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Bamboo bikes, made in the UK

GiraffotoGiraffoto Posts: 2,078
edited October 2011 in The bottom bracket
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-15198952

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  • DavidBelcherDavidBelcher Posts: 2,684
    Giraffoto wrote:

    I thought bamboo frames had been around for a few years now?
    Giraffoto wrote:

    Management accept no responsibility for your bike frame being eaten by a panda

    Right. I want a photoshopped pic of a panda eating a bike on here ASAP, preferably captioned "NOM NOM NOM" or similar. :)

    David
    "It is not enough merely to win; others must lose." - Gore Vidal
  • hounslowhounslow Posts: 153
    I rode a bamboo MTB round the test track at the NEC cycle show last week, was very twangy.
  • 4kicks4kicks Posts: 549
    Fixed it for the BBC ....
    "Co-designer xxxx said the idea of using bamboo started out when I googled Calfees bamboo bike from 5 years ago but Im going to say its just a possible exercise for the centre's students to test alternative materials.
    Fitter....healthier....more productive.....
  • GiraffotoGiraffoto Posts: 2,078
    I thought bamboo frames had been around for a few years now?

    Apologies for posting old news then (apart from the panda bit)

    Hounslow: is it twangy in a good or bad way?
    Specialized Roubaix Elite 2015
    XM-057 rigid 29er
  • The moral is never post anything about cycling from the BBC, they havent a clue... apologies to dear old Hugh...
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