Tag Archives: Kickstarter

Convert your bike into a box bike

If you haven’t seen the zillions of posts about the LIFT cargo bike Kickstarter yet, here’s the gist: for $725 (early bird pricing), you get the front end of a bakfiets style cargo bike that hooks to the front of your existing bike in about a minute. Compare against $3,000 and up for low-end box read more »


This is so crazy I’m surprised to see it on Kickstarter: Yannick Read has rigged up a ceremonial blank cartridge to explode when his bike or motorcycle is moved. This gizmo can be yours for about US$71, plus shipping.

Secure seatpost and saddle clamp

Look closely at this new seatpost clamp from Fortified Bicycle. Like other security clamps, the Payback clamp uses a keyed bolthead to help protect your saddle from theft, but there’s more.

Infinity Pedal Kickstarter

I gotta say, that’s one nice looking clipless pedal.

All-in-one tire lever bike tool

Kickstarter project. I like, but haven’t I seen something like this before? After only a couple of weeks they’re over halfway to their $8000 goal. Via Carl.

Inexpensive friction shift lever for any speed gearing

Sue Knaup founded One Street years ago to promote bike riding for all kinds of people around the world. She’s long been frustrated with the high cost that comes from the complexity of modern bike components, and has worked to source and popularize lower cost components that have the needed durability to survive the rugged read more »