New TiGr mini launching very soon!
We've been very busy getting ready to launch the latest evolution of the TiGr Lock, the TiGr mini. It will have the same security level and same locking range as... Read more
New Bike Security Projects on Kickstarter
It's great to see bike security innovation, check out these new projects on Kickstarter:
Nutlock: Outsmart thieves. Protect your bike wheels.
Vier - Comact High Security Bike Lock... Read more
bike related projects on Kickstarter
There's been some great bike related projects on Kickstarter including some great new bike locks!
The upstand is one project I'm pretty excited about, Garrett is a great... Read more
A big THANK YOU to all the backers who came by our booth at Interbike last week, it was very humbling. It was also great to see fellow Kickstarter projects... Read more
Our friends at Direct Link, www.directlink.com , have been a tremendous resource for our international TiGr Lock shipments. Here's a nice article about how... fb.me/2XEHpFmfR
If there are any fellow kickstarter... Read more
Win a free TiGr Lock from @bicyclehabitat NYC!
Want a chance to win a TiGr Lock? Follow our friends @BicycleHabitat on Twitter (while you’re there follow us @tigrlock).
Bicycle Habitat is running a contest, name the location of... Read more
some new sizes...
Happy 2013 everybody!
We’ve gotten lots of requests for a shorter TiGr Lock and we’ve responded by making up some bows that are 18" long, 6" shorter than the original... Read more
New TiGr video
Please check out our new TiGr lock video. It includes an overview of the TiGr lock, how to store it on your bike and how to use it.... Read more
TiGr in Momentum Magazine
We're thrilled to let you know that the TiGr Lock is featured in the Winter 2013 edition of Momentum Magazine!
TiGr Lock For The Holidays!
TiGr Locks make great gifts. Here’s a coupon code good for free worldwide shipping: TIGR2012. Please enter the promo code during checkout at http://tigrlock.bigcartel.com/ The promo... Read more
Greetings from Las Vegas!
The show is going great, meeting lots of really interesting people including a lot of fellow Kickstarter creators and even some backers.
If anybody happens to... Read more
TiGr in Popular Science
Another month a another magazine!
TiGr appears on page 16 of the September issue of Popular Science (on news stands now).
We're extremely proud to share the page with 3... Read more
TiGr at Interbike 2012
TiGr will have a booth at Interbike 2012, Sept 19- 21 in Las Vegas.
If you plan on going please stop by our booth, we'd love to meet... Read more
TiGr in Wired...again
TiGr is in the August print edition of Wired, we're blown away! Thank You Wired!
There's also an interesting piece on 5 Kickstarter Projects that got slammed with success,... Read more
One of the most rewarding aspects of Kickstarter for us has been the opportunity to develop relationships with our backers and fellow Kickstarter creators. David Hu is both... Read more
TiGr review on Wired.com
The folks at Wired just posted a great review of the TiGr, we're blown away..
Also, check out the Bosavi Light project by Dan Freshl its a really... Read more
TiGr Lock's first birthday
We launched TiGr on Kickstarter just over one year ago and it's doing great.
Our shop www.tigrlock.com is open for business and in the next couple of days we will... Read more
Only one TiGr remains to be shipped!
If any one knows a Dr. Yu in Singapore who's still waiting for his TiGr Lock please have him send me note so we can... Read more
Titanium Key Ring Project
Looks like this Titanium Split Key Ring project might appeal to TiGr Lock backers.
One of our backers let me know that there are already several Titanium split... Read more
You Kickstarted Me
Just a quick note to let you know that we are working really hard to bring the TiGr to market, looks like just another couple of weeks until we... Read more
TiGr made the Kickstarter blog!!
The TiGr made it on to the Kickstarter blog, looking back on 2011, which is a fantastic summary, great stuff.
Thank You Kickstarter!!
99%! Update 12-21-11
It is with great pleasure to announce that all the TiGr Locks that can be shipped have been shipped. All that remain are a handful of TiGrs that... Read more
Another short week due to travel but still able to ship about 70 shipments.
To all those who missed us on Kickstarter and is interested in getting a... Read more
Last week was short but we did manage to get more locks out. Unfortunately we did not make much head way with the international shipments. I'll be sending a "backer only" update... Read more
About 112 of the .75" locks were shipped this week, mostly domestic. Even though next week is short one, we hope to get the international units out as well... Read more
The light at the end of the tunnel is getting bigger and brighter everyday...
A big thanks to all those who served and are currently serving our country!!
Also,... Read more
Things are still going great, even though some of the assembly steps are more time consuming than planned. We did not ship any units last week but will... Read more
Still going great.
If you have moved and sent me your new address thank you. If you've moved and have not send me an update please do it now!!!!... Read more
A great week! Production is going swimmingly and we even shipped out a few locks, more will ship next week.
Anyone who wants to swing by and pick... Read more
We're in the thick of it now and aside from a few glitches things continue to go smoothly. Material management and work flow are a fun challenge. A huge... Read more
Another productive week. We finally had enough bows in hand to fine tune the forming and coating processes. All of the bows will have been laser marked and will... Read more
Happy October, wow, feels like our Kickstarter project just ended.
Another great week...there is light at the end of the tunnel!
The TiGr was featured in Outside Mag Online and... Read more
Weekend Update 09-25-11
Another productive week; the blanks were de-burred and are now at the laser marking house. This coming week should be another good one...
Weekend Update 09-17-11
Lot's accomplished this week; picked up blanks and delivered to them to our de-burring house, greased the skids with both the laser marking and coating houses, provided photos of... Read more
Weekend Update 09-04-11
Things are really moving along...
Look for an article on the TiGr in the October issue of Outside Magazine!! I'll send an update when it hits the news... Read more
Sorry about not posting last week, I decided to hold off until I had something concrete to say about the Titanium stock......and IT ARRIVED today, finally. The water... Read more
Weekend Update 08-07-11
Great article on Kickstarter in today's New York Times Magazine.
100% of the T Shirts have been shipped. If you still have not received yours please let me... Read more
All the T Shirts have been shipped. Anyone who's expecting a T Shirt and has not received one should send me a note. All the US shipments should of... Read more
Our Titanium supplier now expects to receive his stock by mid August, ARGHHH!!. Once they get the Titanium stock they can begin to provide us with the Ti... Read more
All the Women's T Shirts have shipped as well as all the Men's small. The balance of the T Shirts should go out next week.
Our Titanium supplier... Read more
T Shirts and Key Fobs
The T Shirts are in and they look fantastic, we'll begin to ship them out this week. Here's a picture of the men's:
The fobs are out for... Read more
Mailing List / Survey
If you missed us on Kickstarter but would like to be added to our mailing list I invite you to go to our survey page and add your email. We've also... Read more
TiGr on a cross country bike trip
Ruthie BenDor, an early backer, is riding her bicycle from Boston to San Francisco this summer and interviewing web technologists along the way.
We've equipped Ruthie with our last available TiGr... Read more
Friday 6/17 Update
Stickers have been sent to all the $5 domestic and international backers who submitted their address info. Anyone in this tier who has not yet submitted a survey, no... Read more
Some Interesting Backer Statistics
I spent part of a rainy Saturday going through some of our TiGr Kickstarter data...
89% of the backers are male
44 US States represented (including DC and Puerto Rico) with... Read more
It's been a busy week.
Thank you for completing the survey, the response rate has been huge, only a few left to respond. The data is really interesting and I'll be posting some... Read more
One Hundred Thousand
The TiGr Kickstarter ends in just 12 hours, at 11:00 tonight. It's so exciting! You've helped us raise more than $100,000to bring the TiGr to the... Read more
Final week for TiGr!
The TiGr T
John Attacks the TiGr some more, and shows you a little about the lock mechanism
Thanks to your support, we've raised over $50,000 so far for the TiGr! We're so proud that other people think it's as cool as we do. When you... Read more
109% and rising!
John and I are both amazed by you folks. Thank you so much. You've pushed TiGr past its goal and are going strong!
Thanks to your tweets, blog posts, and... Read more
A huge thank-you and a new video!
Backers, you guys are great!
As I write this, we're just a pledge or two away from 75% funded with still a month to go.
I've been working hard on... Read more
New pictures and video coming soon.
We just filed TiGr for trademark protection with the US Patent Office.
Also, new pictures and video will be up soon!
Please help us spread the word.