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sandwichbike DIY flat-pack wooden bicycle by pedalfactory
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nov 28, 2013
sandwichbike DIY flat-pack wooden bicycle by pedalfactory


sandwichbike DIY flat-pack wooden bicycles by pedalfactory
all images courtesy sandwichbikes

 

 

 

developed in germany by pedalfactory, ‘sandwichbike‘ is a flat-pack bicycle made out of two beech plywood plates that users can build on their own. delivered in a compact cardboard box, the concept can be assembled at home with a few basic tools: the cruiser comes fully equipped with everything you need to get on two-wheels within 30 minutes. from the frame to the pedals, each piece is securely held together by a series of carefully milled aluminum parts. composed out of nineteen components, the fixed gear features a distinctive silhouette reminiscent of heavy duty construction materials. the ‘sandwichbike’ was extensively tested by compressing the seat, structure and wheels, and bottom bracket up to 100,000 times, simulating the wear and tear from life on the road.

 

 

sandwichbike side view

 

 

3/4 front view

 

 

handlebar detail – each component is securely held together by a series of carefully milled aluminum parts

 

 

view from the cyclist’s seat

 

 

 

 

 

 

shipped in a cardboard box, the concept can be assembled at home with a few basic tools

 

 

exploded view of the components

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