Get Your Make On!

After the great turn out last year, the Vancouver Mini Maker Faire is back. As a primer for the full blown faire there will be a series of events including the Maker Faire fundraiser. This show-and-tell will be hosted March 15th at the Museum of Vancouver and feature such great things as music, food and makers. More info at or


Al has researched uses of bamboo as well as the various types available. He is the idea-man who was inspired to start building bamboo bicycles and is always coming up with plans to push GFW onto the next step. When he’s not on the production line he spends his time sourcing the materials and parts for our bikes, keeping in mind to source as locally and sustainably as possible. Al spent time in Japan and is a black-belt in the art of Kendo, having competed in various competitions.