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Bonobo, Are You Getting A Woody?

Check out this cool plywood mountain bike created by Stanisław Płoski. It's called the Bonobo, and I'm especially liking the colour scheme!!! Here's some more info straight from the creator's press kit...
Bonobo is a bicycle with a bent plywood frame. It is built to serve urban cyclists who wish to ride comfortably and with style. The frame utilises natural properties of plywood - a natural composite material that is light, strong, and absorbs vibrations. Geometry of the bike ensures a relaxed riding position and lets the user experience the pure pleasure of cycling. Components were selected with simplicity and easy maintenance in mind. A single gear drivetrain and reliable hydraulic disc brakes require minimum attention from the user. It is also possible to install an internal gear hub or a belt drivetrain. Bonobo is a clever blend of technology and nature, a bike you want to ride, and be seen riding it.

Stanisław Płoski (born 1987) is a young designer from Warsaw, Poland. He studied at the Faculty of Industrial Design of Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and National College of Arts and Design in Dublin, Ireland. He works as a freelancer, specialising in web, graphic and product design. His other interests cover music, art and cycling.
If you're interested in more information, I suggest you contact the artist directly (link above).
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Check out some pictures from the building process...

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