Road frame build kits


Our road bike frame kits come in threes frame types.

  • Standard road bike, perfect for long distancing riding.
  • Hybrid kit is a cross with MTB and road bike, so more relaxed riding and some light trails.
  • Track frame is design for speed so for short dashes around town at speed or for on a track.

Sizes we offer a Small, Medium, Large and XL, click the size to see what frame will suit you.

Choosing components. The frames are designed to have maximum compatibility so if you want a simple single speed bike or fully geared bike with disc brakes then the frame will work for all options.

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Road Frame Kit

  • Track, Hybrid and Road options.
  • Excellent stiffness and natural vibration damping.
  • Compatible with caliper and disc brakes.
  • Head tube suitable for tapered and straight steered.
  • Modular interchangeable dropouts for derailleur, hub gear, single speed, thru-axle.

How long does it take to make

Allow 2 days to build the frame at a leisurely pace.

Components can be purchased through us or at your local bike shop, or you can use a donor bike.

Easy to build at home

  • Whether you follow our standardized frame blueprints and build manuals with videos.
  • There’s no faster or more economical way to build a bike a custom bike
  • We’ll give you all the support you need, including our 1 year frame warranty.
  • Our kits are proven – check out our social media to see hundreds completed builds
  • For ages, 12 +

Support we offer.

1. clear, concise manuals.

2. online videos.

3. 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]


Size Guide

Weight8 kg
Dimensions70 × 30 × 20 cm

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

Road, Hybrid, Track

What’s included
Part Qty
Bamboo tubes (with spares) 10
A0, full size blueprint 1
Aluminum 44mm head tube 1
Aluminum seat-sleeve for 27.2mm seat post 1
Standard 68mm English threaded bottom bracket shell 1
Modular dropouts with options for 3 fittings – QR, 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 pack for bottle mounts and cable runs 1

Tools needed
Tool Qty
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
Pencil 1
Measuring tape 1
Electrical tape 2 rolls
Disposable gloves 5 pairs
Strong scissors 1
Brown paper/newspaper 1
Plastic cup (for mixing epoxy) 2
Paint brush ~40mm wide (for mixing and applying epoxy) 1

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