Gallery: Gorgeous Wooden Bicycles by Renovo

 

Two grand for a bicycle? Just reading Renovo‘s quietly beautiful narrative of how they handcraft wooden bikes is worth every penny. Based in Portland, Ore., this family-owned business takes wood seriously. Their unique line of custom-built bike frames are studiously forged from two halves of wood that have been hollowed out and bonded together. The result is a super strong, fast and attractive set of wheels that’ll make your eyes pop and mouth water.

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  1. Emmyb September 1, 2009 at 10:58 am

    Wow…! Very beautiful. I bet these bikes ride very nicely… I’ve read about bamboo & wood frames taking a lot of ‘road-buzz’ out of the ride. No more numb bum! Leaning this on a bike rack would be a little painful though. French polisher at the ready!

  2. paranoyd August 13, 2009 at 10:32 pm

    Man, it looks gorgeous!
    I wonder how much it weighs though…

  3. HannahZoe August 13, 2009 at 5:19 pm

    whoa…drooling. So pretty I would almost be afraid to ride it..almost.

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