Journal

1 Mitering Seat Tube

In the Mitering videos below Craig covers the tools and process of mitering the tubing so that fitment of the joinery is precise. Calfee Design 1-800-965-2171

Introduction Video

In the video you will get to know the DIY Bamboo Frame Kit’s contents as Craig explains the layout of tools and setting up the work space for the build. …

Our Rack of Bamboo

Bamboo Splitting

Causes, Prevention and Fixes Causes: Splitting of bamboo is caused mainly by rapid changes in moisture content of the bamboo. This can be caused by rapid changes in relative humidity …

More about the Tetra 44

Even bicycle enthusiasts and industry insiders are surprised to learn that Tetra was invented back in 1987 and only four years later was being ridden by Greg LeMond and his …

Our Rack of Bamboo

Turning Bamboo Into a Bicycle

A cycling entrepreneur has turned to the durable plant as a low-tech and affordable option for building bikes Bicycle designer Craig Calfee likes to talk about the time a film …

Grades of Carbon Fiber

Polyacrylonitrile Fiber There is a lot of marketing techno-babble out there with all the different companies getting on the carbon bandwagon.  The idea is to try and convince the general …