When you think of materials for bike frames, bamboo is not one that would immediately come to mind, but as a popular construction material throughout history and one of the most sustainable plants on planet earth, maybe we should be thinking differently? Si meets with Emily Chappell, the creator of this amazing bamboo bike, to hear why your next bike should be made from bamboo!
Working with flax and resin, hints and tips
Live Wednesday workshop, how to fit bottle cages to your bamboo bike.
If you are building our Flax kit or Carbon and bamboo kit. James runs through the best techniques for installing internal cabling.
It has all come down to this. A race at Castle Combe. Can Dave win? Will the bike fall apart? Will his peers ridicule his bike made of sticks? Only one way to find out...
Our Live workshop, how to fit a Shimano bottom bracket.
You can learn it easily that how you can build and also modify it according to your needs.
We've made a bamboo bike before but this new kit from Bamboo Bicycle Club claims to be much easier and can be put together in half an hour.
Learn all about how bamboo bikes are made!
After 1000's of builds we have changed the jig to make it simpler to build at home with greater accuracy.
Watch Alessandro's build journey in this video as he showcases his step by step process of building a bamboo bicycle.
The complete series of tutorials to help you build your Road Carbon Frame Build kit.
For our series finale live #workshopwednesdays session, we introduced our audience to our workshop and home build jigs! We took our audience through some of our best practices and how to use these jigs.
Our sixth live #workshopwednesdays session ran our audience through the bamboo selection process for the front and rear triangle, MTB yoke building and finally some custom tubing!
Our fifth #workshopwednesdays live session had a live demo of a bottle rack being installed on a bamboo bicycle frame and discussed best practices during the install.