‘Free2go’ bike rack has promise – but will get you kicked off Car2go

Designer Ryan Battle with his creation.(screenshot from Kickstarter.com) An ultraportable $99 bike car rack designed to let people combine bike trips with Car2go’s floating carsharing service was unveiled Thursday afternoon on Kickstarter. It’s an undeniably neat idea. The new product’s mastermind fails to mention an important fact in his enthusiastic video, though: his unauthorized product … Read more

Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

Local product designer raises over $90,000 for bike horn on Kickstarter

Remember the “Orp”? The quirky creation of local product/industrial design firm FUSE has just completed a successful Kickstarter campaign. We heard from Orp’s creator and FUSE owner Toren Orzek that they’ve raised over $96,000, easily surpassing their goal of $90,000 with five days still to go. The Orp was inspired by the tragic right-hook collisions … Read more