Building bikes by hand in Japan

The cycling industry is dominated by mass production, but Yoshiaki Nagasawa is still building handmade bikes.

    The cycling industry is increasingly driven by mass production and the latest materials.

    But some are still building bicycles the old fashioned way.

    Yoshiaki Nagasawa trained in Italy and says that his bikes are just as strong as they are beautiful even though they are not made of aluminum or carbon fibre.

    Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from Osaka.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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