High-Tech Hand-Crafted Wooden Bicycles Offer Better Ride [Video]
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After the automated process ends, the frame is then hand shaped and polished to reach a level of quality (and look) unmatched by any bike - even one made of conventional materials. So, why has Ken chosen wood as the material of choice for his creations?
Well, according to him, the material has “excellent” properties, it’s light, strong and it gives the bikes an incredibly smooth ride quality. The bikes are also made from ‘sustainable’ hardwoods as well as bamboo and employ the use of low VOC finishes.
Factor in the excellent durability special look, offered by the lacquered wood and you will have a unique bike which will definitely make both you and other people smile as you ride along - a rarity nowadays.
Story via treehugger.com
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