a trusty wooden steed

30 Mar

admire the beauty of this hand-painted faux-wood finish fixie bike on etsy.

but do not surrender to it lest you have a cool $3,000 burning a hole in your pocket. auch.

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5 Responses to “a trusty wooden steed”

  1. Marc March 30, 2011 at 4:15 pm #

    Sexy machine!! But, here’s the real deal – a bamboo bike (this one is made together with carbon fibre, but there are loads of companies producing bamboo bikes). I think they look great!

    http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-built-a-carbon-bike-frame-at-home-and-a-bam/step9/Building-the-bamboocarbon-frame/

  2. Summer Zheng March 30, 2011 at 5:59 pm #

    made of wood?

    • lookingfornicethings March 30, 2011 at 7:14 pm #

      the one i posted is a steel frame with this hand painted wood-like finish, but marc’s one above combines bamboo with carbon fibre- how sweet is that?

      • Summer Zheng March 31, 2011 at 5:24 am #

        m…
        very sweet

        like a living room with a fireplace
        and a train with steam flying over its head : )

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