Natural, strong, lightweight, renewable, oxygen creator, there are many reasons
STRONG AND LIGHTWEIGHT
An incredible Grass
Bamboo can withstand up to 1ton/cm2 of compression force, this is twice the tolerance of steel.Bamboo is also lighter making it ideal for bicycle construction. Other incredible quality is that it absorbs as much as x4 more vibrations than carbon fiber, making our bikes, the smoothest bicycle (ideal for long rides).
Neither bamboo nor carbon fiber are subject to fatigue. Your bike can endure daily use and falls without losing its strength.It takes up to 15 years for a regular pine tree to grow, it takes bamboo as little as 3 years to reach the same level, making it a very renewable source.Naturally bamboo generates 30% more oxygen than trees, this helps break down Co2 generated by cars. It takes up to 15 years for a regular pine tree to grow, it takes bamboo as little as 3 years to reach the same level, making it a very renewable source.
All our bikes are hand crafted one by one, it usually takes us 2 weeks to ship however this time can vary depending on our demand. Once you make your purchase you will receive a shipping date confirmation.
Yes they do, our Racer frame has been put to extensive stress tests by Microbac company in the United states here you can see the RESULTS.
As a fun fact we can now brag that while Microbac requested 3 frames for their test (1 for each control) we decided to ship just one and it excelled all tests.
Bamboo lifespan depends on the use and care each user provides. Like all types of wood (or grass in this case) Bamboo requires some special care including cleaning and hydration (using wood oil) and try avoiding excessive continuous exposure (weeks) to the elements.
User weight should not exceed 125kgs.
Since bamboo is a hygroscopic fiber it has a high propensity to absorb moisture find in its surroundings, however all our bikes are treated and regular rain circumstances pose no risk to our products, we recommend nonetheless to dry any remaining water on the frame after your ride. You should avoid submerging your Bamboocycle in water since this excessive moisture can encourage bacteria and fungi to grow on its surface.
This can sound as a weird question but is one of the most frequently asked. While falling is a normal process of riding a bike, your Bamboocycle will take advantage of its flexibility and absorb the impact with little damage to its structure making it harder to brake than an aluminum or steel frame.
It’s important for your bike to receive the following cares:
- Hydrate your bicycle frame with wood oil at least once per month
- Clean your frame of dust and mud frequently
- Keep your tires with the right pressure
- Keep all the mechanical parts clean and lubed
- We encourage to give your bike full service once every 3 months
Bamboo natural structure will not be affected by a tear, so you can continue using your Bamboocycles after a small incident. It’s important however that you notify us if this happen since tears are covered by our retailers as long as the bicycle is still under warranty. If your warranty has expired don’t worry we can repair your bike for a small fees
We offer a limited 5 year warranty against fabrication defects. This warranty is valid after the registered date on the original and stamped purchasing order. The warranty covers defects that are naturally occurring on bamboo or are presented within fabrication or assembling process in our premises. i.e. fissures, cracks, If such defects are present and are verified by bamboocycles we would repair or replace either the piece or the full frame if needed. In order to verify the claim, the affected bicycle will be analyzed by Bamboocycles or one of our approved partners to determine the validity of it. Bamboocycles S.A. de C.V, is not responsible for any defects caused by the improper use of its product, including: incorrect assembly, accessories incompatibility or general failures caused by unauthorized modification of the product. Misuse of our product will automatically void the warranty, our bicycles are designed for city use and should not be used for activities such as: mountain biking, acrobatics, etc Bamboocycles S.A. de C.V.shall not be held responsible of incidents, damages or losses caused by the incorrect use of our product. Bamboocycles S.A. de C.V will not cover partial or total payment for products that have been misplaced, stolen or damaged during shipping or transportation in any process that occurs after the product has been delivered to the original buyer. All images presented in our catalogs are there for illustrative purposes, they should not be interpreted as use suggestions or as representations of the final product. The accessories described and shown can vary without notice due to their availability in the local market. Buy buying our products you accept the terms and conditions described on this warranty. Each Bamboocycles product includes a warranty note that should be sealed and dated, we ask you to please verify this information upon receiving your product and in case of doubt or comment, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us (+52) 55 6280 3436.