More than just purely aesthetics, Renovo Bicycles are returning the bicycle to its original form with their all-wood frames. If you’re skeptical about an all-wood bicycle, you’d be pleased to know that Renovo’s heirloom quality frame’s fatigue life is substantially longer than aluminum or steel and rivals that of carbon.
The frames are made from hollow wood and laminated bamboo, which Renovo claims to have, “superior ride quality and durability compared to man-made materials, and when combined with an array of advanced technologies, it becomes a high performance [component],”
These bikes are also almost entirely handmade, from the sorting and matching of the wood, to bonding, machining and shaping. Future Renovo owners are also able to chose their desired wood, as opposed to most hand-built bike companies which have their parts sourced from other countries.
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Source: Limited Hype