Garmin Varia Rearview Radar: World’s First Cycling Radar

Garmin Varia Rearview Radar
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New Varia™ rearview radar from Garmin is the world’s first cycling radar and helps create a safer cycling environment by warning cyclists of vehicles approaching from behind up to 140 meters (153 yards). It also warns approaching vehicles of a cyclist ahead.

Works independently and integrates seamlessly with the Garmin Edge 1000 cycling computer. Edge computer or Varia head unit indicates the relative speed of approach and distance of one or more vehicles at a time.

Alerts You to Vehicles Approaching from Behind

  • World’s first cycling radar that warns of vehicles approaching from behind up to 153 yards (140 meters)
  • Works independently and wirelessly integrates with compatible Edge® cycling computers¹
  • Edge computer or Varia head unit can detect multiple vehicles and indicates the relative speed of approach and threat level
  • Tail light unit brightens and flashes to notify approaching traffic of a cyclist ahead

The world’s first cycling radar, Varia helps create a safer cycling environment by warning cyclists of vehicles approaching from behind up to 153 yards (140 meters). The radar tail light also warns approaching vehicles of a cyclist ahead. Works independently or integrates seamlessly with compatible Edge cycling computers¹. Edge computer or Varia head unit can show multiple approaching vehicles and indicates the relative speed of approach and threat level.

Physical Specifications

Varia Bike Radar Bundle

  • Dimensions: Radar display unit: 2.4” x 1.3” x 0.7” (6.0 cm x 3.4 cm x 1.9 cm); Tail light: 2.9” x 1.7” x 0.9″ (7.3 cm x 4.4 cm x 2.3 cm)
  • Weight: Radar display unit: 1.0 oz (28.5 g); Tail light: 2.2 oz (63.5 g)
  • Modes: solid, flashing
  • Lux (headlight use only): N/A
  • Lumens: 16
  • Battery life (high power mode): 5 hours
  • ANT+®: Yes
  • Water rating: IPX7

Varia Tail Light

  • Dimensions: 2.9” x 1.7” x 0.9 (7.3 cm x 4.4 cm x 2.3 cm)
  • Weight: 2.2 oz (63.5 g)
  • Modes: Solid, flashing
  • Lux: N/A
  • Lumens: 16
  • Battery life (high power mode): 5 hours
  • Charge time: 2 hours
  • ANT+: Yes
  • Water rating: IPX7

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