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NexiBike folding commuter bicycle: it's fast & lightweight, and it folds in 25 seconds. Can be carried on public transportation.

NexiBike folding commuter bicycle: it's fast & lightweight, and it folds in 25 seconds. Can be carried on public transportation. Read more
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This project's funding goal was not reached on January 30, 2013.

NexGen Bicycle
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NexGen Bicycle

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About this project

NexiBike is fast, efficient and comfortable -– a time-saver that can always be at your side.

We have a great buck-a-day leasing program for the NexiBike. Discover the details at http://nexibike.tumblr.com

(Click the NexiBike hyperlink to go to our Facebook page where you can Like us)

Key Product Features  /  Benefits

Because of its unique in-line folding design, NexiBike folds into an easy to carry portfolio shape.

This configuration not only makes NexiBike easier to carry but it also makes it easier to store – behind a door or under a bed or desk, thereby safe from theft.

In the Boston area, the MBTA permits passengers to carry folding bicycles aboard public transportation at all times when folded.

FEATURES:

  • Lightweight – Under 25 lbs.
  • Folding handlebar and folding pedals
  • NexiBike folds into a compact in-line shape for easy carrying and storage
  • Sturmey-Archer S2C Duomatic two-speed kick-shift rear hub with coaster brake ... NO CABLES to the rear wheel!
  • Reliable flat-free airless tires
  • Front caliper brake
  • Frame parts are machined from aircraft-quality aluminum alloy on Computer Controlled Machining Centers.
  • Frame is constructed with the same bonding material used in the automotive and aerospace industries.

BENEFITS:

  • Reduces commuting costs and time
  • Stores indoors safe from thieves
  • Can be carried on public transportation

The NexiBike is not only great for commuters, but for those just tooling around town doing their shopping, going to class, hanging out.

Project Purpose:

The NexiBike project is to demonstrate the economic feasibility and practicality of a high-quality folding bicycle in a wide variety of operating environments and circumstances.

Risks and challenges

The delivery dates for NexiBike rewards are the best estimates of when NexiBikes will be available for shipment. As with any project of this size and complexity, delivery dates may be adjusted a few weeks one way or the other. Operational uncertainties may impact when the NexiBike Reward is delivered but they do not constitute a threat to its actually being produced and shipped in compliance with the Backer’s expectations.

Although the waiting time is long, if one weighs this temporary inconvenience against the benefit of receiving a NexiBike (at below dealer's price) with a 90 day Satisfaction Guarantee and a warrantee on the frame for the rest of the original owner's life, it is clear that the generous nature of this Kickstarter offer is a reflection of the confidence and pride that the NexGen Bicycle team has in NexiBike.

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    Pledge $25 or more About $25 USD

    Support the movement to create non-polluting human-powered transportation and get a custom NexiBike T-shirt.

    A 100%-cotton T-shirt with the NexiBike on front and back.

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    Pledge $50 or more About $50 USD

    Support the movement to create non-polluting human-powered transportation and get a custom NexiBike polo shirt.

    A cotton-blend polo shirt with NexiBike on the front.

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100 USD

    Become part of our NexiBike LEASE PROGRAM. Use a NexiBike for only $1 a day, and after 4 years, you become the owner of the bike.
    For more information:
    http://nexibike.tumblr.com

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    Pledge $900 or more About $900 USD

    FIRST EDITION NexiBike: Early Bird. Our motto is Satisfaction Guaranteed. Thus, we offer a 90-day no questions asked return policy. And a lifetime warranty on the frame for the original owner. USA only.

    Delivery in July 2013.

    Shipping paid separately.

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    Pledge $950 or more About $950 USD

    SECOND WAVE NexiBike: Early Supporter. Our motto is Satisfaction Guaranteed. Thus, we offer a 90-day no questions asked return policy. And a lifetime warranty on the frame for the original owner.
    USA only. Delivery in September 2013. Shipping paid separately.

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Funding period

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