Ride a bamboo MTB for the ultimate in sustainable offroad cycling

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Can you make a bicycle from grass? Well, strictly-speaking yes, since bamboo belongs to the grass family and those who make two-wheeler frames using this robust material are keen to sing its praises. Advantages include an incredibly high strength-to-weight ratio, excellent vibration absorption qualities, which make for a smoother ride, and exceptional durability. The environmentally-friendly production aspect is another plus point and on top that, bamboo is actually better than steel in terms of tensile strength. It also takes less electric power to make a bamboo bike than a metal one and the …

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