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Keep updated with latest developments and news from The Orb team
Feb 1
Feb 1

These are the Droids you’re looking for

I was explaining the concept of our new Droid anti-theft lights to a sceptical fellow cyclist, and all he could say to me was “I’ve never had any lights stolen”. Sure. Most people probably haven’t. I only had one question for him – how many times had he actually left his lights on his bike? […]

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Nov 1
Nov 1

Winter is coming – tips for the road

With the weather changing fast, we asked ultra running guru (and now cycling convert) Robbie Britton for his tips on riding through the winter.  Layer up. Or down. You choose. As autumn and winter really set in, so does the mismanagement of layers by cyclists. It’s a proven fact* that no one gets their clothing […]

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Oct 2
Oct 2

The Orb quick guide to bike lights

If you’re new to the world of cycling, or even if you just have better things to think about, buying any kind of accessory for your bike can be confusing and lights are no exception. We’ve written a quick list to help guide you through the jargon and get to the core of some of […]

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Jan 2
Jan 2

Two Volcano Sprint – Team Orb race report

The skin on my hip has regrown, and my fingers have regained enough sensation to type almosjt normally, which I guess means it’s time for me to get round to my Two Volcano Sprint write-up. 2vs is a brand new race of 1097km – short for an ultra race, but with almost impossible amounts of […]

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Sep 1
Sep 1

British GQ – Orb of the Year

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Jun 2
Jun 2

Coolest Cycling Safety Tech – ProViz

Great to be featured in ProViz’s coolest cycling tech! Check out the full article here: https://www.provizsports.com.au/blog/coolest-cycle-safety-tech/

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Apr 2
Apr 2

Rob Gardiner – 7 Days 17 Countries

As those of you who have been following his progress will know, (Team Orb’s) Rob Gardiner is currently attempting to break the record for the most countries cycled through in 7 days. I caught up with him just after dinner, as he was settling into a Serbian mountain pass for his pudding. Press play on […]

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Feb 3
Feb 3

Message in a bottle – The Orb in NITP

Here’s a preview of Liam’s review of The Orb in Not in the Peloton. If you want to get to the part where he concludes it’s ugly (but ultimately good) check out the full article at: https://www.notinthepeloton.com/theorb-review Continued at https://www.notinthepeloton.com/theorb-review 

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Jan 2
Jan 2

The Orb hits the Evening Standard – Let There Be Light!

The Orb hit the press in the London Evening Standard after correspondent Katie Strick road-tested it on the dark and wet roads of London. Some highlights for you below, but you can check out the full article at: https://www.standard.co.uk/tech/winter-cycling-kit-light-a3984211.html 

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Jan 2
Jan 2

New Year, New You, New Bike?

As the festive period subsides and the threat of gout with it, it’s time to reflect, eat vegetables, and think about organising your life for the New Year. But first off, you’re going to have to purge some of the unnecessary consumer goods which ended up under your tree. The most useless thing anyone has […]

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