Wood-Framed Renovo Bicycle Reminds Us of Simpler Times

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With all the technological advances, it's easy to forget how devilishly beautiful bikes are. Bike builders Ken and Stuart Wheeler of Renovo Bikes hope to change that perception with their new wooden frames.

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JFK had it right, "Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride." [Core77]

Corrected: The father and son team of Ken and Stuart Wheeler designed this gorgeous bike, not Sean Denham.

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shamoononon
Shamoononon drives like a farmer

We all have Schwinn Mountain bikes. Nothing like an old brand to make you smile.

I hardly see any kind of wood bike frame supporting my shenanigans or pure clumsiness. I mean, once I hit my first tree on it, or miscalculate a five foot drop, it's done for.

Pretty, but doesn't seem practical.