Grow A Bamboo Bike For Minimal Embedded Energy

Grow A Bamboo Bike For Minimal Embedded Energy
Design

For the real diehards who want to shrink their ecological footprint to within a stiletto heel the embedded energy of their bicycle may be a concern. This has all changed with the launch of a bamboo bike created by Calfee design.

Clownfish
  • 24 january 2008

A bamboo road bike
The average speed of journeys across London today is slower then 100 years ago when most journeys where by horse and cart! Millions of people travel into central London every day to work and the car simply isn’t an efficient way of moving these people around; this has been acknowledged by the Mayor who has further disincentivized car use with the notorious congestion charge. If you want to avoid the dehumanizing effects of riding the tube the bicycle is next up for many commuters.

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