A bicycle made of bamboo might look a little silly—brown and fat, with swollen joints. But Craig Calfee, a respected pioneer of carbon fiber bicycle frames, swears by their strength, flexibility, and ecological value.
"What? A Bamboo Bicycle?" originally appeared in the Summer 2016 issue of Craftsmanship Quarterly, a multimedia, online magazine about artisans, innovators, and the architecture of excellence. You'll find many more stories, videos, audio recordings, and other resources on our site — all free of charge and free of advertising.
Written by JEFF GREENWALD
Introduction by CHRIS EGUSA
Narrated by JEFF GREENWALD
Produced by CHRIS EGUSA
Music by MIKE SNOWDEN / BLUE DOT SESSIONS