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  • tamann

    Nice work, MiiR! I have been to Africa a couple times and I know how much the locals (Ugandans in this case) rely on bikes as a primary mode of transportation. Getting access to good (and reliable) transportation is absolutely key to maintaining jobs, getting to the hospital, etc, etc.

    Oh, and the bikes are amazing, too!

  • pengelhart

    These guys are awesome. Making solid thoughtful products that also support a good cause. Keep it up! And to @mendo, I'd like you to define "toms crowd" for me because it seems every third person I see on the street has a pair of toms on these days. I'd say that's a pretty nice crowd to target!

  • Ryan Peterson

    It's great to see individuals creating hybrid business models design to be equally thoughtful about generating revenue as they are about creating positive social change.

    @mendo not sure whether you are a TOMS fan who resents companies with similar business models or if you do not care for TOMS and/or the idea of businesses being created to achieve both "traditional" (revenue, market growth, etc.) and social (charity, relief, etc.) goals. Either way, if you read TOMS CEO Blake Mycoskie's book "Start Something That Matters", you may find it interesting that he encourages people to build and run businesses similar to MiiR, Warby Parker, etc.

  • Elisecingram

    Awesome bikes! What a cool concept... I am sure they will go far in helping those in need! Keep up the good work Miir!

  • keatley

    Right on Bryan! I love MiiR bottles, and I know bikes are going to be just as incredible. It's refreshing when companies are thoughtful about people and situations around them, and then chose to make a positive difference through the resources available to them. As easy as it is for people to jump all over "business" for doing harm, business has an equally great capacity for doing good, and MiiR is one of those positive examples of a business that is fighting the good fight. Great products and ideas MiiR! Thanks for posting this Good.

  • bryanpape

    @mendo way to keep it classy

  • mendo

    stop marketing to the toms crowd. everyone can give two fucks.