Final rewards are on their way
Thanks to all my backers for your support and patience. The last of the rewards are have been assembled and shipped, except for my Geneva-based backers...most of you will have... Read more
Update Before The End of the World
I had really hoped to get the final batch of rewards out to hard-working Bicycle Astronomy backers, before the world ends tomorrow. Alas, the world won't be ending, and the... Read more
Rewards, more than half way there!
Dear backers, More than half of the rewards are out the door. Everything below the print levels, which means up to the t shirts, have been mailed, except for a... Read more
Rewards are rolling...
Rewards are starting to ship. Today I mailed out the book marks, patches, journals and t-shirts. Next week I should be able to get out the show... Read more
Project Update #20
Friday night's Bicycle Astronomy event at Jefferson Street Park was great. A small crowd of 10 braved the preview-of-winter weather for a great night under the stars. You can read... Read more
I know, that was the title of last week's Bicycle Astronomy update. Well, if the shoe fits, right? Last week's kickoff event at Richards Park was...awesome! Mostly clears skies, not... Read more
Bicycle Astronomy Tonight!
Tonight from 8-9:30pm. Richards Park in Geneva, entrances from John Street/Richards Ave and Lafayette.
Looks cloudy outside my window now, but most weather forecasts agree it will... Read more
A little window into my world...
Late at night. In my workshop. Ker-plunk. Another stamp, another bookmark made. Forbidden Planet on my computer. Eating ice cream. Wondering when the sky will be clear so I can... Read more
Field Notes Journals and More!
Another quick update. I did my first solar observing session in Geneva on Saturday. Read more about it, with photographs, here: www.bicycleastronomy.org
I should have the patches this week, and... Read more
Bicycle Astronomy's First Event: Solar Observing Today!
Since over half of BA supporters are good local folk, I thought I'd let you know.... Bicycle Astronomy's first official event is TODAY!. Solar Observing! See the sun's chromosphere in... Read more
Patches! And Bicycle Astronomy Field Trials
Stadri Emblems sent me two prototype patches to check out. I'm happy. The woven patches do have some clarity over the more traditional embroidered patches. Stadri sent me a photo,... Read more
The Yuba Arrives, and Reward Designs Revealed
For the first time in the kickstarter campaign, the past week I found myself a bit overwhelmed. Mostly it was the dual pressures of getting the reward designs finalized and... Read more
To the star(s)!
Wow. I am stunned. Humbled. And so very excited! A few hours after I posted my last update on Monday, Bicycle Astronomy met its goal.
And it keeps... Read more
Why Geneva Matters
I love this little city, and for those of you who don't know it, I'd like to introduce it to you. I've been living Geneva since I landed (literally)... Read more
Who puts the Bicycle in Bicycle Astronomy?
Last week, I was contacted by Yuba Bicycles in Sausalito, California (do people who live there just say that name because it sounds good and feels good to say?). Anyway,... Read more
Veloscope: Bicycle Transportable Telescope
I'm really excited about this aspect of the project, and a few things came together in a last couple of days that allow me to finally talk to you about... Read more
Bicycle Astronomy gets a signal boost or two....
A quick update this time to let all the Bicycle Astronomer supporters know that two big things happened for the project this weekend....First, The Epoch Times published Joshua Phillip's excellent... Read more
Advertising on Wheels, The Prototype
Dear Supporters of Bicycle Astronomy,
The project is rolling along swimmingly. Yesterday we crested $3000, and we still have 20 days to go. Thanks for your continuing support. Today I... Read more
About the Bike
This update finds you just as Bicycle Astronomy is going to pass a major milestone...the half-way mark! As of writing we're just a tad short of $2500 pledged. I originally... Read more
Whalin'! Bicycle Astronomy just made it to the Finger Lakes Times...the July 5 cover story! The article sums up the project really well, and I expect it will really help... Read more
Bicycle Astronomy on the Kickstarter Blog
Dear Supporters and Fellow (Two-Wheelin') Travellers! Just got word that the good folks at Kickstarter featured Bicycle Astronomy on its blog, in a post about a gaggle of projects oriented... Read more
Bicycle Astronomy is rolling!
Thanks to you, Bicycle Astronomy is on its way to realization, with a strong first weekend. Thank you for your support, and for spreading the word about the project far... Read more