Yes, those bikes are made of Wood

“Wood delivers a fabulous ride. You haven’t ridden anything like it before. It’s supple, but strong and makes a delightfully smooth ride.” Those words come from Chris Connor, founder of Connor wood bicycles. Ash wood frame, steam-bent with Kevlar reinforcements and Walnut center stripes, Connor’s custom rides are some of the prettiest we’ve ever seen. His motto? “Hug a bike. Ride a tree.” We dig. —Stephen Regenold

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Connor wood bikes start at $3,400

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Handlebars are wood with leather grips

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29er mountain bike

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Gates belt-drive models

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Connor in his woodshop

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Ready to ride in all weather