Month: November 2019

Canyon Grail Gravel Ride – Warburton, Victoria // Nov 2019

Taking up the opportunity to test ride a Grail CF SL 8.0 ETAP with SRAM Force eTap AXS and Eagle AXS wireless shifting technology (weighing in at 8.6kgs) with the crew from Canyon Australia. More to come on this bike as I take it on more trails back home in Ballarat.

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QUARQ DZero DUB Power Meter: Details // Install // Data Review

The QUARQ (SRAM) DZero DUB power meter has been put through the Lama Lab indoors and put to the test outside with brilliant results. Here’s the details, unboxing, installation, and data review from a number of rides. Stay tuned for more information around the recently released MagicZero calibration function. Quarq DZero DUB Power Meter Spider […]

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How to Make your Smart Trainer QUIETER! 🚴🀫

“Silent” is the new standard for indoor Smart Trainers, however there’s one thing most of them are anything but silent with – freehub noise while coasting. This video covers how to quieten down the freehub on the Tacx Neo 2T, Wahoo Kickr 18, and the Saris H3 Direct Drive Smart Trainers. Links: Multi-Purpose Grease on […]

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Canyon Officially Approves Bikes for Turbo Trainer Usage

Very welcome news from a Canyon press release on Nov 4th 2019. Canyon have officially approved a significant number of bikes for turbo trainer usage. The approved bikes are all Aeroad, Ultimate, Endurace, Grail, Inflite, Speedmax, and Exceed models. There are only two conditions: the trainer must clamp on to the bike’s rear axle, and […]

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Continental GP5000 Tubeless Tyres // Long Term Review

My hands-on with the Continental GP5000 TL has been a mixed experience. With the front tyre not lasting a month, through to the rear starting to delaminate after 4500km. πŸ€” Links: Contiental GP5000 (Tubeless / Clincher, Amazon US): https://amzn.to/34j1dYL GP5000 TL Tech Specs:

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