How-To: Bamboo electric motorcycle

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How-To: Bamboo electric motorcycle


I love it when school groups make how-to projects. Bay School writes:

For our high school senior project, we have created a bamboo electric motorcycle. This project has been extremely fun, challenging, and time consuming; this is not something you can do over a few weekends. The end goal for us was to create a working motorcycle with a bamboo frame and an electric motor, as well as to create an Instructable.


4 thoughts on “How-To: Bamboo electric motorcycle

  1. pete says:

    What is the idea behind using bamboo for partial construction of a bike? I have seen it often around the internet but, it just seems like an extremely difficult material to use.

    1. Carnes says:

      I have always pictured bamboo as the asian version of 2×4’s. Only i can’t have 2x4s growing in the backyard like weeds : /

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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