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Bamboo Bicycle
Kamaina Kraig
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Joined: Mar 13, 2009
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From: Afton, NY
Posted: 2009-04-10 07:06 am   Permalink

Here is a Craigslist post I found. If it was a little closer I might go look at it.

http://burlington.craigslist.org/bik/1106219092.html

Kind of cool though.

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Haole'akamai
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Joined: Jul 07, 2005
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From: The Polynesian Port of NOLA
Posted: 2009-04-10 08:35 am   Permalink

$100 seems like a really good price.



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MadDogMike
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Joined: Mar 30, 2008
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From: The Anvil of the Sun
Posted: 2009-04-12 11:32 am   Permalink

Not to be confused with this bike which actually built from bamboo and carbon composite fiber instead of just painted to look like bamboo

http://www.bmeres.com/bambooframe.htm
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christiki295
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From: LA-2547 mls east Hawaii &5500 Easter Is
Posted: 2009-04-13 12:17 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2009-04-10 08:35, Haole'akamai wrote:
$100 seems like a really good price.







$100 is a great price!


 
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54 house of bamboo
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Joined: Sep 28, 2006
Posts: 302
From: Cambridge UK
Posted: 2009-07-01 10:08 am   Permalink

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/8125274.stm

On the outskirts of Lusaka, Zambia, next year's crop of bicycles is being watered by Benjamin Banda.

"We planted this bamboo last year," he says, "and now the stems are taller than me. When it's ready we'll cut it, cure it and then turn it into frames."

Mr Banda, is the caretaker for Zambikes, a company set up by two Californians and two Zambians which aimed to build bikes tough enough to handle the local terrain.
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cheekytiki
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Joined: Mar 09, 2004
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From: The Haole Hut, London, UK
Posted: 2009-07-03 05:27 am   Permalink

Some place owned by an English actor has started selling these and been getting quite a lot of press. It is interesting to see who much they are actually sold for compared to £3000 they charge over here!

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Swanky
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From: Hapa Haole Hideaway, TN
Posted: 2010-05-17 09:50 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2009-04-10 08:35, Haole'akamai wrote:
$100 seems like a really good price.






There is one of these in our local antique mall. The fenders are real bamboo and the baskets. The frame is all wrapped in reed or whatever. Very cool bike. Perfect strand cruiser. No good in these TN hills. $400


 
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