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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Another “Frankenhub” done

A while ago I did a neat conversion of a 160mm Chris King Tandem axle to a 150mm bolt through for 12mm axle. A series of shots of the process can be seen here. Then another axle turned up from the deep woods of Sweden last week, and i gave it the same treatment. It […]

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Headbadge 99% done!

Christian Bloom have been working hard on the new logo- and headbadge design, and we’re almost there. I’d say we’re at 99%. And I’m totally stoked on the design. Can’t wait to put this on my bikes. The plan is to have the headbadge die-cast with enamel for that “classy” look we all like. Stay […]

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