This is a collection of bamboo bikes and recumbents. Both 2 and 3 wheeled. I’m trying to show as many different techniques as possible.
|Although my main interest lies in recumbents, I’m starting this page with a bike. The instructions on this build are excellent.|
This bamboo trike is one of my favorites.
If your thinking of building a bamboo trike or bike this might be your best place to start. Kent has shared tricks and techniques that could save you a lot of effort on your build.
|A Look Behind the Scenes: Klaus Volkmann, Bamboo Recumbent Bike Builder! (+ new bike update pictures!)I did an earlier post on this bike which was built for Dug Shelby will be riding 5,000 miles across the continental United States to raise awareness for victims of human trafficking.|
|This is a stream liner bamboo frame.It was built as a Senior Project by Rich Nelson.Build thread here.Single Rider Human Powered Vehicle: Bamboo Recumbent Bike w/ Full Aerodynamic Fairing|
Follow all three links, you’ll be glad you did.
The Ajiro Bamboo Bike is Grown From the Ground Up. Shown here for its concept.
|FRITSCH+DURISOTTIEXPERIMENTAL LAMINATED BAMBOO TRI-CARRIERI find this very interesting. I wonder how widespread the availability of laminated bamboo would be?|
|Another bamboo recumbent by Klas Volkmann.|
|Another bamboo recumbent by Klas Volkmann|
Carretera – Bamboo Recumbent Bike
The name comes from the third bike adventure conquered this summer when I rode across the Carretera Austral.
|Bamboo Source||This bamboo grower has supplied bamboo for several bikes. Here is a link to Beautiful Bamboo|
|Building A Bamboo BikeThis is a worthy source of information if you plan on building from bamboo. There are sections on types of bamboo, metal bits, building jigs, mitering, and other peoples projects. A good resource site.|
|Bamboo Forums||Bamboo Forums also has an interesting thread of several bike builds.|
|Bamboosero||Another source of builders information.|