ross lovegrove: 'the bamboo' bicycle for biomega at milan design week 09 ross lovegrove: 'the bamboo' bicycle for biomega at milan design week 09
may 04, 2009

ross lovegrove: 'the bamboo' bicycle for biomega at milan design week 09

‘the bamboo’ bicycle by ross lovegrove image © designboomfast-growing bamboo is stronger than steel, with a wonderfully natural radiance. ross lovegrove has created a bicycle using bamboo for the danish manufacturer biomega. the bike was co-developed with the brazillian bamboo specialist flavio deslandes and handmade in denmark.

‘the bamboo’ bicycle image © designboom

detail of ‘the bamboo’ image © designboom

detail of ‘the bamboo’ image © designboom

in the presentation there was a photo wall with shots taken in situ of various people posing with the bamboo bicycle image © designboom

rendering of ‘the bamboo’ bicycle

  • After the hybrid car, here’s the hybrid bike!!! A good idea for the bamboo lobby. Please Ross, the evolutionist, revisit your theory.

    Andre Pettigrew alias Poetti says:
  • This is really old news. Very unoriginal… Please try harder Ross…

    Seen af thousend times before

    Peter Pil says:
  • yawn……

    [url=http://www.calfeedesign.com/bamboo.htm]Calfee[/url] did this years ago, but I’m sure that Leonardo, I mean Ross, has some esoteric mumbo jumbo to pump his ego a little more on this one.

    Daniel says:
  • wow. a PVC bike frame made from recycled tootbrushes might be neat too. i heard ross is also working on a king’s wardrobe made of 2 million fly wings. he is the on cutting edge at happy haven.

    walter w. says:

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