AUDIO SLIDESHOW: A bike like few others

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“Green” materials are all the rage, and few of them are more versatile than bamboo.

Click the image above to view a slideshow by Jason Sandford.

In this week’s Xpress Outdoors section, writer Jack Igelman tells the story of Asheville resident Keith Young, who recently crafted a bicycle frame from bamboo and has plans to build more bikes from the giant grass.

Click here to read the story, and click on the image at right to view a slideshow and interview with Young put together by Xpress multimedia editor, Jason Sandford.

If you’d like to get in touch with Young, send him an e-mail at keiteryoung@hotmail.com.

— Kent Priestley, contributing editor
 

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