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Bamboo bicycle

Monday 1 September 2003

On the website of the American Bamboo Society is this piece by Steen Heinsen:

I am riding a bamboo bicycle through the main street of Christiania. Usually it takes quite a bit to make the roughies turn their heads — but this bamboo bicycle does the trick. It is beautiful, light and fast — and it is nice to touch.

As I park the bamboo bicycle in front of the shop in order to have a black currant juice it feels almost as if I am dis­mount­ing a Harley right next to a café — several people come over to touch the frame and to check out how the bike is made…

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