Gear Up 2013-03-29 01.59.49 am

Published on March 29th, 2013 | by ModuoBike

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A Wooden Two-Wheeled Masterpiece

Yojiro Oshima is a student in the Craft & Industrial Design Department at Musashino Art University in Tokyo. For his final project before graduation, he designed and made a wooden bike (complete with wooden wheels, handlebars, and saddle). His goal with the design was to incorporate the benefits of a beam frame and a standard frame, so the short cantilevered seat beam was designed to “reduce large impacts” while the “seat stay and the chain stay remain as usual to assure the stiffness.”

We say this wooden cycle is truly deserving of the “bike porn” category!

Full article here: bicycledesign.net

Source: bicycledesign.net

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