Shimano 12spd Lever Firmware Update GPLama

Installing Shimano 12 Speed Di2 Road Lever Firmware Updates with PC Link Device (SM-PCE02)

All current model Shimano 12 speed ‘wireless’ hydraulic levers (ST-R9270, ST-R8170, and ST-R7170) can only have their firmware updated using a WIRED connection at this point in time. There are two methods of getting this done with the DuraAce and Ultegra levers, and only one method with the new 105 Di2 levers. In this video […]

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Pivot Mach 4 SL XC Team XTR

New Bike Day! // Pivot MACH 4 SL XC MTB

I’ve finally added a mountain bike to the bike collection with N+1 of a Pivot Mach 4 SL Team XTR! This video covers the details (as best I can) of the bike, why I’ve added a MTB to the bike collection, and I drop into the 2023 Australian Road Cycling Championships in Ballarat to watch […]

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Peak Zwift 2023 GPLama

Peak ZWIFT Predictions // How High Will It Go in 2023?

Peak Zwift occurs each year within the first few weeks of January, right in the middle of winter in the Northern Hemisphere. Keeping the ZwiftCast tradition of estimating the Peak Zwift number, I’ve gathered the crew again for 2023 for our yearly guesstimate with guest appearances from Eric over at ZwiftInsider and Anna from The […]

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Shimano Ultegra 12 speed Review GPLama

Shimano Ultegra Di2 12 Speed Upgrade Project: Hands-On Ride Review // Part III

What’s the Shimano 12spd Ultegra Di2 R8170 groupset really like as an upgrade from the previous generation Ultegra Di2? This video covers a number of key differences and my observations after a few months of use after upgrading my Giant TCR from R8070 to the new R8170. There’s a few little things that I only […]

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Garmin Edge 1040 Firmware Update GPLama

Garmin EDGE 1040 Firmware Update 15.23 – New Messaging Features // ClimbPro Updates // More….

Garmin have released firmware 15.23 for their Garmin EDGE 1040 Cycling GPS Computers just in time for the Christmas break. In this video I do my best to decipher the important line items in the published change log.   Links: Garmin EDGE 1030 Firmware 15.23 Notes: Links to buy Garmin Edge GPS: Garmin Edge […]

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GPLama Magene P505 Power Meter Review

Magene P505 Power Meter Review: Details // Data // Lama Lab Tested

The Magene P505 is a well priced spider-based cycling power meter with a number of options available to fit different cranks and chainring combinations. I’ve been riding the P505 since February 2022 and have collected over 70 comparative data sets against other power meters and smart trainers. To keep things short, this video covers the […]

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GPLama Zwift Level Up Fast

Level up FASTER on Zwift – No Cheating Required!

Levelling up on Zwift is a way to unlock new equipment and earn the ability to buy even more items in the Drop Shop. Levelling up FAST without cheating is a question that often comes up. In this video I detail a method that resulted in me earning over 3000 XP per hour….but there are […]

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Zwift Updates GPLama

This Season on Zwift // What’s Coming Soon // December 2022

Zwift’s “This Season on Zwift” release for December 2022 showcasing what’s coming up in the next 3-4 months on their platform. The stand-out is the Glasgow, Scotland world that’ll be landing in January in preparation for the eSports World Championships in February 2023.   Links: Offical Website for This Season on Zwift (Dec 2022): […]

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GPLama GoPro Hero 11 Mini

GoPro HERO 11 Mini vs HERO 5 Session // Battle of the Small GoPros

The much loved but discontinued GoPro HERO5 Session was a brilliant little cycling action camera at the time of release (six years ago!). A lot of GoPro fans have been hoping for a follow-up small form factor camera… and the HERO 11 Mini is their answer. Although the image quality and video stabilisation is lightyears […]

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GPLama SRAM AXS Shifter Setup

The ULTIMATE Gravel Gear Shifter Setup for 1x SRAM AXS

The video covers my ULTIMATE setup for 1x SRAM AXS shifters on a gravel bike. Using a combination of eTap MultiClics and Wireless Blips, I’m able to shift up and down with either hand on either lever, and up/down with each thumb with my hands on the top of the bars.   Video Links: GPlama […]

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