Tag Archives: bamboo

Emanuele Weekly Update.

[spb_column width=”2/3″ el_position=”first”] HI BAMBOO BICYCLE COMMUNITY!! I’m Emanuele, 25 year old product designer from Italy. After four months working at the Bamboo Bicycle Club, I’m ready to start a new journey sharing with you my ideas, projects and my point of view through this blog. At first glance, I thought a bamboo bike was […]

Phase Four: Shape the Rear Triangle

Creating the rear triangle, consisting of a rear stay and a chain stay, is the next step. Thinner bamboo pieces will be used for the chain stays and thicker pieces are used for seat stays. Builders shape the seat stays and chain stays using stainless steel dropouts. The rear stays are shaped using a saw […]

Phase Two: Choose Your Bamboo

We hand select bamboo that has consistent wall thickness and outside diameter as well as the correct maturity. Moso and Tonkin are two species we typically use because of their strength and environmental performance. We allow the bamboo to naturally acclimate by storing it for 4 months before it is used in our workshop or sent out […]

Where Can I Bring My Bamboo Bike?

What fun would it be to build a bike and not get to go anywhere? We’ll answer that for you. None. So for those wondering “where can I take my bamboo bike?”, here are five different terrains that our customers have built and taken their bikes on: BMX/Skate Parks Some time ago, we, along with […]

Bamboo Bicycle post-workshop assembly

The bamboo bike building journey is far from over following the completion of our workshop – sourcing parts to fully populate your frame and get it on the road is now the final step. We can help you choose and source components to make the process as painless as possible! This is the how I […]

Top 5 Bamboo Bicycles

If you’re thinking of buying a bamboo bicycle, there are an ever-increasing number of manufactures out there – the majority of whom operate out of the US. Prices for a complete bamboo bicycle start at $1800, rising up to and over $5000. See a collection of bicycle all the information has been taken directly from the […]