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11 awesome bikes made of wood

By: Shea Gunther on Nov. 29, 2011, 3:16 p.m.
a man riding a funky wooden bike

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The Lumber Bike

Tom Kabat's inspiration came from antique wooden boneshaker bikes from the 1800s, bikes he'd seen in museums and read about in books. He was moved to create a bicycle that emerged as a two-person recumbent bike built on a frame of an 8-foot long two by four.