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Snēk Cycling Lifeboat Tire Lever

A project in Salt Lake City, UT by Jonny Hintze

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The first tire lever for modern tubeless bicycle tire maintenance
Backers: 317
Average Pledge Per Backer: $34

Funded: $10,819 of $9,500
Dates: Jun 5th -> Jul 20th (45 days)
Project By: Jonny Hintze
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Latest News

Sn?k Cycling launches the multifunctional Lifeboat tyre lever after Kickstarter campaign

July 10th - via:
Sn?k Cycling launches a useful new multifunctional tyre lever, the Lifeboat after a successful Kickstarter campaign. Combining regular tyre levers, plus a valve core and a bottle opener so you can fix any tubeless setup problems on the fly, plus crack open a celebratory beer. (Read More)

Campaign Ends Thursday

July 17th - via:
Campaign is nearing an end and I can't wait to go to production with the Lifeboat Tire Lever! I've been speaking with the manufacturer about production and everything is looking good. I'll keep you posted as more develops on that front.  But for now... (Read More)

We hit our goal!

July 12th - via:
We've done it. The Lifeboat Tire Lever is fully funded! Thanks for your support and help in sharing. There is still one week left in the campaign so please keep sharing!  (Read More)

Final Countdown

July 8th - via:
We have just 11 days left in the campaign and we are still a little short of our goal. I need your help in sharing. Please tell you friends. Here are some quick links to help you share. Thanks for your support, lets see if we can make this happen.... (Read More)

3 Lever Set + Tee Shirt and Print Reward

July 5th - via:
I've had some inquires about offering a reward that includes the limited edition tee shirt and print with a 3 lever set (6 levers) reward. As a result, I've added this reward in limited quantities, for the first 20 people.  Currently, the 3 lever... (Read More)

Why Lifeboat?

July 2nd - via:
I've had a few people ask me "Why is having a valve core remover included in a tire lever so great, and why would you ever need a valve core remover mid ride?" I have my reasons, but I thought I'd ask for yours. Why Lifeboat? Please post your... (Read More)

Early Bird Limited Edition Packages Are Almost Gone

June 25th - via:
Just a heads up that our limited edition packages are almost gone. Make sure to take advantage of special pricing and the limited edition prints. Here are the packages and qty's available as of today.  Pledge $16 or more EARLY BIRD: Only 11 more... (Read More)

Here's some inspiration.

June 18th - via:
I hope you all had a great weekend. Just wanted to post a little something to keep you excited about cycling and motivated to share this project with others. After all, the Lifeboat Tire Lever is meant to keep you on your bike riding. Here's a few... (Read More)

A few days and a few reviews

June 16th - via:
It's almost two weeks into this campaign and a lot has happened. You've made a pledge to support, shared this project with your friends (I hope), we've reached 70% of our funding goal, and our friends in the media have shared and written some nice... (Read More)

Gaining some traction

June 6th - via:
Friends & Supporters, I'm so excited and pleased to see you have all jumped on board to help raise money for this project! It's nice to see that my idea has some legs and that I'm not the only one misplacing valve core removers.  We are about... (Read More)

Snek Lifeboat Tyre Lever with integrated tubeless valve core remover launches on Kickstarter

June 6th - via:
If you run tubeless tyres this is the tyre lever you need in your life. The Snek Lifeboat Tyre Lever is one of those “why didn’t I think of it first” products, in that as well as removing tyres, it also has an integrated tubeless valve core remover. Oh, and there’s also a bottle opener as well. (Read More)

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