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monkii bars: an ultra-portable workout device

A project in Boulder, CO by Dan Vinson and David Hunt
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The lightweight and ultra-portable suspension training tool that ignites adventure and enables you to work out anywhere.
Backers: 971
Average Pledge Per Backer: $114

Funded: $111,178 of $25,000
Dates: Feb 27th -> Apr 7th (39 days)
Project By: Dan Vinson and David Hunt
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Latest News

How Not To Freak Out When Someone Copies Your Product

August 30th - via: techdirt.com
One of the things we've talked about for decades at Techdirt is that companies need to not freak out so much when someone copies their product -- whether physical or digital. There are some who believe you need to stop copying at any cost. That always seemed silly for multiple reasons. First, if you have something people want, it's going to get copied. At some point you have to do something of a cost benefit analysis of whether or not it's truly worth it to go crazy stopping every copy. Second, if you truly created the original, then you have a leg up on any copycat, in that you have a much better understanding of just about everything: you understand the customers better, you've built up brand loyalty and you understand the hidden reasons why people like your product. So you'll almost certainly continue to innovate above and beyond any copycats. Third, many efforts to stop copycats end up punishing your actual customers, saddling them with a worse product because you're so overly concerned about copying. This is a story of a company that has gone in the other direction. (Read More)

Easter Egg Hunt to win a free bonus pair of monkii bars (hurry only 5 hours left)

April 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Backers, The first person to correctly identify the location of the following 5 “easter eggs” hidden in pictures on our Kickstarter page and NAME THEM BY COMMENTING ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE POST with a description of the picture and the details of... (Read More)

$100k Stretch Goal reached! A few hours left! Survey winner!

April 5th - via: kickstarter.com
We'll keep this short and sweet: Our backers rock! 100k Stretch Goal is unveiled on the Kickstarter Page! 33 Hours left!  Please share the campaign one last time on social media! Over 300 of you helped us out on the Survey! Thank you! We'll share... (Read More)

We want to get to know our backers (and give them an extra pair of monkii bars)!

April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

$80k Stretch Goal Unlocked with 7 days to go!

March 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Backers! Woohoo! The monkii branch is on its way to production. We are finalizing exact designs, but our plan is to keep it lightweight and portable.  If you have any design ideas or suggestions send them our way!   Steps to add the monkii... (Read More)

Survey Results, Stretch Goals, and More!

March 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey monkii bars backers, We knew that we could lean on you to come up with awesome ideas for new stretch rewards and you came through brilliantly!  Over 250 of you filled out our survey, and here are the results: The monkii branch door attachment... (Read More)

Choose Your Next Stretch Rewards!

March 26th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

A Wild Thank You!!!

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 Thanks again for the support everyone! We have 12 days left, still lot's of time to share the project. Any wild ideas on sharing tactics? Send them our way. Also, don't... (Read More)

Onward and Upward past $50,000! Tactical Black now available!

March 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers,  We just doubled our goal and surpassed $50,000! We cannot thank you enough, you got us here!    You know what this means??? The Tactical Black version of monkii bars is officially a new reward option. If you’re into more serious... (Read More)

Stretch Goals and Street Shows

March 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We did it!  We surpassed $35,000 in 10 days!  So if you fancy blue plugs instead of green, you'll have the option to select your color when our campaign is complete. Stretch Goal Reached! Our campaign continues to grow and we're getting closer by... (Read More)

High Fives and Hot Air Balloons

March 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Backers, We are getting closer and closer to unlocking the first stretch goal!  Keep spreading the good word.  Here's something fun to share through your networks: The direct link: https://vimeo.com/88131304 Stay wild, Dan, David, and the... (Read More)

Stretch Goals

March 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Backers, We just broke $30,000 on our way to unlocking our first stretch goal - Blue version of the monkii bars:  And, we're also getting closer to our $50k stretch goal: Tactical Black version of monkii bars: Check out our Kickstarter page for... (Read More)

Thank you backers! We are funded!

March 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
With your support, we did it!!! Over $25,000 in 5 days and still going strong. We are extremely grateful for each and every pledge that has helped make our campaign a success. We’ll be reaching out to each of you individually to say thanks. We get... (Read More)

Thanks to you, we are about to reach our $25,000 funding goal!

March 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Backers, You are incredible.  Not only have you supported us through your pledges, but you've been messaging us with questions, ideas about improvements and accessories, suggestions for getting the word out about our campaign, and tons of kind words... (Read More)

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