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Garmin launches Virb XE action camera cycling bundle

Bike-specific items included in a £350 package

Garmin has announced a new cycling bundle for its Virb XE action camera that we told you about earlier in the year.

As well as the items that are included in the standard Virb XE package – sticky mounts, batteries and adapters –  this cycling bundle includes a microSD card, small and large tube mounts, a vented helmet strap, and Garmin’s new cycling combo mount. That lot is priced at £349.99.

The cycling combo mount allows you to fit both a Garmin Edge and the Virb XE to your bars – the Edge attaches to the top, the camera attaches to the bottom.

Several compatible Garmin Edge units can also be used as a remote control for Virb XE, as long as the software is up to date.

Pair up the camera and an Edge via ANT+, and you can easily start and stop recording while maintaining a heads-up position, no matter if the camera is mounted on your handlebars, helmet or under the saddle.

For more info on the Virb XE and what it offers, go to our original story.

Mat has been in cycling media since 1996, on titles including BikeRadar, Total Bike, Total Mountain Bike, What Mountain Bike and Mountain Biking UK, and he has been editor of 220 Triathlon and Cycling Plus. Mat has been technical editor for over a decade, testing bikes, fettling the latest kit, and trying out the most up-to-the-minute clothing. We send him off around the world to get all the news from launches and shows too. He has won his category in Ironman UK 70.3 and finished on the podium in both marathons he has run. Mat is a Cambridge graduate who did a post-grad in magazine journalism, and he is a winner of the Cycling Media Award for Specialist Online Writer. Now over 50, he's riding road and gravel bikes most days for fun and fitness rather than training for competitions.

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