Virtual Orb Is Live

Postby Rik on Mon 23/Aug/21 10:49am

VORB Virtual-Orb

You might have noticed a new menu option up in the top left of vorb, that's right virtual orb is live!

With the extension of lockdown across New Zealand, we've decided to let you have the fun we've been having behind the scenes.

It is free to try! All you beautiful vorbii will get five kilometres free riding credit, to ride where you want. Keep that lockdown cabin fever at bay.

Purchase extra riding credit after your free credit at one cent per kilo. No Subscriptions, you only pay for what you use.

To celebrate this release, we will be doubling up the riding credit for the first 10 purchasers

Virtual riding has exploded in recent years, but existing platforms have focused on competitive cyclist and corralled you to ride where they want you to ride. What if you want to ride where you want to ride? Got a special place you've always wanted to tickoff your bucket list? Or just wanted to ride your local trail when the weather outside is too much? With Virtual Orb you choose where you want to ride. We use Google Streetview to allow you to ride virtually anywhere on the planet. Streetview now covers a huge percentage of the planet and it's not just on the streets. For locations not covered by Google Streetview you can choose to ride using Google Maps overhead view, you can ride virtually anywhere.


How does it work?

Plan your route using your favourite route planning software. Strava, Garmin Connect, Komoot. Use a favourite route of your own, or download someone else's route.
Upload your route to VORB
Connect your smart trainer via Bluetooth/ANT+ to our apps. and you're all set to see the world.

No Smart trainer/ Power meter?
Not a problem, even a set of rollers. All you need is a Bluetooth/ANT+ speed sensor. We'll use that to speed you through the virtual world.

I haven't even got a dumb trainer
We've got you covered there, even if you want get on the treadmill, sit on the sofa with your cubii or do zumba in front of the TV. You can still see the world, V-Orb allows you to set a speed you want to move and we'll take you there. No additional Apps. or hardware required.

Try it out for FREE

Read our quickstart guide for more information

Contact Us
If you experience any issues, or have a question, reply below or please feel free to email or PM me

* Cheapest riding credit rate 1.3cents per kilometre
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