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Home Build kit By Antoine

What made you decide to build a bamboo bike? I like bikes and riding them but most of all I love the potential that bikes have for being beautiful design objects. The simplicity and efficiency of a bike as a means of transport, makes it a very powerful medium to generate emotion, and I guess […]

“The joy of building – and riding – a bike”

by Paul Bouscarle It never occurred to me that I could build my own bike until my friend Jerry told me about a couple he’d met whilst cycling in Italy who had built bikes from bamboo. We moved rapidly from that chat – and a quick phone call to James Marr of the Bamboo Bicycle […]

James Cossick Bamboo Bike Build

What made you decide to build a bamboo bike? I wanted a weekend single speed.   So I built my first bike using Bamboo Bicycle Club’s kit.    The bike rode so well that I decided that with some modifications I could make a light weight carbon fiber lugged race bike. Did you enjoy building the bicycle […]

Live Build at the Design Museum London

  Bicycles. If you’ve ever visited Amsterdam you’ll know that the Dutch use their bikes to travel everywhere, cycle anywhere and park them in the most unlikely of places. But with health experts recognizing the advantages of cycling (as opposed to driving), bikes are becoming an increasingly common sight in other cities around the world, […]

New Horizontal Disc Dropouts

At Bamboo Bicycle Club we continually try to improve what we can offer bike builders. With dropouts there are a range that exist on the market, but very few are compatible with bamboo and our build techniques. So for the last 6 years we have been designing and manufacturing our own. In terms of design […]

Adrian & Dan’s Bamboo Bike Challenge

Adrian & Dan build two Road Home build kits Our Challenge: We have built our own Bamboo bikes and aim to ride them from The National Botanic Gardens of Wales to The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew over two days.  We are raising money for the British Heart Foundation’s research and we would be so grateful […]

Cycling around Colombia on my Bamboo Bicycle

Cycling around Colombia on my Bamboo Bicycle The beginning: My plans to organize NYE in Cartagena with my friends fell apart and I thought will go to Colombia anyway. Then I thought, while I was there, why fly? or why use public transport? and not bike instead. I had never biked since high school and […]

Cycling in London – The Guide

Written by Claire Smith. – Claire built a bike with us around 18months ago and has been commuting from East London into Central. 5 Life lessons for London Cyclists Take your Time I have the misfortune of living on the central line and regularly use my bike for commuting rather than a leisurely amble, so […]

France to New Zealand on a Bamboo Bike

Cyclist pedals strong message about global water crisis Theo Rohfritsch presenting about his journey so far and his commitment to raising people’s awareness about the global water crisis. Theo Rohfritsch has been cycling the world for over a year to highlight the global water crisis. On September 1 Rohfritsch will start the final leg of the […]