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Bamboo Bike Project Bamboo Bicycle

The Bamboo Bicycle is a bike that is built using bamboo for the main tubing elements.

Bamboo Bike Project Bamboo Bicycle

Primary Function: To create a better, more sustainable bike that can be manufactured locally and stimulate a bicycle building industry.

Targeted Beneficiaries: Poor Africans in rural areas.

Need Addressed: The need for a sustainable form of transportation in Africa.

Uniqueness: Bamboo, which grows locally in Africa, is a surprising strong material and has great vibration damping characteristics. Bicycle frames made out of bamboo are much less demanding and technically demanding than traditional bicycle frames.

Dimensions: Not Listed

User Requirements: N/A

Resources: www.bamboobike.org/Background.html

Approximate Cost: Not Listed

Bamboo Bike Project Bamboo Bicycle

Geographic Coverage: Ghana (for more information visit www.bamboobike.org/Ghana.html)

Distributor: Bamboo Bike Project (at The Earth Institute, Columbia University)

Primary Contacts: Team contact information available at www.bamboobike.org/Contacts.html

Languages Spoken: English

Phone Number: Not Listed

Physical Address: Not Listed

Website: http://www.bamboobike.org/

Other Information and Links: bamboobikeproject.wordpress.com

Bamboo Bike Project Bamboo Bicycle

The Bamboo Bicycle is a bike that is built using bamboo for the main tubing elements.

A Community Enterprise Solutions Group Resource | 2012