11 Apr '11, 11am

Alabama: The New Bamboo (And Bike) State?...

Alabama: The New Bamboo (And Bike) State?...

A group of five Project M members (two women, three men) are undertaking the two-month bike ride this summer to get the word out about Alabamboo's plans. They'll set up a workshop in Greensboro to build their bamboo bikes, then ride north and west. The studio will be the beginnings of a new bamboo bicycle company, supported by Alex Bogusky of B-Cycle fame. Alabama doesn't have a great rep as a biking state, especially for women . But Birmingham is home to the BikeSkirt blog, and perhaps a bike manufacturer will draw new interest to commuter cycling in the state, especially as COMMON will be community owned.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/04/alabama-new-bambo...

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