Month: September 2020

Shimano Di2 Synchro Road Shifting: Details // Configuration // Switching Modes

This video will get you up to speed with Shimano Di2 Synchro Road Bike Shifting. What is is. What you need. How to configure it. How to enable it…. and more!   GPLama Di2 YouTube Video Playlist: https://bit.ly/2R1hsFr

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The BEST GPS Route Creation Tip w/ Strava Route Builder 2.0

After years of randomly clicking around roads when creating routes and encountering a number of problems with GPS navigation, this route creation tip has been a huge time saver. This video is a walk-thru of creating the 60km road ride for the Ballarat Cycle Classic using the Strava Route Builder 2.0. If you have any […]

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Park Tool 4th Hand Cable Stretcher

One of the most useful tools that I’ve only just discovered! The Park Tool BT-2 is my new best friend when working on cable pull brakes in the Lama Garage. As seen in my recent TCR Di2 build video, today I have a closer look at how this tool works and some cheaper alternatives out […]

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New Helmet Day // Specialized S-Works Evade II w/ MIPS & ANGi 🚲🦅

After many thousands of kms and a few trips around the world it’s time to upgrade my Evade road helmet helmet to the new edition as the sun comes out again for the LONG Aussie summer! The Evade II now comes with MIPS protection and comes with an ANGi sensor as an option. Unfortunately it […]

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Cheap Disc Brake Calliper Alignment Tool

If you have disc brakes on your bike you’ve no doubt encountered that “schwing schwing schwing” at some point. It’s stuff of nightmares. When switching Mrs Lama’s disc rotors over to Dura-Ace SM-RT900 I discovered how convenient it is to use a little calliper alignment tool.   Links: Venzo Bike Bicycle Disc Brake Pad & […]

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Installing New Shimano STI Lever Hoods: The Easy Way!

Replacing worn Shimano STI lever hoods is a quick two minute task that can really refresh the front end contact points on a bike. Leaving the bike in the sun (or warming up the hoods with a hair dryer) and using an evaporative hand sanitiser to slip the new hoods on makes this a straightforward […]

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Shimano E-Tube Project Mobile App 4.0.0 Update // New Di2 Firmware Updates

Shimano E-Tube Project had an update this week to 4.0.0 which adds a new user interface and consolidates the Smart Phone and Tablet version into one single app. Links: Shimano E-Tube Project Website: https://bit.ly/3hIny9m BetterShifting Website: https://bettershifting.com/ Di2 ANT/Bluetooth Wireless Module (EW-WU111): https://amzn.to/2VUzAU4 GPLama Shimano Di2 How-To Videos: Di2 Wireless Module Install: https://youtu.be/dDz8TJGDq3U Di2 Climbing […]

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