The Story of a Hemp Bicycle and a Bamboo Bike Bus

January 15, 2010 by  
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Photo: Spiegel (Bamboo utility bike in Africa) Spiegel International have a wonderful write-up (in English) on bamboo bikes. It covers how Craig Calfee’s dog inspired him to make a bike from bamboo, How he subsequently won trade shows awatds “Best Road Bike,” “Best Off-Road Bike” and “Peoples’ Choice” for his bamboo designs, how they were lab tested tougher than carbon fibre. Andrea Reidl’s article goes to explain how Calfee is now passing on his secrets to African villagers so they might have durable, locally made bike frames

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Climate ‘Skeptics’ Playing Victim? Cold Snap Stirs Heated Debate

January 15, 2010 by  
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Image credit: The News in Photos TreeHugger has been no stranger to heated climate debate in recent times.

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