my Afram Gates

Premium trekking bike including hub gear & Gates CDX toothed belt

my Afram Gates - Bambusfahrrad


Bambusfahrrad - Damenrad
Bambusfahrrad - Herrenrad
Bambusfahrrad - Tiefeinstieg

  • from 2.499 € / 2,272 GBP

    including Shimano
    Nexus 8-speed

  • guarantee

    up to
    five years

  • weight

    15,5 kg

  • bamboo

    stable as steel,
    light as aluminium

  • Premium trekking bike
  • Every my Boo frame is unique - handmade in Ghana
  • Natural suspension because of the bamboo
  • High-quality varnish for a long service life
  • Excellent stiffness due to the sisal-epoxide resin bonds
  • Verified by EN-norms (also for pedelecs)

Weight: about 15,5 Kg
Sizes: 48, 52, 55, 58, 61 cm, special sizes on request
Including Shimano Nexus 8-speed: from 2.499 € / 2,272 GBP

Gearing: Shimano Nexus 8-speed
Brake: Shimano Deore hydraulic disc brakes
Tyres: Schwalbe Little Big Ben 40-622 brown; optional: Schwalbe Big Ben 55-559 brown (26 inches)
Saddle: Brooks Flyer Aged saddle
Handle: my Boo birch bark handlebar grips BBU1
Fork: aluminium rigid fork, 1 1/8 inches ahead
Crankset: Gates CDX
Lighting: B&M IQ-XS 70 Lux headlight B&M Toplight 2C back light

Our Production in Ghana


Bamboo grows in a large amount in Ghana. After harvesting, the tubes are dried for several months; afterwards, the best-looking tubes are selected to build the frames.

Precise symmetry is accomplished while assembling the frame by using a German-developed clamping device (jig). The bamboo tubes are carefully joined with hemp fibers and bio-epoxy resin, then smoothed down and perfected. Every frame is carefully inspected with an extensive checklist.

Our Quality Requirement

Unser Qualitätsanspruch


Our bamboo frames are tested by a German testing institute to comply with European standards. Furthermore, a high-grade varnish - as protection against wind and inclement weather - is applied to the frames by a qualified specialist in Germany.

All bamboo bikes are professionally mounted with high quality and reliable components at our factory in Kiel, Germany. The final assembly of each bike is done by trained bicycle mechanics.

Our Social Commitment

We build our frames together with our partner, the “Yonso Project”, a nonprofit organization in Ghana. All proceeds made in Ghana go directly into educational scholarships and microloans.

Currently, more than 30 employees work for the project and receive fair payment; their jobs are permanent and give them a sense of perspective.




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