For those of you still waiting for your bike, the day when you can take that sweet, sweet maiden voyage on your new weatherproof, joy filling, theft-resistant, solid,... Read more
Good news! (finally:P)
We’re super excited over here as we just received an update from our manufacturer!
The second round of bikes has officially completed production and is... Read more
Bike Shipping Extended 1 Week!
Dearest Cycling Friends,
If you were expecting to receive a shipping notification by now and haven't, you should receive yours by Saturday.
We're sorry for the unexpected delay - our warehouse is... Read more
Don't worry, your shipping confirmation is on its way!
Dearest cycling mavens,
We just wanted to provide a very quick update that 90% bikes are currently shipping on a rolling basis and will continue to ship throughout next week! ... Read more
90% of bikes shipping this week!
When we visited our warehouse last week, they had a wonderful surprise in store for us. Giant brown boxes full of happiness!
Later this week, those lovely boxes of... Read more
48 Hours Left to Finish Backerkit Surveys + Bikes Shipping this Month!
Something magical happened yesterday when we turned our calendar at the end of April:
It's finally here! The month (FKA "May") that will soon be remembered as "The... Read more
Fenders are here, and they're looking HOT
For years, we've struggled with fenders.
We know we need them to keep our clothes and our bikes clean. But they typically require an engineer to install and... Read more
INVINCIBLE Lock Samples are in the Building (VIDEO)!
We've got a nice Wednesday treat to share with all of you: your locks are officially in the building!
Tivan's here to review your new favorite bike's trusty... Read more
Surveys are here! Check your email!
We're pleased to let you know that surveys are available as of today!
During this time, you'll have the opportunity to list your height for accurate sizing, select... Read more
Pre-Production Pics + Survey Update
Our product team has just returned from the factory and wanted to provide 2 quick updates on your new favorite bike!
We're sorry we haven't gotten... Read more
Surveys coming next week
Happy Friday cycling fanatics!
Just wanted to give you all a heads-up that we're investing a little more time in the surveys we'll be sending you to pick your size,... Read more
Surveys next week + Invincible dominates Boston snow (VIDEO!)
This past week, the notoriously harsh Boston winter reared its ugly head and dumped a foot of snow on our fair city.
In the past, such weather would've... Read more
You did it and we've got giant check to prove it!
Words are a funny thing.
There are over a million of them in the English language and yet no combination of them can express how much we appreciate your... Read more
Only 15 hrs until you're officially INVINCIBLE!
At 10 AM EST tomorrow morning, our magical campaign will come to an end.
At that point, you'll officially be the owner of a brand new Fortified Invincible... Read more
Testing Invincible's durability at Factory X (Video!)
Naming your bike Invincible is kinda like naming your kid Superman: certain expectations are bound to follow.
But much as parents don't choose names at random, we didn't choose Invincible... Read more
Why back INVINCIBLE? Here's what you had to say
Riddle me this: what exactly is INVINCIBLE?
I know, I know it's a bicycle. But how would you define it?
Is it the ultimate commuter? A super-tough bike you can... Read more
The votes are in! Let's talk stretch goals, people.
Did you catch the white smoke billowing from the chimneys of The Fort this morning?
That celebratory gesture was our way of telling you that the votes for our stretch... Read more
Only one thing can stop your INVINCIBLE bike...
Your bike is INVINCIBLE!
You, much to our dismay, are not : (
But that's OK!
In fact, that's why we prioritized equipping INVINCIBLE with a premium "anti-crash mechanism."
For those... Read more
$100K hit! $200K stretch goal?
This weekend you made history: just 30 days after we unleashed Invincible on the world, you pedaled us over our $100K funding goal! We couldn’t have asked for... Read more
INVINCIBLE Tires: No
Part of building your new favorite bike involved finding tires that would be beefy enough to eat curbs for breakfast without being fat and clunky.
After months of... Read more
How to make an Invincible Bike Seat
Every component on this Invincible bike was selected after design, iteration, testing, design, iteration, testing. Let's dive into the details. Fortified's Invincible seat has three criteria.
1. Keep your butt... Read more
[PHOTOS] Scenes of whiskey and manufacturing at Factory X
Urban Biking Warriors,
Where we last left off, we launched, we partied, and we flew to Shenzhen to get production rolling at our contract manufacturer - let's call them Factory... Read more
[PHOTOS] We launched, we partied, we flew to Hong Kong
We are so fired up and have so much to tell. Let's go!
Dec 3: launched Invincible on Kickstarter and it took off. We immediately bought plane tickets... Read more
You made this real
Thanks to you, the last 5 days have been the most exciting of our lives. We’ve breathed, ate and slept Invincible (well, we haven’t really slept and we... Read more