Radar Roundup: One Hour a Day Challenge, New Rogue Panda Rincon Bags, Titanium Omnium, Blue Lug Bullmoose at Velo Orange, the Annapurna Circuit, and Cycling Across Europe Alone


Radar Roundup: One Hour a Day Challenge, New Rogue Panda Rincon Bags, Titanium Omnium, Blue Lug Bullmoose at Velo Orange, the Annapurna Circuit, and Cycling Across Europe Alone

Our Radar Roundup compiles products and videos from the ‘net in an easy-to-digest format. Read on below for today’s findings…

One Hour a Day Challenge with Sarah Swallow, Fizik, and RideWithGPS

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time when individuals and groups work together to highlight the importance of addressing mental health issues. This year, we are proud to partner with adventurer and mental-health advocate Sarah Swallow for the One-Hour-A-Day Challenge, an initiative that invites riders to be proactive in their own mental health journeys by prioritizing outdoor physical activity and its many health benefits.

Beyond the clear physical benefits, regular outdoor activity has been shown to improve brain health and cognitive function, lift moods, fight depression, lead to healthier sleep, even improve overall quality of life. And what better way to get moving than all together for a great cause this Mental Health Awareness Month.

Roll on over to Fizik to see how you can take part in this project!

Rogue Panda Rincon Top Tube Bag New Designs $65

Rogue Panda revamped its Rincon top tube bag to fit more bikes, so it’s easier to find a bag that will fit your frame. With six shapes to choose from, you can find a Rincon to fit your ride – whether it’s a steel road bike, a carbon full suspension, or somewhere in between.

The new Rincon also got beefed up zippers – instead of the coil zippers that most top tube bags use, Rogue Panda now use #10 coated molded-tooth zippers. This means your bags will be more durable in muddy and dusty environments without sacrificing the water resistance that coated zippers provide.

Check out the full lineup at Rogue Panda.

Omnium Cargo Bikes Now Come in Titanium $3,499

Cargo but make it titanium. Omnium’s cargo bikes are incredibly popular for people looking for non-e platform cargo bikes. The brand’s offerings come in three sizes; Cargo (shown above), Mini-Max (slightly shorter wheelbase), and Mini (short wheelbase). Now these models are available in titanium. These start at $3,499 for the frame kit and $4,999 for either SRAM Apex or Shimano Alfine.

Omnium’s order window opened on 28th April 2023 and will close on Sunday 14th May 2023.

See more at Omnium.

Velo Orange Stocks Blue Lug–Including Bullmoose Bars $95

Love those beautiful Nitto-made Blue Lug/Fairweather Bullmoose bars but don’t wanna pay for shipping from Japan? Well, Velo Orange has ya covered with a newly-stocked Blue Lug shop including brass hardware and black or silver Bullmoose bars.

The 1 1/8″ steerer compatible handlebars have a 90mm extension with no rise, and has a backsweep of 15 degrees. The 22.2mm grip area is 27cm in length and the stack height of the bar is 4cm. While the width is only 710mm, remember, you can extend these bars with Control Tech extenders to bring them to a more modern width. Check out John’s review here: Add 40mm of Overall Width to Your Favorite MTB Bar with the Control Tech Terminator Bar Extender Plugs.

Check out the Blue Lug offerings at Velo Orange.




The Annapurna Circuit

Like many of us, YouTube Vlogger Monkey on 2Wheels has been dreaming about doing the Annapurna Circuit since they first time heard about it a few years ago. It is a 330km loop trek that runs around the 10th highest mountain in the planet. Stunning snow covered mountain tops, deep valleys and kindness among the people who live there is what they experienced during this 11 day long trip.



Cycling Across Europe Alone

In the summer of 2022, Bernardo Bacalhau decided to travel to England to pick up a new bike from Marin Bikes’ UK distribution center as a part of a media project. He then rode it home over the course of 38 days…




Stuff we see on the ‘net that causes pause…

Photo via @perdidoenbici and @karlatrobles

We love following Dani and Karla’s travels and this photo is just too good to not share here!

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