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A first of it's kind water bottle that is BPA free and holds your liquid cold or hot at an unprecedented temperature.
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CRIO TOP EIGHT

  • BPA free - free of Bisphenol-A chemicals
  • Efficient - keeps liquid cool or warmer than anything else on the planet
  • Durable - strong, long lasting and able to withstand wear
  • Bespoke - a design for for everyone
  • Advanced Material - super insulation used by NASA and Formula 1
  • Australian - designed + manufactured in Australia
  • Versatile - cool or warm / office or gym 
  • Clean - dishwasher safe and easy to clean

CRIO - Follows you everywhere!

We designed the bottle to be more than a bike bidon, but a bottle you can take everywhere. It is to be used in every aspect of your daily life.

     CRIO - FOR ALL YOUR WATER NEEDS

WHAT IS CRIO?

A revolutionary new super-insulated 600ml BPA free water bottle, invented by a South Australian pair, has launched on Kickstarter, featuring cutting edge insulation previously used by NASA, Formula 1, NASCAR & V8 Supercar teams.

This product is a world-first in the use of high tech super-insulant in a water bottle for cycling and all other sports, which will maintain the temperature of your liquids, cool or warm (depending on the time of year and temperature you put in) for previously unachievable timeframes.

The key is a material called Cryogel - a lightweight insulating material, allowing for a significant reduction in thickness, whilst providing maximum thermal stability and minimising thermal conductivity. 

WHO ARE WE?

We are manufacturers of high end fitness equipment with an entrepreneurial flavour. It has been our dream to produce a product like "CRIO" for many years. Until recently it has always been something we would get to when we had time! So here we are with a product that we are very proud of and what better way to launch a cutting edge new product design than to place it on Kickstarter?

HOW DID IT COME TOGETHER YOU ASK?

At the start of the project, we contacted Blake Witherow of Toil and Prosper. Blake has worked for Fi'zi:k in Italy and travelled to America to learn the art of custom bike frame building. We developed the initial brief to help Blake commence concept drawings and turn our dreams into reality. Prototypes were constructed to test the efficacy of Cryogel insulation. 3D printed bottles were made to explore colours, graphics and functionality. 


PROCESS

Initial concept sketches.
Initial concept sketches.
3D prototype of the lid.
3D prototype of the lid.
Prototype for testing.
Prototype for testing.

Three prototype bottles were made using 3D printing to allow us to experiment with colours and dimensions. Being able to see the graphic options on the bottle was a great milestone.

3D Prototype and application of decals.
3D Prototype and application of decals.

FEATURES

CRIO Bottle is not just your ordinary bottle. This highly sophisticated bottle has been designed for optimal performance, ease of use and versatility. The CRIO bottle has a lifetime guarantee.

Superior Cryogel Insulation.

CRYOGEL Insulation material is a unique composite used in NASA space suits as well as NASCAR, F1 racing and V8 Supercar racing in Australia. 

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One-way proprietary valve technology.

3D Prototype of stage 4 lid design
3D Prototype of stage 4 lid design

 We have specially designed a one-way valve system, which we can't show in full details yet. Combined with a proprietary locking mechanism that will prevent the bottle from leaking.

Silicon Gripper.

The rubberised gripper will make it easy to grab your bottle on the go or from your bottle cage. The gripper also ensures a stronger grip to your bottle cage while riding on cobblestones, rough terrain or even in your backpack. 

Product in Situ
Product in Situ

Perfect Volume for any activity.

We researched the optimal amount of water required for a 60 min moderate intensity workout in 20 degree Celsius climate, and most research points towards 300ml of fluid for every 30 min. 

*This is obviously subject to intensity, climate, body weight and level of fitness*.

American College of Sports Medicine, Sawka MN, Burke LM, Eichner ER, Maughan RJ, Montain SJ et al. American College of Sports Medicine position stand. Exercise and fluid replacement. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2007; 39:377-390

 A BOTTLE FOR THE AGES.

A montage of Initial designs
A montage of Initial designs

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ONE STOP BOTTLE!!

We are avid bike riders so Initially we wanted a bottle for when out on the bike, but it has become much more than a bike 'bidon'. It is a universal bottle that will fit into any activity, or as your preferred water vessel on the road or in the office.

AIM

CRIO aims to become the leader in insulated products. Combining conscientious/diligent/meticulous design principles, seamless functionality and quality manufacturing processes.

COLOUR SWATCHES

Classico Series
Classico Series
Disegno Series
Disegno Series
Disegno Series
Disegno Series
Disegno Series
Disegno Series
Arte Series
Arte Series

REWARDS

Classico
Classico
Arte
Arte
Disegno
Disegno

TIMELINE

PRAISE.

Bike Rumor
Bike Rumor

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Hasselhoff Advert

Social media
Social media
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Thirsty Camel social media collateral
Thirsty Camel social media collateral
Astronaut Facebook collateral
Astronaut Facebook collateral

WE WILL CONTACT YOU AFTER THE CAMPAIGN IS FINALISED (EARLY NOVEMBER) TO REQUEST THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:

* COLOUR

* DESIGN

 *DELIVERY ADDRESS

* American College of Sports Medicine, Sawka MN, Burke LM, Eichner ER, Maughan RJ, Montain SJ et al. American College of Sports Medicine position stand. Exercise and fluid replacement. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2007; 39:377-390

Risks and challenges

This isn't our first attempt at manufacturing product to a strict timeline . We've brought a range of fitness equipment to life in the past, and have learned countless lessons from our experiences. While we have been unwavering in our concern with the details throughout designing, prototyping, and planning for production, there is always the chance that we could oversee something or that something doesn't quite go to plan.

In the event that things don't go as planned, whether it's a delay in the manufacturing process, shipping date, or some other mishap, we promise to communicate openly with you and to work 24/7 to fix the problem.

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    2 x HYDRO CLASSICO, ARTE OR DISEGNO

    This pack will retail for $100.00 but you can get it here for $70.00 a saving of 30%. Your choice of 2 water bottles, which comes in five colours: Blue, Orange, Yellow, White or Pink. (Choose your colour, style and design after you've pledged).

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    4 x HYDRO CLASSICO, ARTE or DISEGNO

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