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Post by Dauntless » Feb 26 2014 12:07pm

Mr. Magnets left out the best shots.

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Post by Skalabala » Mar 02 2014 4:51am

spinningmagnets wrote:From Japanese wooden boat-builder Sueshiro Sano

http://sanomagic.world.coocan.jp/Lineup ... lineup.htm

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Is the part of the frame for the crank a one piece? :shock:
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Post by Toorbough ULL-Zeveigh » Mar 02 2014 9:21pm

Skalabala wrote:Is the part of the frame for the crank a one piece?
the bike is made entirely from smaller pieces laminated together.
no different from cf in that respect, the magic is from the petrochemical resin.

videos give a glimspe into how it's made.
(nipponese bullfrog loose in the workshop?)
http://sanomagic.world.coocan.jp/bicycl ... 060007.wmv
http://sanomagic.world.coocan.jp/VIDEO/ ... 101112.wmv
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http://www.yelp.com/biz_photos/kjsZ34DP ... Ik8IwENcvg
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Post by Skalabala » Mar 03 2014 10:06am

Thanks Toorbough :)
Awesome bikes :D
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Post by LockH » Mar 03 2014 10:55am

Oh oh... Somebuddy's getting a woody again.
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Post by warepas » Apr 01 2014 6:08pm

This is my Bambooster. I built it from bamboo, hemp, epoxy, and a cut up huffy. It has a CB style frition drive, 15ah 24v LiFePO4 battery under the seat, and bamboo frame, fork, handle bar, rack and basket. The seat is plywood lam that I made to fit a template of my back, covered with padding and black cloth.

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Post by LockH » Apr 01 2014 6:15pm

Lookout EVerybuddy! Artist in da house man. (Looks at least partly maybe wind powered too). 8)
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warepas wrote:This is my Bambooster. I built it from bamboo, hemp, epoxy, and a cut up huffy. It has a CB style frition drive, 15ah 24v LiFePO4 battery under the seat, and bamboo frame, fork, handle bar, rack and basket. The seat is plywood lam that I made to fit a template of my back, covered with padding and black cloth.
It's pretty. It looks like a huge labour of love and I'm surprised it as as light as the 38 lbs you mention elsewhere.
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Post by doctorGONZO » Apr 02 2014 4:16am

http://i1303.photobucket.com/albums/ag1 ... e6e6c6.jpg


WHAT A BEAUTIFUL BIKE!

For about a year now I been thinkin bout putting together a trike bike just to get down to the beer store and back, made out of recycled parts of a handfull of rescued junk regular bikes with a custom frame put together with glue, screw and tattoo, such as a "2 x 4" wood frame, or, plastic plumbing pipe, or something like that. Maybe including hacksawed metal frame parts glued screwed and bolted with no welding.

This thread is really inspiring and exciting.

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Post by LockH » May 22 2014 10:36am

Some ebikes in this thread are clearly fakes.

"World's First Electric Wooden Bike Leads The Charge To Sustainable Cycling"
http://inventorspot.com/articles/worlds ... able-cycli
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Post by fitek » May 22 2014 1:19pm

Some wooden bike pics from NAHBS 2009. Got plenty of others on my hard drive somewhere from the NAHBS in Sacramento and Maker Faire.

https://picasaweb.google.com/petersbikes/NAHBS09
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Post by LockH » May 25 2014 7:04am

Walnut Wood (triathlon) Bicycle Frame (instructions on DIY):
http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-b ... cle-frame/
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Post by Chalo » Jun 22 2014 5:53am

Oh jeez, somebody tell the first year design student to work on something less mature than bicycles.
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Post by LockH » Aug 14 2014 1:11pm

Oh oh. Another woodie:
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(From the mind of Zsombor Kiss, a Hungarian graphic artist and industrial designer)
http://www.bikerumor.com/2014/01/21/uni ... -art-bike/
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Post by Chalo » Aug 15 2014 12:50am

LockH wrote:Oh oh. Another woodie:
KZS-cycle.jpg
(From the mind of Zsombor Kiss, a Hungarian graphic artist and industrial designer)
Oh goody, another "bike" "frame" with no truss and no meaningful resistance to bottom bracket sway. Somebody tell these nincompoops that bike frames look the way they do because smarter people than them worked on the design for a long time.
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Post by LockH » Aug 15 2014 4:05am

Hehe... good point maybe re truss. (Oh! Alt. Planet "Search found only 93 matches: +truss") Though EVer sat on a "bentwood" chair? Very "Wet Coast" (sp?) doncha know (not the good part, the British part of NA). Plus buildup using plys of wood ("plywood"), at least in boat hull construction EXTREMELY "tough stuff". Going other way, one boat hull was "foam core" (plastic), but strength-wise could support TONS (Crews, etc.) w/no apparent stress.


BTW, one shore vehicle currently has no "bottom bracket". Pedals fine.
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Post by Dauntless » Aug 15 2014 1:04pm

Bottom bracket is a durability issue. I guess in wood it'll make for some suspension by leaving it off, but that will hasten the demise.

Oh, but looks good in class. The teacher NEVER rides.

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Post by LockH » Aug 15 2014 1:43pm

So. My current ride, two foot pedal metal leverarms bolt over/on to front wheel axle (in turn supported by trike steel frame). Not sure where a "bottom bracket" would go or how it might work. Will investigate. Thanks!
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Post by LockH » Nov 22 2014 6:14am

"The wooden e-bike produced by German company Aceteam from ash wood, will be launched on the market by spring 2015 and will cost around $5,000"
Seven pics here:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/wor ... e21677359/
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("Nice ash on that ebike/ebiker that just went by!")
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Beautiful joinery, a pic from the bicycle website "cyclosfera"

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