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The Horizon Electric Bike: Adaptive, All-Terrain, Awesome

A project in Asheville, NC by Jesse Lee

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Horizon is an electric cycle that brings the joy of riding a bike to people of many different physical abilities.
Backers: 246
Average Pledge Per Backer: $513

Funded: $126,231 of $100,000
Dates: Mar 11th -> Apr 10th (30 days)
Project By: Jesse Lee
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Latest News

Last goal: Help Us Build a Horizon for Dr. Chris Wenner

April 10th - via:
We’ve got 2 hours left in our campaign and we have one final goal: Operation: Build a Horizon for Dr. Chris Wenner Chris has been our inspiration for this entire project. He’s the reason why The Horizon exists today. Who is Chris Wenner? He’s... (Read More)

Final 6 Hours + See the World Speed Record Vid

April 10th - via:
Thank you all for your terrific support. We couldn't do this without you and every donation from here makes the production Horizon trikes even more capable and incredible.  PLUS, there are 4 more Horizon trikes available for pre-order! If your... (Read More)

REMINDER: Live chat with Tommy starts NOW!

April 9th - via:
Hi everyone,  Tommy Ausherman (aka Turbo Tommy) is hosting a live video chat and it starts right now.  Click here to join the live chat! Hope to see you there!   (Read More)

You're invited to tonight's video chat with "Turbo" Tommy!

April 9th - via:
Hey everyone! We're 23 hours away from the end of the Kickstarter campaign. We wouldn't be here without all your amazing support and help. A heartfelt "Thank You" to all of our backers. To celebrate the final hours of The Horizon Kickstarter,... (Read More)

Julie and Steve's Story

April 9th - via:
Throughout the campaign we’ve received stories about what The Horizon means to you. We wanted to share one of those stories because it perfectly illustrates the reason why we’re so passionate about bringing The Horizon to production. If you have... (Read More)

68 hour countdown and Operation: Turbo Tommy

April 7th - via:
Happy Monday, friends!  We've got lots of updates for you today...  1.) Operation: Turbo Tommy is a GO. Thank you for supporting. We’re going for the record TOMORROW (pending weather!). Go to the Outrider USA Facebook for updates tonight and... (Read More)

REMINDER: Time is running out to unlock Operation: Turbo Tommy

April 4th - via:
 Just a friendly reminder that only a few hours remain to unlock Operation: Turbo Tommy! Here’s how it works, if the Horizon Kickstarter Campaign reaches:  250 backers or $115k by midnight tonight (April 4th)  Tommy Ausherman of Outrider USA... (Read More)

New Horizons: How far can we go?

April 3rd - via:
Because of your incredible support we are currently at 106% of our goal. What does that mean? It means the Horizon will be produced AND it also means we have an opportunity to exceed everyone’s expectations. What I mean is this - the more donations... (Read More)

Business raising money for adaptive electric vehicle

April 2nd - via:
About a year and a half ago, Tommy Ausherman and his business partners were looking for a sense of purpose. (Read More)

ALIVE - The Horizon Through the Eyes of Wheelchair Racer Michael Mills

April 1st - via:
You want to improve a product?  Take it to Michael Mills aka "Chasing Michael Mills" and let him thrash on it. Did he crash it? Yes. Did he break it? Yes. (disclaimer: He's fine... he was giggling the whole time! And don't worry, we fixed it.) Did... (Read More)

World Records, Strong Men & Great Stories

March 31st - via:
Alright everybody - this past weekend was HUGE.  Thank you to everyone that has donated to the Horizon campaign. We have only 10 days left to raise the money to bring the Horizon trike to production so it’s time to pin the pedal to the floor…... (Read More)

Quadriplegic Adventurer Helps Create New Kind Of Bike For The Disabled

March 31st - via:
If paralyzed in an accident, would you still want to experience the joy of cycling? For one quadriplegic adventurer, the answer is a resounding “Yes!" (Read More)

Horizon adaptive, all-terrain e-trike speeds over pavement and dirt

March 30th - via:
The Outrider Horizon is a modular adaptive trike designed to get paraplegics, quadriplegics and others with disabilities wheeling over pavement and dirt. (Read More)

YOU ROCK! Operation Midnight [out]Rider is a GO!

March 28th - via:
You did it! We reached 150 backers by midnight on Friday so that means Jesse is biking to Atlanta today.  He's already on the road so stay tuned for even more updates as he goes for the world record. Follow along on Jesse's ride with real time GPS... (Read More)

Update and Saturday’s World Record Challenge [VIDEO]

March 28th - via:
We’re half-way to our goal of producing the Horizon! We’ve been blown away by your incredible support so far. To keep the campaign momentum going, we’re announcing a challenge today. So here’s the deal: The Challenge: Reach $55k or 150... (Read More)

All-Electric Horizon Trike Gives Off-Road Mobility to the Disabled

March 26th - via:
Designer Jesse Lee’s all-terrain Horizon electric tricycle gives extreme mobility back to adventurists with disabilities. (Read More)

Outrider USA Launches New Adaptive Use Electric Bike on Kickstarter

March 26th - via:
Outrider’s adaptive-use bike, the Horizon, is an all-terrain electric cycle that brings the joy of riding a bike to people with many different abilities. (Read More)

See for Yourself - Gnarly Horizon Trike Field Test

March 25th - via:
"Man... any level of ability can use this.  For someone like me [the Horizon trike] is incredible. Please support this."  - Justin Falls, After a gnarly off-road field test (Video below!)  Thank you again for your incredible support and please... (Read More)

Outrider USA Launches New Adaptive Use Electric Bike on Kickstarter

March 24th - via:
Outrider’s adaptive use bike, the Horizon, is an all-terrain electric cycle that brings the joy of riding a bike to people with many different abilities, (Read More)

Electric trike maker puts disabled riders back on road

March 22nd - via:
You won't forget a ride zipping along on one of the electric-powered trikes built by the local startup Outrider USA. Now Outrider aims to make that experience available to disabled people who want to get out of their wheelchairs and back on the road. (Read More)

Company designs cycle for all physical abilities

March 22nd - via:
Outrider USA, a Fletcher company that makes ultralight adventure vehicles, wants to build an electric-powered tricycle that brings the adrenaline, adventure and feel of riding a bike to people of all physical abilities. (Read More)

Horizon Electric Trike - Mobility for People with Disabilities

March 22nd - via:
Outrider USA wants to bring the joy of bike riding and mobility to people with physical disabilities, with their new electric bike, Horizon. Founders Jesse Lee, Tom Ausherman, and Daniel Rhyne launched a 30 day Kickstarter campaign with a goal of raising $100k for the first production run. (Read More)

The Dream and the Experience

March 18th - via:
 Thanks for all your support! -Jesse  (Read More)

We’re lucky to have you

March 17th - via:
Hi friends,   Here’s a bad poem written by a genuine 1/8th Irishman (aka Jesse) I hope you all celebrating St. Patricks Day In your own special way  Instead of drinkin’ and drivin’  Tell all your buddies about the Horizon!  And as the... (Read More)

Expanding Horizon: Hybrid all-terrain electric trike adapts for disabled explorers (Video)

March 13th - via:
Capable of gliding over pavement or rugged terrain, this electric trike is made with those with physical disabilities (and an adventurous spirit) in mind. (Read More)

24 Hours in... First Horizon Update!

March 12th - via:
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