gravel, adventure…..bamboo does it all
- Geometry tuned for speed and stable off-road handling
- Excellent stiffness and natural frame damping
- Available with 135mm and Boost 148mm spacing
- Compatible with caliper and disc brakes
- Standard 1 1/8″ or 44m, tapered head tube
- Modular interchangeable dropouts for all ride styles and hub options
Designed and perfected over 6 years by our team of engineers, our kits are simple to make and give reliable, dependable bikes you can be sure will stand up to years of abuse!
time to make…
Allow 2 days to build the frame at a leisurely pace. If you’re pushing it can be completed in 1 day. Or alternatively build over 5 evenings.
Components can be purchased through us or at your local bike shop. Or use a donor bike.
why it’s great to build your own!
1 – whether you follow our standardized frame blueprints or go custom for a perfect fit, you’ll be building your own truly unique bike.
2 – there’s no faster or more economical way to build a bike!
3 – join the club! all the support you need, and our 1 year frame warranty.
4 – our kits are proven – check out our social media to see hundreds of happy club members and their bikes.
5 – for all ages from 12 – 100+
supported while you build.
1. clear, concise manuals.
2. online videos.
2. expert help.
We’re always on hand to give expert advice or just a bit of encouragement! You can reach us on:
- telephone: +44 330 330 9025
- skype: bamboobicycleclub
- facebook: /bamboobicycle
- twitter: @bamboobicycle
- e-mail: [email protected]
|Bamboo tubes (with spares)||10|
|A0, full size blueprint||1|
|Aluminum tapered head tube||1|
|Aluminium seat-sleeve for 27.2mm seat post||1|
|Standard 68mm english threaded bottom bracket shell||1|
|Modular dropouts with options for 3 fittings – standard vertical, standard horizontal or 12mm thru-axle. Custom designed dropouts are available||2|
|Flax fibre webbing for lugs||1|
|Glue for tacking||1|
|Epoxy resin and hardener||1|
|Instruction manuals – Workmanship Guide, Introduction and Set-up, Step by Step build guide + online videos||1|
|Custom developed bamboo bike jig and fittings||1|
|Sandpaper and sanding tube||1|
|Finishing packs for bottle mounts and cable runs||1|
|Stanley knife or similar||1|
|Sandpaper, 80 grit||1 pack|
|Wood saw, a tenon saw is ideal||1|
|Drill, plus 10mm, 8mm bits||1|
|Masking tape, 50mm wide||1 roll|
|Electrical tape||2 rolls|
|Disposable gloves||5 pairs|
|Plastic cup (for mixing epoxy)||2|
|Paint brush ~40mm wide (for mixing and applying epoxy)||1|
|Seat Tube – Center to Virtual Top||mm||530mm||550mm||570mm||590mm|
|Head Tube Angle||Degrees||71°||72°||72°||72°|
|Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||73.5°||73.5°||73.5°||73.5°|
|Bottom Bracket Drop||mm||65mm||65mm||65mm||65mm|
Learn to build a bamboo bike! Join a workshop or build at home.
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