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    Bamboo Bike Build

    Bamboo Bike Build - Part 1 - Getting Jiggy With It | Cameron Brown

    Bamboo Bike Build - Part 2 - Cutting Things, Torching Stuff & Wrapping it Up | Cameron Brown

    I've been working on a bamboo bike build for the past few months. Take a look a if you're interested in the process.


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    Thats crazy

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    Yeah... not sure why anyone would want a bamboo bike, but it's kind of cool.

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    the Bamboo is very light and stiff.. I think it's an ideal material for a frame.. Nice build.

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    Really cool man, great work. I've seen many of these but not the process. The most important step is the jig. What tips can you give a beginner who might be interested in attempting the same thing?

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    Also, how do you plan to route your shifter/brake cables? would have wanted to pre-drill cable mounts before finishing or will you just zip-tie them?

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    That's awesome, I admire your gusto

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    That's a hell of a project. Good stuff!

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    itching for ride pics / first impression. cool project it looks awesome

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    Thats awesome. Mad props to you for saying you were going to do something and actually doing it. Taking on something like building a bike frame is not for the faint of heart, let alone build it out of mostly organic materials.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dmennenoh View Post
    Yeah... not sure why anyone would want a bamboo bike, but it's kind of cool.
    It's different, for sure. Calfee Designs has been doing bamboo bikes for a couple of decades. They have some marketing blurbs on their site about it, being green, and more comfortable than carbon. I don't know how true it is.

    Good work, OP. It's interesting to see a "home" builder going after this. Do you trust it, is the other question.

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