In the mid-nineties, flooring manufacturers became the first modern companies to take advantage of bamboo, Asians have used it in construction for centuries, but manufacturers are also using it to make bikes.

Cross country bike designed for use with 80 mm or 100 mm travel forks and is vailable in 26″ or 29″ wheelsizes.

Bamboo Bike Features:

  • Amazing Vibration Damping – Even better than Carbon fiber!
  • High performance frame. Weighs from 4 to 6 pounds but has good stiffness.
  • Crash tolerant. Bamboo is a lot of tougher than most people realize.
  • 10 year warranty

The bike is made from Bamboo that has been smoked and heat treated to prevent splitting. Lugs are made of hemp fiber, for the all-natural look, the bamboo is then coated with a satin polyurethane to seal it up.

Price: $2,695 (£1,700 appox.) Frame Only

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Calfee Bamboo bikes have won awards for Best Road Bike, Best Off-Road Bike and Peoples’ Choice Award at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show.

CalfreeDesign road bike version of the Bamboo Bike


As featured in Outside Magazine

Price: from $1,895 (£1,195 appox.) Frame Only

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