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A high-precision 316 stainless steel fidget spinner, inspired by classic road bikes. Made by cyclists for cyclists.
A high-precision 316 stainless steel fidget spinner, inspired by classic road bikes. Made by cyclists for cyclists.
A high-precision 316 stainless steel fidget spinner, inspired by classic road bikes. Made by cyclists for cyclists.
205 backers pledged £13,529 to help bring this project to life.

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For cyclists, their sport isn’t just a pastime - it’s an obsession. They count down the hours until the next ride, whether it’s the journey home from work, hill sprints or that epic weekend blast.

If that sounds familiar, the 53/11 spinner is made for you. Beautifully machined in stainless steel, it sits in your pocket, on your desk or in your hand and shows where your priorities lie. 

Use it to help concentration on that conference call, as a diversion to help free the mind when you need that creative spark, or just as a constant reminder of what’s really important in life.

Cyclists like quality objects. That’s why every 53/11 spinner is manufactured in Britain from the highest quality 316 stainless steel, machined to a professional finish. We only use major name Japanese 605 bearings for the smoothest spin, and the threaded caps enable the unit to be taken apart for easy inspection and cleaning.

605 vs 608 Bearing
605 vs 608 Bearing

Whilst clearly taking influence from the design of an 11 tooth rear sprocket, there’s a lot more to the design. The outer ring provides mass to give stability and longevity to the spin, whilst the concave machined caps are comfortable and aesthetically coherent with the design.

The eleven teeth on the outer and the five inner slots give a fascinating stroboscopic effect which changes as the spinner slows down - you won’t be able to take your eyes off it!

The diameter of the piece is 53mm and the thickness 11mm, giving the product its name and alluding to the classic 53/11 gearing of racing bicycles. Packaging has yet to be finalised but you can bet it’ll be beautiful!

Stainless Steel 53/11
Stainless Steel 53/11
Stainless Steel Body + Brass Cap
Stainless Steel Body + Brass Cap
Brass 53/11
Brass 53/11
Brass Body + Stainless Steel Caps
Brass Body + Stainless Steel Caps

After feedback from the first 2 days, we've been working on a new prototype, the new spinner has a higher quality finish and a smoother gradient for the teeth.

We've also worked on the smoothness of the teeth, after concerns that people thought it looked a bit too sharp. so I hope you like the improved version. We'll continue to improve the spinner and want to thank everyone for their feedback!

Old vs New!
Old vs New!

Each 53/11 will come with a unique identification number that will be hidden underneath the thumb caps, This number will be based on the pledge number, so the sooner the pledge to the campaign, the lower the number will be.

  • Height: 11.00mm
  • Width: 53.00mm 
  • Weight: 63g 
  • Bearing: Professional Japanese 605 Bearing 
  • Bearing Max Rating: 106,000 RPM (if you're planning to power it by a turbo engine)

 

Risks and challenges

While we have been relentlessly concerned with the details throughout designing, prototyping, and planning for production, there is always the chance that something can go wrong.

In the event that things don't go as planned, whether it's a delay in the manufacturing timeline, shipping date, or something else, we promise to communicate honestly with you and work around the clock until we correct the issue.

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    Pledge £40 or more About $52

    ⚙ SUPER EARLY BIRD ⚙ - 53/11 Spinner

    Limited to the first 11 people!
    One x 53/11 Stainless Steel Fidget Spinner
    605 EZO Japanese Bearing
    Stainless Steel Concave Screw Bearing Caps
    Retail Packaging
    Certificate of Authenticity (No. 1-11)
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    ⚙ EARLY BIRD ⚙ - 53/11 Spinner

    Limited to the first 100 people!
    one x 53/11 Stainless Steel Fidget Spinner
    605 EZO Japanese Bearing
    Stainless Steel Concave Screw Bearing Caps
    Retail Packaging
    Certificate of Authenticity
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    ⚙ STRETCH GOAL⚙ - FULL BRASS 53/11

    First Stretch Goal Unlocked: Full Brass 53/11!
    Limited to the first 53 people!
    1 x 53/11 Full Brass Fidget Spinner
    605 EZO Japanese Bearing
    Brass Concave Screw Bearing Caps
    Retail Packaging
    Certificate of Authenticity
    EARLY BIRD PRICING
    (£53 ≈ $69)
    (RRP £90 ≈ $115)
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    ⚙ STRETCH ⚙ - Brass Body + Steel Caps

    First Stretch Goal Unlocked: Full Brass 53/11!
    Limited to the first 53 people!
    1 x 53/11 Brass Body Fidget Spinner
    2 x Steel Concave Screw Bearing Caps
    605 EZO Japanese Bearing
    Retail Packaging
    Certificate of Authenticity
    EARLY BIRD PRICING
    (£53 ≈ $69)
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    Pledge £53 or more About $69

    ⚙ STRETCH ⚙ - Steel Body + Brass Caps

    First Stretch Goal Unlocked: Full Brass 53/11!
    Limited to the first 53 people!
    1 x 53/11 Steel Body Fidget Spinner
    2 x Brass Concave Screw Bearing Caps
    605 EZO Japanese Bearing
    Retail Packaging
    Certificate of Authenticity
    EARLY BIRD PRICING
    (£53 ≈ $69)
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    Pledge £60 or more About $78

    ⚙ 53/11 Stainless Steel Spinner ⚙

    Special Kickstarter Price (RRP £90 ≈ $115)
    One x 53/11 Stainless Steel Fidget Spinner
    605 EZO Japanese Bearing
    Stainless Steel Concave Screw Bearing Caps
    Retail Packaging
    Certificate of Authenticity
    (£60 ≈ $78)

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    Pledge £105 or more About $137

    53/11 Spinner (Double Pack)

    Limited to the first 100 people!
    Two x ⚙ ⚙ 53/11 Stainless Steel Fidget Spinner
    605 EZO Japanese Bearing
    Stainless Steel Concave Screw Bearing Caps
    Retail Packaging
    Certificate of Authenticity
    (£105 ≈ $137)

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    Full Brass + Full Steel (Double Pack)

    Limited to the first 100 people!
    1 x 53/11 Full Brass Fidget Spinner
    1 x 53/11 Full Steel Fidget Spinner
    605 EZO Japanese Bearing
    Concave Screw Bearing Caps
    Retail Packaging
    Certificate of Authenticity
    (£105 ≈ $137)

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