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The Karmic Koben is a modern ebike that lets you ride faster, go farther, all while having more fun than ever before.
The Karmic Koben is a modern ebike that lets you ride faster, go farther, all while having more fun than ever before.
268 backers pledged $259,385 to help bring this project to life.

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    Pledge US$ 3 or more About US$ 3

    Karmic Bikes Sticker!

    You'll get a high quality Karmic Bikes vinyl sticker. This colorful sticker can be placed on your bike, your laptop or almost anywhere you'd like.

    You'll also be added to our Karmic Backer list, so you can see insider updates as we go from prototypes to production bikes.

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    Pledge US$ 30 or more About US$ 30

    Karmic Bikes T-Shirt!

    Rock this soft and comfy t-shirt from American Apparel to show everyone you believe in Karmic! We love these so much, we wear them everyday. Don't worry, we wash them regularly too!

    Sizes: Available in S / M / L to fit most.
    Styles: Both Mens and Women's tees.

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    Pledge US$ 1,337 or more About US$ 1,337

    Karmic Koben - Super eLEET Bird / Pro Deal!

    You're going to be one of the first in the world to ride a Karmic Bike. We will deliver bikes in order, and the earliest backers will get their Kobens before anyone else.

    Congrats on being a super elite backer!

    Sizes: Available in S / M / L to fit most.
    Colors: Electron Blue or Eddy Current Orange.

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    Pledge US$ 1,499 or more About US$ 1,499

    Karmic Koben - Early Bird Special.

    You're still early enough to score a great deal. Early backers will get their Koben before most everyone else. You know what they say, the early backer gets the bike!

    **This reward level is $400 off the projected $1899 MSRP.

    Sizes: Available in S / M / L to fit most.
    Colors: Electron Blue or Eddy Current Orange.

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    Pledge US$ 1,637 or more About US$ 1,637

    Karmic Koben CVT - Super eLEET Bird / Pro Deal!

    **Same as above, but with the optional NuVinci N360 CVT for unmatched hill-climbing ability.

    You're going to be one of the first in the world to ride a Karmic Bike. We will deliver bikes in order, and the earliest backers will get their Kobens before anyone else.

    Congrats on being a super elite backer!

    Sizes: Available in S / M / L to fit most.
    Colors: Electron Blue or Eddy Current Orange.

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    Pledge US$ 1,899 or more About US$ 1,899

    Karmic Koben S - Early Bird Special.

    The S package includes the NuVinci N360 CVT for unmatched hill-climbing ability, 350W motor, bigger battery, and TRP hydraulic disc brakes.

    This is our top of the line model for people who want the very best.

    You're still early enough to score a great deal. Early backers will get their Koben S before most everyone else. You know what they say, the early backer gets the bike!

    **This reward level is $500 off the projected $2399 MSRP.

    Sizes: Available in S / M / L to fit most.
    Colors: Electron Blue or Eddy Current Orange.

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    Pledge US$ 1,899 or more About US$ 1,899

    Karmic Koben S - Early Bird Special.

    The S package includes the NuVinci N360 CVT for unmatched hill-climbing ability, 350W motor, bigger battery, and TRP hydraulic disc brakes.

    This is our top of the line model for people who want the very best.

    You're still early enough to score a great deal. Early backers will get their Koben S before most everyone else. You know what they say, the early backer gets the bike!

    **This reward level is $500 off the projected $2399 MSRP.

    Sizes: Available in S / M / L to fit most.
    Colors: Electron Blue or Eddy Current Orange.

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    Reward no longer available 19 backers
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    Pledge US$ 1,999 or more About US$ 1,999

    Karmic Koben S - Larry Bird Special.

    The S package includes the NuVinci N360 CVT for unmatched hill-climbing ability, 350W motor, bigger battery, and TRP hydraulic disc brakes.

    This is our top of the line model for people who want the very best.

    Your Twitter friends might have gotten here first, but we still love you! All our Kickstarter backers will get their Kobens before they are available to the general public.

    You're still one of the cool kids, and you'll definitely get noticed on a Koben!

    **This reward level is $400 off the projected $2399 MSRP.

    Sizes: Available in S / M / L to fit most.
    Colors: Electron Blue or Eddy Current Orange.

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    Pledge US$ 1,999 or more About US$ 1,999

    Karmic Koben S - The Last Batch.

    The S package includes the NuVinci N360 CVT for unmatched hill-climbing ability, 350W motor, bigger battery, and TRP hydraulic disc brakes.

    This is our top of the line model for people who want the very best.

    This is your last opportunity to get a Koben! All our Kickstarter backers will get their bikes before they are available to the general public.

    **This reward level is $400 off the projected $2399 MSRP.

    Sizes: Available in S / M / L to fit most.
    Colors: Electron Blue or Eddy Current Orange.

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    Pledge US$ 3,000 or more About US$ 3,000

    Karmic Bikes Ride Experience - includes 2 Kobens!

    Come ride with us in beautiful San Francisco, hills and all. We'll stop for lunch and chat about bikes and coffee. You can bring a friend or significant other and you'll both leave with a Koben to call your very own.

    How lovely is that?

    **Please note that travel and accommodations not included. We suggest Hipmunk and Airbnb!

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    Pledge US$ 3,000 or more About US$ 3,000

    Karmic Bikes Build Experience - includes 2 Kobens!

    Come wrench with us in our Palo Alto garage. Get a behind-the-scenes look at where Karmic was born and see how we work.

    We'll make you lunch and chat about bikes, and get our hands dirty. You can bring a friend or significant other and you'll both build up your own Koben (we'll help of course!) to ride home on.

    How awesome is that?

    **Please note that travel and accommodations not included. We suggest Hipmunk and Airbnb!

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    Pledge US$ 4,000 or more About US$ 4,000

    Karmic Bikes Ride Experience - includes 2 Koben S models!

    Come ride with us in beautiful San Francisco, hills and all. We'll stop for lunch and chat about bikes and coffee. You can bring a friend or significant other and you'll both leave with a Koben to call your very own.

    How lovely is that?

    **Please note that travel and accommodations not included. We suggest Hipmunk and Airbnb!

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    Pledge US$ 4,000 or more About US$ 4,000

    Karmic Bikes Build Experience - includes 2 Koben S!

    Come wrench with us in our Palo Alto garage. Get a behind-the-scenes look at where Karmic was born and see how we work.

    We'll make you lunch and chat about bikes, and get our hands dirty. You can bring a friend or significant other and you'll both build up your own Koben S (we'll help of course!) to ride home on.

    How awesome is that?

    **Please note that travel and accommodations not included. We suggest Hipmunk and Airbnb!

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    Reward no longer available 3 backers
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    Pledge US$ 9,999 or more About US$ 9,999

    Karmic Company Bikes - includes 7 Kobens!

    Forget the company car, people really want a company bike! This reward gets you seven Kobens - one for each valuable member of your early-stage startup team. You can't compete with Google and Facebook on employee perks, but their bikes are dorky and slow.

    Your people deserve the best!

    We'll custom paint your Kobens in any Pantone color to match your brand. We can even add your company logo if you want. The best part? You could probably write it off as a business expense*.

    **LIMITED TO SF BAY AREA COMPANIES ONLY** - we will deliver the bikes to your office!

    *please check with your tax professional, we just build bikes.

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    Pledge US$ 9,999 or more About US$ 9,999

    Karmic Company Bikes - includes 5 Koben S models!

    Forget the company car, people really want a company bike! This reward gets you five Koben S bikes - one for each valuable member of your early-stage startup team. You can't compete with Google and Facebook on employee perks, but their bikes aren't this cool.

    Your people deserve the best!

    We'll custom paint your Kobens in any Pantone color to match your brand. We can even add your company logo if you want. The best part? You could probably write it off as a business expense*.

    **LIMITED TO SF BAY AREA COMPANIES ONLY** - we will deliver the bikes to your office!

    *please check with your tax professional, we just build bikes.

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