SRAM Acquires Hammerhead // Karoo & Karoo 2 Cycling GPS

After almost five years from the original Karoo cycling GPS being released, Hammerhead has joined the SRAM community of brands and promises further development and integration.   Notes from my recent Karoo 2 video discussion: – The Karoo units have a mobile phone like touchscreen / UI. ✅ – Karoo units are configured all on […]

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S-Works EXOS EVO MTB Shoes: Long Term Review

Released in June 2021 the S-Works EXOS EVO MTB are some of the lightest and most expensive off-road shoes on the market. This video covers my take on these shows after six months of use.   Links: S-Works EXOS EVO MTB Official Site: https://bit.ly/3n99MS2

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GPLama Festive 500

Rapha #Festive 500 2021 – GPLama VLOG Series

During the recent Rapha Festive 500 Challenge (covering 500km in eight days on the bike) I grabbed my GoPro cameras and went about creating an on-bike YouTube video series covering my daily rides discussing the bike tech/components I was using each day. The goal was to produce content in a quick and efficient way that allowed […]

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Elite RIZER Steering & Gradient Simulator // Long Term Review

Combining both gradient simulation and steering the Elite Rizer is a one-of-a-kind product on the market as of late 2021. This video is my overview of the Rizer which I’ve had in the Lama Lab for a few months where I cover the ups and downs, ins and outs using both Zwift and Grand Theft […]

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Cycling Power Meters 2021 // Year in Review

2021 hasn’t been a quiet year on the cycling power meter front. There’s been new releases, new firmwares, and a whole ton of new issues to deal with in the Lama Lab trying to get them to behave. This video is a year-end wrap up of everything that has come across my desk in regards […]

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GPLama SIGEYI AXO SRAM

SIGEYI AXO Power Meter for SRAM AXS: Details // 1x Setup // Data Review

A follow up to my previous SIGEYI AXO spider based power meter review – This time looking at the SRAM AXS/DUB compatible 8-4-107 version of the AXO. Will this unit require an upscale? Doe it rival the SRAM AXS Power Meter spider? Dig in to find out!   Technical Specifications: ● Type: Spider Based Power […]

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GPLama Wahoo Elemnt

Wahoo ELEMNT Cycling GPS Firmware Updates: Faster Screen Switching // Firmware 13917

Firmware 13917 for the Wahoo ELEMNT/BOLT/BOLT2/ROAM GPS cycling computers was released this week with a performance improvement that will be appreciated by all owners.   Links: Wahoo Official: https://bit.ly/2LtFLfl Wahoo ELEMNT BOLT 2: https://bit.ly/3yYUjrl Wahoo ELEMNT ROAM (Amazon US): https://amzn.to/2NK1hey Wahoo 1/4 Turn Adapter: https://bit.ly/2V7rzgg Garmin Varia Radar Light RTL515 (Amazon US): https://amzn.to/3gj7tXl ​ Disclosure: […]

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Mallee Blast 1000km Gravel Event Tech Equipment Review w/ Dr. Stephen Lane

The 2021 Mallee Blast 1000km Gravel Event rolled out on Friday November 26th at 7:30am from Torquay, Victoria. At around 1pm Sunday Dr. Stephen Lane rolled back into Torquay after having completed the 1000km route in under 54hrs. He was the first to complete the 1000km challenge. This video covers the ‘tech gadgets’ used for […]

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GPLama Garmin Maps

Garmin EDGE Cycling GPS Map Detail Level Options Explained

Diving deep into the Garmin Edge mapping options last week, I finally got my head around exactly what the custom “Map Detail Level” actually does. It was exactly what I was looking for to give me a LOT more detailed visibility on my Edge maps at a wider zoom level.   Config Cheat Sheet: ● […]

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GPLama Garmin Update

Garmin EDGE 530/830/1030/1030 Plus Firmware Updates [November 2021]

A big release of updates this week (Late November 2021) for the Garmin Edge 530, 830, 1030, and 1030 Plus Cycling GPS Computers. The little Edge 130 Plus gets a small update this month too. The Top 5 Changes: ● Improved Battery Display for SRAM/Shimano Groupsets. ● “You’re Out of Gears!” Tone for SRAM eTap/AXS. […]

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