Garmin Varia Rearview Radar Tail Light



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Garmin Varia Rearview Radar Tail Light


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  • Garmin Varia Rearview Radar Tail Light

    The Garmin Varia Rearview Radar Tail Light is the savvy choice for nighttime cyclists who want top-notch safety. This innovative piece of kit improves your cycling safety by warning cyclists of vehicles approaching from behind up to 150 yards (140 metres) when paired with a compatible Garmin Edge GPS bike computer, whilst also warning approaching traffic of a cyclist ahead with a light that brightens and flashes as the vehicle approaches.

    Garmin Varia Rearview Radar Tail Light Extra Info

    • First rear-view bike radar system that detects approaching vehicles up to 150 yards (140 metres) away
    • Radar Tail Light integrates seamlessly with select Garmin Edge cycling computers including Garmin Edge 25, 510, 520, 810, 1000 and Edge Touring Plus
    • Compatible Garmin Edge GPS bike computers (sold separately) indicate up to 8 vehicles approaching from behind, giving cyclists information on distance and rate of approach
    • Tail light brightens and flashes to notify approaching vehicles of a cyclist ahead
    • Tail Light can operate in solid or flashing modes; when in flashing mode, it increases flashing intensity and brightness
    • Battery Life - 4 hours in high power mode
  • Power Source: USB Rechargeable Battery
    Run Time By Mode: Up to 4 hours in high power
    Water Resistant: Yes
    Weight: 64g
    Modes: Yes
    User Type: To Be Seen
    USB Rechargeable: Yes
  • Garmin Varia Rearview Radar Tail Light is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 13.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Expensive but an excellent contribution to cycle safety Very easy to set up with my Garmin Edge 810. Used twice now. Good display on the GPS screen. Picks up MOST vehicles- the only exception seems to be occasionally vehicles that 'sit on your tail'- the vehicle has to be travelling faster than the bike to be picked up by the radar. I don't see this as a great problem since such vehicles should not be a significant danger (and usually would have been picked up on approach). Halfords very competitive on price.
    Date published: 2017-11-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great aid to safety The light works really well in conjunction with my Garmin Edge 520. It really helps when riding into a head wind which seems to block out car noise from behind. Easy to use although the rider is still responsible for their own safety but it helps. It is relatively expensive but quantifying the value of ones safety is difficult so it may not be that expensive after all!
    Date published: 2017-09-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mr powell Bought this following recommendations from reviews, absolutely brilliant piece of kit for country lanes and open road, not so good in heavy town traffic but should be wide awake there anyway. Biggest pain the cost, but what cost do you put on safety, works well with Edge1000 and 25, also my vivo smart watch. Highly recommend this item. Only other thing to say read the manual as to the way the Edge series turns it on and off !.
    Date published: 2017-08-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excelent at a Price Works like a charm. It picks up cars approaching from the rear before I can see them in my mirror. Used with a Garmin Edge Explore 1000.
    Date published: 2017-03-12
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Extra help for the darker nights This is a brilliant piece of hit that gives you the heads up especially when cycling in the winter. Easy to connect with your Garmin 520'and beeps when there's vehicles behind that you may not hear due to wind. Bit pricey. Would only pay £100
    Date published: 2017-01-23
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Safety first I bought this as with all sensible cyclists, I use my ears to listen for cars, (Those cyclists who wear headphones and listen to music are plain crackers), but sometimes when it is windy you can't always hear the traffic. This radar gives you the added visual warning. I bought it when on offer for £100, which is still quite expensive, but safety comes first.
    Date published: 2016-12-09
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works as well as can be expected I was unable to connect the device with my Edge 1000 initially but after plugging it into my PC and letting Garmin Express update the firmware it paired straight away. It works as described, approaching cars are shown on the Edge's screen in an easily understood manner.. However as it only detects vehicles approaching at a faster speed than you're going, if a car slows to your pace then it will often gives a green all clear indication when in fact the car is still there. I would not rely on it totally to perform a right turn but it's almost as good as having eyes in the back of your head. The battery lasts about 5 or 6 hours.
    Date published: 2016-11-09
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from great features this light is great very well made very bright runs well with my Garmin 810 and Garmin front light lot of money but well worth it
    Date published: 2016-08-16
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Garmin Bike Lights

Garmin Varia Rearview Radar Tail Light

£99.99 The Garmin Varia Rearview Radar Tail Light revolutionises cycling safety.