Road-Ready Bike Crafted Entirely From Wood
Sculpted bicycle inspired by retro bentwood chairs.
A student from the Craft & industrial Design Department at Musashino Art university in Tokyo, Japan, has created a simplistic and functional bike made entirely of wood. Yojiro Oshima made the wooden bike as part of his final project before graduation.
The elegant bicycle includes wheels, handlebars, frame, and saddle, all carved from wood. Oshima explains that the the “short cantilevered seat beam was designed to reduce large impacts,” while the “seat stay and chain stay remain as usual to assure the stiffness.”