New T2 Is Available For Pre-Order for July Delivery! New Colors and 3 Times the Battery Life
Hi Torch Bearers,
It has been an exciting year here at Torch! We've been working hard on new products and have been thankful for all of your feedback since receiving... Read more
Torch Is Moving Forward
First, we at Torch would like to wish you all a happy holiday season! It has been some time since I have posted an update here on Kickstarter and my... Read more
There is so much I want to say, but as you all know I will be composing a small book of the entire process from concept ( a... Read more
Shipping Has Begun...But Limited
with the first 220 helmets beginning to hit doorsteps I wanted to send out a huge "Thank you!" to everyone. It has been a trying journey to get... Read more
The Day Has Finally Come!
Hi soon to be Torch bearers! It is finally with an exhausted sigh that I can say our first partial order of helmets will be shipping from our manufacturer this... Read more
Photo shoot and testing
the final stages are upon us! We have secured a spot in line with the testing facility that will be performing all the required impact, roll-over, and strap... Read more
Our Happiest Friday!
After many months of changes, revisions, nudges, a little off here, add a little there, our manufacturer has finally agreed that we are ready for tooling of the helmets for... Read more
Math is not universal!
I am posting this update at 2:28AM Pacific time for a reason. I spoke with my lovely and supportive girlfriend today, and she explained to me that my updates are... Read more
Tooling, here we come!
I am proud to finally announce that the engineering is complete for all parts necessary to begin tooling the helmet! We have released the full CAD specs to our manufacturer... Read more
EMC tests completed!
late last night we received the results of our EMC tests, and we passed with no issues!
For those who are not familiar (considering I wasn't when I... Read more
Circuit boards, cables, boxes and more!
The past few weeks have been fruitful. I entered Torch in the James Dyson Design Awards and we received some great press including wired.com and fastcompany.com. I'm sure we'll... Read more
Some parts are ready for production!
Hello Torch backers,
Things have been hectic, exciting, stressful and educational as always (Take that Sarah Palin, I used FOUR descriptions). First let me say that I will be committing... Read more
Chinese New Year and the day to day
Hi Torch backers,
with no pictures to share for the T1 development while we await our first set of production circuit boards and due to the Chinese New Year and... Read more
Torch 3D CAD
in an effort not to spam everyone with countless updates with little detail, we have been restricting our updates to true milestones, with that said, check out the... Read more
Finalizing production changes, new partners, ready for tooling!
It has been a long month since our last update, and I would like to share the progress that has happened since then, along with some photos to help illustrate... Read more
With the good comes the bad
As the creator of Torch and the T1 helmet I have felt blessed to have so many strong and excited supporters behind me as myself and the rest of the... Read more
Latest prototype, Interbike, Flux and more
Thank you all for your patience in posting this latest reply, there has been plenty happening that we would like to share.
First off, we have finally received our latest... Read more
Thank you Kickstarter backers!
Well funding has finally come to a close for our Kickstarter project and we are more than excited about the amount of support we have received for Torch. Thank you!... Read more
PC magazine mention.
Torch just got a mention in the "10 Awesome Pieces of Bike Tech" in PC magazine (pcmag.com).
Check out the list from the link below.
Torch in NYC
We are heading to New York (New Amsterdam for the hipsters) this weekend to celebrate bike month. We will be showing it off to bike stores and cyclists in an... Read more
We would like to inform our backers and those who are watching us that the Torch T1 and Midnight edition will now come with rechargeable batteries included. The batteries will... Read more
Torch passes 50% - Midnight edition almost sold out!
Hello backers and followers,
Torch has passed the half way mark ahead of time and is gaining momentum thanks to some new mentions online including uncrate.com .
The Midnight edition is... Read more
A Diamond In the Rough
Tonight I rode the Critical Mass in Los Angeles with several hundred other cycling enthusiats, but somehow stood out from the crowd. I'll give you a hint, it wasn't the... Read more
We have surpassed 30% and have received some great press!
While we approach the two week mark, I just wanted to give a little news on how Torch is progressing.
We have appeared in over 50 blogs so far including... Read more
Torch is going on the road!
It has been a full four days that Torch has been on Kickstarter now and I must say that I am so thankful of the support that you... Read more
Thank you early backers!
After our first day on Kickstarter, we are well on our way to reaching our goal and making it one step closer to production. We want to thank everyone who... Read more