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Sonya Looney is a world champion professional athlete, mindset and mental skills coach and runs the popular podcast, The Sonya Looney Show. I had the pleasure of speaking with Sonya on her show and had an absolute blast. She has a genuine approach to interviewing her guests and guides the conversations seamlessly. When I started talking with Sonya, we both thought it would be really cool to make a bottle together. So, I'm pleased to introduce the Sonya Looney F*cking Magical bottle! 

Back in 2019, on a cross country ski on Mt Hood, the idea of a non-plastic cycling bottle was born. We had this big realization that we consumed water out of plastic in all the sports and activities we loved. Cycling, in particular, jumped out as having a huge problem waiting to be tackled. We are product geeks at heart and from that moment forward we jumped straight into the world of bottles. WOW, did we have a lot to learn!
When we first came up with the idea of Bivo, we lived in Portland, OR. One of our good friends there, Angharad (we call her Ang for short), inspired us by her endless adventures and love for all types of riding. 
We are a small team of six people living (mostly) in Vermont. We love product, challenges, being outside, bikes, and people. Our hometown of Richmond is nestled in the green mountains and is home to 40+ miles of mountain bike trails and hundreds of miles of dirt roads.
You probably know by now that we love color. But when we saw this new gray on our bottle, we hemmed and hawed and finally said, "ok, we just have to make it." So grab your bright kit and take this new gray for a ride! 
It's February! We know it's not for everybody, but we love winter. And, we all know that nordic skiing is the best way to enjoy the snow (says Carina). This one in Vermont has been a little less white than we'd like but we still have been getting out for some great adventures.
In honor of Valentine's Day this week, we thought we should make sure you get to know us a little better! Many of you have asked where our name comes from, and, how the hell do you say it?! 
A few weeks ago, we got word of a rad woman named Claire Bruce who was taking on the challenge of climbing the Gaps of Vermont this winter on her fat bike. There are some crazy stats about Vermont mountains, including the fact that we have THE STEEPEST PAVED MILE CLIMB IN THE COUNTRY.
In 2022, we came together with our friends at Velocio to design a bottle dedicated to 1% for the Planet. We are super excited to announce that ALL profits from this bottle will go to 1% for the Planet!
Back when we first named Bivo, before we had even a prototype, we got very excited to get our name out in the world and one of the ways of doing that was making hats and t-shirts. We searched high and low for t-shirts and hats that were environmentally friendly, and really really struggled finding hats.
In the early days of Bivo (pre-bottle development) we asked a lot of you some of your pain points in cycling bottles. One of the biggest complaints was cleaning your bottle. So making a Bivo easy to clean was one of the top things on our list of must-haves.
Our friend and ambassador, Charles Nicholson, set out to ride in Mallorca, Spain. Charles is a rad dad, connoisseur of custom steel bicycles, lover of Bivo bottles, relentless climbs, and good coffee.

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