Author: GPLama

Shane Miller

Garmin EDGE Firmware Updates November 2020: Livetrack // ConnectIQ 3.2 + More

This video covers the recently released Garmin EDGE GPS cycling computer firmware updates. This month we see updates for the Edge 530, 830, 1030 and 1030 Plus cycling GPS computers. I take a look at the changelog and also give a walk-thru of how to configure and use device driven Livetrack.   Links to buy […]

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Power2Max Utility App Update for IOS/Android

Power2Max have recently updated both IOS and Android utility/configuration app for their power meters. Adding a number of visual improvements and a 30 hour (active/usage hours) trial option for those without the full suite of features enabled on their Power2Max power meter. What’s New – Version 19.521 ● Auto connect to an active registered power […]

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Shimano Road Bike Hydraulic Brake Line Shortening

The Giant TCR DISC I’ve had for the last two years has a front brake line that looks like a skipping rope hanging off the front of the bike. It’s way too long. Today I go about fixing this myself armed with the right tools and after watching way too many YouTube videos on hydraulic […]

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Strava Brings Back Bluetooth HRM Support for ALL USERS ❤️

It’s BACK! Bluetooth support within the Strava Mobile app. Limited to only heart rate monitors at this point, I suspect they’ll continue to add more as the BLE sensor codebase has been rewritten.    

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Wahoo Elemnt RIVAL Multisport Watch: Overview // Cycling First Look

My experience with the new Wahoo RIVAL multisport watch after a few days of testing. This unit is still in very early territory in regards to firmware, so I expect a number of the hurdles I’ve encountered to be resolved with future updates.   RIVAL Specifications: ● Touchless Transition ● Multisport Handover ● Perfect View […]

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Xplova NOZA S Smart Trainer: Details // Ride Review // Lama Lab Tested

  The Xplova NOZA S is a a direct drive smart bicycle trainer backed by tech giant Acer that’s been on the market for around 12 months. This video digs into the details of this smart trainer from ride feel, SIM/ERG modes, power accuracy, and a number of other areas you’ll want to know about […]

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Magene P325 CS Power Meter: First Look Details // Ride Data Review

The Magene P325 CS dual sided power meter is due to launch in December 2020. Magene surprised everyone with using the Kickstarter model for their third-generation power meter. With a number of units already sent out to reviewers there’s been a lot of interest in how it performs when put to the test against other […]

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Magene T100 Indoor Trainer // Budget Direct Drive Non-Smart Trainer

  The Magene T100: Budget Level Direct Drive Non-Smart Bicycle Trainer. Lama Lab tested and reviewed.   Technical Specs: Type: Direct Drive NON SMART. (No SIM. No ERG. ONE Level Mode) Bike Compatibility: Quick Release 130mm/135mm. (TA 12×142/148 optional extra). Freehub: Shimano/SRAM (No cassette included). Supported Connections: ANT+, ANT+ FE-C, Bluetooth. Data: Power (estimated). (No […]

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StagesBike SB20 Smart Bike: Long Term Ride Review // Part III

  A long term ride review of the StagesBIKE SB20 (Smart Bike).   GPLama StagesBIKE Video Series Part 0: 10 Initial Impressions: https://youtu.be/55xyY8c04GQ Part I (Unboxing/Build/Rider Fit): https://youtu.be/6si35e5eEIs Part II (Gearing Setup): https://youtu.be/oxWcQnNl4Js Part III (Ride Review): https://youtu.be/kQHB4HYvYuU  

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Shimano Di2 System Display Unit: Road Bike Install [SC-M9050/M9051/MT800]

The Di2 System Display is a device we’ve seen used on MTB but rarely on a road bike. Since most Di2 components are inter-compatible this display unit works very well on a Di2 road bike too!   Di2 System Display Features: ● Battery level ● Gear position ● Shift mode (Synchronized or Manual) ● FOX […]

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