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Bia is the first multi-sport watch you'll love! Slim lightweight design. No-wait GPS. Plus a must-have safety alert for solo workouts.
Created by

Cheryl Kellond

2,118 backers pledged $408,160 to help bring this project to life.

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The next batch of Bia's just hit the USPS. 405 for right now. Here is where they went:

The blue dots are this current batch. The green dots are the previous batch.

If one of those dots belongs to you, we have already emailed you a shipping notice with your tracking number. If you didn't receive a tracking number don't worry. Your Bia is DEFINITELY in the next batch coming from China. All of our backorders will be fulfilled in this next batch! That final batch is slated for early to mid-April (all the GoSticks have been built. We see all 1500 pinging our servers every night!) and you know we'll share more details as we get them. 

Here's how this batch went down.

  • All the last "custom" orders to the US went out: His and Hers, Engraving, etc.
  • Everyone who backed us through KICKSTARTER and ordered a COLOR watch and lives in the US will be getting their Bia in this batch...with the exception of a few folks who ordered Firefly, like my parents.
  • We sent as many Silver watches out to original KICKSTARTER backers in the US as we could. Wherever possible we prioritized by the order in which you backed us. This was not a pretty process to hand-transcribe and numerically sort piles of orders. If your Silver Bia is NOT in this batch it will be the first to go out in the next batch.
  • We worked diligently with our supplier and I am stoked to say that Bia's from this batch are heading to Canada! We are going to try to ship all COLOR orders (minus firefly) to KICKSTARTER backers from CANADA by early next week. Your shipping notices will come soon. Stay tuned. 

Most watches were still shipped with one watch band. If you are due a 2nd band, we will ship those out in April when the final supply arrives from our vendor...and there maybe another fun thing or two included in that extra shipment. ;-)

And final news....

We just started pushing the next update out to users. This update includes improvements to run pace, the much-asked-for automatic mile splits during your run, and a great little "end of workout" usability improvement based directly on YOUR feedback. Since this is our first time doing it outside of our field test crew, we are going to roll this update out slowly over the next week.  You'll see it when it happens. 

Keep the feedback coming. We can't wait to see 405 new Bia's get fired up online!!

C2K & the Team

Jennifer Polo, Sandi Mills, and 12 more people like this update.

Comments

    1. Creator May Lin Cooperstein on April 21, 2014

      Hi Cheryl-I'm also one of the original backers from 2012 and was curious when I will receive my Bia. Thank you! May Lin Cooperstein

    2. Creator Hallie Patterson on April 12, 2014

      Hi Cheryl- I'm one of the original backers and was curious when I will receive my Bia. Also, I don't recall what color wristband I ordered. Could you please let me know the color as well? Thank you! Hallie P.

    3. Creator Cheryl Kellond on April 6, 2014

      Naomi, You ordered Firefly...the one color this last batch was short on. Your Bia will definitely be going out in the next batch.

    4. Creator Naomi Hattaway on April 6, 2014

      Hi ladies - I can't remember what two color bands I ordered ... I'm just feeling nervous - can you confirm whether that's going to be in the last shipment you're expecting in the next two weeks? Thanks!

    5. Creator Cheryl Kellond on April 6, 2014

      Nicole, your Silver watch with Pink Band will go out with the next shipment which we have been told to expect within the next two weeks. That shipment contains all remaining Kickstarter orders as well as any pre-orders made on our site after Kickstarter. We'll provide more specific dates as we get them. Thanks for your patience.

    6. Creator Nicole Griswold on April 6, 2014

      Hi, I am an original backer and ordered a pink band and haven't received any communication as to when I can expect my bia? Could you please let me know when my estimated shipping date would be? Thanks!

    7. Creator rkivist on March 28, 2014

      Also not sent a tracking #, but I pledged in July, so I'm not worried, so long as it works, and I didn't get a pink watch, I'll be happy.
      Just have to start saving up for a go-stick.

    8. Creator Pam SanSoucie on March 28, 2014

      I pledged $129 - I didn't realize it at the time, but it doesn't include the Go-stick. Is there anyway to upgrade to include the go stick?

    9. Creator Rose Logan-surgeon on March 28, 2014

      Okay, just checked my spam email, it is there. So sorry, my bad. Thank you:-)

    10. Creator Rose Logan-surgeon on March 28, 2014

      Hey Cheryl, I was surprised to see that I don't have a tracking number. I became a backer in June 2012, initially with the watch and then upgrading to add the go-stick around this time last year. I was really hoping to have it for Boston this year, and for a few runs prior to Boston to get used to it. Do you think there is any chance of this happening?

    11. Creator Charlene Land on March 27, 2014

      What does this mean:
      We see all 1500 pinging our servers every night!) and you know we'll share more details as we get them

      I didn't sign up for that.
      Can it be disabled?

    12. Creator Kimberly Persiani on March 27, 2014

      The time has come! So excited! Can't wait til I get mine. I've had the privilege to try BIA out from time to time and I can't say enough positive things about it. But when mine arrives, I'm going to be hard pressed to share it with anyone so they'll just have to get their own. I know that all good things are worth waiting for and this is one of them. I can't wait to start BIA'ing!

    13. Creator Meghan B on March 27, 2014

      I was so excited to read about the Canada portion of the update! As a kickstarter backer with a colour watch I was thrilled to hear I could be receiving it sooner then I expected. YAY!

    14. Creator shelley on March 27, 2014

      I don't know if I posted in the right place or not, I was just wondering when those that ordered the Firefly band would be getting theirs. Thanks!

    15. Creator peggy f on March 27, 2014

      it's been such a long time since I became one of your backers...is there really anyway to find out what order we became backers as I can't find my original confirmation email...and didn't get a tracking email yet either...
      Congratulations to those who already received their Bia's hope you absolutely love them...

    16. Creator leslie on March 27, 2014

      Congrats on the next 400!! Looking forward to the updates. I know it's been a long hard road, but truly is a great product and was worth the wait.

    17. Creator Cheryl Kreinbring on March 27, 2014

      *** fingers crossed *** for heart rate monitor function soon! Keep up the good work, Bia Team!

    18. Creator Jennifer Clark on March 27, 2014

      I'm a backer and ordered 2...no shipment to me either- I'm getting pretty disgusted- seriously this is horrible- way over a year over due- this better work amazing! my whole tri club is waiting to hear how this goes- thus far- I have nothing but BAD to report- so our over 500 members aren't too interested unless I can give a rave review.est delivery was April 2013...

    19. Creator Mari_S on March 27, 2014

      I was so excited when I saw a blue dot in the area that I live on Oahu, but alas I didn't get a tracking number :( Like Stephanie I will look to the upside! Hopefully most of the improvements added and the kinks will be fixed by then :)

    20. Creator Stephanie Drago on March 27, 2014

      If I had known I picked a band color that was rarer than unicorns, I totally would have changed. I seriously don't care what color my band is (and looking at firefly right now, I'm wondering why I selected it in the first place). O THE HUMANITY. Well, I suppose the upside is that by the time I get my watch there will be several things pushed out OTA that I won't have to do without!

    21. Creator Dagmar Ebaugh on March 27, 2014

      SO thrilled to see this! And also very much looking forward to watch band #2 (when will be be able to choose our 2nd color??); and also to the over-the-air updates. Bia Team - kudos to you!!