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Bamboo Bike Build – Part 3 – Final Touches

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10 Speed Bamboo Bike Build

 

The final step in this build was to install the rear wheel bridge and brake mount. I wasn’t really sure about the best way to go about this, but after a few minutes in Home Depot I found a few metal nuts that I could epoxy into the bridge to give the brakes a proper support. After aligning the bridge and the nuts at the right angle I epoxied them in place and wrapped them in hemp. Once it had cured 48hours later I sanded everything down and drilled a hole through the hemp to expose the metal mount for the brake. Perfect fit.

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Written by Cameron Brown

April 11th, 2015 at 3:59 pm

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