the classic road bike…..
- Designed for out and out speed
- Equally at home on club runs or for a longer commute
- Excellent stiffness and natural vibration damping
- Compatible with caliper and disc brakes
- Modular interchangeable dropouts for deralliuer, hub gear, single speed, thru-axle.
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 a night owl, you could build over 5 evenings!
Components can be purchased through us or at your local bike shop, or you can 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! We’ll give you all the support you need, including 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, 12 – 100+
supported while you build.
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]
|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|
|Custom brewed Bamboo Beer||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|
All measurements in mm
|ROAD BIKE||Small||Medium||Large||Extra Large|
|A. Seat Tube – Center to Top||mm||500mm||530mm||560mm||590mm|
|B. Seat Tube – Center to Center||mm||450mm||480mm||510mm||540mm|
|C. Top Tube||mm||530mm||545mm||565mm||585mm|
|D. Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||74.5°||73.5°||72°||72°|
|E. Head Tube Angle||Degrees||72.5°||72.5°||73°||73.5°|
|F. Chainstay Length||mm||405mm||408mm||408mm||410mm|
|G. Head Tube||mm||125mm||150mm||150mm||180mm|
|I. Bottom Bracket Drop||mm||68mm||68mm||68mm||68mm|
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