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$2,062 pledged of $20,000 goal
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By Vince Venolia
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About this project

(Pronounced "stemˈsel") Simple and functional, this is what is behind the thought process of CtemCell (it fits on your bicycle s(C)tem and holds your Cell phone, if you haven't figured that out already).

Like millions of others around the world, I am fortunate enough to be able to commute to work using my bike. I’ve been riding bikes all my life, I’m not a pro or ex-pro, I just love bikes. I ride all kinds and as often as possible. When I acquired my first smartphone I wanted to have access to all the information they make available while I was on my bike; check map routes, see who was calling / texting (BTW, do not text or call while riding), check heart rate, etc.. I couldn’t find a smartphone holder that worked for all my bikes, that was easy to swap from bike to bike, or that wouldn’t fail when I hit a bump. That is when I decided to create CtemCell.

+ What it is: Simple & Functional

 - What it isn't: cumbersome

= The Perfect Cycling Companion:

Easy to install and easy to use!

See who is calling or texting, check heart rate, map route,

 (DO NOT call or text while riding)

check Strava stats, tune your music, everything you use your phone for.

 Fits practically all bikes

•  Full screen protector allows full touch screen functionality

•  Easy central mount and dismount – Saves time and frustration / no tools or assembly required / fits all bikes regardless of bar/stem size / swaps easily from bike to bike.

•  Super-strong adjustable Velcro strap – Stays secure / won’t fall or break off / gives peace of mind for your expensive phone safety.

 •    Fully enclosed protective design – Keeps road grime, trail dirt, sweat, drinks and food away from phone (not waterproof) / shock resistant / delivers excellent all around protection from shock and scratches.

It started as a desire to see what I was missing since my phone was in my pocket. I started with a couple sketches, then to some Frankenstein-style prototypes with variations, changing, tweaking along the way, until finally I had a design and function I knew would serve most cyclists.

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Thank you!

Thanks for taking the time to check out my campaign. I am extremely excited to make CtemCell available to the world! Please back my Kickstarter, or help me spread the word so we can put a CtemCell on as many bikes as possible, starting with you!

Help spread the word and put a CtemCell on every bike.

Risks and challenges

My role as a purchasing manager (at my regular job) has taught me that occasionally there are unforeseen issues that can pop up at any time. I have established a great relationship with a reputable manufacturer who has already made some of my prototypes with great success and problem solving skills. I have great confidence that fulfillment will not be an issue once funding for production tooling is acquired, and there will be prompt communication and resolution should any issues arise. I will keep everyone informed of the process once funding is completed so you can be assured a prompt delivery of your goods!

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    EARLY BIRD: You will receive one CtemCell Smartphone Holder & a "0.0" sticker. iPhone or Android version to be chosen by you at the end of the campaign.

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    ONE CtemCell: You will receive one CtemCell Smartphone Holder. iPhone or Android version to be chosen by you at the end of the campaign.

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    THE HYDRO PACK: You will receive one CtemCell Smartphone Holder and a Purist water bottle. iPhone or Android version to be chosen by you at the end of the campaign.

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    THE TANDEM PACK: You will receive two CtemCell Smartphone Holders. iPhone or Android version to be chosen by you at the end of the campaign.

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    THE SWEET-T PACK: You will receive one CtemCell Smartphone Holder, one soft & comfy limited edition T-Shirt, one "0.0" sticker, and a Purist water bottle. iPhone or Android version to be chosen by you at the end of the campaign.

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    THE DOUBLE "T" PACK (because it's double THE fun!): You will receive two CtemCell Smartphone Holders, two soft & comfy limited edition T-Shirts, two "0.0" stickers, and two Purist water bottles. iPhone or Android version to be chosen by you at the end of the campaign.

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    Pledge $250 or more About $250

    MAD SCIENTIST!: Your name and picture on the website & everything else listed here: Two CtemCell Smartphone Holders, two 2600mAh USB external batteries to keep your phone alive on those long rides, two soft & comfy limited edition T-Shirts, two "0.0" stickers, and two Purist water bottles. PLUS: access to our exclusive Research & Design forum where you actively help shape version 2.0, (you will receive an additional CtemCell V2.0 as part of this pledge when design and production are finalized). iPhone or Android version to be chosen by you at the end of the campaign.

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    MAD SCIENTIST PACK TEN!: Your name and picture on the website & everything else listed here: Ten CtemCell Smartphone Holders, two 2600mAh USB external batteries to keep your phone alive on those long rides, ten soft & comfy limited edition T-Shirts, ten "0.0" stickers, and ten Purist water bottles. PLUS: access to our exclusive Research & Design forum where you actively help shape version 2.0, (you will receive an additional CtemCell V2.0 as part of this pledge when design and production are finalized). iPhone or Android version to be chosen by you at the end of the campaign.

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    CUSTOM-IZED!: 500 CtemCell Smartphone Holders with your logo printed on the touch screen and inside back cover (example to the left). iPhone or Android version to be chosen by you at the end of the campaign.

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Funding period

- (30 days)