This Is Halfbike II – The Amazing Bicycle That Raised $1,000,000 on Kickstarter! It’s absolutely crazy and unique and we love it!
Halfbike II by Kolelinia is definitely a weird bike and with a Kickstarter goal of $50,000 it became an international success, raising $973,764 in funding from cycling enthusiasts worldwide.
Halfbike II had a cost of $349 on Kickstarter and it will be available on the market for $599, while the previous version, Halfbike I had a price of $900 retail.
This exquisite bicycle weighs less than 18 lbs (8kg), it’s very practical and easy to transport everywhere, even in tiny and crowded spaces.
Martin Angelov and Mihail Klenov are two young architects living in Sofia, Bulgaria, and they are the brilliant minds behind this unique bicycle model.
“I think the key to our success is this completely new biking experience we created, which can hardly be compared to any other sport”, says Angelov. “I think people are curious”, he added.
An early prototype featuring skateboard wheels.
The first versions of Halfbike were practically impossible to ride.
A two-wheel version of Halfbike included in a student contest in 2010
Beginnings are weird, but if you believe in your product, success will follow!
This Is Halfbike II – The Amazing Bicycle That Raised $1,000,000 on Kickstarter!