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Old 02-12-2012, 11:46 AM   #1
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Stop dropping your helmet. Helmet-Hook.com

If you're like me, you're sick of not having a place to keep your helmet when you're stopped out on the trail. I got fed up to where I made a bunch of prototypes & now a final mold for producing a simple solution. The Helmet Hook. It's a lightweight Injection Molded Nylon bracket. The Helmet Hook has 3 openings for running Zip-Ties through it, to secure to your bike. My personal favorite location has been mounting it to the upper fork tube, between the upper and lower triple clamps. It's out of the way while riding, yet in a perfectly accessible spot while stopped. I've got friends using these from here all the way out to Washington. All of them LOVE them. They're not twisting their mirrors, their $$$ helmets aren't slipping off their seats. Such a great thing, that I'm mad I hadn't made these sooner.



Right now, I've got a few colors on hand, with more on the way. Currently available colors are:
Black, White, Red, Yellow, and Orange.
Future Colors: Blue, Green, Pink, ???

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If you'd like to check out more on them, check out: www.Helmet-Hook.com.

Prices are as follows:
$9.99 Each (Including 3 Zip-Ties for mounting)
Shipping (Cont. 48 states) is $5.00 for the 1st Helmet Hook & $0.050 for each additional Helmet Hook
Shipping (AK & HI) is $6.00 for 1st Helmet Hook & $0.050 for each additional Helmet Hook.

If you'd like to order any up, I have everything all setup at www.Helmet-Hook.com. Just pick color & quantity you'd like. If you'd like to avoid paypal, please PM me.

If you've got any questions, feel free to ask.

Thanks for looking & Stop dropping your helmet!

Andrew Gore

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Old 02-12-2012, 08:32 PM   #2
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Pretty cool idea.
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Old 02-12-2012, 09:57 PM   #3
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Just bought two -- great idea!!
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Old 02-13-2012, 05:32 AM   #4
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Orders/Payments received. Let me know if you received the automated order confirmations. I ran all the tests I could in "test mode" with the site, but want to make sure that it's all working well Live.

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Old 02-13-2012, 06:40 AM   #5
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Orders/Payments received. Let me know if you received the automated order confirmations. I ran all the tests I could in "test mode" with the site, but want to make sure that it's all working well Live.

Thanks,
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Received an order confirmation from Paypal right after the order.

All's well here.

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Old 02-14-2012, 05:23 AM   #6
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Everything all shipped out this morning. You should all see them in the next couple days.

This next week I'll be sorting out some better colorant to get the Blue\Green\Pink hooks. We've got some in house, but the results were less than stellar. I'll post up here and on the site when I get them.

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Old 02-13-2012, 05:47 AM   #7
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Order in for two

Got my orders in. Great product.
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Old 02-19-2012, 12:30 AM   #8
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Have you considered making one with an optional locking system, for parking the bike in town? Maybe just something we can loop a small padlock through?
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Old 03-09-2012, 08:44 AM   #9
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Have you considered making one with an optional locking system, for parking the bike in town? Maybe just something we can loop a small padlock through?
Couldn't you just drill a small hole in the free end of the hook to slip a small padlock through?

No, it wouldn't stop someone who was determined to walk off with your lid, but it would be a deterent.
And in that case, I would substitute a small metal hose clamp for one of the three zip ties as well. Maybe for the center slot position...

Just my thoughts...

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The other solution would be to get one of those 1/8" diameter nylon covered cables that are sold and loop it through the chin bar and around the fork or frame and then lock it. I have one that I can run through the sleeve of my riding jacket for leaving on the bike like that.
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Old 03-14-2012, 08:45 AM   #10
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And in that case, I would substitute a small metal hose clamp for one of the three zip ties as well. Maybe for the center slot position...
I would buy one if it was like this.
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Old 03-21-2012, 09:47 AM   #11
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Stickers!!

I'm going to look into adding a through hole on the part to toss a little lock on there. The original concept with the Helmet-Hook was to make holding\securing the helmet extremely quick, convenient, and easy. Locking the helmet to the bike was on the lower end of the priority list, but hey I'm always up for modifying\improving things. I'll see what it takes to do before I run some more parts.

Also, all future orders will come with some new stickers. I'll see if I can get some out to those of you who have already ordered.




Thanks again everyone!
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Old 03-21-2012, 09:52 AM   #12
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Andrew, Send me my 3 stickers!
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I'm going to look into adding a through hole on the part to toss a little lock on there. The original concept with the Helmet-Hook was to make holding\securing the helmet extremely quick, convenient, and easy. Locking the helmet to the bike was on the lower end of the priority list, but hey I'm always up for modifying\improving things. I'll see what it takes to do before I run some more parts.

Also, all future orders will come with some new stickers. I'll see if I can get some out to those of you who have already ordered.




Thanks again everyone!
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Old 02-19-2012, 09:04 AM   #13
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sweet idea!
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Old 02-19-2012, 05:29 PM   #14
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great and simple! ordered 4
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Old 02-20-2012, 03:27 AM   #15
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I just ordered a couple as well.......got tired of watching my GFs expensive helmet bounce of the ground. Ive always said "set it on the ground, its going to end up there anyways"......maybe I can stop lecturing thanks to a $5 hunk of plastic.
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