Can you PLEASE make the Varia Radars work with other activities than cycling?

Hi,

I do rollerblading and rollerskiing, and would like to use the Varia for those activities. I've tried mounting on the back of the helmet, and it works, but only in a cycling activity on my Fenix 5. As it stands now, I have to use a cycling activity instead of cross country skiing while rollerskiing for the Varia to work. Why can't it just work with all activities when connected? Obviously it's not gonna be connected if I go out for an activity where I don't need a radar!

It would be good for running on a shared bike/walk path, too, mounted to the back of the shorts for example.

Using it when rollerskiing is even more useful than cycling, because 1) It takes more space on the road, especially if doing skate technique or inlineskating, 2) It will show cyclists approaching fast when on a bike path, and you can't hear those (road racers seldom have bells, even though they're mandatory here in Norway) and 3) It's harder to constantly look back when rollerskiing than cycling (my personal experience).

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  • This is something I would be interested in and TBH is stopping me buying the unit without this feature (plus another one - audio prompts through headset)...
    I would love to use the Varia radar for cycling (it might be overkill, but would mean I am using a cycliq fly6CE and the radar on the back.. but don't mind that in the slightest).. but I think the activity I would get most use out of is running.
    Using the radar to indicate approaching cyclist on the paths I run on (I am one of those people who run with music.. sorry).. but that would only work with audio prompts also enabled that come through my paired headset (either via connect app or direct connection with Fenix 5+).. and the radar will also be a safety light.. daytime lights are also useful for runners

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  • This is something I would be interested in and TBH is stopping me buying the unit without this feature (plus another one - audio prompts through headset)...
    I would love to use the Varia radar for cycling (it might be overkill, but would mean I am using a cycliq fly6CE and the radar on the back.. but don't mind that in the slightest).. but I think the activity I would get most use out of is running.
    Using the radar to indicate approaching cyclist on the paths I run on (I am one of those people who run with music.. sorry).. but that would only work with audio prompts also enabled that come through my paired headset (either via connect app or direct connection with Fenix 5+).. and the radar will also be a safety light.. daytime lights are also useful for runners

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