BIKE RADAR DETECTS ORP AGAIN!

This time BIKE RADAR ‘s UK division has included Orp in its 11spd feature that covers new gear in the bike world. This appears to be a teaser as they plan to give Orp a thorough test.

I’m pretty sure they liked Orp the first and second times so we remain  hopeful and appreciate the coverage. In any case, here’s the article. Thanks Bike Radar!

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The Sacto Bee recommends Orp!

The Sacramento Bee, one of the premiere news outlets in the USA, wrote a Saddle Up for Safety News Story to get their readers ready for the bike season. In the story, they mentioned the importance of a bell and recommended Orp! They also mentioned Orp’s loud sound  elicited a response from the indigenous wild turkeys along the American River in Sacto.

Here’s a snippet of the article:

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Bicycling Australia calls Orp a “Rubbery Nugget”

This cool roadie magazine out of Sydney Australia covers Orp just as the Australian government has enacted new rules requiring cyclists to have audible alert devices (bells , Orps , etc.). The article covers  Orp’s major sonic and photonic features as well as its physical dimensions.

You can see it all below:

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Shopping Guide in NYC Recommends Orp!

Former NY Times reporter,  Serena Solomon,  gushes about Orp in this influential shopping guide for NY State’s toniest neighborhoods. That’s right, I’m talking about Washington Heights and Inwood.

Orp is one of seven cycling accessories to be  highlighted in this  revealing article. Serena gets a quote from  one of the fine Orp purveyors in the area, Fulton Bikes.

Salesman Carl Roberts says, ““It’s smart because police are cracking down on [cyclists] not having a horn and a light.”

Well said Carl , well said.

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HOW STUFF WORKS NOW COVERS ORP

Orp gets a great story on this blog site. Orp is included  with  4 other bike products in this 5 Cool New Tech Products Making Bicycling Safer article. The only curious thing is they chose our Happy Father’s Day picture that shows a father Orp (normal size) and a child Orp (smaller) as their hero shot.

We’re OK with this  as long as people don’t expect to get a baby  or giant Orp from us . There is only one size Orp.

Here’s the story:

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Orp Scores in the Telegraph

Holy cow! Can you tell we’re blushing? Orp just got cited for  being in another top 10 list. This time its for  The Telegraph’s 10  best most innovative bike lights for 2016. That media wall is going to need another story.

Seriously, it’s a great honor and  Orp would never gloat like  the first two sentences.

Here’s a bit of what was written:

The epitomy of small but mighty, the Orp comes in a selection of bright colours and will ensure you are both seen and heard.

Thanks to The Telegraph for the story!

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The Version Blows Orp’s Horn

The Version is this  uber cool online lifestyle magazine out of the UK that features all sorts of cool objects and discussion on  important aspects of our culture (like what’s the right table radio and what is the proper threadcount for a quality top sheet- of course, I’m kidding… they’re deeper than that)) .    It is a cool site and kind of a catalog of some of the objects that might be found in 007’s flat and where you might best take that complicated British Airways flight attendant with a PhD  for breakfast after that late night in London . The Version is living the boom of UK cycling and they see Orp as an essentially cool way to stay safer on on the streets. You can see the article here. We say Thank You!

 

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Singletrack Magazine 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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Orp Lands In BikeSoup Magazine

Orp received a review in Bike Soup magazine out of the UK.   We appreciate the attention but  have a few issues with what was written , especially since this author’s complaints have not been heard in the countless other reviews Orp has been in and they are inaccurate.

For example, all we’ve heard is the  REMORP is brilliant and easy to use.  This author says the dual stage switch distinctions between the two sounds are not apparent. I say “BOLLUCKS!”.  He says this after saying his hands were numb. Sorry, but this does not count. Great  bike but since  my bi lateral leg amputation I can’t really ride it.  Holy cow.

There’s some other stuff to complain about, but this is the worst: they also used a pic of a Wail Blue Orp without its remote cap!  Really  underwhelming presentation. Let me take a   picture of you for your Linked In profile or Tinder Acct. on the day you have the worst  Herpes  break out  you’ve ever had. All I’ve got to say is I’m looking elsewhere to spend my Orp’s substantial ad budget.

 

 

 

Bikmo+ Recommends Orp for Cyclists

Bikmo+ (Bikmo Plus), the cyclist run bicycle insurance company in the UK put Orp high on its  Christmas gift guide.

They included this pic of the more rare Wail Blue Orp.  We ,of course, wonder what the “plus” is all about.

Was the Old Bikmo not so great? Or, does Bikmo+ just say “thank you” and “please” more often?  That certainly deserves a “plus” in my book.

In any case, thanks Bikmo+!

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