I got my refurbished Pebble Original Black for \$60 at the first Hack the North.
It was so cool, exciting, and hackable! At that point I had very little coding experience, but using my Pebble every day kept me thinking of what I wanted to build on it.
After biking to school for months with an old speed tracker on my bike, there were always two metrics I never had:
I wanted to see if I was making any progress in my endurance and speed without always needing my phone.
So I started building on a Pebble app to solve this problem.
With a basic app called Progress, I could use my Pebble to track my progress as a cyclist. From my wrist I could:
Update Dec 7, 2016...I was really looking forward to my Kickstarter Time 2. Alas, it was not meant to be. Pebble is dead, Long live Pebble.