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About this project
Description : Man vs Moto is a webisode series documenting the trials and tribulations of the privateer motocrosser chasing a dream. The cameras are on 24/7 so we capture everything it takes to succeed and all emotion spilled into this sport. We are currently trying to raise funds to get the crew (one ridern (Austin Howell), one mechanic and one filmer)) to the nationals, and bring the series live to your living rooms.
The plan : To travel to and compete in each 2014 AMA Motocross national. Document every step of the way through a 12 video webisode series.
How it will work : After each race, the weekly footage of training and riding, along with traveling and racing will be combined into a short 6-9 minute video for people to check out. We will keep fans up to date on when the new videos are posted through all our social media accounts via face book, instagram and twitter.
Where the funds will be spent : It is hard to ask for the amount of money we are asking for. To a privateer, 60k is like hitting the jackpot! However, this year is financially going to be a bit steeper bringing in more people, and going a different rout to getting to the races. We are not here to go buy ourselves shoes and cloths, we are not expecting a pay check, the crew just wants to make this series a go. Every dollar earned will be directly put towards the Man vs Moto Racing Fund where we will solely spend the money on making the trip happen. Such costs will consist of entry fees, credentials, flights, lodging, fuel, parts, bike transportation, and equipment just to name a few. Being we are going a different rout this year, it is going to cost an extra couple bucks to get three people to the races. We guarantee that we can make the series a hit and truly appreciate every dollar donated.
The rider : Austin Howell (#681) will be the featured rider to carry out the series. He is a great kid with a big heart for motocross. Not only does he have a great personality, he also has some very hot wheels... What I am saying is the kid is lightening fast and is easily capable of getting inside the top 20 in each race. Right out of amateurs he road for the Rockstar Suzuki team but soon lost his ride. He has held two previous national numbers and is looking to regain exposure and prove to everyone that he is deserving of a factory ride. Austin has a great story behind him and will be an awesome representative for Man vs Moto!
Risks and challenges
For man vs moto 2 to go on, the biggest risk and challenge is to first get the series funded. I do not have the money to pay for flights and entry fees a head of time so the funds are really going to help get the ball rolling. From there, being I (Derek Anderson) won't be racing and dedicating all my time to riding and training, I will be able to interact and stay in tune with the fans on the regular. If someone doesn't receive something or has a problem with something I will be able to take care of it on the spot. Also, if for some reason our rider goes down, we have at least two back-up riders ready to go to continue and finish out the series.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
Pledge $5 or more
Thank you for your support. You will receive exclusive email updates on our progress with the series and a special "Thank you" with your name listed at the end of the last video of the series.Estimated delivery:
Pledge $15 or more
Again thank you for your support! By donating on this level you will receive the incentives from pledge #1 plus you will get two Man vs Moto sticker packs, a privateer sticker and a 8x11 Man vs Moto poster. Free shipping within the U.S.!Estimated delivery:Ships anywhere in the world
Pledge $40 or more
Donating on this level shows us that you are a die hard fan and are looking to rep Man vs Moto! By rep I mean you will receive everything above plus a Man vs Moto t-shirt to show off to your friends and let them know that you are backing the series! Free shipping within the U.S.Estimated delivery:Ships anywhere in the world
Pledge $100 or more
So if this is a level you are interested in, you are probably looking for a more personal response. You will get everything above plus an additional signed by the crew 8x11 poster and a signed t-shirt to frame or keep nice. Items such as these are great for man caves and leaves you with spares to get dirty at the track! Free shipping within the U.S.Estimated delivery:Ships anywhere in the world
Pledge $500 or more
We are assuming you are looking for some real interaction with the crew on this level! Of course you will receive everything above but for 500 bucks we will supply you with two guest passes to a 2014 AMA National of your choice to hang out with the crew for the day. Once we see that you have sponsored us on this level, we will personally call you to say thanks and stay in touch personally throughout the season.Estimated delivery:Ships anywhere in the world
Pledge $2,500 or more
Lets face it, your are a true privateer backer and believe in what we are doing to the highest level. To show our appreciation you will receive all of the above plus your name will go at the end of each individual video giving a sincere "thank you" to you! Also, you will get an autographed jersey from the guys and a custom DVD copy of the entire episodes combined at the end of the season.Estimated delivery:Ships anywhere in the world
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This is the MACK DADDY Premier Package sponsorship! If this is a package of interest, we are assuming you are looking at Man vs Moto as a great big deal (which it is) and see potential return on your pledge. You are the one we will be talking about most throughout the series due to your huge contribution. Here's what's entitled with this package. All of the above, plus if there are any other AMA National races you wish to attend, let us know and we will get you two guest passes to each. You will receive your name or company logo on the main spots of the bikes and the gear. Your name or company logo will be right after the "brought to you by" part of each episode. We will do one personal interview with yourself or your company (if possible in your schedule) in a given episode. Basically you will be considered as one of the title sponsors of the series and we will treat you with the upmost respect deserved for such a contribution!Estimated delivery:Ships anywhere in the world
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