- Heat treating bamboo
- Why not to buy a titanium bike frame
- Bamboo Bike #2 – The Daisy
- Choosing the bamboo for your frame
- bio-resins – alternatives to epoxy resin
- Bamboo Bike Frame Strength Test
- An all carbon bike?
- Foam & carbon
- Bamboo Bicycle Club Live Challenge – another great initiative!
- The progressing Panda
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So I’ve been bunkering down in the Melbourne winter in front of 3D CAD programs designing various parts for the next bamboo bike. My aim is to reduce the amount of manual labour in the manufacture of the bikes and … Continue reading
The Panda was finished a few months ago, but up until now I haven’t had a chance to show her in full glory. Until now…
Issue 2 of the awesome Treadlie is out (Get your copy here!). There’s a four page article about bamboo bikes in it, including pics of Daisy on Daisy, myself on Maisie as well as a great write-up of the history … Continue reading
Woohoo! Bamboo Bikes won the ‘Healthy’ category of Melbourne Bike Fest! Here’s me accepting my prize (A sweet Gazelle Chamonix bike!) and making a silly non-sensical speech: Many thanks to Pip Carroll & Georgi Lewis and all the other lovely … Continue reading
It just so happens that we’re a finalist in the Melbourne Bike Festival’s “Better by Bike” competition! The awards night is this Thursday from 6-8pm, so come on down to £1000 Bend and say hello!
“We bear in mind that the object being worked on is going to be ridden in, sat upon, looked at, talked into, activated, operated, or in some other way used by people. When the point of contact between the product … Continue reading
Today we started the process of learning about how to make joints with bamboo. Using a Dremel we cut mitres into the 3 bits of wood and then stuck them together with an epoxy paste. Once that’s dry we’ll start … Continue reading
Titanium seems to top the list in CO2 footprint… ouch!
I’ve been researching bio resins for use in the bamboo frames and discovering a whole beautiful world of people making resins out of things like soy. There’s an interesting PDF here that details the environment costs and benefits of creating … Continue reading