Video: Bamboo How-to

See for yourself how bamboo poles can go from the back of a seller’s cart to the frame of your bike

12·19·2011 | by

Can’t get enough of bamboo? Has your trusty road bike gone rusty? Innovative bike builders all over the world have turned one of China’s oldest resources into a modern, green way to get around town. To see how they’ve done it, check out this video by a Boston University grad student, or read our post on a step-by-step explanation of how to build one yourself.

Look out for next month’s issue–we have all the latest news on bamboo bike transportation in Beijing.

And if biking isn’t your thing, then check back tomorrow for other ways bamboo has entered the transportation industry. You might be surprised–this plant isn’t just for seat covers anymore.

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