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By Scott Streeter
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About this project

The Rim Ring bottle opener is upcycled from old discarded Tubular roadbike rims. Tubulars, unlike Clinchers have no bead lock to hold the tire. The tubes are sewn into the tires and then glued to the rim. This approach renders a faster, lighter and smoother ride compared to clinchers, or so the purists say... I think they just make great bottle openers. You can use for bottles or tabs on cans. Once the funding is in place, we will start immediately so you will receive your Rim Ring in a matter of weeks! Feel free to choose a standard key ring or the key chain, your choice.

Due to the fact I own a machine shop, I am tooled up and ready to manufacture. I have several prototypes I have personally tested for quite some time. I assure you, nothing opens a nice cold brew like my Rim Ring Bottle Opener while disseminating your vast bicycle knowledge at the same time!

  Thank you so much for funding this project, look for more in the future!

Risks and challenges

There are always risks to any project, however, with my 20+ year experience with fabrication, machining and design, I already have the skills and tools to conquer any obstacle that comes my way. Beside, I have Ava, my daughter to help with the machining. She will likely fund much of her senior year at high school with the proceeds!

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    For $22 you too can be a proud owner of a Rim Ring keychain, bottle opener. #hipster

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    If you prefer a Key RING on your Rim Ring instead of a chain, Choose this option. #stillhipster

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    For $50 I will laser engrave a name, logo, etc on your Rim Ring. This premium offer requires some extra attention so this option will be limited. Thank you!

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