Author: GPLama

Shane Miller

Shimano Di2 Re-Cable Project // Giant TCR Road Bike

Prior to the Festive 500 challenge I completed the re-cabling project I’ve been talking about for a while. This involved removing the Di2 Y-Splitter from the front of the Giant TCR and re-routing the left lever cable internally to the bar-end Di2 Junction A, making things look super-slick and much neater. I took the opportunity to […]

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Festive 500 Cycling Computer Road Test // 8 Days // 8 GPS Units Tested

For the recent Festive 500 challenge (500kms in 8 days from Christmas Eve to the last day of the year) I took the opportunity to use a different cycling computer / GPS / head unit for each ride. I thought this would be a good way for me to spend more time with each unit to get […]

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Power Meter Pedals: Favero Assioma // Xpedo SPD Hack // Gravel Power!

Converting a set of Favero Assioma DUO power meter pedals into Shimano SPD compatible pedals for off-road/gravel grinding is possible! This is one of the best unofficial and warranty voiding hacks I’ve seen. In this video I cover the process from A to Z – including modification of my MTB shoes to ensure they have […]

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Garmin Varia Radar w/ Wahoo ELEMNT GPS: Christmas Image Pack 🎄🎅🏽 🦌

Get into the festive season by customizing your Wahoo ELEMNT/BOLT/ROAM Radar icon with one of three GPLama Christmas icons. Download Pack: https://gplama.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/GPLama-Wahoo-RADAR-Icon-Xmas-Pack.zip Details PNG format. Size is ‘around’ 25×28 pixels. Transparent background. File name radar_car.png (to be placed in /wahooligan/) Colours work for the image on the ROAM! Links:GPLama Garmin Varia RTL510 Video: https://youtu.be/az6_XX9bIMsGarmin Varia RTL510 […]

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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. 🤔 Links: Contiental GP5000 (Tubeless / Clincher, Amazon US): https://amzn.to/34j1dYL GP5000 TL Tech Specs:

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Garmin EDGE 530/830 & 1030 Firmware Updates // Indoor ClimbPro & Lots More…

A huge release of updates this week (Late October 2019) for the Garmin Edge 530, 830, and 1030 Cycling GPS Computers. Here’s my wrap of the change-log top to bottom with a Lama Lab test of the improved indoor trainer control and virtual ClimbPro. Links for More Information: Edge 530 Firmware 5.00 Details: http://bit.ly/2NjRpqH Edge […]

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