Year: 2021

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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GPLama Zwift Update

ZWIFT Expands Makuri Islands: Neokyo // November 2021 Update

The November 2021 updates on Zwift have landed and they’re the BIGGEST yet. This video covers the key details of what you can expect across all Zwift platforms including the much hyped Neokyo expansion to the Makuri Island world.   Full November 2021 Update Details @Zwift: https://bit.ly/3Fz70w7 Zwift Forums: https://bit.ly/3zn9R8b

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GPLama R9200-P Power Meter

Shimano DuraAce R9200-P Power Meter // Initial Lama Lab Test Data Review

The most anticipated power meter test of 2021. There’s a LOT of people wanting to know if Shimano addressed the issues encountered with their previous power meter with the new release R9200-P.   Links: Shimano Official R9200-P Site: https://bit.ly/3xbd2QF GPLama Shimano Power Meter Report (2019): https://bit.ly/3Ct5sS4

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GPLama Fit5 Pedal

Fit5 Multi Cleat Pedal System for Indoor Cycling // 1000W Sprint Lab Tests!

Is the the one pedal to rule them all indoors? The FIT5 pedal system fits Shimano SPD/Shimano SPD SL/Look Delta/Look Keo and has an option for standard ‘flat’ shoes with a toe strap. These caught my attention a few weeks ago and today I put them to the test in the Lama Lab with some […]

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