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Renovo Hardwood Bicycles. Part 1: Factory tour.

Located in a nondescript commercial building in Southeast Portland, Renovo Hardwood Bicycles makes some of the most unique bikes on the road.  Their first bike, was a collaboration between Ken Wheeler (owner/mastermind) and his son Stuart.  The bike, proved that it was possible to create a wood bicycle using hollow tubes and CNC technology.  However, that initial plywood bike performed terribly, being far too flexible.  Since the first prototype, Renovo… Read More »