Author: GPLama

Shane Miller
Garmin Edge Free Maps

FREE World-Wide Garmin EDGE Maps // BBBike.org

Updating a previous video I did for 2022/2023 on how to download updated maps to Garmin EDGE GPS cycling computers, specifically older models that do not support loading of world-wide maps via Garmin Express.   How To: ● Website: https://extract.bbbike.org/ ● Pre-made Maps: https://download3.bbbike.org/osm/garmin/region/ ● Pre-made City Maps: https://download3.bbbike.org/osm/bbbike/ ● Download Zip / Extract Files. […]

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GPLama Hammerhead Karoo 2 Ki2

Shimano Di2 Support (Unofficially) Returns to the Hammerhead Karoo 2

After the removal of the Shimano Di2 pairing functionality back in June 2022, Hammerhead Karoo users with Di2 groupsets have been left high and dry when it comes to something all other high-end GPS cycling computers have. Ki2 is a third-party ‘unofficial’ app/add-on/plugin for Hammerhead Karoo 2 devices that restores the removed functionality.   Links: […]

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GPLama Garmin Edge Update

Garmin EDGE Firmware Updates 530/830/1030 Series [December 2022]

A new firmware is rolling out this week (early December 2022) for the Garmin Edge 530, 830, 1030, and 1030 Plus Cycling GPS Computers. This video covers what’s new and includes my regular “Sync over USB with Garmin Express” reminder. 🚲👌🏼   Summary: ● Fix Firstbeat stats resetting on power cycle. ● Add informational prompt […]

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GPLama Zwift Apple TV

Apple TV Picture-in-Picture With Zwift

Reddit user iykaque has posted an extremely useful reminder for Zwifters who use Apple TV reminding us that the ‘Picture-in-Picture’ functionally exists and is a really neat way to use your existing setup for a better indoor experience. 📺🚲👌🏼   Links: Reddit Post by iykaque: https://bit.ly/3XXfcjx Zwift on Apple TV 4K: The A to Z […]

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GPLama Knog Scout Review

Knog SCOUT Bike Tracker & Alarm // Apple AirTag Alternative

The Knog SCOUT is a bicycle tracker and alarm that utilises the Apple ‘Find My’ Network that comes with a few additional features than a standard AirTag.   Links: Knog Store on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3ikpCtd Knog SCOUT Official: https://bit.ly/3FuETB7 Technical Specifications: – Bluetooth compatible (No UWB. No NFC). – Weight: ~22 grams… (AirTag ~11g) – USB-C […]

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GPLama Stages Dual 9200 Review

Stages Dura-Ace R9200 DUAL Power Meter Review // This One Works!

Stages have completely redesigned the right side sensors on their latest Shimano DuraAce 9200 DUAL power meter to address a long standing accuracy issue when using these cranksets. Does it work? Yes! In this video I dig into the details and dive into all the data showing how this power meter performs. If you’re running […]

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Garmin EDGE Power Graph

Garmin EDGE Data Field Tip: Power Graph Explained

The Garmin Edge ‘Power Graph’ is a native graphical data field on all newer model Garmin EDGE Cycling GPS units. This doesn’t require any additional downloads (ConnectIQ) to enable. This data field will display slightly different data based on the size of field you assign it. This video covers all the details in under three […]

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Top 5 Indoor Cycling Equipment Tips

Top 5 Indoor Cycling Equipment Tips // Must Haves! 🚲👌🏼

With indoor cycling season well underway in the northern hemisphere, I thought I’d cover my ‘Top 5’ equipment tips for getting the most out of your indoor sessions. This video covers my tips on cooling, desk setup, music/tunes, smart plugs, and having a maintenance plan for your equipment. If you’re a beginner to a seasoned […]

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JetBlack Smart Turn Block Review

JetBlack Smart Turn Block // Tested on Zwift’s Repack Ridge MTB Course

JetBlack Smart Turn is a Bluetooth enabled front wheel riser block / smart turning device that can be used on Zwift (and other platforms soon?) to steer your avatar on the road and select which route to take at each intersection. In this video I put it to the ultimate test in the ‘free steering’ […]

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Garmin EDGE LiveTrack Spectator Messaging

Garmin EDGE LiveTrack Spectator Messaging: Feature Preview

LiveTrack Spectator Messaging that first appeared on select Garmin wearables has now appeared in recent public beta firmwares for the EDGE 1040 GPS Cycling Computer. In this video I take the feature for a 45min test ride while inviting people to send me messages via LiveTrack. Note: This is a beta feature of the EDGE […]

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