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A product for bike lovers & proud home owners. Additional bicycle stability without the need for installation & at an affordable price.
A product for bike lovers & proud home owners. Additional bicycle stability without the need for installation & at an affordable price.
215 backers pledged £3,540 to help bring this project to life.

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We are a start-up product development company. Our aim is to design and develop simple and innovative products that address the unmet needs of the growing cycling population. We have used our passion for bikes and our knowledge of product development to create the GRIPSTER, the bike storage solution that is a little bit off the wall.

Like many frequent cyclists we store our bikes inside our homes by leaning them against a wall. We find this to be the most convenient way to store our bikes. However, this unstable set up leads to dirt marks, scratches, and often physical damage to walls and bikes over time.

Our solution, Gripster, is an innovative yet simple and affordable product that attaches to a bicycle’s handlebar protecting your walls from handle bar impact damage and providing additional stability from accidental knocks and bumps, and all in a more attractive and discrete package.

 

Features & benefits

There are many companies which provide bike storage solutions. However, available products have limitations (size, cost, ugly, bicycle specific or with a requirement for complex installation and set-up). Our product does away with all of this.  

No more stinky sock on the wall!

Meet the competition :)
Meet the competition :)

How Gripster works

Gripster prevents damage to walls and provides additional stability
Gripster prevents damage to walls and provides additional stability

 

Easy Gripster storage when you are out on your bike
Easy Gripster storage when you are out on your bike

 

Gripster provides additional stability by the trail side for basic bike set-up activities
Gripster provides additional stability by the trail side for basic bike set-up activities
 
Water resistant and easy to clean
Water resistant and easy to clean

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 Our Collaborators

Throughout the process we have worked closely with potential users and employed 3D printing technologies to help us refine our product.

We have worked in recognised accelerator programmes like Entrepreneurial Spark and secured funding from Scottish Edge which we have used to commission the tooling that we need to start manufacturing Gripsters.

We have an incredible local manufacturing partner. We have received our first off samples which have passed our quality tests and we are ready to go into full production.

Please help us spread the word. A successful campaign will be key to future R&D activities for other cool product ideas that we have in mind. :) 

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Risks and challenges

We are dedicated to setting our brand and product standards high, and we will do our absolutely best to fulfill deliveries to you, our backers!

We are hoping to manufacture our product locally (UK) to help us better control the quality of our products, reduce the impact to the environment and minimise delivery lead times.

However, shipping a large number of products at once can be challenging considering we have a relatively small team.

In order to process all our orders smoothly, we will send our backers a survey immediately after our campaign ends. Early birds will be delivered first, following with other Kickstarter orders and post-campaign orders.

We understand unexpected situations might occur, and we promise to keep our backers updated at all times.

This is the first of many other product development projects that we are planning to launch and your support will be critical to help make Gripster a reality!

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Support

  1. Reward no longer available

    Pledge £5 or more About US$ 6

    Super Early Bird Special

    You'll receive ONE (1) GRIPSTER in any of colour. You will be able to pick a colour later.

    Ships in December & we will do our best to get it to you by Christmas!

    (Up to 44% off of Suggested Retail: £9)

    Includes:
    • GRIPSTER
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    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Reward no longer available 75 backers
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    Pledge £7 or more About US$ 9

    Early Bird Special

    You'll receive ONE (1) GRIPSTER in any of colour. You will be able to pick a colour later.

    Ships in December & we will do our best to get it to you by Christmas!

    (Up to 22% off of Suggested Retail: £9)

    Includes:
    • GRIPSTER
    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 18 backers
    £
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    Pledge £8 or more About US$ 10

    Kickstarter Special

    You'll receive ONE (1) GRIPSTER in any of colour. You will be able to pick a colour later.

    Ships in December & we will do our best to get it to you by Christmas!

    (Up to 11% off of Suggested Retail: £9)

    Includes:
    • GRIPSTER
    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 0 backers
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    Pledge £12 or more About US$ 15

    TWO PACK Early Bird Special

    You'll receive TWO (2) GRIPSTERS in any colour. You will be able to pick a colour later.

    Ships in December & we will do our best to get it to you by Christmas!

    (Up to 33% off of Suggested Retail: £18)

    Includes:
    • GRIPSTER
    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 49 backers
    £
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    Pledge £14 or more About US$ 18

    TWO PACK Kickstarter Special

    You'll receive TWO (2) GRIPSTER in any colour. You will be able to pick a colour later.

    Ships in December & we will do our best to get it to you before Christmas!

    (Up to 22% off of Suggested Retail: £18)

    Includes:
    • GRIPSTER
    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 4 backers
    £
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  6. Reward no longer available

    Pledge £15 or more About US$ 19

    THREE PACK Early Bird Special

    You'll receive THREE (3) GRIPSTERS in any colour. You will be able to pick a colour later.

    Ships in December & we will do our best to get it to you before Christmas!

    (Up to 44% off of Suggested Retail: £27)

    Includes:
    • GRIPSTER
    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Reward no longer available 25 backers
    £
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    Pledge £20 or more About US$ 25

    THREE PACK Kickstarter Special

    You'll receive THREE (3) GRIPSTERS in any colour. You will be able to pick a colour later.

    Ships in December & we will do our best to get it to you before Christmas!

    (Up to 26% off of Suggested Retail: £27)

    Includes:
    • GRIPSTER
    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Reward no longer available 20 backers
    £
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  8. Select this reward

    Pledge £27 or more About US$ 34

    FIVE PACK Kickstarter Special

    You'll receive FIVE (5) GRIPSTERS in any colour. You will be able to pick a colour later.

    Ships in December & we will do our best to get it to you before Christmas!

    (Up to 40% off of Suggested Retail: £45)

    Includes:
    • GRIPSTER
    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 15 backers
    £
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    Pledge £45 or more About US$ 57

    TEN PACK Kickstarter Special

    You'll receive TEN (10) GRIPSTERS in any colour. You will be able to pick a colour later.

    Ships in December & we will do our best to get it to you before Christmas!

    (Up to 50% off of Suggested Retail: £90)

    Includes:
    • 10× GRIPSTER
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 2 backers
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    Pledge £80 or more About US$ 102

    TWENTY PACK Kickstarter Special

    You'll receive TWENTY (20) GRIPSTERS in any colour. You will be able to pick a colour later.

    Ships in December & we will do our best to get it to you before Christmas!

    (Up to 55% off of Suggested Retail: £180)

    Includes:
    • 20× GRIPSTER
    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 2 backers
    £
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Funding period

- (28 days)