Maya Pedal Bicycle Mill

Maya Pedal

Bicimáquinas are pedal-powered machines that assist with a variety of jobs in the home, on the farm, on the road and in small businesses. Each bicimáquina is handmade in Maya Pedal’s workshop using a combination of old bikes, concrete, wood, and metal. Maya Pedal’s Bicycle Mill is a bicycle machine adapted to fit a hand powered grinding mill or a corn thresher. The Mill function has the capacity to mill 3 lbs. per minute of any type of grain. The most common use is for milling yellow maize, soya beans, and coffee.

Product description

Bicimáquinas are pedal-powered machines that assist with a variety of jobs in the home, on the farm, on the road and in small businesses. Each bicimáquina is handmade in Maya Pedal’s workshop using a combination of old bikes, concrete, wood, and metal. Maya Pedal’s Bicycle Mill is a bicycle machine adapted to fit a hand powered grinding mill or a corn thresher. The Mill function has the capacity to mill 3 lbs. per minute of any type of grain. The most common use is for milling yellow maize, soya beans, and coffee.

Target region(s)
Distributors/implementing organizations

Maya Pedal is supported by a number of international organizations including Pedal Energy Development AlternativesBikes Not BombsWorking Bikes.

Market suggested retail price
  • Maya Pedal receives bicycles as donations from the U.S. and Canada and provides them at subsidised rates for less fortunate families.Interview with representative
SDG targeted
  • Goal 8: promote sustainable economic growth and productive employment.Goal 2: improve food security and nutrition .
Target user(s)

Less fortunate families in Guatemala.Interview with representative

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