Sporting Wood

Now that carbon frames are ubiquitous, that super-light frame of yours just isn’t turning heads like it used to. Lucky for you, my narcissistic friend, several companies’ new high-tech composite frames are sure to turn the tables back in your favor, and there’s little danger of wide adoption. I am of course referring to wooden frames.

Concept bikes from GP Design Partners and Waldmeister use traditional layering-and-molding methods to create these beautiful frames:

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waldmeister-bike-full.jpg (First spotted by Frank last September.)

Just don’t let mom catch you using a water bottle without a coaster. Oh, and from the swedes, a wooden bike for junior:

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Via the Goat