MANILA, Philippines — Bryan Benitez McClelland has a goal, to push for a green and sustainable means of transportation for all, and that is why he founded Bambike.

Watch how he and a Gawad Kalinga community in Tarlac, transform bamboo into a functional and eye-catching bicycle.

Originally published online here.

Bryan Benitez McClelland aims to provide a sustainable means of transportation for all. Here's how he does it.

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May 18, 2020

Get fresh fruits and veggies delivered to your door on our ELECTRIC CARGO BAMBIKE!

In partnership with AGREA, we’re helping distribute farm fresh produce for their #MoveFoodInitiative in Makati.

AGREA is offering a new and innovative way of "moving" food: straight from the farmers to your tables! Given the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine situation, food producers are having a hard time to bring and sell their harvest to the market. At the same time, consumers are also challenged in ensuring food supply for thei...

May 11, 2020


"We can't thank you enough for making our everyday trips safer and faster, God bless Bambike." - PGH Frontliners

During this period of Enhanced Community Quarantine in Metro Manila, our social enterprise has been forced to close. We do however have the desire and capacity to contribute what we can to fight the COVID-19 crisis. In our efforts to support the frontliners we have already deployed fleets of Bambikes to various hospitals and organizations in order to ease the mobility challenges faced by t...

January 16, 2020

If there is one place that has always been a famous stop at every Manila, Philippines tour, it’s definitely Intramuros. The historic walled city houses not only significant pieces of Philippine history but also interesting facts and tidbits about the Spanish era in the country.

Exploring Intramuros, considering its size, might take you a while. But with Bambike’s bamboo bike ecotours, you never have to break a sweat at all. You can choose from a full tour, express tour, or a sunset bambike tour.

Ready to see what's in Intram...

December 17, 2019

In a small idyllic island in the Philippines, a new local experience is revolutionizing ecotourism.

Imagine spending an afternoon on a scenic bamboo bike tour that will lead you to beaten paths in between rice fields 🚲, or experiencing an interactive bamboo bike park underneath a wind turbine, feeling the refreshing wind of an untouched island 🌄. You cap off the experience by getting to know the local community, and perhaps taking home souvenir items lovingly crafted by them. You can expect these and more from G...

October 13, 2019

A lost lady and a possessed priest walk the historic streets of Intramuros at night--would you dare to go near the mystery surrounding these entities to stop the haunting?

Set in Fort Santiago--a defense fortress where over 600 human remains were discovered after World War 2--Intramuros Investigation is a Halloween activity in Manila involving a real life dungeon used in World War 2, a haunting story line, and creatures waiting and watching in the dark.

Read below for more information about this activity you must do in Man...

June 21, 2019

It has been 5 years since we started sharing incredible experiences in Intramuros, Manila through Bambike Ecotours! And we will party!

You're invited to our 5th-Year Anniversary Party this June 29 at the historic Casa Manila Patio, Intramuros. There will be live music in the evening, a taste of local food sourced from Intramuros, and a whole day of Special Tours, among other fun activities!

As a gift to you for your support of our mission for the People, Planet, and Progress, all tours booked for June 29 will be upgraded to...

Behind each Bambike's handmade bamboo bike are the dedication and hardwork of women. And this Women's Month, we're celebrating them. 

This International Womens' Month, we're introducing you to Racel. Below she talks about the challenges of her work, how she overcomes them, and the changes they made to her life.

Talk about #GirlPower!


"I'm Racel from a Gawad Kalinga

community in Victoria, Tarlac. I've been a quality control for Bambike for 3 years. As a quality control you need to be more fussy.

I love challenges that's why e...

February 11, 2019

From trying Filipino fare from the local's food stalls to sites you shouldn't miss: these tips will help make the most out of your Intramuros visit!

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