About this project
Comfort like you’ve never felt before. We’ve taken our obsession with comfort and control to a whole new level. Unicorn, the first bike ever to be equipped with VCS, allows you to absorb bumps and smooth out vibrations, while improving comfort, control and speed.
Make the most out of your training. Unicorn is the world’s first bike with an integrated power meter. Train, track analyze your cycling data like a pro rider. Together with its built-in sensors and GPS, you can live-track your cycling data on the SpeedForce, a 2.2” inch touchscreen cycling computer. Unicorn is the most technologically-advanced, well-rounded road bike you’ve ever seen.
With the Unicorn, we've pushed boundaries like never before. After one year and more than 50 iterations we finally present to you; the world's first smart road bike with an integrated power meter, the SpeedX Unicorn.
With SpeedForce, we’ve reengineered and redefined the meaning of a bike computer. The first bike computer featuring an Android operating system and 2.2” thickened glass touchscreen, clearly visible under direct sunlight. Even with all these features, the battery life is still amazing – it lasts more than 20 hours.
Wireless Button "Black Dot"
Alongside the touch functionality of the SpeedForce, we also supply you with a wireless button. You can place the button anywhere you want, which allows you to switch screens with a press of a button.
Connect with our phone. Seamlessly.
Our app for Android and iOS has a built-in sync function with SpeedForce. Record all your data automatically and set a new record on your favorite segment. Get detailed post-analysis for every ride.
There is no need to buy a separate cycling computer to track your wattage with SpeedX Unicorn. The SpeedForce - Unicorn's own integrated cycling computer displays the power output.
Cadence, speed, heartrate and other metrics are heavily influenced by the environment. These are metrics that give you a snapshot of how your body is performing but are severely affected by external factors
On the other hand, power is the best metric to measure your performance. Watts is the metric directly related to your cycling performance, regardless of how your body is feeling. It can measure your training zones and Functional Threshold Power (FTP), which is your highest watt output over 60 minutes to improve your performance with real hard data.
We’ve created a whole new process to achieve a high-performance, enduringly comfortable frame. We’ve developed a one-of-a-kind frame using our specific proprietary methods and stacking approach. The VCS introduces three features in order to absorb shock, smooth out vibrations and improve comfort, speed and control.
Strong and exceptionally lightweight, the Unicorn frame is a work of art, crafted from the finest carbon composites in the world. At only 870g, the frame strikes the perfect balance between responsiveness and stiffness.
We subject the frame to an absurd amount of testing. It undergoes a total of 16 different channel tests, which takes a total of 80 hours to complete. We believe in our products, and we think you should too. We offer lifetime warranties on all our frames.
Guaranteed reliability & stability for up to 440,000 stress cycles on the frame.
Every head tube, front fork, and bottom bracket is tested against the EU standards intensity stiffness test.
Every SpeedX customer enjoys a 7 days-no-questions-asked return and 30 days free exchange. Ride in even more comfort knowing that the SpeedX comes with a lifetime frame replacement guarantee!
Our mission is to be "like a beast" in everything we do. As a company we're pushing boundaries that is dominated by established brands. From day 1 we're a global brand commited to bringing the best possible technology to enhance the pure cycling experience.
It's all about pushing limits. It's why we love cycling - and it's why we founded SpeedX. To go a little further a little faster. To reach a little higher. Because we think bikes can be better, smarter and lighter.
We're not like other, older bike companies. You know, the same established brands that have been around for ages. We're an agile, tech-driven, diverse and forward-thinking team of more than 70 people.
SpeedX proudly sponsors Team Voralberg in 2017 as a technology partner. With over 18 years of history, Team Voralberg is one of the oldest cycling team still around. Team Voralberg got a mix of young national and international riders, alongside more experienced riders. With a divers team in its arsenal, we work closely together with Team Voralberg to improve our products.
Customs & Duty Information
We will not mark the bike as gift, as this is illegal and we do not support it. Our prices are included or excluded duty and VAT depending on where you live:
- United States: Included VAT & duty
- Europe (If you paid $399 for shipping): Included VAT, duty & shipping
- Rest of World (incl Canada): Not included VAT and duty.
This handy website can assist you calculting the VAT and duty:
Risks and challenges
We have crowdfunded smart road bikes before and feel we have reduced our risks ahead of time by:
1) Determine the components provider ahead of time
2) We've already placed advanced orders to our suppliers
3) Creating and finalizing the prototype phase
4) Constant communication with our logistics partner and factory
This is our second crowdfunding campaign and we're learning it by doing it. Our first campaign is delivered late. We've learned from this experience and will apply the learning to this campaign to deliver on time.
With that said, like with any project, there is risk in bringing a new product into the world. It is possible that our reliance on supplier and manufacturing vendors could result in unforeseen delays.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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