TITLE

BAMBOO BIKES —

AUTHOR(S)
Calfee, Craig
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Bamboo: The Magazine of the American Bamboo Society;Aug2008, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with Craig Calfee, owner of the Calfee Design, is presented. When asked about his idea of using bamboo for a bicycle frame, Calfee mentioned that the difference of bamboo to other materials is the superior vibration damping. To make bamboos stand up to the rigors of bicycling, he said he used smoked bamboo to prevent splitting. On cargo bikes, he shared that he reinforced the wheel through bamboo spokes, wagon-wheel style, in between the wire spokes.
ACCESSION #
34261227

 

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