Almost Done

Photos by Robin Berghaus

Just a few more things to do (cable housings) and its all done!

Photo by Robin Berghaus

Getting Started

There are a few things you should know before you get started building your bamboo bike.

1) Although better than metals in some ways this process uses a fair amount of chemicals (epoxy). There really is no avoiding it, epoxy is pretty nasty stuff. I look forward to hearing from folks trying to use epoxy alternatives.

2) It going to take a long time, but as long as you like longer projects it will keep you content and busy for at least a few weeks.

3) You need a lot of space and a room that can be filled with dust and filings etc.

4) I am still working on my frame, this is a bit of trial and error but I will let you know if something didn’t work and how you could avoid it. Also if you want to contribute feel free.

Unfortunately the blog format doesn’t lend itself to this project, but its what Ive got for now.