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Custom MTB 29er by Nathaniel

by James Marr 27 Apr 2021

Design: MTB 29er with custom tubing
Build: 29er home build kit

What made you decide to build a bamboo bike?

Willy the globetrotting bikepacker.

Custom tubing for MTB 29er frame

Did you enjoy building the bicycle from scratch and would you recommend the experience?

One of the most rewarding projects I’ve ever done.

Custom tubing for a MTB 29er bamboo bike

What did you find most difficult about your bike build?

Keeping alignment.

What was the easiest part of the build?

Cutting the mitre's. 

Frame with custom tubing for a MTB29er

How would you describe the ride of your finished bike?

Like riding on a cloud, until this bike I never understood how much a difference frame flexibility makes.

What would you improve about the build experience or your finished bike?

Setting up a better jig to get proper alignment.

Finished frame with custom tubing for a MTB29er

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