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Running with Power


Building the Stryd hardware

Dear Backers,

It's getting hot and humid for our engineers – in Boulder? No. In Shenzhen, a city in southern China, where the Stryd hardware is being manufactured.

Shenzhen is an amazing city: a global electronics manufacturing hub. Every day, millions of electronics products are made there and distributed around the world. Stryd engineers and co-founders, Jamie and Kun, have been living in Shenzhen for over a month. They spend their days working with over ten different partners helping us produce different parts of the Stryd hardware, and their nights synchronizing with our Boulder headquarters. Their work is paying off: the first testing batch of Stryd devices has been manufactured and is undergoing FCC and CE wireless communication tests.

Yes, we

Stryd Kickstarter campaign closes, exceeding goals

Dear Backers,

Thank you for supporting the Stryd wearable power meter for runners. A week ago, our Kickstarter campaign closed. 1,000 runners and 200 coaches from over 40 countries backed the project. We are now focusing on production and making it practical for you to use power for run training.

This update will give a very high-level overview of what we are doing to deliver Stryd to you. We will provide more detailed updates on particular topics in the coming weeks.

Manufacturing: Today, half of our engineering team flew to live on-site with our manufacturing partners so we can observe and manage every step of the process. We want Stryd to exceed your expectations. In fact, we have already

Announcing the World’s First Wearable Power Meter for Runners — Get Yours on Kickstarter Today

The time has finally arrived! Starting at 8am eastern today, you can get your hands on Stryd, the first wearable device to measure running power, through our crowd funding campaign on Kickstarter.

We chose to use Kickstarter as a way to get more people involved and gather more data on power-based run training.

The running community has embraced Stryd from the start, and we’ve been pretty surprised by variety of ways coaches and athletes are using the device. Now, we want to learn even faster. When you support us on Kickstarter, you join a community that is shaping the future of power-based run training with the information you provide us.

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