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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