Zuri means beautiful in Swahili. And that’s true also in this case when talking about Zuri, German company specialized for handcrafted road bikes made out of locally harvested bamboo in Zambia. Designed for new urban generation for both city commuting and mountain biking, these sustainable, unique and stylish form of transportation that really stand out of the mass of bikes made out of steel or aluminium.
Although bikes are made out in Africa out of simple locally sourced bamboo, Zuri crafts it into ornate bicycles of high density and surface hardness, maintaining the ability to become fully water impermeable, waterproof and imperishable against chemicals and fire.
Bikes’ distinctive looks reflects through several styles: Urban fixie, Urban Speed, Urban City, Urban Jungle. Prices start at €2,490 ($3,230).