick up the kitchen myself (alone!) at Ikea yesterday evening. That was not a pleasant experience (I really hate beeing at that place). Carried app. 700 kilos two times. […]

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ToolsRus

IMG_4729 Originally uploaded by Truls. Well… Where should I start… Hmm… I’ve been looking for a lathe for some time and I knew the local british sportscar workshop had a nice small (relative) Swedish-made Torshälla late standing there unused. So last week I dropped by the workshop to say hi and it turned out that […]

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Getting the perfect fit

fit_jig_1 Originally uploaded by Truls. The process of moving and building the new workshop is taking up most of my time these days, but I did manage to find something I’ve been looking for for some time today: A proper fit-jig! BikeCad Pro is great for drawing frames and figuring out fit, but to get […]

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JFW Workshop

JFW Workshop Originally uploaded by Truls. After going through a number of alternatives in regards to a new workshop location I’ve decided to check out the possibilites for building a dedicated workshop on our new property. 40 square meters will be roomy enough for all my tooling + some more that I’m planning to aquire […]

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