Fed up of ugly bike hooks and industrial metal racks on your walls at home? Daniel Sculnick has come up with a simple solution – the handmade, wooden, Simple Bike Rack, and he’s launched a call for funding on Kickstarter.
Described as a ‘simple, sleek bicycle rack designed to be a minimal wall fixture when not in use’ and made in the US, the Simple Bike Rack is made from American birch plywood, steel and alloy with a polyurethane top tube holder. When not in use, it folds up against the wall. To use, it flips down to reveal a plastic holder on which the top tube of your prized bicycle rests.
The Simple Bike Rack can take up to 160lbs / 72.5kg, and is available in a choice of four finishes: mahogany, ebony, natural and walnut.
When not in use, the Simple Bike Rack folds up against the wall
If you fancy supporting this Kickstarter campaign, pledges start at $2. For $18 you’ll get a hand made key fob, for $42 you’ll get a handmade card wallet, and if you are after the Simple Bike Rack itself you can pick one up for the earlybird pledge price of $99. If the campaign is successful and the Simple Rack goes into production, they’ll retail at $150 for the natural finish rack and $155 for the stained versions.
Those who are after a Simple Bike Rack and pledge for one on Kickstarter can expect their shiny new rack to ship in February 2016.
Designer Sculnick is no stranger to either bike racks or Kickstarter, having already successfully raised funds for his previous creation, the descriptively named Statement Bike Rack, which is now in production.