June 24, 2022, 12.54 PM

With his own creation now crossing the Pacific, Kartono said it was seeing bamboo bikes being made where the plant is rarely found -- such as in northern Europe -- that first motivated him to craft his design.

“When I dug deep into bicycle products online, I found that bamboo bicycles are made in countries that do not have bamboo. That served as a slap for me,” said the entrepreneur.

“Bamboo is everywhere around my house.”

(Writer: Marchio Gorbiano)

Source: Agence France-Presse

 

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