Off-Road Build Kit


A bamboo MTB frame is ideal to help smooth out bumps and reduce vibrations we offer the following kits,

  • 650B – Nimble for tight trails a great all rounder.
  • 29er – Large wheels for improved comfort over longer distances.
  • Fatbike – Super large wheels for sand and snow
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Product Description

MTB Hardtails

  • Hardtail 650b, 29er and fatbike.
  • Excellent stiffness and natural frame damping
  • Available with 135mm and Boost 148mm spacing
  • Compatible with hydraulic discs.
  • Tapered or 44mm head tube
  • Modular interchangeable dropouts for QR and 12mm thru Axle

Time to build

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.

Easy to build at home

  • Follow our standardized frame blueprints or alternative we do offer a custom fit option.
  • Fastest and most economical way to build a custom bike.
  • Our kits are proven method – check out our social media to see completed
  • For all ages from 12 +

Help that comes with kit.

1. clear, concise manuals.

2. online videos.

2. expert help.

We’re always on hand to give expert advice-

  • telephone: +44 330 330 9025
  • skype: bamboobicycleclub
  • facebook: /bamboobicycle
  • twitter: @bamboobicycle
  • e-mail: [email protected]


Extra information.

What’s included


Bamboo tubes (with spares)10
A0, full size blueprint1
Aluminum tapered head tube1
Aluminium seat-sleeve for 27.2mm seat post1
Standard 68mm english threaded bottom bracket shell1
Modular dropouts with options for 3 fittings – standard vertical, standard horizontal or 12mm thru-axle. Custom designed dropouts are available2
Flax fibre webbing for lugs1
Glue for tacking1
Epoxy resin and hardener1
Instruction manuals – Workmanship Guide, Introduction and Set-up, Step by Step build guide + online videos1
Custom developed bamboo bike jig and fittings1
Sandpaper and sanding tube1
Finishing packs for bottle mounts and cable runs1
Custom brewed Bamboo Beer1

Tools Needed

Stanley knife or similar1
Sandpaper, 80 grit1 pack
Wood saw, a tenon saw is ideal1
Drill, plus 10mm, 8mm bits1
Masking tape, 50mm wide1 roll
Measuring tape1
Electrical tape2 rolls
Disposable gloves5 pairs
Strong scissors1
Brown paper/newspaper
Plastic cup (for mixing epoxy)2



Additional Information


Small 157 – 170cm / 5′ 2″ – 5′ 7″, Medium 168 – 184cm/5′ 6″ – 6′ 0″, Large 180 – 193cm/5′ 11″ – 6′ 4″, XL 190 – 196cm/6′ 3″ – 6′ 5″

Type of Frame

650B, 29er, Fatbike

Frame Fittings

Seat tube = 27.2mm/31.6mm
Seat Clamp = 30mm/34mm
Heat set = 44mm tube for straight steer fork – Zerostack 1 1/8 Inch Headset
Upper = ZS44/28.6 Lower = ZS44/30
For tapered fork 44IETS – ZS44/28.6 | EC44/39.8

Bottom Bracket = English threaded 68mm
Dropout – Post mount disc brake. 10mm QR or 12mm 1.5 pitch thru-axle