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About

                                                CYCLING SUNGLASS HOLDER

  • The world's First and Only device that Protects Your Sunglasses on Your Bike while Riding and in Between Rides.

Ease of Use

The Shade Vise allows you to effortlessly slide your sunglasses in and out using one hand while riding your bike with never touching the lenses. 

The Shade Vise takes less that 2 minutes to install on your bike.

The Shade vise is stylish and lightweight. It will not interfere with anything else on your bike so you can "Just Ride Along".

Mission

To help the cycling community eliminate dropping their sunglasses and the cost of continually replacing their glasses due to scratched lenses, torqued frames, broken or lost sunglasses with an innovative 100% American made device.

The Shade Vise is inspired by cyclists and designed by cyclists for cyclists.

Testimonials

Todd Linscott-Owner of Torelli Bicycle Co.--“I think the Shade Vise is a truly unique product that serves a need for all cyclists. I can’t wait to have one on my bike”.

Bill McGann-McGann Publishing and author of The Story of the Tour de France--“The Shade Vise is one of those “why didn’t I think of that “products that we will all be using soon".

Robert Meeker-Manager MJM Associates--“What a cool product! One is going on my bike when they hit the market". 

“Where can I get one”-- 99% of the cyclists that we showed it to at the MS Century, the Summit Challenge 100 and the Solvang Century.

  About This Project

Have you had to replace your cycling sunglasses more than once because of scratches on the lenses, torqued frames, broken frames, totally losing your sunglasses while riding or can’t find them when you are getting ready to go on your next ride? Do you continue to ride with scratched lenses because of the replacement cost?--The Shade Vise will solve that problem.

Kenneth Acklin, the inventor of the Shade Vise, has been in the bike industry and riding for 40 years. He thought that it shouldn’t be difficult to protect your cycling sunglasses but yet it was, so he set out to find a way to fix that. After many years and many unsuccessful attempts he finally came up with the solution--The Shade Vise. He received a U.S. patent on the device. He since, using the prototype, has tested it on over 50 different bikes over the last several years and has had 100% success on all.

Kenneth  had to find a way to produce them in quantity so he could share this invention with the cycling community. He showed the Shade Vise to his friend and neighbor Lee Rosenblatt who had been in the manufacturing business for over 40 years. The two of them set out to find the best way to produce the Shade Vise.

 Manufacturing

We wanted to make a quality and dependable product that fellow cyclists could depend on to perform and last for years. We decided to manufacture the Shade Vise entirely in the USA and use all USA components made by American workers. After an exhaustive search we found the right manufacturer to make the Shade Vise. It is close to us in Utah so we can supervise the Shade Vise through the entire manufacturing process . WE ARE OFFERING THIS DIRECTLY TO THE CYCLING COMMUNITY instead of selling it to retailers where the RETAIL PRICE WOULD BE BETWEEN $50 AND $60.

The Shade Vise--Patent--US 8,177,078 B2

 Results

Our survey shows that the average cyclist has to replace their sunglasses 2.7 times per year which results in them spending about $400 per year in replacements. BECAUSE OUR SHADE VISE IS MADE IN THE USA WITH ALL USA COMPONENTS WE ARE ABLE TO OFFER A 5 YEAR MONEY BACK GUARANTEE.  DURING THAT TIME ALONE YOU COULD SAVE OVER $2,000

Just think what you could do with that saved money

We need your Help

We need your help to offset the upfront costs of the molds for manufacturing, the purchase of all the components and the actual manufacturing process in quantity so we can be ready to deliver your Shade Vise to you when promised.

Risks and challenges

We don't anticipate any risks in our delivering the Shade Vise to you:

We see very little risk as to the dependability and durability of the Shade Vise since we have thoroughly tested it on so many different bikes over several years.

We don’t anticipate any delivery problems based on our research on the right experienced and dependable USA manufacturer.

All the materials needed for manufacturing are made in the USA and readily available right here in Utah.

We will be able to supervise production in process since the manufacturer is in Utah enabling us to assure that the correct quality is achieved and delivery dates are met.

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    Help the cycling community eliminate the cost of continually replacing their sunglasses and also promote keeping manufacturing here in the USA.
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Funding period

- (35 days)