Strava Brings Back Bluetooth HRM Support for ALL USERS ❤️

It’s BACK! Bluetooth support within the Strava Mobile app. Limited to only heart rate monitors at this point, I suspect they’ll continue to add more as the BLE sensor codebase has been rewritten.    

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Wahoo Elemnt RIVAL Multisport Watch: Overview // Cycling First Look

My experience with the new Wahoo RIVAL multisport watch after a few days of testing. This unit is still in very early territory in regards to firmware, so I expect a number of the hurdles I’ve encountered to be resolved with future updates.   RIVAL Specifications: ● Touchless Transition ● Multisport Handover ● Perfect View […]

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Xplova NOZA S Smart Trainer: Details // Ride Review // Lama Lab Tested

  The Xplova NOZA S is a a direct drive smart bicycle trainer backed by tech giant Acer that’s been on the market for around 12 months. This video digs into the details of this smart trainer from ride feel, SIM/ERG modes, power accuracy, and a number of other areas you’ll want to know about […]

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Magene P325 CS Power Meter: First Look Details // Ride Data Review

The Magene P325 CS dual sided power meter is due to launch in December 2020. Magene surprised everyone with using the Kickstarter model for their third-generation power meter. With a number of units already sent out to reviewers there’s been a lot of interest in how it performs when put to the test against other […]

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Magene T100 Indoor Trainer // Budget Direct Drive Non-Smart Trainer

  The Magene T100: Budget Level Direct Drive Non-Smart Bicycle Trainer. Lama Lab tested and reviewed.   Technical Specs: Type: Direct Drive NON SMART. (No SIM. No ERG. ONE Level Mode) Bike Compatibility: Quick Release 130mm/135mm. (TA 12×142/148 optional extra). Freehub: Shimano/SRAM (No cassette included). Supported Connections: ANT+, ANT+ FE-C, Bluetooth. Data: Power (estimated). (No […]

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StagesBike SB20 Smart Bike: Long Term Ride Review // Part III

  A long term ride review of the StagesBIKE SB20 (Smart Bike).   GPLama StagesBIKE Video Series Part 0: 10 Initial Impressions: https://youtu.be/55xyY8c04GQ Part I (Unboxing/Build/Rider Fit): https://youtu.be/6si35e5eEIs Part II (Gearing Setup): https://youtu.be/oxWcQnNl4Js Part III (Ride Review): https://youtu.be/kQHB4HYvYuU  

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Shimano Di2 System Display Unit: Road Bike Install [SC-M9050/M9051/MT800]

The Di2 System Display is a device we’ve seen used on MTB but rarely on a road bike. Since most Di2 components are inter-compatible this display unit works very well on a Di2 road bike too!   Di2 System Display Features: ● Battery level ● Gear position ● Shift mode (Synchronized or Manual) ● FOX […]

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Strava Updates User Account Privacy Settings: Bye Bye FlyBy….

If you’re wondering where the “View Flybys” option went on your Strava account, here’s all the details. Strava have defaulted all users to “No One” for the Flyby privacy setting which removes the option from your activities. It’s possible to switch this back on, but given the majority of users won’t do this, I’d consider […]

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Power2Max NGeco Power Meter: Details // Install // Data Review

After many requests I finally have my hands on a Power2Max NGeco power meter and have put it through the Lama Lab! This video covers all the details…. including being swooped by magpies while testing this out on the road.   Type: Spider Based Power Meter. Accuracy: ±2% (Now upgradable to ±1% €100 at time […]

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Swooping Australian Magpie Photos

Photos of an Australian magpie swooping. Use these as you please anywhere you like for free. These were taken with a GoPro HERO 9 4k 60fps L or W while cycling near Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. Shane Miller – GPLama      

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