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アジアのあるスタートアップが作るのは竹で出来たマウンテンバイク: Two Southeast Asian startups aim to make bamboo bicycles trendy

アジアのあるスタートアップが作るのは竹で出来たマウンテンバイク: Two Southeast Asian startups aim to make bamboo bicycles trendy

Two Southeast Asian startups aim to make bamboo bicycles trendy March 28, 2012 by Terence LEE Even though demand is picking up in the Western world, riding a bamboo bike is virtually unheard of in Asia. As much as bamboo is commonly associated with this region, it is Western companies like FlavioDeslandes, Calfee Design and Biomega that have taken the concept and run with it. But two startups – KawayanTech from the Philippines and Bamboobee from Singapore — are finally emerging and entering the market. KawayanTech, recently featured in the Wall Street Journal , is founded in 2009 by members of the University of the Philippines Moutaineers Club. Their main products are individualized, handcrafted bamboo bikes that allow customers to pick their own components. While costing more than normal metal bikes and probably less durable, a bamboo bikes does have several advantages: I...

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