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homemade bamboo road bike

Bike tags: Road bike | homemade bamboo carbon campagnolo
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Custom Lewis bamboo 57cm w/ horizontal dropouts

easton ec90 bonded with carbon wrap to syntace stem

Look carbon fork, chris king headset

ksyrium elite

open pro on power tap hub 32spoke

record bb chorus cranks

cheap seatpost, waiting for thomson set back, slr saddle

keo carbon pedals, record 10spd chain

39/53 12-25 american classic conversion cassette

This is the fifth bamboo frame that I've built. Amazing ride quality, great for training and racing.

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how much does it weight?

Nice bike! How did you treat the bamboo (drying and chemical additives)? Did you use any special resins/polymers? What kind of bamboo did you use? How much does it weight?

damn this bike is so stupid

damn this bike is so stupid

damn this bike is so stupid

damn this bike is so stupid

Xtreme

I was just looking this stuff up the other day. Nice job!

Here's a couple more links for those not intelligent enough to see that this is a viable material for frames:

http://www.calfeedesign.com/bamboo.htm
http://www.bmeres.com/bambooframe.htm

Is your bar tape really made

Is your bar tape really made out of carbon fiber????

I believe,

that he wrapped the stem and bars together with carbon fiber to make a custom 1 piece bar and stem, I believe that is what he did.

No whats stupid,

Is that lucas a doesnt even have a bike of his own on there, and hes saying that this bike is stupid, now that is a joke.

This bike is really good build, and looks super good!!

thats stupid

thats stupid

Don't be ignorant.

Don't be ignorant.

Wow

Very slick. Do bamboo frames get appreciably weaker if you sand down the ridges for a smoother tube profile?

As you've used Nokon cabling, you may be just the person I need to speak to. If you could take a look at this forum thread, I'd really appreciate it.



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