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Old 10-20-18, 11:29 PM
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This week's update has been deferred due to baby news.
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Old 10-21-18, 12:54 AM
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Baby news. That's a new one!
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Old 10-21-18, 01:12 AM
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Originally Posted by Gibsonsean View Post
then you really have not been paying attention.
I feel like I have been paying attention. The last bit of info I was referencing came from you. I took from that that progress was being made, but that not enough progress to actually start production.
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Old 10-21-18, 05:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Lalato View Post
I feel like I have been paying attention. The last bit of info I was referencing came from you. I took from that that progress was being made, but that not enough progress to actually start production.
see:
https://www.bikeforums.net/20580179-post1283.html
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https://www.bikeforums.net/20580179-post1285.html​​​​​​​
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Old 10-22-18, 12:13 AM
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Gibsonsean... as I said... progress, but not enough to actually start production. Don't get me wrong here, I'm rooting for you to get a bike, I'm just skeptical too.
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Old 10-22-18, 12:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Lalato View Post
Gibsonsean... as I said... progress, but not enough to actually start production. Don't get me wrong here, I'm rooting for you to get a bike, I'm just skeptical too.
on a re-read, fair enough interpretation of updates here.

the net of backer updates is that frame production has been underway for some time and assembly is now kicking off with one set of parts outstanding.
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Old 10-30-18, 12:01 AM
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Latest update is out. Update on production and assembly with all progressing well.

Great videos of the front fork locking mechanism and sliding seatpost one of which wincingly included the phrase "clamped by the balls" - I'll leave you to guess which one.

In the next few updates we can expect to see final checkout instructions and confirmation of a delivery schedule. Looking possible that i will have my bike for my Christmas trip to Spain! Still plenty to go wrong of course, but there is light at the end of the tunnel now.
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Old 10-31-18, 09:17 AM
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Old 10-31-18, 09:33 AM
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Was there someone on here who wanted to sell, there initial buy in? Is it transferable?
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Old 10-31-18, 09:43 AM
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Race between Helix and ShareRoller delivery is coming down to the wire, lol. Who will be the winner?
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Old 10-31-18, 06:50 PM
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Zebede a bunch of people have sold their buy ins and apparently it is ok to do it. Use the search feature and you can find more info about how to do it. Roger
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Old 11-10-18, 12:52 PM
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any news about the baby?
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Old 11-11-18, 10:33 AM
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Originally Posted by zz_frankz View Post
any news about the baby?
Baby Helix? One day he/she (it) will be born ;-)

No update for 2 weeks...hoping for some good news today!!!
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Old 11-11-18, 11:25 AM
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Given the number of backers and the length of time this takes, I wanted to crack a joke about the other end, of the backers dropping out of the list due to natural causes and pondering about provisions for the heirs. Alas, as I went to the Kickstarter page, there was a post there from a son whose father was a backer and passed away recently.
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Old 11-18-18, 12:08 PM
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If anyone is interested in selling their spot, please message me. I may be interested, thanks.
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Old 11-23-18, 06:35 PM
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Sure has bee quiet around here. Calm before the storm? But what kind of storm will it be?
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Old 11-23-18, 07:27 PM
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2019 is definitely the year of the Helix. I feel it!
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Old 11-24-18, 01:41 AM
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Soon com'
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Old 11-24-18, 10:03 AM
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Looks like the public website has been updated with an indication of order resumption ('spring 2019') and retail pricing (from USD 2100, 2200 and 2500 for the single, 10 speed and alfine respectively).

Hoping for a big backer update this weekend or next.
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Old 11-24-18, 04:53 PM
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'spring 2019'?
Looking at his track record, I'd wait until a few unbiased reviews come in.
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Old 11-24-18, 06:01 PM
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'spring 2019'?
Looking at his track record, I'd wait until a few unbiased reviews come in.
I imagine there will be a few by then
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Old 11-24-18, 07:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Gibsonsean View Post
I imagine there will be a few by then
My admiration for your optimism increases year after year.
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Old 11-24-18, 07:53 PM
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Dang I just want someone to get their bike. Just one person!!!!!!

Then we can all relax lol. Its looking pretty sweet though. I think the updated site has some new photos. No matter how long this is taking, you gotta admit its a pretty sexy bike.

I mean 22lbs...that's carbon fiber s-works hardtail weight range...for a folder!!!

One day I will be able to see a youtube review and feel at peace lol. And one day...if they are ever for sale...will buy one! When that day will come, is anyones guess!
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Old 11-24-18, 08:37 PM
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Site only mentions that the company will start taking people's money(again!) in 2019.
But does it say anywhere when they will deliver 1 bike? Year? Decade?

Originally Posted by unclejemima View Post
.......I mean 22lbs...that's carbon fiber s-works hardtail weight range...for a folder!!!

One day I will be able to see a youtube review and feel at peace lol. And one day...if they are ever for sale...will buy one! When that day will come, is anyones guess!
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Old 11-25-18, 02:37 AM
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Oh good, more pre-orders to fall in line behind the last pre-orders which will all be met before the backer bikes are shipped. This is moving along splendidly.
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