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Bamboo Bicycle Frames

Postby mezmo » Sat Nov 03, 2012 9:30 pm

I came across this today and thought I'd post it as an
item of interest:

http://www.calfeedesign.com/products/bamboo/

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Re: Bamboo Bicycle Frames

Postby logman7777 » Wed Nov 07, 2012 12:15 pm

Wow! Neat frame! :thumbsup:
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Re: Bamboo Bicycle Frames

Postby angib » Wed Nov 07, 2012 5:33 pm

A fascinating snippet from that article was that they used to bond the bamboo with epoxy-carbon but found the different thermal expansion rates caused problems after some years, so they now use hemp (presumably still in epoxy). Hemp does seem to be good stuff for a variety of purposes - and that's without discussing its smoking properties......
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