Bamboo Bicycle Club London

Frequently-asked-questionsFrequently/Occasionally Asked Questions:

This page contains genuine answers to genuine (albeit sometimes not frequent) questions that we’ve been asked over the past couple of years. So, please remember that there is no such thing as a silly question!


Why build a bamboo bicycle?
Why bother building one yourself?
How much does a Bamboo Bicycle weigh?
Are Bamboo Bicycles strong enough?
How long will a frame last?
Will the bamboo degrade over time?
Can I store my bamboo bicycle outside chained to fence?



Why do you run the workshops?
Can two people build one bicycle?
Can you sell me a complete bicycle?
What material do you use to join the frames?
Can I build a bicycle at your workshop to sell?
Custom bikes and custom geometry ?
How much does it all cost?

Home Build Kits

Do you Ship Internationally?
What frame sizes are available?
Whats a jig and why is it important?
Why don’t you pre-miter the Bamboo?
How long does the build take?
How much can I customize?
What happens if I struggle on any parts of the build?
Do you supply all the components?
How do you recommend fitting all the components to the frame when I’ve built it?


And the Ridiculous

If you crash, won’t you get splinters?
Couldn’t they catch fire?
Won’t a dog try and bite it?

Material Information

Binding Materials

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