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Crafted from exotically blue pine beetle kill wood, Bika elegantly displays your bike, holds your gear, and mitigates pollution.
Crafted from exotic blue-streaked pine beetle kill wood, Bika elegantly displays your bike, holds your gear, and mitigates pollution.
Crafted from exotic blue-streaked pine beetle kill wood, Bika elegantly displays your bike, holds your gear, and mitigates pollution.
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112 backers pledged CA$ 14,926 to help bring this project to life.

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You love your bike, and care for the environment. Why not show it off?

Bika is an elegant, simple, multi-functional bike rack that proudly showcases your prized chariot, provides room for your gear, and keeps your keys at the ready. It's the only premium bike rack that features beautifully blue, CO2-offsetting pine beetle kill wood. 

Whether you're a weekend biker, a hardcore cyclist, or a fixed gear fanatic, you'll love Bika's blend of sustainability and contemporary design.  

 

 

 

 

Pine beetle affected trees release immense amounts of CO2, so much that it equals to 3.7 million cars on the road per year. If these trees are not used, they will even emit methane gas. The pine beetle also creates a bold blue color in the kill wood, yet the structural strength remains the same as conventional lumber. 

By choosing pine beetle kill wood products like Bika, you are mitigating pollution, reducing the risk of wildfires, strengthening the economy, and revitalizing our beautiful forests. 

  

Bika stores your gear and holds your keys, so you don't waste time scrambling for your stuff. With a powerful magnet acting as your dedicated key holder, you can just grab-and-go, and enjoy the ride.

 

Bika is meticulously handcrafted by a small team of woodworkers with over 50 years of experience. No veneers, plywood, or particle board here - Bika features quality solid wood construction. Bika is all local, proudly made in Canada.

 

Inspired by the minimalism of Japanese and contemporary design, Bika embraces nature while providing function to your every day. Gorgeous, uninterrupted surfaces emphasize the beauty of exotic pine beetle kill wood, telling a story of devastation and rebirth.

 

You want to help the environment, but also benefit from utility. Bika combines local sustainable materials with sophisticated minimalist design and impeccable craftsmanship, so you no longer need to make sacrifices to be eco-friendly.

 

Bika prototype testing
Bika prototype testing

Bika can support your bike and anything you can throw at it. It's been prototype tested to support up to 120 lbs.

Bika comes fully assembled so you don't need to break a sweat putting it together. All you need is to find a stud, and you're good to go. All hardware provided, including screws and two sets of plugs.

Bika is designed to fit a wide range of road, fixed gear, mountain, BMX bikes, and more. Not sure about your fit? Send us a message and we'll sort it out for you.

  

By supporting Bika, you become a part of the Re-Tree Movement. We'll plant a tree in your name to help restore Canadian forests. Included with every reward level over $10 CAD.

 

Killwood Stickers
Killwood Stickers

 

Killwood Keychain
Killwood Keychain

 

 

Killwood BOTTO
Killwood BOTTO

 

Beetle Grey Killwood Graphic T-Shirts
Beetle Grey Killwood Graphic T-Shirts

 

Numbered Engraving | Bika Limited Edition
Numbered Engraving | Bika Limited Edition

 

 

 

Killwood is proud to be local. We're based in Vancouver, Canada, a place that prides itself on its natural beauty and eco conscious community. Bika is crafted in BC by Canadian woodworkers with locally sourced kill wood.  

 

 

 

Risks and challenges

Manufacturing: Our products are meticulously hand-crafted and built to last, so each product requires time, and careful attention. This means that if there is very high demand, then non-Early Bird backers may experience slight delays. The uniqueness of each piece of wood means that each Bika will have their own distinctive character. Our skilled craftsmen use this natural variation in creative ways, making each Bika one-of-a-kind.

Shipping: If there is exceptionally high demand for Bika, there may be a slight delay in the delivery of the non-Early Bird Bikas. Delivery estimates are as accurate as possible, however, some countries may receive the product much earlier than estimated, or slightly later. With international delivery, duties may apply. Delivery is handled by outside entities - shipping companies, and Canada Post. Therefore, there is an inherent risk of damage by the outside party. However, both Bika and its packaging have been carefully designed to be extremely structurally sound, and to arrive safely at your door.

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    SUPER SUPPORTER

    Thank you for your contribution!

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    SWAG PACK

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    • KEYCHAIN
    • STICKERS
    • BOTTO
    • T-SHIRT

    • PLANT A TREE

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    Pledge CA$ 300 or more About $230

    BIKA | SUPER VALUE

    Get Bika at %25 off retail cost!

    Receive:
    • BIKA
    • KEYCHAIN INCLUDED

    • PLANT A TREE

    + $65 to add SWAG PACK
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    Pledge CA$ 350 or more About $269

    BIKA | KICKSTARTER SPECIAL

    Get Bika at below retail cost!

    Receive:
    • BIKA
    • KEYCHAIN INCLUDED

    • PLANT A TREE

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    Pledge CA$ 375 or more About $288

    BIKA | EARLY BIRD LIMITED EDITION

    Be the envy of your friends! You're the first to get an exclusive number-engraved Bika, and at below retail cost!

    Receive:
    • BIKA
    • FIRST PRIORITY SHIPPING
    • LIMITED NUMBERED ENGRAVING
    • KEYCHAIN INCLUDED

    • PLANT A TREE

    + $65 to add SWAG PACK
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    RETAILER BIKA PACKAGE

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    • 3X BIKA

    + $40 to add 3X Botto

    *Contact us for exact shipping costs

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