It's the Final Update!
We're leaving together, But still it's farewell. And maybe we'll come back To earth, who can tell? I guess there is no one to blame. We're leaving ground (leaving ground).... Read more
Koben deliveries have started, TIME is on our side.
364 days ago, 268 wonderful people (that's you!) joined us on a journey to build a new ebike for our modern cities and their citizens. What was just... Read more
We're on a boat!
Another quick update for this month, with a huge milestone for the campaign and the company. We've got bikes on a boat! Our first container has left port,... Read more
Dirt, paint and events galore!
Just a quick update this month before the craziness of the next two weeks takes over. I felt a little nostalgia this morning over coffee and thought of... Read more
We're in Production!
Hi Karmic Community,
What a month! The Taipei Cycle Show was a blast, and my experience there was so different from last year. It was great to catch up with... Read more
Beta Backers and Back to Taipei!
This month has been quite a rollercoaster ride, with the highest highs (P1 bikes!) and the lowest lows (copycat ebike companies). We continue to push for a production... Read more
New Year, New Challenges.
I hope your new year is going well, and that some of your resolutions remain on track. I was able to take a week off and recharge, relax... Read more
Oh Happy Day! And Happy Holidays too!
This morning we *finally* placed our order with a huge wire transfer to the factory. Your Karmic Kobens will be made! We still don't know exactly when, but... Read more
A Brand New Karmic Bike.
By now you should have given us your Koben size and color preferences. The bike backer survey is closing this month, so please fill it out now if... Read more
A tough month, a rough business.
Hi Karmic Backers,
I know a lot of you have been waiting for our bi-monthly updates, and it's been a month since I last posted. Its just been a really... Read more
Interbike, Innovation and WaitINg for bikes.
Hi Karmic Friends!
I know we missed an update last week, but Interbike was crazy and wifi was terrible on the show floor. We got to see some old friends,... Read more
Tees sent, and Test Rides at Interbike
Hi Karmic Backers,
Really short update to close out the month of August. We're scrambling to get our pre-production bikes in time for Interbike, so the t-shirt rewards were delayed... Read more
First Karmic backer and new battery!
Just a quick update for this month, things are moving along nicely and we got our t-shirts! Backers for that reward level have been messaged to confirm their t-shirt size.... Read more
Not all rainbows and sunshine, but you still win.
Things are moving towards production and we've got our first samples undergoing testing in California. We've also ordered three more sample bikes, which will hopefully be arriving sometime in August.... Read more
Now taking pre-orders! Hey Joe!
We've been diligently working on the new battery and production frame design. Both are taking a little longer than I'd like, but the factories are in their busy... Read more
Stickers shipped, time for T-Shirts!
Our first small milestone is complete, all stickers have been shipped (unless we don't have your address). I'll be sending out a survey to our next tier of... Read more
Shipping Stickers and Making Samples
It's been a while since our last update and I wanted to let everyone know we're working hard to get your rewards to you. The first group of... Read more
Final 48 hours!
Just a small request for you to share the love and tell your friends and family about Karmic Bikes.
We're on Twitter!
We're on Instagram!
We're on Facebook!
Just click... Read more
Our New Battery Partner!
We have selected HT Energy Inc. as our new battery partner and supplier for Karmic Bikes. We are currently working with them on a new design, but our goal remains the... Read more
Color and Size chart!
We had hoped to post this sooner, but were a bit delayed because of other changes. Many of you have asked what size you should get, hopefully this size chart... Read more
Changes to the battery.
This has been an incredibly tough week, and I'm sorry for the lack of updates. We've been burning the midnight oil to figure out a new battery solution so we... Read more
Kickstarter Project of the Day!
We're honored to be selected as Kickstarter's Project of the Day! After being selected as a Staff Pick, then Technology Product of the day, we now get this distinction as well.... Read more
We've hit $250k in just 10 days!
Just a quick update on this beautiful Friday, which is also National Bike To Work Day.
Thanks to Chris H. for backing a pair of Koben S, and putting us... Read more
Koben Demos in SF Bay Area.
Now that we've had a chance to catch our breath, we'll be taking the Koben S around the Bay Area for you to test ride. Here's the schedule for the... Read more
Koben is the Technology Product of the Day!
We've been selected as Technology Product of the Day on Kickstarter. What an honor!
This comes only one day after our campaign reached 100% funding. We're working on stretch goals to encourage... Read more
KICKED IN ONE WEEK!!!
I woke up to the best email this morning. Our project got fully funded in just one week! Thank you to every single one of you for backing us so... Read more
Wow! 100 Backers! $100k!
Good Morning Kickstarter!
Just a quick update as I lay awake in a hotel early (too early) this morning. We crossed 100 Backers last night. Thank you to Wells R.... Read more
Halfway to goal!
Wow! Just wanted to share a quick update, and a HUGE thank you to all our backers so far. Thanks to your support, we're halfway to our goal in just... Read more
Super Early Bird Koben S sold out!
Sorry I missed this, we were at a hardware startups meetup showing off the Koben.
I'll add the next batch of Koben S bikes up on Kickstarter now.... Read more
Koben Spec Sheet
We've heard you loud and clear, you want more specs on the Koben! I've added a spec sheet to summarize the difference between the two bikes shown. We'll also try... Read more