New Swarm project
We have an exciting announcement: today Swarm has launched a new crowdfunding project for one of our joint ventures- Reson8te. We've partnered with John Minihan to create a... Read more
Happy almost 1 year anniversary of the funding for the Nectar! Thanks again for your support on that project. We hope you are all loving your clamps, and... Read more
All clamps have shipped!!!
Great news, Kickstarters,
As of this morning, all clamps have shipped. You should have yours by the end of this week. Finally!
Bonus points for posting a photo in the... Read more
Back from etching
Quick update- we got the clamps back from the laser etcher today, and they look great! They are still working on levers, and we hope to get those... Read more
All colors are in!
Today we received the other 4 colors back from the anodizer. They sure are pretty!
Next it is off to the laser etcher, then to you...
Back from the anodizer
We just got some parts back from the anodizer, and thought you'd like to see the progress. Next it is off to the laser guys, then we can... Read more
Off to the anodizer
Here's a quick update. The machinist has completed all the cnc work on the clamps and levers. They are gorgeous! Tomorrow morning it is off to the anodizer... Read more
Revised bolted clamp style
Two updates in one day may seem excessive, but we have good news. We've modified the design slightly for the bolt on version.
Originally, the bolt on version... Read more
More CNC action
I just wanted to give you a quick update heading into the weekend. We're making great progress on the CNC work. The Elixir clamps have most of their... Read more
I got an email from the guys on the OOQI grip project, and thought I'd pass their project along to my fellow bike lovers, and Kickstarter supporters. Check... Read more
Yesterday Devin's neighbor started cranking out the letterpress coasters that will become the packaging for Nectar and Elixir. She shot some video of the process and sent it... Read more
We hope you all had an awesome Memorial Day, and were able to spend some time on your bike enjoying some sunshine!
We're making good progress on the... Read more
I realized that it has been about a week since our last update, and some of you might be curious about the progress of your clamps. We are... Read more
Remember how I said I'd sent photos of the mockup as soon as it was done? It is done. Check it out!
Now just imagine how awesome this... Read more
Things have been super busy here at Swarm HQ. We're working tirelessly to get your clamps into production. I have a meeting tonight with the CNC shop to... Read more
As the weather warms up, and bike season emerges, we want to fill you in on some of the manufacturing details for your Nectar and Elixir clamps. We're... Read more
Good news- we're getting close to being able to manufacture clamps. I swung by the CNC shop last night, and there were some clamps ready for review. They... Read more
Tonight I spent the evening over at the CNC machine shop working on the details of manufacturing the clamps. We were verifying that the special fixtures were strong... Read more
I just want to give you a quick update on our progress. Today we got all the aluminum and stainless steel for making the clamps. We have already... Read more
What happens now?
Less than 24 hours to go, and thanks to you we are definitely funded! That means that we're making some sweet, sweet seat clamps for you! We're starting... Read more
What size do I order?
We've received a lot of questions about which size Nectar or Elixir you should order. We hope that this update will help you figure out which size you... Read more
Picking up the bottle caps
Over the weekend we've had a lot of major blog coverage, and it has been amazing! We blew through our goal, and are still climbing. Thank you all... Read more
We hit our goal!!!
We hit our goal today, and it is all because you awesome people are supporting us. Thank you!!! The project still going, and we're super excited... Read more
Beer after biking, for your health
A few people have brought up the risks involved in combining biking with drinking beer. We are optimistic, and hope that people know their limits when drinking alcoholic... Read more
Special Edition Seat Clamp
We have finally decided on the design for the special edition seat clamp, and oh what a design it is! We're super excited about the design, and know... Read more
Jerseys jerseys everywhere!
We have decided to sweeten the deal for you guys as a way to say thanks for supporting us. We're changing up the reward structure a bit, and... Read more
We're excited to announce that we've come up with the design for the limited edition Kickstarter biking jersey. Remember, everybody who donates at the $300 level or above... Read more
We love SolidSmack
Our friend Josh over at the world's best 3D design blog, SolidSmack, is helping spread the word about our second Kickstarter effort. Head over to SolidSmack and check... Read more
We are super excited about the progress we've had. We are only 3 days into the project and already 33% funded! This is great momentum. We need your... Read more