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About this project

We Think The Wheel Can Be Smarter 

We have developed a technology that will provide a way to make the wheel smarter by using our new Micro-Generator/Microprocessor platform. In fact we've been doing it for years with a battery version but now it is time to move to to the next level. We call it IntelliGens TM. The Intelligent Micro-Generator  platform for car wheels produces energy from inside the center bore of the wheel via the rotation of the wheel. The energy is used by our microprocessor to power remote controlled smart applications we have developed for car wheels. 

You Don't Need To Replace Your Wheels

We know you love your wheels so we designed our technology to come to you. Our device is designed to replace the center cap in all makes and models of car wheels that have a center cap between 2 and 3 inches.

In this Kickstarter program we are offering our first smart wheel application, the Micro-Generator powered GLO RYDER LIGHT MODULE. Now you can control the way your wheels look day and night. We also offer you the option to personalize your wheels with your own custom logo. Whether it is your business logo or a work of art we will cut it out of a billet aluminum cap. Enjoy your custom logo in your wheels during the day then use the remote control to light it up at night.

Wheel Lights are just the beginning. In the future we will be developing modules for iphone and Android apps for your wheels. You will be able to control the look of your wheel apps by your cellphone. What kind of apps? Lighting and even sound apps for your music but additionally we'll be developing apps that can monitor the tires to make your car safer. We are also opening the door to other developers to create apps as well. See our Future Goals below to see what we have in mind. 

Here is what you will receive in this project.

The Micro-Generator Platform
The Micro-Generator Platform

1. The Micro-Generator Platform. Replaces your center caps. Upgradeable for future applications. Comes with the LIGHT MODULE. Displays any one of 9 different colors.

Your Choice Custom Caps
Your Choice Custom Caps

2. Your choice of one of our custom design billet aluminum caps or send us your own personal logo design and we will do a custom design for you.

 3. Remote control  to operate the circuit boards. Choose to light up just the logo or the entire wheel.

WE NEED YOUR HELP TO DO IT!

We need your Kickstarter support to help us manufacture the Micro-Generator Platform that will make the wheel smarter and take it into the next century. In return we are going to give you an awesome product that you can be proud of.

The best part is the platform is completely component based and upgradeable . As we release new products you will be able to use the micro-gen platform and change out components to take advantage of the new apps we and others will create in the future. 

Join us as we usher in a new age for the wheel! There are over 4 Billion wheels on the road today. Lets make them a little smarter, more useful, and safer to drive. You are helping to develop the worlds first smart wheel application and are receiving the hottest new look for your wheels. Choose the reward that fits you best from our selection.

REWARDS

GLO RYDER EDITION

GLO RYDER EDITION - 4 upgradeable, remote control units with "GR" logo in billet aluminum, polished finish. Comes with the LIGHT MODULE. Designed to fit all makes and models of wheels with a 2"-3" center cap. We will need to know the exact dimension of your center bore (the hole in the middle of your wheels) so please be sure to include this information in your order. See our measurement chart below. Estimated retail value $350.00 

CUSTOM EDITION

Americas Edition Custom Caps
Americas Edition Custom Caps
World Edition Custom Caps
World Edition Custom Caps

CUSTOM EDITION - 4 upgradeable, remote control units with YOUR CHOICE of one of the custom logos from our stock in billet aluminum, satin finish (see pictures above). Comes with LIGHT MODULE. Designed to fit all makes and models of wheels with a 2"-3" center cap. We will need to know the exact dimension of your center bore (the hole in the middle of your wheels) so please be sure to include this information in your order. See our measurement chart above. Estimated retail value $399.00

"YOUR LOGO" EDITION

We will create your lighted logo
We will create your lighted logo

YOUR LOGO" EDITION - 4 upgradeable, remote control units with YOUR LOGO in billet aluminum, satin finish. Comes with LIGHT MODULE. Designed to fit all makes and models of wheels with a 2"-3" center cap. You will need to send us your logo design for our approval. We will need to know the exact dimension of your center bore (the hole in the middle of your wheels) so please be sure to include this information in your order. See our measurement chart below. Estimated retail value $459.00 

 Send us your custom logo design and we will review the design with you. Keep in mind a simple rule, if you cut a hole in metal it will fall out so if your name is JOHN and you want that on the cap the O will fall out unless we make a bridge in the design to hold the center piece in so your design may need to be modified by our art department. Keep in mind to we are using a 1/8 inch thick mill to cut this out so it cannot be too detailed. See our custom edition designs above for examples.

(NOTE: At our sole discretion we reserve the right to refuse any designs that are inappropriate or offensive)

SWAROVSKI CRYSTAL EDITION

SWAROVSKI CRYSTAL EDITION - Jewelry for your wheels. These are one of a kind caps that are encrusted with SWAROVSKI  crystals for our most discerning customers. (See pictures) Hand crafted by our jeweler in Germany. You will receive a set of 4 upgradeable micro-generator housings with the LIGHT MODULE with YOUR CUSTOM LOGO billet aluminum cap designs and 1 remote control. These are designed for wheels with a 2"-3" center cap. We will need to know the exact dimension of your center bore (the hole in the middle of your wheels) so please be sure to include this information in your order. See our measurement chart. Estimated retail value $5000.00  

GR1 CLASSIC EDITION

Classic Edition One Color GloRyder For Desktop
Classic Edition One Color GloRyder For Desktop

GR1 CLASSIC EDITION - This is the one that started the smarter wheel. One unit for your desktop or mantle. Chrome finish. (see picture) This battery operated unit uses light and motion sensors to automatically light up when you pick it up. Please let us know your choice of one of 9 different colors Red, Green, Blue, Orange, Purple, Pink, Aqua, White, or Yellow. Also a signed Certificate commemorating your support of the creation of the micro-generator for a smarter wheel.

One GloRyder GR1 CLASSIC EDITION WITH NEW "GR" LOGO 

GR1 CLASSIC EDITION WITH "GR" LOGO - Same as reward above but cap comes in billet aluminum polished finish with the GR logo. This is the one that started the smarter wheel. For your desktop or mantle. Chrome finish. This battery operated unit uses light and motion sensors to automatically light up when you pick it up. Please let us know your choice of one of 9 different colors Red, Green, Blue, Orange, Purple, Pink, Aqua, White, or Yellow. Also a signed Certificate commemorating your support of the creation of the micro-generator for a smarter wheel.

T-Shirts

Available in Gildan Sizes S, M, L, XL, 2XL - Be Sure to give us your size!
Available in Gildan Sizes S, M, L, XL, 2XL - Be Sure to give us your size!
 
Available in Gildan Sizes S, M, L, XL, 2XL - Be Sure to give us your size!
Available in Gildan Sizes S, M, L, XL, 2XL - Be Sure to give us your size!

MEASURING CHART

We need 2 measurements on the diameter of the center bore of your wheel. Please include this with your order. See Chart below.

How to take your measurements
How to take your measurements

 CURRENT GOAL

$100,000 The Micro-Gen, IntelliGens TM Platform - Comes with the Light Module.

STRETCH GOALS

 We can't wait to get started on new features and apps. Here are some of the things we have in mind. Help us to hit our stretch goals so we can make this the full feature platform it needs to be and watch the smart wheel begin!

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LOCKED

 $150,000 Spyder Can Am Easy Lock - The new Micro-Gen design will fit BRP Spyder Can Am Roadsters however, unlike the battery version, it requires that the wheels be taken off the Roadster to attach the housing. If we hit this goal we will be able to create tooling for a new Easy Lock that can be installed from the front of the wheel.

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$500,000 WIFI MODULE  - Allows you to use your iPhone or Android device to control smart wheel modules and applications. Controls LIGHT MODULE. On/ Off & colors. This goal will be offered as a separate module AFTER the May shipments have been fulfilled for an additional $59.00.

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LOCKED

$650,000 SOUND & LIGHT MODULE  - Allows your wheels to interact with your music. Designed to work in conjunction with your iPhone, Android or car stereo. Controls  SOUND & LIGHT MODULE. Send pulsing colors from your music to your wheels. This goal will be offered as a separate module AFTER the May shipments have been fulfilled for an additional $75.00.

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LOCKED

$1 Million DEVELOPMENT OF THE GPS MODULE  - Anti theft deterrent. Keep track of your wheels on or off of your car with your iPhone or Android device. Wherever your wheels go GPS will be sure to follow. This goal will be offered as a separate module AFTER the May shipments have been fulfilled. Price to be determined.

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LOCKED

$1.2 MILLION DEVELOPMENT OF THE CAMERA MODULE  CAMERA MODULE allows you to stream live action video from your wheels to your iPhone or Android device. Take GoPro like video to the next level.  Protect your wheels with the CURB CAM. This goal will be offered as a separate module AFTER the May shipments have been fulfilled. Price to be determined.

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LOCKED

$1.5 MILLION DEVELOPMENT OF THE TIRE MONITOR MODULE TIRE MONITOR MODULE - Sensory feedback regarding the condition of your tires sent to your iphone or Android device. This goal will be offered as a separate module AFTER the May shipments have been fulfilled. Price to be determined.

Risks and challenges

We are a manufacturer with over 8 years of experience here in the USA and abroad. We have been selling the the battery version GloRyder product since 2005 and we are used to fulfilling pre-orders and working with customers. "This is not our first rodeo" We have a trusted relationship with our factory overseas and know their quality and scheduling. We also have custom shops here in the USA that we do all of our custom orders through.

We can usually turn around a new product in 45-90 days. We gave additional time in this Kickstarter project to allow funding and field testing to make sure the product is ready so we can hit our deadline in May. If we beat our deadline it will just be good for everyone!

Stop by our website at www.gloryder.com read our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/GloRyder and see the customer comments about our customer service. With over 4 billion wheels on the road today we are motivated to release what we believe to be a world class product that is only going to get better and more powerful over time.

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    GR1 CLASSIC EDITION - This is the one that started the smarter wheel. One unit for your desktop or mantle. Chrome finish. (see picture) This battery operated unit uses light and motion sensors to automatically light up when you pick it up. Please let us know your choice of one of 9 different colors Red, Green, Blue, Orange, Purple, Pink, Aqua, White, or Yellow. Also a signed Certificate commemorating your support of the creation of the micro-generator for a smarter wheel.

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    GR1 CLASSIC EDITION WITH "GR" LOGO - Same as reward above but cap comes in billet aluminum polished finish with the GR logo. This is the one that started the smarter wheel. For your desktop or mantle. Chrome finish. This battery operated unit uses light and motion sensors to automatically light up when you pick it up. Please let us know your choice of one of 9 different colors Red, Green, Blue, Orange, Purple, Pink, Aqua, White, or Yellow. Also a signed Certificate commemorating your support of the creation of the micro-generator for a smarter wheel.

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    SPYDER CAN AM EDITION - 2 upgradeable, remote control units with your choice of "SPIDER" "RT" or "RS" logo in billet aluminum, polished finish. See pictures below. Comes with RGB LIGHT MODULE. Designed to fit all makes and models of Spyder Can Am BRP Roadster wheels

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    GLO RYDER EDITION - 4 upgradeable, remote control units with "GR" logo in billet aluminum, polished finish. Comes with RGB LIGHT MODULE. Designed to fit all makes and models of wheels with a 2"-3" center cap. We will need to know the exact dimension of your center bore (the hole in the middle of your wheels) so please be sure to include this information in your order. See our measurement chart below. Estimated retail value $350.00

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    GLO RYDER EDITION INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING - 4 upgradeable, remote control units with "GR" logo in billet aluminum, polished finish. Comes with RGB LIGHT MODULE. Designed to fit all makes and models of wheels with a 2"-3" center cap. We will need to know the exact dimension of your center bore (the hole in the middle of your wheels) so please be sure to include this information in your order. See our measurement chart below. Shipping is by USPS International Express mail. Estimated retail value $350.00

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    EARLY BIRD GLO RYDER EDITION - Be the first to receive 4 upgradeable, remote control units with "GR" logo in billet aluminum, polished finish. Comes with RGB LIGHT MODULE. Designed to fit all makes and models of wheels with a 2"-3" center cap. We will need to know the exact dimension of your center bore (the hole in the middle of your wheels) so please be sure to include this information in your order. See our measurement chart below. Estimated retail value $350.00

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    CUSTOM EDITION - 4 upgradeable, remote control units with YOUR CHOICE of one of the custom logos from our stock in billet aluminum, satin finish (see pictures below). Comes with RGB LIGHT MODULE. Designed to fit all makes and models of wheels with a 2"-3" center cap. We will need to know the exact dimension of your center bore (the hole in the middle of your wheels) so please be sure to include this information in your order. See our measurement chart below. Shipping is by USPS International Express mail. Estimated retail value $409.00

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    "YOUR LOGO" EDITION - 4 upgradeable, remote control units with YOUR LOGO in billet aluminum, satin finish. Comes with RGB LIGHT MODULE. Designed to fit all makes and models of wheels with a 2"-3" center cap. You will need to send us your logo design for our approval. We will need to know the exact dimension of your center bore (the hole in the middle of your wheels) so please be sure to include this information in your order. See our measurement chart below. Estimated retail value $459.00

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    COLLECTORS EDITION - 4 upgradeable, remote control units with a Special Edition "GR Micro-Gen" logo in billet aluminum polished finish. Comes with RGB LIGHT MODULE. Each housing will have a STAMPED SERIAL NUMBER. and a certificate of authenticity. Designed to fit all makes and models of wheels with a 2"-3" center cap. We will need to know the exact dimension of your center bore (the hole in the middle of your wheels) so please be sure to include this information in your order. See our measurement chart below.

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    COVERED LUG NUT CUSTOM FIT - GLO RYDER EDITION - Our custom shop will consult with you to fit the GloRyder into your lug nut covers on your wheels. You will receive a set of 4 upgradeable micro-generator housings with the WHEEL LIGHT MODULE with our GLO-RYDER-GR polished billet aluminum cap and 1 remote control. We will require you send us your lug nut covers.

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    ELITE EDITION - 4 upgradeable, remote control units with a Special Edition "GR Micro-Gen" logo in billet aluminum, polished finish. Comes with RGB LIGHT MODULE. Each housing will have a STAMPED SERIAL NUMBER and Special ENGRAVED CAP DESIGN and a certificate of authenticity. Designed to fit all makes and models of wheels with a 2"-3" center cap. We will need to know the exact dimension of your center bore (the hole in the middle of your wheels) so please be sure to include this information in your order. See our measurement chart below.

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    EARLY BIRD TESTER & ELITE EDITION - Be among the first to receive and field test the production design and give us feedback on your experience. You will automatically be upgraded to the final production design when it is released. You will receive 4 upgradeable micro-generator housings with the WHEEL LIGHT MODULE with our "GR Micro-Gen" Special Edition billet aluminum cap and 1 remote control. Each housing will have a STAMPED SERIAL NUMBER and Special ENGRAVED CAP DESIGN. Comes with a certificate of authenticity. Designed to fit all makes and models of wheels with a 2"-3" center cap. We will need to know the exact dimension of your center bore (the hole in the middle of your wheels) so please be sure to include this information in your order. See our measurement chart.

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    3 FRIEND PACK MICRO-GEN GLO RYDER EDITION - You will receive a set of 3 packages of 4 upgradeable micro-generator housings with the WHEEL LIGHT MODULE with our GLO-RYDER-GR polished billet aluminum cap and 1 remote control. Designed to fit all makes and models of wheels with a 2"-3" center cap. We will need to know the exact dimension of your center bore (the hole in the middle of your wheels) so please be sure to include this information in your order. See our measurement chart. Estimated retail value $1050.00

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    SWAROVSKI CRYSTAL EDITION - Jewelry for your wheels. These are one of a kind caps that are encrusted with SWAROVSKI crystals for our most discerning customers. (See pictures) Hand crafted by our jeweler in Germany. You will receive a set of 4 upgradeable micro-generator housings with the WHEEL LIGHT MODULE with YOUR CUSTOM LOGO billet aluminum cap designs and 1 remote control. These are designed for wheels with a 2"-3" center cap. We will need to know the exact dimension of your center bore (the hole in the middle of your wheels) so please be sure to include this information in your order. See our measurement chart. Estimated retail value $5000.00

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    EARLY BIRD TRAINING & INSTALLATION AT OUR LOCATION, 1 DAY - Beat the rush 1 month before the product is released. You will receive 2 packages of the MICRO-GEN GLO RYDER EDITION and a face to face meeting with one of our specialists to train you on installation procedures tips & tricks. (Airfare not included)

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    1 DAY FACE TO FACE MEETING WITH THE FOUNDERS AT YOUR LOCATION - If you need us to come to you for a consultation for your special project to develop an application for smart wheels we will make arrangements to meet. We will fly to your location. Continental USA only.

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    KICK-OFF FOR THE WORLD RELEASE & SPECIAL PROMOTERS EDITION SET FOR YOU AND A FRIEND - Become a Glo Ryder Team member and be there on the day the smart wheel product is released to the world! Celebration will be in Miami. Meet the founders, have some fun in the sun, and see the product demonstration as we take it through it's paces on live performance test vehicles. Learn installation techniques as well as some Tips & Tricks. Includes SPECIAL PROMOTERS EDITION SET of 4 upgradeable, remote control units with RGB LIGHT MODULE. World Release logo. Available in polished or satin finish.Each housing will have a STAMPED SERIAL NUMBER and a certificate of authenticity signed by the founders. Designed to fit all makes and models of wheels with a 2"-3" center cap. (Airfare not included.)

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Funding period

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