Bamboo Bikes Becoming Popular in Africa

Bamboo is truly an amazing plant, growing up to 24 inches or 60 centimeters in a single day. Indeed, it’s the most versatile and sustainable crop that can be grown. Plus, it can be harvested easily in many indigenous parts of the world, providing an economic resource as well as a sturdy building material for everything from houses to fences to home-style mats that add décor and comfort to any living space.

Bamboo carries a tensile strength greater than steel, but is much lighter, making an excellent substitute as a bike frame.

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