The splinter bike, created by British craftsman Michael Thompson is made entirely out of wood. Aside from glue and paint, the entire bicycle is made from various types of hard wood. There’s no chain. Instead there is a 128 tooth cog that links the chain ring and the gear on the rear wheel.
And why was this splinter bike project even started? It’s all because of a bet. Thompson, a joiner, said he could make a fully wooden bike and his friend James Tully called his bluff.And so here it is, bike made from nothing but out of wood.
They do plan to set an official record with the Splinter Bike.