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Forum topic by HalDougherty posted 1369 days ago 4156 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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HalDougherty

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1369 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: laminated wood bicycle frame bubinga purpleheart wenge padauk cedar ash cherry maple walnut zebrawood

What a concept… Laminated bicycle frames from beautiful wood.

This frame is made from Walnut, yellowheart and padauk. I’m impressed. There is quite a bit of information about the wood and wood technology on their website. I’m sure it will be of interest to other LumberJocks.

http://www.renovobikes.com

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com


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uffitze

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#1 posted 1369 days ago

There’s lot’s of interesting bike related stuff going on here in Portland (including renovo).

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Gregn

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#2 posted 1369 days ago

I’ve seen this concept before, and it provides food for thought. What a way to combine two great hobbies.

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg

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botanist

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#3 posted 1369 days ago

Here’s an article on these bikes in Wired Magazine:

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2010/11/wooden-bike/

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NikonF100

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#4 posted 718 days ago

Wonder if I could just get a frame and install parts from my 20 speed???

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