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Crowdfunding: Seattle-based bike lights pass $100K, Redmond-based commuter bike passes $30K

Seattle area bike product Kickstarters are seriously kicking ass this month. The Seattle-based Orfos Flares bike lights demolished their $20,000 goal, passing $100,000 recently with seven days still to go (ends November 18). The lights are a novel take on … Continue reading

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Seattle Bike Style Updates: Iva Jean launches new line + Model Citizen adds women’s t-shirt

If you want stylish threads that stay that way even as you slog up a hill or pedal through a downpour, then perhaps it only makes sense that you should be looking to Seattle. Right now, there are (at least) … Continue reading

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Seattle-based wool clothing company launches via Kickstarter

Joshua Weinberg’s car broke down a few years ago, so he decided to hop on his bike and give the half hour commute to his job in Bend, Ore., a try. He wasn’t sure what to wear, so he bought … Continue reading

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Wallingford company launches heavy-duty chain lube on Kickstarter

A Wallingford company is hoping to change the way you keep your bike chain in tip-top shape. Runaway Bike Industries, a company lead by brothers Bob and Doug Montclair, has launched a Kickstarter for a paraffin-based bicycle chain lube that … Continue reading

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Seattle Bike Crowdfunding Highlight: Pedal, Stretch, Breathe

Crowdfunding has played a huge role in the ever-growing bicycle economy in Seattle and around the world. From Iva Jean to Peddler’s Brewing, the Pedaler’s Fair was full of local businesses who used Kickstarter to help get off the ground … Continue reading

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