Justin Quattlebaum

Bambike Project: Bamboo Cycles Handmade in the Philippines

by , 07/26/10

Bryan McClelland, bambike, bamboo bike, bamboo bicycle, fair-trade labor, Philippines, green transportationPhoto credit: bambike.com

The Bambike Project is a socio-ecological enterprise that hand-makes bamboo bicycles with fair-trade labor in the Philippines. The company, spearheaded by Bryan McClelland, is helping out people and the planet by “doing better business and [making] the most sustainable bikes in the world.” Bambike’s latest design (pictured above) features a custom-engineered triangular bamboo top tube, lime green pedals, and a Shimano Nexus internal 3-speed hub.

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6 Comments

  1. robert peligro February 6, 2011 at 8:57 pm

    sir, i just would like to ask the prize of the bamboo made bike and the address of the manufacturer for my order and design. robert

  2. autokat October 31, 2010 at 5:27 am

    i sa this yesterday on TV en its great fantastic and i think you have to make race bikes and find a sponsor and win the tour the france on a bamboobike

  3. LogNeck October 17, 2010 at 2:08 am

    great bike, can you supply to Australia and if so lets talk business :)

  4. ecronotics September 5, 2010 at 2:06 am

    A nice and meaningful idea to develop. I hope our group can undertake such project in the near future.

  5. campbell July 27, 2010 at 7:28 am

    are you selling these bikes? very cool

  6. jillako July 27, 2010 at 12:20 am

    Here’s another bamboo bike, this one is from India http://handcraftedbikes.blogspot.com/2009/12/bamboo-bike-new-project-may-2009.html

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