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Donor Bike Number 2

Posted: 15th June 2010 by Nigel in Bamboo Bike, Gathering Parts

The easy thing would have been to cut up the track frame from my donor bike. It was about my size, so I could replace the steel sections, one at a time, making only small adjustments to the frame size. That, however, would go against my goal of minimizing waste. Instead, I sold that perfectly […]

Donor Bike

Posted: 23rd May 2010 by Nigel in Bamboo Bike, Gathering Parts

I picked up my donor bike this weekend. She’s a beauty I grabbed off of craigslist. It has changed hands twice already, but has only been on the road a couple times since it was built in 2009 so it’s in great shape. It’s a Kona Paddy Wagon, which is an entry level fixed gear/single […]