Orp News

Bicycling Australia Calls Orp a “Rubbery Nugget”

Man, I wish we’d  said that first, but in any case, this very cool  print magazine for the serious road cyclist  covers Orp  in its latest May/June Issue. The article goes on to describe all of Orp’ s sonic and lumenary features as well as its physical specs.  Thanks to  BA for the coverage. See the article below:

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Bicycle Times Covers Orp In Print

Bicycle Times gives Orp a second bite of the apple with a review in it’s April Tech Issue.

It’s all super positive and it’s in newsstands now. Thanks Bicycle Times.

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ORP NOW AVAILABLE IN AUSTRALIA!

This is big, even giant news. Orps are now available to Australia. We just  received the news we can send Orps down under.

It’s a long drawn out tale, but the moral of the story is rather than worry and self mutilate, confront those big  questions head on and go to the source.

This is really a teachable moment – for me.

We’ll include Orpstaches free with any Orp purchase if you mention that  you noticed Ausralia is Orp shaped in the pic below.

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Finally, Orp Shows Up On The MoMA Site

Ok, this may not be a big deal to anyone other than me, but  Orps have been sold at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Storp, I mean Store in NYC store for quite a while but never on their website. Now, finally Orp is there!

Of course, we offer a better deal as we include the REMORP, but if you want that  coveted MoMA return address label, now you can get it online. Of course, when you’re in town (NYC) you can get a cool MoMA bag with your Orp as well. There’s probably a  perfumey grandma you can bump into at the the museum, too. Sorry perfumey grandmas!

Heres the pic:

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Bicycle Times Wails On About Orp

Bicycle Times Editor in Chief, Adam Newman,   gives a great review of Orp in Bicycle Times today. Adam gives a exacting description of what Orp does. You can read it hear, I mean, here.

Or, if you’ve got that eagle eye, 20/10 vision you can read some of it below.

Big thanks to Adam and Bicycle Times- great magazine BTW!

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Singletrack Loves Orp

SingletrackWorld.com and  Singeltrack Magazine give Orp an awesome review in their latest issue.  After a grueling 2 month test in some of the crappiest weather  in the world, that is, in the UK which is not unlike the gray slop we also get hear, I mean, here in Portland, Singletrack rider/writer, Sanny, said Orp was great. They really hit all the points of goodness that we here at Orp Industries try to stress.

Here are a few excerpts:

“…the 70db [76dB] sound does a pretty effective job of alerting other trail and road users to your presence while the “gnnnnrnrrrrhhhhh!” of the 96db sound is more than a match for headphones and on busy city streets when commuting. Combined with the flashing lights, I found the Horn to be particularly effective at dawn and dusk.”

“As for the light itself, running off a rechargeable LI-ion battery, I found it to be bright enough to get me home in the event of my main lights running out of juice. It’s not the brightest light on the market but as a commuter light, I reckon it is plenty bright enough and that it does indeed last the full three hours on constant as promised by the manufacturer.”

And , here’s what he said about th REMORP,

“I’ll be honest and initially wondered who would bother with a cable remote for a light on the bars but once I used it in traffic, I was totally sold on the idea. It may seem like no effort to flip the Horn but being able to do so with your hands firmly on the bars is a golden plated good thing in my book.”

Here’s the author’s sum-up:

“A brilliantly designed and manufactured product that works extremely well. Despite my initial misgivings, it has won me over and to be frank, I’m refusing to give it back!”

To  read the actual article you may need to sign in here:

http://singletrackworld.com/reviews/review-orp-smart-horn-and-light/

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Road CC Rides Orp Again!

This is the second time this awesome  Magazine/Blog  out of the UK has covered Orp. The first time was during our Kickstarter campaign – literally in the middle of the product birth canal. I’m just glad they gave Orp a wipe-up before taking pictures.

Road CC Writer/Rider, Shaun Audane,  spills his thoughts about Orp in this article. It’s really positive, but honestly, I think he misses the point when he compares microsized, light including and  repeatable sounding Orp with an air horn. He also got the horn  actuation backwards.  Move Orp’s WailTail up for the friendly 76dB  sound and down for Orp’s loud 96dB sound. This is super intuitive. Press down when it’s urgent!

Here’s an excerpt:

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The horn is sounded by prodding the ‘Wail Tail’ lip with your thumb. Down is the more friendly 76db – useful for warning pedestrians, runners and other riders on the trail or shared use paths.

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Diodes flash simultaneously for additional presence and the pitch strikes just the right note – perfect for snatching people away from their smartphones yet low enough not to drive Herpes the bull terrier into a psychotic barking frenzy.

> Check out our cycling gadgets Christmas gift guide here

Pressing the Wail Tail up unleashes the full 96db, which is piercing and vastly superior to other ‘compact’ battery-powered models. It’s proved audible enough to persuade three moped bandits to bring their front wheels back onto terra firma, deterred an absent minded learner motorcyclist from pulling out into my path, and potent enough to jolt distracted drivers along moderately trafficked suburban streets.

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GQ Names Orp As One Of The Coolest Things In The World!

All we can say is “wow”.  There is some seriously cool stuff in this article that Orp gets to rub shoulders with.

Apparently this list doubles as a Christmas gift guide. In honor of this recognition, here’s a promo code to get 15% off  anything in in the STORP:

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Here’s the link: http://www.gq-magazine.co.uk/entertainment/articles/2015-11/26/christmas-gift-guide-men-coolest-things-in-the-world

Thanks GQ!

 

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ORPS ARE BACK IN STOCK!

It’s like Christmas over here (that is, if all you wanted was Orps)! We just received  a fresh new chicken house full of Orps! What I mean is there are tons of them like when you’re in a house for chickens. Not a gross factory farm where they’re all crammed in there,  but like a good  poultry program at an agricultural college that teaches organic, sustainable farming.

NOT LIKE THIS!

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More Like This…

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Roasted Orp For The Holidays?

We’ve received many comments  regarding our genetically  engineered  Turkey skinned Orp.  We can’t  publish most of them, but rest assured, this is  turkey skin, not any other animal’s skin.

Also I wanted all of you to see the  GIF ad we put up on Bike Portland. It’s an Orp cooking right before your eyes. You can almost hear that fat in the skin whistling in the heat. Here it is:

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I Can Smell The Fresh Poly Carbonate From Hear, I Mean, Here!

ORPDATE:   If you’ve checked the Storp and can’t find the Orp color you want, rest assured the next graduating class of Orps are now on the last leg of their journey and should  be hear, I mean, here within days. Please leave your email address in the box on the front page to be notified of their arrival.

LAST MINUTE DIY HALLOWEEN COSTUMES FOR ORPS

I know many of you are struggling with the concept that Orp is a great companion to take Trick or Treating for safety, but feel something is missing if your Orp is not participating in the evening’s celebration by wearing a costume. The dilemma is who has time to make a small, detailed little outfit for your Orp? Sure, scalping a Barbie can make for a micro sized comb-over to turn your Orp into a mini Donald Trump, but who wants to be around that guy while gathering delicious candy? And why wreck a Barbie?
Well, now your troubles are over. Hear, I mean, here at Orp Industries we’ve solved this problem and its as easy as:
1. Blowing up the image below to the correct size. See dimension on SKELETORP. Orp Face is  35mm from top of lens support to bottom of lens support
2.Then copying it on a piece of self adhesive clear acetate
3. And finally, cutting it out and placing on your Orp’s face, err, lens
Soon enough you’ll be scaring the neighbors with your creepy costumed Orp.

Yes, your friends or familiar strangers will be able to tell a lot about you depending on which Monster Face you choose for your Orp, but don’t worry it’s Halloween, and Creepy is good!
Send pictures of your Halloweened out Orps to info@orpland.com and we’ll post them at orpland.com. Also, If any of you dresses up as an Orp, send me that picture and Ill send you a free Remorp!
Note: Lumen and sound output may drop with these costumes, so don’t ride with these on!

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UPDATE:If you are having trouble with the acetate you can always use printer paper and just cut out the eyes in the mask. Be careful with  any adhesive you use. Orp cannot be responsible if you wreck the lens – so don’t wreck it! See image below.

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