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Help fund printing of an illustrated bicycle dropout guide

A project in Raleigh, NC by Bryan Paxton

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I'm hoping to fund the publishing of a graphical guide to 50+ hand illustrations of bicycle dropouts from ~1930-1990 in B&W
Backers: 101
Average Pledge Per Backer: $34

Funded: $3,422 of $2,500
Dates: Jan 1st -> Mar 1st (59 days)
Project By: Bryan Paxton
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Latest News

The funding is official!

March 1st - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

100% and growing!

February 12th - via:
We've hit the 100% mark! This book is now funded to make it to print, and the funding keeps coming in! Today we hit 113% and have rewards left for 10 more $35+ backers to get the book & poster. I would have posted an update sooner, but I went out... (Read More)

Approaching the Goal

February 7th - via:
We're 94% Funded! This past week has been exciting for Dropouts book. Last Friday, Raleigh's own Oak City Cycling (David, Jared, and Ken) hosted me to hang some dropout illustrations for display during the First Friday Artwalk. Several hundred people... (Read More)

Illustrated Dropout Guide – Kickstarter

February 6th - via:
Mechanic, Bryan Paxton has taken his aesthetic obsession for bikes and is hoping to turn it into an illustrated guide. Focusing only on the dropout, Paxton has been illustrating their variety in pencil/ink and, with funding, hopes to publish a book that will showcase 100+ dropouts from the period 1930 to 1990. (Read More)

Updated photos & Hardcover version for backers

January 25th - via:
Today is a bit of a snow day here. I am off of work today, which gave me time to chat with my consultant at the publishing firm. Everything is still chugging along, and even with the increased number of illustrations, I'm still on budget for... (Read More)

Halfway there and twice as ambitious!

January 23rd - via:
          Friday, 2/1, will be Raleigh's First Friday gallery walk. I will be displaying all of the illustrations up to that point at Oak City Cycling on Franklin St. in downtown Raleigh from 6pm until the food runs out and the coffee and... (Read More)

Coming along strong!

January 6th - via:
This has been a very productive week for the Dropout Book. First of all, I'm thrilled at the response I've gotten from friends and strangers alike. I really didn't believe I could raise the backing and support I have this quickly into the campaign,... (Read More)

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