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Instead of waiting at intersections for a car to come along and trigger the traffic sensors, you can trigger them yourself with the Veloloop! The Veloloop attaches to your bike and detects when you're at an intersection and triggers the sensor just like a car does.

Sometimes you want to go straight and a car comes along, only to go into the left-turn lane! Or else you want to take a left, but all the cars are going straight. The Veloloop solves both of these problems by triggering the sensor in your lane.

Using a patented circuit, the Veloloop triggers the sensors using VERY LOW POWER, so a pair of AAA batteries can power the Veloloop for a year or more.

An LED on the Veloloop tells the rider if the Veloloop is searching for a sensor (flashing red LED) and when it is locked on and triggering the sensor (solid red LED). There's no more guessing whether the light will turn green or whether you'll be turning red with anger over not getting a green!

Here's what our beta testers have been sharing on Facebook:

George says,"...it works like a champ!"
George says,"...it works like a champ!"
Soren says,"...I don't have to worry about not getting the signal..."
Soren says,"...I don't have to worry about not getting the signal..."
Mykala is exuberant about finally being able to open her apt complex's gate.
Mykala is exuberant about finally being able to open her apt complex's gate.

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We have a dozen working prototypes and are ready to build large quantities to sell to the public. Pledge today!

Risks and challenges

We've made a dozen hand-soldered prototypes, and they all work. Therefore the risks for this project involve scaling the manufacturing to large quantities. For the few parts that are not interchangeable with parts from other suppliers, a back-order could possibly affect the shipping time. As of the end of September, though, all parts are available in large quantities.

Veloloop and the Veloloop logo are trademarks of Veloloop.
Original music in the video is "Light Changer" by McZLite

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    a pair of 30oz BPA-free water bottles with the Veloloop logo. If you haven't switched to BPA-free water bottles, here's your opportunity!

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    a cotton t-shirt with the four-color Veloloop logo on it. Pick your size & gender after the pledge period. Wear it proudly as you wonder, "Why did they use four colors for their logo? Don't they know that makes their t-shirts expensive??"

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    The Fan Pack: two BPA-free water bottles and a t-shirt

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    one Veloloop with a red anodized aluminum loop

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    one Veloloop with a red anodized aluminum loop

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    one Veloloop with a red anodized aluminum loop AND a kickstand bracket

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    one Veloloop with YOUR CHOICE of a black, blue, or yellow anodized aluminum loop

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    one Veloloop with YOUR CHOICE of a black, blue, or yellow anodized aluminum loop AND a kickstand bracket, also in the color of your choice.

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    one Veloloop with YOUR CHOICE of a black, blue, or yellow anodized aluminum loop AND a kickstand bracket, also in the color of your choice.

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    one red Veloloop + two BPS-free water bottles + one t-shirt

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    one red Veloloop + one kickstand bracket + two BPS-free water bottles + one t-shirt

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    MULTI PACK COMBINATIONS: $195 gets you two red Veloloops, and add $94 for each additional red Veloloop. Add $25 for each upgrade to a premium color. Add $9 for each kickstand bracket. Add $14 for each pair of water bottles. Add $29 for each t-shirt. That's right, just add up the amounts for what you want, pledge the total on this reward, and I'll verify the details from you at the end of the pledge period.

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    The N+1 pack: for your n+1 bikes -- Five Veloloops & five kickstand brackets in your choice of any combination of red, black, blue, or yellow AND five water bottles

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    The New Best Friend Pack -- ten Veloloops & kickstand brackets in your choice of any combination of red, black, blue, or yellow AND ten water bottles. You'll also be our new best friend.

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