Man makes bicycle out of bamboo

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (NBC/EBU) — A Slovenian man was watching TV and got inspired.

That’s when he decided to make a bamboo bicycle for himself.

The bike works like any other, but the frame is made of bamboo.

The inventor used bamboo and hemp to make his creation.

It’s lighter than a normal bike and perfect for riding in the hilly country.

He plans to make one for regular road cycling, too. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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