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Stay safe while on your bike with the Corky and MTB rear-view Cycling Mirror. Attaching easily to your drop bars, this system helps you stay informed whithout compromising the look of your bike.
Stay safe while on your bike with the Corky and MTB rear-view Cycling Mirror. Attaching easily to your drop bars, this system helps you stay informed whithout compromising the look of your bike.
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The Revolutionary rear-view mirror for cycling

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What is a prototype?

A prototype is a preliminary model of something. Projects that offer physical products need to show backers documentation of a working prototype. This gallery features photos, videos, and other visual documentation that will give backers a sense of what’s been accomplished so far and what’s left to do. Though the development process can vary for each project, these are the stages we typically see:

Proof of Concept

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Design Prototype

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Production Prototype

Appearance, function, and manufacturing methods match the final product.

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Prototype Gallery

These photos and videos provide a detailed look at this project’s development.

                                Introducing CORKY and MTB  

 360 degrees of rotation so you can view everything around you

Perfect for commuters as well as those training, Corky and Mtb allow you to keep your head straight while seeing what’s behind you, No matter where you ride, Corky and Mtb keep you safe. And when they’re not in use, simply close the lid to keep the mirrors safe and sound.

Made by cyclists for cyclists

2 types of rear-view mirrors, you can choose between:

  • The road bike version
  • The MTB mountain bike version 

 Open the cap to expose the mirrors

 Simply close the lid to keep the mirrors safe and sound

Open the cap to expose the mirrors

 Simply close the lid to keep the mirrors safe and sound

Complete with an aerodynamic design to help minimize the air resistance

 ! SAFETY FIRST !

CORKY - RANGE OF VIEW

The range of view is an incredible 40 meters for the cars.

The range of view is an incredible 20 meters for the bikes.

Watch it in action

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 Variety of colors ( real photos )

Green color
Green color
White color
White color
Blue color
Blue color
Grey color
Grey color
Red Color
Red Color

How to install:

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Independent reviews: 

Vidéo en Français: (You can activate the subtitles in English on YouTube)

YouTube channel: NormandieCycling

Video in English: 

YouTube channel: OKR cycles 

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 Care and warranty

We use premium quality materials and thus are able to offer a warranty. In the rare case of a faulty product, we will replace this at no extra expense. 100% money-back guarantee – Again, no risk.

Based in Paris - France / Manufactured in South Korea 

Risques et défis

The success of our Indiegogo campaign, in 2016, laid a strong foundation for our company and since then we have manufactured and shipped over 10,000 Rear-view mirrors to customers across 150+ countries. For this new design, we have identified and locked top an export company who will be able to ship within 20 days of successful project funding, so you can enjoy your very own CORKY / MTB at the beginning of the SPRING.

We have faced some technical difficulties that made us find better solutions, but we are happy to say that we are over them !!! Most of these issues concerned with how to make the SAFEST and MINIMALIST rear-view mirrors as trustable that it is today, without compromising its easy remarkable functionality.

Yes! We’ve made a FAQ section below. We’ll be adding new FAQs as we go along, and we’ll be keeping you up to date with Kickstarter Updates, messages, and via the Comment wall. And please, feel free to reach out to us!  

Nous remercions chaleureusement la communauté francophone pour son soutien. Nous sommes une société française, n'hésitez pas à nous contacter en français si vous avez des questions sur notre produit.  

Now we are ready for manufacturing and our most challenging barrier concerns project funding. We now required YOUR financial SUPPORT for the final tooling costs and the first batch of Rear-view mirrors we'll be yours.

We are confident that we overcame the most significant challenges and our determination for the project's success is stronger than ever. We will be fully transparent and will keep our backers up to date with any development.

Q: How are shipments made?  

A: Worldwide shipment will be available via air transport. Shipping charges may vary depending on destination. You can check the fee on the shipping cost chart.    

Q: When will shipments start?  

A: Shipments will start in Mai 2018. Shipments will be sent in the order listed. We will provide you with the shipping notification and tracking code through your email address immediately after shipment.  

Q: Can I choose a color?  

A: For CORKY Yes. You can choose the color you want. For the MTB mirror, we will only have the black color.  

Q: Is it a set of two pieces?  

A: Yes. CORKY and the MTB  is supplied in a set of two pieces for both end caps.  

Q: Can I order different colors for one set?  

A: No. CORKY is supplied as a set of two pieces of the same color, and for the MTB mirror there's only black color  

Q: Is it possible to order personal colors or engraved products?  

A: No. CORKY is mass-produced. Personal customization may be available in the future. but there are no plans to make it available for now.  

Q: Can CORKY and the MTB mirrors be used for all types of bikes?  

A: CORKY is optimized for all type of road bikes. And the MTB is optimized for all MTB handlebars

Q: Can use any CORKY road on any side of the handlebar?   

A: Yes, you can install any corky mirror on any side of your handlebar. 

Q: Please describe the “Distributor” option.  

A: If you choose the “Distributor” option, you will receive 100 sets. 50 sets of CORKYs and 50 sets of the MTB mirror. You can become a CORKY distributor in your purchase area, enjoying a 55% discount from regular retail prices. 

B: If you choose the “Wholesaler” option, you will receive 1000pcs you can choose between the sets of Corky and sets of MTB's black color at an exceptional price. You can become a MTB distributor in your purchase area, enjoying a 55% discount from regular retail prices.

Contact us: contact@thebeam_europe.com

Risks and challenges

Risques et défis:

The success of our Indiegogo campaign, in 2016, laid a strong foundation for our company and since then we have manufactured and shipped over 10,000 Rear-view mirrors to customers across 150+ countries. For this new design, we have identified and locked top an export company who will be able to ship within 20 days of successful project funding, so you can enjoy your very own CORKY / MTB at the beginning of the SPRING.

We have faced some technical difficulties that made us find better solutions, but we are happy to say that we are over them !!! Most of these issues concerned with how to make the SAFEST and MINIMALIST rear-view mirrors as trustable that it is today, without compromising its easy remarkable functionality.

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  1. Select this reward

    Pledge €15 or more About US$ 18

    Early-bird: 1 Corky

    Receive 1 "Corky" (you can install it on the right or the left side of your handlebar)
    Estimated price: 25€
    (You save 10€ on the retail price)

    Colors will be requested in a survey sent.

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    Pledge €32 or more About US$ 38

    1 set of Corkys

    Receive 1 Set of "Corky"s
    Estimated price: 40€
    (You save 8€ on the retail price)
    (1set = 2pc)

    Colors will be requested in a survey sent.

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    Pledge €36 or more About US$ 42

    Early-bird: 1 set MTB

    Receive 1 "MTB" mirror
    Estimated price: 45€
    (You save 9€ on the retail price)
    (1set=2pc)

    Black color only.

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    Pledge €40 or more About US$ 47

    1 set of MTB (FREE shipping)

    Receive 1 Set of "MTB"s
    Estimated price: 45€
    (You save 5€ on the retail price)
    (1set = 2pc)

    Black color only.

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    Pledge €64 or more About US$ 75

    2 sets of Corkys

    Receive 2 Sets of "Corky"s
    Estimated price: 80€
    (You save 16€ on the retail price)
    (1set = 2pc) total sent 4pc

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    Pledge €72 or more About US$ 84

    1 set of Corkys / 1 set of MTB

    Receive 1 Set of "Corky"s and 1 Set of "MTB"s
    Estimated price: 80€
    (You save 13€ on the retail price).

    (1set = 2pc) total sent 4pc

    Colors for CORKY will be requested in a survey sent.
    For the MTB, black color only.

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    Pledge €80 or more About US$ 94

    2 sets of MTB

    Receive 2 Sets of "MTB"s
    Estimated price: 90€
    (You save 10€ on the retail price)
    (1set = 2pc) total sent 4pc

    Black color only

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    Pledge €140 or more About US$ 164

    4 Sets of Corkys (FREE shipping)

    Receive 4 Sets of "Corky"s
    Estimated price: 160€
    (You save 20€ on the retail price)
    (1set = 2pc) total sent 8pc

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    Pledge €160 or more About US$ 187

    4 Sets of MTB

    Receive 4 Sets of "MTB"s
    Estimated price: 180€
    (You save 20€ on the retail price)
    (1set = 2pc) total sent 8pc

    Black color only

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    Pledge €340 or more About US$ 397

    20 sets CORKYs or MTB (FREE shipping)

    Receive 20 Sets, you can choose between sets of "Corky"s or "MTB"s.
    (1set = 2pc) total sent 40pc

    Especially for retailers!
    Estimated price: 840€
    (You save 550€ on the retail price)

    Colors can be selected at this option. We offer sets color for CORKY: Red, White, Blue, Neon green and Grey. or sets of MTB mirror only black color.

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    Pledge €750 or more About US$ 875

    50 sets - corkys or MTB (FREE Shipping)

    Receive 50 Sets you can choose between sets of "Corky"s or "MTB"s.
    (1set = 2pc) total sent 100pc

    Especially for retailers!
    Retail price 40€ for a CORKY set
    Retail price 45€ for a MTB set
    Estimated price: 2200€
    (You save 1450€ on the retail price)

    Colors can be selected at this option. You can choose between Red, White, Blue, Neon Green, or Grey color for CORKY! or sets of MTB mirror only black color.

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    Pledge €1,650 or more About US$ 1,925

    100 sets Be Distributor! +Free Shipping

    Receive 100 Sets - Become a distributor with this option you can choose the number of "Corky's" set or the number of "MTB's" set that you need.
    (1set = 2pc) total sent 200pc

    Exclusive for Distributors!
    Estimated price: 4200€
    (You save 2550€ on the retail price)

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    Pledge €6,500 or more About US$ 7,583

    Wholesalers - 500 sets (Free shipping)

    Receive 500 Sets - with this option you can choose the number of "Corky's" or the number of "MTB's" sets that you would like.
    (1set = 2pc) total sent 1000pc

    Exclusive for Wholesalers!

    Retail price for a CORKY set 40€
    Retail price for aMTB set 45€
    Estimated price: 21000€
    (You save 16000€ on the retail price)

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    Pledge €32 or more About US$ 38

    Early-bird: 1 set CORKY (FREE shipping)

    Receive 1 Set of "Corky"s
    Estimated price: 40€
    (You save 8€ on the retail price)
    (1set = 2pc)

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Funding period

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