In hindsight, I definitely applied too many separate layers than was necessary. This also meant that I sanded more than was necessary, and used more epoxy than was necessary. Anyhow, at last I arrived at the last layer:
Although I always have random bike parts, I rarely have a full (compatible) set. I was very pleased to produce a rideable bike at the end of the day.
Here’s the video of the assembly:
As many websites before me have already touted, bamboo frames ride beautifully. There is noticeable damping. Plus they look great and make people smile.
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