Tuesday, December 27, 2011

The Not So Green Bike: Carbon Fiber's Carbon Footprint

"The not so green bike: carbon fiber's carbon footprint

Much is made about the environmental benefits of cycling. Bicycles are almost universally touted as being “good” for the environment, because riding a bike is green due to their small—if any—carbon footprint when compared to automobiles. But—even disregarding their environmentally costly production—what about the carbon fiber footprint that is left when a carbon bike ends up in a landfill?"

Read the full article at Bikeradar.com.

1 comment:


So should we ride aluminium and steel? I'm sure that these can be recycled.