Bicycle design has evolved to feature all manner of materials, from titanium to carbon fiber, and the like. But until now, we hadn’t seen a bike’s frame made from wood. Masateru Yasuda set out to prove bent wood could work for the frame, using a steam bent plywood that features great vibration absorption and flexibility. Dubbed The Moccle, the bike is handsome and streamlined,
The Moccle is a Gold Winner of the A’ Design Award for the year 2023, and showcases the promise of unexpected materials, created in a handsome and striking design.
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