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Lumos Ultra - The New Standard In Bike Helmets

A project in Boston, MA by Lumos Helmet

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Integrated LED lighting, turn signals, and smart features to keep you safe in one sleek package.
Backers: 24943
Average Pledge Per Backer: $119

Funded: $2,966,439 of $60,000
Dates: May 25th -> Jul 19th (56 days)
Project By: Lumos Helmet
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Latest News

Lumos Ultra Bike Helmet Breaks Kickstarter Funding Record

July 21st - via:
Lumos designed its new smart helmet with input from over 120,000 riders to make it the best product possible. Lumos' latest helmet campaign hit its fundraising goal in an insane 4 minutes and whizzed past that to accrue nearly $3 million. That makes it the most-backed product in Kickstarter's Bike category ever, and the most-funded cycling accessory in the crowdfunding platform's history as well. (Read More)

Campaign Closed - THANK YOU + Next Steps!

July 19th - via:
Dear backers, THANK YOU!!! You have been AMAZING. A HUGE THANK YOU for showing up and supporting the campaign. All of us on the Lumos team are so incredibly grateful. We were pretty anxious about coming back to Kickstarter after such a long time... (Read More)

Our Last Hues-Day Tuesday! :(

July 14th - via:
Hey everyone, we've got less than a week to go to the end of the campaign, so happy (last) Hues-Day Tuesday! We've got so many mixed feelings here - We've had a BLAST organizing these Hues-Days. Truth be told, they have been a TON of work to put... (Read More)

The smart bike helmet Lumos Ultra raises more than $2 million on Kickstarter

July 11th - via:
After a few years Lumos is back on Kickstarter with a new bicycle helmet. Lumos Ultra combines lights, turn signals and smart features into a single cohesive whole. (Read More)

First Rides: Lumos Ultra smart helmet packs lighting, turn signals into a sleek helmet you'll actually wear

July 8th - via:
Lumos has been making smart helmets with integrated lighting & electronics for years, but their new Ultra is their first attempt at a proper performance road helmet that still packs in the safety & visibility tech. Again they’ve debuted the helmet on Kickstarter to crowdsource the launch – funding the project in 4 minutes, going on to raise $500,000 in 24 hours, now over $2million raised from 17,000 backers. (Read More)

Our 2nd last Hues-day Tuesday + Referral Campaign!

July 7th - via:
Hey everyone, happy Hues-Day Tuesday!  Last week's High-Vis theme was a real hit - It got the most number of votes of any Hues-Day Tuesday! Before we unveil the winner, we got another short video about how Ultra works -  How to activate turn... (Read More)

Hues-Day Tuesday Week 6 + Unboxing!

June 30th - via:
Hey everyone, happy Hues-Day Tuesday!  Before we get to the colors - We're zooming to the last few weeks of the campaign and so I thought it might be fun share a little bit more about the product.  We made this quick 2 minute unboxing video to show... (Read More)

Hues-Day Tuesday Week 5: Wildcards

June 23rd - via:
Hey everyone, it's that time of the week again! We’ve now officially passed the halfway point of the campaign and we’re happy to announce that we just passed another milestone, zooming past the $1.5M marker! Thank you!! But since it’s a... (Read More)

Most Backed Bike Campaign in Kickstarter History 🤯 🤯

June 18th - via:
Hey everyone, coming in with a quick update to celebrate the fact that... Ultra is now the most backed bike campaign in Kickstarter history!  Our first campaign from back in 2015 used to hold that position for some time thanks to the 6,072 people... (Read More)

Hues-day Tuesday Week 4!

June 16th - via:
Hello everyone! Hard to believe another week has come and gone, but we’re now rapidly approaching the mid-way point of our campaign! I hope you guys enjoyed the theme from last week! Special thanks to those who participated in the guessing game -... (Read More)

New smart helmet raises over £1 million on Kickstarter

June 15th - via:
Lumos’ new smart LED helmet, Ultra, has raised over £1 million on Kickstarter, with more than 11,000 backers. (Read More)

2nd Hues-Day Tuesday Winner!

June 9th - via:
Hey everyone, welcome to another Hues-Day Tuesday! The votes from last week's Hers-Day Thursday have been tallied and the results are in! This was a close one, but we do have a winner, and that glamorous winner is: Farah's Bullish Red! Not gonna lie,... (Read More)

We Crossed a Million!

June 6th - via:
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1st Hues-Day Tuesday Winner!

June 4th - via:
Hey everyone, A couple of days ago we delayed the announcement of the winner of our first Hues-Day Tuesday for a day of reflection. But as promised, we’re back with the results! Without further ado, our first Hues-Day Tuesday winner is... ... (Read More)

Reflecting on last week

June 2nd - via:
Hey everyone, I hope you are well. So much can change in just one week. Last week, our campaign grew beyond our expectations. We’ve been humbled and grateful for the response we’ve gotten, and especially if you’re reading this, your support of... (Read More)

Lumos' Ultra helmet launches on Kickstarter

May 29th - via:
Lumos has introduced its latest helmet – the Ultra – on Kickstarter. Designed for commuting and recreational needs, the Ultra features turning signals activated via wireless remote or gesture recognition technology, as well as 360° front and rear light visibility. (Read More)

$535,725 and 4,743 backers in 24 Hours 🤯

May 26th - via:
Thank you. AGAIN! We’ve had to pinch ourselves to make sure this has all been real. $535,725 and 4,743 backers in 24 Hours. 🤯   To give this a sense of perspective, in our first Kickstarter campaign, we had raised “only” $131,646 from 1,112... (Read More)

Funding Goal Hit (in 4 minutes!)

May 25th - via:
That escalated quickly! Huge thank you to all our Super Early Bird backers who took the time to show up, be ready, and support our campaign right out of the gate. We’re off to an amazingly strong start and we’re excited about everything ahead of... (Read More)

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