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March 18, 2015

Boo SL Series: Building the Ultimate Bamboo Race Bike

by Nick Frey

Here at Boo, we’re constantly innovating and refining every step of our frame construction process.  And the proof of this R&D is in the pudding: an Elite National Championship title, multiple appearances in the World Championships, and professional podiums on road, gravel, and dirt.  No other bamboo bike on the planet can claim a comparable pedigree. Six years after first … Read More »

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February 26, 2015

Alubooyah Wins 2015 Fat Bike Nationals!

by Drew Haugen

Words by Adam Blake On February 14th, 2015 USA Cycling hosted the first inaugural Fat-Bike National Championships in Ogden Utah, at Powder Mountain resort.  At 9,000 feet the racers lined up for either two or three laps of a six-mile course.  Swooping down long bermed sections, racers navigated a speedy downhill first half, and were greeted with a nice, long, … Read More »

Leadville MTB 100 on a ‘Cross Bike (better late than never)

December 12, 2014

Leadville MTB 100 on a ‘Cross Bike (better late than never)

by Nick Frey

Misery. Perspective. One sometimes brings about the other. I often find myself seeking out miserable situations, typically outdoors, in order to find perspective, as these situations have a unique way of sorting out the things that really matter in life. Too often, in a world full of comforts and conveniences, we find ourselves in these microcosms, living overly complicated lives, … Read More »

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November 6, 2014

Telling the Truth

by Nick Frey

Boo Bicycles’ first prototype was built almost seven years ago.  With humble beginnings, from cutting down the first bamboo on the side of the Delaware River in winter to using Gorilla Glue to keep a failing dropout in place just an hour before a race, we’ve come a long way. We’ve never really had a company “mission statement”, as is … Read More »

August 10, 2012

T-minus Twelve Hours to Leadville Trail 100

by Nick Frey

I have raced a bicycle of some kind for twelve consecutive seasons now.  That accounts for almost one half of my life.  I don’t get excited for most bike races.  There is a wild start, some attacks fly, some guys get a break rolling, things settle down, a long chase ensues, and then we see who’s wearing their big britches … Read More »

April 17, 2012


by Nick Frey

This is my 12th consecutive season racing a bike. I’ve struggled to balance racing with high school, Princeton, and then Boo. I’ve crashed, been dropped, gotten sick, overtrained, burned out, disenchanted…but I’m still racing. Why? Races like the Tour of the Battenkill.     This is one epic son of a bitch. It is a true Spring Classic: 200km, gnarly … Read More »

Hello and Welcome

May 1, 2011

Hello and Welcome

by Nick Frey

Hello and welcome to the new site of Boo Bicycles. We hand craft bamboo-carbon frames that are very stiff yet provide a supple ride quality and sublime handling. If you want to learn more about our products, explore the bikes menu. We suggest you check out some of our videos on YouTube as well as our bicycle reviews from major … Read More »