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Bike To The Future: The Hottest Kickstarter Campaigns, 05/02/14

Friday, you're a sight for sore eyes.

Golden Goose
Price: $24
Status: $94,768 of $34,500 goal — FUNDED
Estimated delivery: October 2014
Totally necessary kitchen appliance alert! This insane-looking gizmo will scramble your egg in its shell! You may ask yourself "Why would I need to do that?" but the better question is really why wouldn't you need to do that? [More...]

Vanhawks Valour
Price: $910+
Status: $30,620 of $91,100 goal
Estimated delivery: October 2014
The world's first ever Bluetooth-connected carbon fiber bike, this sexy two-wheeled whip is packed with sensors that can track everything from distance to speed to calories burned. It'll even provide route suggestions. Plus, it's designed to keep you safer on the road with integrated haptic feedback in the handlbar grips that sends a vibrating alert any time an object (car, fellow rider, etc.) is approaching your blind spot.

Lix
Price: $300
Status: $583,440 of $50,600 goal — FUNDED
Estimated delivery: September 2014
Essentially a 3D printer that fits in your pocket, this pen spits out tiny tubes of plastic, allowing you to fashion solid objects seemingly out of thin air. Doodling just got real, people. [More...]

CENTR Camera
Price: $299
Status: $191,344 of $900,000 goal
Estimated delivery: February 2015
Oh this? It's just a hockey puck that shoots insanely high-res 4K 360-degree video. Basically, it stitches together a live feed from four different HD cameras simultaneously. Hear that? GoPro just peed itself. [More...]

SWIVIT PRO
Price: $20
Status: $15,735 of $45,000 goal
Estimated delivery: August 2014
For the diehard GoPro-ers, this special mount allows you to rotate the camera 360 degrees without interruption or having to make annoying adjustments, providing full coverage of whatever Jackass-worthy stunt you're about to attempt.

Lunecase
Price: $39
Status: $92,799 of $50,000 goal — FUNDED
Estimated delivery: August 2014
Keeping you politely abreast of your notifications without being a total distraction or eating up any battery life, this special case initiates a glowing icon when you're getting a call or text message by harnessing excess electromagnetic energy emitted from the phone itself.

FretPen
Price: $119
Status: $11,016 of $35,000 goal
Estimated delivery: November 2014
While it may have only one string, this office desk-worthy mini guitar can rock out like the real thing when connected to a dedicated iPhone app. Oh, and it's actually a functional pen, too! [More...]


Joe McGauley is a senior editor at Supercompressor. He's patiently waiting for someone to make a desk-sized didgeridoo.