Why Bamboo is a preferred material for bike frames? Bamboo is stronger than steel, and it’s lighter than many other materials that is used to produce bicycle. This is the reason why bamboo is the perfect material to produce bikes. And from that bamboo bicycle, bamboo bike and balance bike made of bamboo supports the nature and environment. The destruction of bamboo to make bamboo products will not affect the ecology because bamboo is one of the fast growing plants in the earth. As more and more people start prefer going green bamboo bikes and balance bike made of bamboo will gain more popularity.
For people who are wondering about balance bike, it’s a small practice bicycle where you can teach you kid how to ride a bamboo bike.
Ok, now you know bamboo bicycle can save the earth, but how comfortable it is going to be as a bike?
The bamboo is one of the strongest and flexible material, just to try you can borrow your friends bamboo bike and you bamboo toothbrush can take a ride in the road. You will immediately realize how comfortable the bamboo bike rides. Another good point is you do not need separate suspensions for bamboo bikes as the whole bicycle frame made of bamboo will act as a suspension. Even though it is stronger than all the materials that is used in the manufacturing of a bike it is very springy and absorbs any shocks like a normal bike.
To make a bamboo bike have a long life you should look into the way how this bamboo used in the manufacturing of the bicycle is processed. If it’s chemically processed then the whole concept of green biking and environment friendly goes for a toss, the bamboo should be organically processed, it should be smoked using the heat treatment, this will make sure the bamboo used in the manufacturing of bamboo bike eco friendly and has long life.
As mentioned earlier bamboo is a light weight material, due to its lightness it just glides in the air and the same thing applies to bamboo bikes too. The bamboo bikes with its light frame and smoothness just glides through the road, its flexible nature will absorb the shocks while riding the bike. A bicycle made of bamboo is eco friendly, have long life and will give you the best bike ride.