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Store bikes easily, by raising and lowering them like a window shade, without power or pulleys for easy everyday or occasional use.

The easy way to store & access your bike. It simply lifts it up and out of the way.

Easy to store and acces all kinds of bikes anywhere
Easy to store and acces all kinds of bikes anywhere

EASY STORAGE: Raise your bike with a tug on the safety release and then a slight push down on the bike, engages Bike-Nest's unique mechanism, so it lifts your bike for you to its stored position without electricity or pulleys.

EASY ACCESS: Slight downward pressure will lower your bike to the floor so its ready to use.

NO POWER, NO PULLEYS: Bike-Nest uses no power or pulleys. Its unique spring mechanism lifts the bike effortlessly for you, with only your fingertips to guide it.

EASY TO INSTALL: Only two screws are used to mount Bike-Nest to any ceiling joist or beam in just about any location;, your garage, house, apartment, or loft.

ALL KINDS OF BIKES: Bike-Nest works with all kinds of bikes; road bikes, cruisers, mountain bikes and high-performance bikes.

COMPACT DESIGN: Its compact design makes it easy to install Bike-Nest almost anywhere you want to store your bike. It maximizes storage space by raising your bike out of the way.

EASY TO ATTACH: It uses only one attachment point to hold your bike securely without marring, making it quick and easy to load and unload. The patent pending hook, tightly cinches itself so it won't slip no matter what the angle or size of the bar.

It's easy to store your bike anywhere!
It's easy to store your bike anywhere!
Ladies walk through frame style bikes work with Bike-nest too.
Ladies walk through frame style bikes work with Bike-nest too.

HOW IT WORKS:

Bike-Nest's  unique  spring mechanism lifts your bike for you. To store your bike attach the self-cinching hook near the balance point of the bike. It will securely hold virtually any bike no matter the shape, size or slant of the bar. A slight tug on the release cord followed by a slight downward push on your bike engages the lift mechanism, which raises your bike, while you guide it to the stored location with your fingertips.

To retrieve your bike for use, gently pull down on your bike. It will stay in any position you stop, as it descends. When it reaches the floor disconnect the self-cinching hook and you're on your way. You can store the lifting hook, out of the way, with the release cord. Attach it and raise it up by pulling on the cord.

Bike-Nest:

Easy two bolt installation:


Easy access to use your bike:

Easily and rapidly store your bike:

Install Bike-Nest anywhere, in house garage or apartment:

Specifications:

  • Size: (LxWxH): 12.5” x 4.5” x 6.5”
  • Weight: Approximately 10 pounds.
  • Materials: Glass filled Nylon, stainless steel, brass, aluminum and steel.
  • Load capacity: Designed for bicycles weighing between 20 and 40 pounds (most bicycles, including cruisers).

Inspiration:

Bike-Nest is the culmination of my desire to easily store my bike ready for daily use. Frustrated with other bike storage products that were too involved, too expensive or just nonviable for daily use, I decided to design one myself. I spent countless hours over the last three years designing a simple easy-to-use bicycle lift. I tried multiple design concepts and built several prototypes in my garage, from hand fabricated parts. Early prototype concepts were refined and evolved into a  production-worthy product design. This design makes it convenient and effortless to store and access your bike.  I have been using the prototype  daily  for over a year and have shared prototypes with family and friends to test. Their unanimous response has been that; they want one, and urged me to raise funds to start production.

Production Plan:

Funds raised  through Kickstarter will be used for (i) the injection mold, (ii) tooling and fixture fabrication, and (iii) manufacturing of at least 1,000 units. Additional funds beyond the goal will be used to manufacture additional units to satisfy all pledges. A successful Kickstarter campaign will immediately commence with the fabrication process. The tooling for the injection molds and dies to produce the components will be created. Samples will be made to verify form, fit, function and finish of all components. Assembly and test procedures will be verified. Volume production and shipment will then proceed.

Procom Engineering, Inc, of Irvine, CA will fabricate the tooling, primarily consisting of injection molds, and to manufacture and assemble the production units.

CAD rendering:

 I have obtained a provisional patent and have a patent pending before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Using the detailed CAD drawings and assembly procedures, manufacturers were researched and evaluated. Procom Engineering, Inc. of Irvine CA, was selected as a company which has the skill and capability to fabricate, tooling and the components, as well as to assemble and test completed Bike-Nests. A key consideration in selection of Procom Engineering was their skill and experience in injection molds for the components of the product. The use of injection molding in glass filled nylon allows the integration of multiple components into a single piece. This improves production viability by reducing the number of sub-assemblies and making overall assembly simpler, while reducing weight and increasing strength and durability. A successful Kickstarter campaign will provide the funds necessary to engage Procom Engineering, Inc to manufacture the first production run of Bike-Nest and bring three years of hard work to fruition.

Bike-Nest T-shirt:

The $25 reward T-shirt.

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As a retired executive experienced in managing the multi-phased development of products for a Fortune 500 company as well as start-ups, I am well qualified to manage the production of Bike-Nest. In selecting Procom Engineering, Inc. I collaborated with the engineers and the owner to develop an understanding of the manufacturing processes and I have confidence in their capability and competence to manufacture this product. After the decision was made to pursue commercialization, the CAD design, and modeling tools were extensively used to test design concepts with manufacturability as a key consideration. Professional friends and former colleagues were enlisted to help refine the design to assure it meets performance and cost requirements. I am confident this team along with Procom Engineering, Inc will work together to bring a great Bike-Nest to market.

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    Thank you, every dollar counts. I appreciate your support You will have my eternal gratitude. Your name will be placed on the Bike-Nest 'Founding Backers Credit Page". I cannot fully express how special people are who donate in this way, whose only reward is to help someone get started. I am humbled by your generosity,

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    You will have a vote in the selection of the color for the housing of the first 1,000 Bike-Nest units. The color choices are white,blue and black. Your name will be placed on the Bike-Nest "Founding Backers Credit Page" to acknowledge your generous financial support. I cannot fully express how special people are who donate in this way, whose only reward is to help someone get started. I am humbled by your generosity.

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    Your choice of either Bike-Nest logo stainless steel water bottle or Bike-Nest T shirt will be shipped to you.

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    EARLY NESTER SPECIAL; You will be one of the first people to get a Bike-Nest. Not only will you be rewarded with the $30 lower price but you will also be the first to be shipped your Bike-Nest anywhere in the U.S. from the initial production units. You will also have a vote in the selection of the color for the first 1,000 units of either white, blue or black.

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    One Bike-Nest will be shipped to you anywhere in the continental U.S. and you will have a vote in the selection of the color of the housing for the first 1,000 Bike-Nest units from white, blue, or black. Project updates will be sent to you via email no less than every two weeks.

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    One Bike-Nest, and your choice of either a Bike-Nest T-shirt or a Bike-Nest logo stainless steel water bottle will be shipped to you anywhere in the USA. You will have a vote in the selection of the color for the first 1,000 units from white, blue or black. You will receive a production status update no less than every 2 weeks. A $10 shipping charge for Canada.

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    One Bike-Nest, a Bike-Nest T-shirt and a Bike-Nest logo stainless steel water bottle will be shipped to you anywhere in the USA and you will have a vote in the selection of the color for the first 1,000 units from white, blue or black. You will receive a production status update no less than every 2 weeks. An addition $10 shipping charge for Canada.

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    Your are a special backer who will be very instrumental in making Bike-Nest succeed.You will receive a Bike-Nest with a customized laser engraving, whether it be a logo, picture etc, and a Bike-Nest T-shirt and a Bike-Nest water bottle. You will also receive an invitation to a VIP backers party that will be held after we complete shipping the first 1,000 units. (Travel to San Diego is not included)

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