You may have caught yourself oogling at the pictures of the tall bike and wondering why exactly it was so striking.
The answer is straightforward: we tried a new trick with the finishing. Beyond just prepping the surface for a clear coat, we stripped the bamboo of it’s cuticle exposing the grain beneath.
This not only highlights the grain of the bamboo but makes the natural tones of the bamboo really pop when given a clear coat. So we decided to play nice and share a few more photos of its finish!
Continue reading Details of the tall bike’s finish.
The most recent contraption to make the ranks is a custom tall bike. Designed around elevating the rider to put their riding height above the roof of your ordinary sedan, it definitely makes for quite the eye-catcher.
Continue reading Riding high.
We were recently featured in a Chinese design magazine.
Granted you need to be able to read Chinese to get the full scope. In short, this article details our motivation to create a stronger community for bicycling and sustainability. You’ll just have to trust us on this one!
Recently saw this shirt for sale over at Showers Pass. What looks like an ordinary henley shirt is actually a mix of pure material genius. The fabric is a 50/50 blend of merino wool and bamboo.
Continue reading Bamboo makes a fine fabric
Our newest rig is a custom-designed mega fun machine. What’s that mean? It’s purpose built and features a few special bits and bobs that really makes it fun to rip around on.
Read on to learn what makes this ride so interesting.
Continue reading It’s so dreamy!
Our friends at Factory Five are big fans of quality bikes, parts and equipment. They’re the cool cats behind the Lattice Chainring, one of the lightest, most stylish track chain rings on the market.
They recently spotted our most recent post and were moved to do a little write-up on how well their ring goes with our bamboo frames. Match made in heaven if you ask us.
Be sure to follow their blog!
Our most recent Bamboo 8 build, featuring a few worthwhile upgrades. Our pal Mark was delighted with the final result. His new bamboo whip is just what he wanted and is unlike anything in town.
Continue reading This is how your bike ought to be…
We’ve got ourselves some fresh new stock frames in. We’ve changed our decal-ing a bit. Looking spiffy!
Continue reading Fresh.
One of our demo bikes recently got to take the grand tour of the States.
Continue reading America!