Bike Made of Flax

Yeah, flax–plant fiber.–Corrie

Schwinn Vestige — new materials for a venerable bicycle brand

by Gene Bisbee at 03:14PM (PDT) on September 8, 2010  |  Permanent LinkCosmos

For those of you who like to check the freshest things in bicycling, here’s something very new from a brand that’s very old.

At first glance this Schwinn Vestige might look your typical hip commuter bike. But closer inspection of its “ingredients” will reveal that the frame is actually made from biodegradable flax fibers and covered with water soluble paint.

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