IMPORTANT: seat tube plug update–we're adding sealant
We are adding an epoxy to seal the neoprene seat tube plug and make sure water doesn't get around the edges of the plug. We'll send out the... Read more
My bike's splits, free repair kits, and send us your photos/testimonials!
Hey Aluboo fam,
I hope the spring is blooming where you live, and that you are enjoying some sunshine and nice bike rides!
I have a quick update for... Read more
One more quick note...my bike has splits
My Bike Has Splits
I have built the frame that James repairs in the video into this bike, which will be my personal test bike for this season. I will... Read more
Cosmetic checks (splits), dings, and repairing them
Hey Aluboo fam!
I'll cut to the chase–some folks have experienced small cosmetic checks, or splits, in the bamboo inserts of their Aluboos.
These checks are normal, cosmetic in nature,... Read more
Hope the winter is treating you all well! Here's a quick update on how things are going.
Now that we've navigated the issues with the Commuter... Read more
As Winter Approaches...
Hope the intensifying winter finds you well! Sorry for the radio silence–we've been busy building bikes! I'm also currently on the road with the BooBus on a west... Read more
Tips for Assembling Your Aluboo
Boxes containing your Aluboos will start leaving Boo Headquarters this week–here are some tips for assembly once you get yours.
Painting continues–thank you for your patience!
We've been working overtime since the frames arrived, and so has our painter, Adam Lucier–owner of Newstalgia Custom Paint and Design, and his two staffers.
We're prepping, masking,... Read more
Oh and one more thing–our buddy's Kickstarter!
Our friend, and Boo and Aluboo supporter, Mark Abrahamson is running his own Kickstarter project that ends in 5 days.
Please check out and support their custom wallet project–they're so... Read more
Spreadsheet has locked–view build progress there!
Another quick update!
Frame Delivery Imminent
Our 80 frames are due to the shop in Fort Collins today. They had a short delay in customs because it... Read more
80 Frames Have Left Vietnam!
Happy Friday! Hope you all are enjoying the beginning of fall as much as we are ;)
Plenty of great stuff happening–read below and happy weekend!
80... Read more
SO MUCH COOL STUFF HAPPENING!
Another project update, filled with awesome stuff ;) Enjoy!
Aluboo Production Ramps Up
Remember how we told you that there were 30 Aluboo frames coming in the... Read more
Aluboo Shipping, New Model, Shop, and Kit
Hope all is well! We are fresh from one of the craziest weeks of the the year–Interbike week (the biggest bike tradeshow of the year). We had a... Read more
Aluboo Frames Have Begun Shipping from Vietnam!
Hey Aluboo Fam!
Hope everyone is enjoying the end of summer/beginning of fall! With the changing of leaves come great news: JAMES HAS SENT THE FIRST SHIPMENT OF ALUBOO FRAMES... Read more
Production Update, a MUST-DO for Frame/Bike Backers, Kit, and the Pro Challenge!
Hi! Hope everyone's end of summer is going great! We're doing pretty well ourselves here in Colorado (and Vietnam), and working our tails off to get these bikes... Read more
AWESOME UPDATE! If you don't read it, you don't get free beer on the BooBus ;)
Hi! Hope everyone's summer is going great! We know it'd be better with an Aluboo underneath you though, and we're all working pretty dang hard to get it... Read more
Goodies Update: Frames Ordered! Soft-Goods Shipping Soon!
Hey Aluboo Fam!
Happy Memorial Day, and hope you are enjoying it with fam, friends, and goooood food!
I've stepped away from our super-secret/super-awesome Boo project (you'll see photos soon)... Read more
Frameset and Bike Surveys on their Way! Paint and Decal Photos!
I am sending out the bike and frameset backer surveys today–everyone should receive their survey by tonight!
A few things–first, if you are an Early Backer... Read more
Thanks to all of you, WE DID IT! +Video :)
Thank you all so much for your amazing support of our Aluboo Kickstarter project! Together we were able to raise $102,065 to launch the Aluboo, and it is... Read more
18-Hour Countdown to $100K!
We are SO CLOSE to surpassing our $100K flex goal! We want to thank you all for spreading the word about our project, but we're not done yet... Read more
Eight Days for $100K! Upgrades, new pledge levels, and more!
Per usual, it's our pleasure to be writing our excellent 166 backers! We are so grateful for your support, and can't believe the response there has been to... Read more
New Video, Pictures, and Flex Goal!
Hey folks! Sorry we haven't sent an update recently–since we broke our fundraising goal in 9 days thanks to the support of our excellent backers, we've been hustling... Read more
TIME TO BREAK 100%! Plus Pics and Press!
Thank you everyone for your support in helping us exceed 80% of our goal in less than a week!
LET'S BREAK OUR GOAL THIS WEEKEND! If we do, we'll... Read more
Update #1: Sprinting out of the Gate! 50% Raised in 36 Hours!
WOW! OUR BACKERS ROCK!
You folks are AMAZING! We are FLOORED by the show of support from all of our Early Backers this weekend–we have surpassed 50% of our goal... Read more