Author: GPLama

Shane Miller
Hammerhead Karoo 2 GPLama

HAMMERHEAD Karoo Tip // Best-In-Class Map Zooming on a Cycling Computer! πŸ—ΊοΈπŸ”

A quick tip for the Hammerhead Karoo cycling computers (versions 1 and 2) and map zooming. This hands-down the best unit to zoom in and out with on the bike requiring a simple single tap or two-point tap to zoom in and out anywhere on the screen. πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ   βœ… SUBSCRIBE to The GPLAMA YouTube […]

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SRAM Force AXS GPLama

New SRAM Force AXS: What’s New // Details // Road Tested & SRAM Product Updates!

SRAM Force AXS receives a refresh for 2023 today with a number of refinements adopted from both their Red and Rival AXS groupsets. In this video I cover off a quick summary of what’s new in the first few minutes before diving into more detail about the components and my hands-on experience after ~400kms with […]

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Kickr 5 Race Mode GPlama

Wahoo Kickr 5 RACE MODE Update // Race Mode Event Test Results!

Wahoo have fast-tracked ‘Race Mode’ to the Kickr 5 with a firmware update that also brings ERG Easy Start to this smart trainer. Accessing Race Mode on the Kickr 5 will require the Direct Connect adapter and an Ethernet connection. This video also covers SEVEN race events on Zwift comparing Direct Connect Race Mode with […]

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Kickr RACE MODE GPLama

Wahoo KICKR Race Mode // RGT Gets Steering

Two updates land from Wahoo today for their indoor cycling products. RGT gets steering along with some new hardware to support it (KICKR Steer) and the KIKCR 6 gets ‘RACE MODE’ taking things to the next level from 1Hz to 10Hz power data updates from the indoor trainer that gives riders a competitive edge over […]

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Zwift Scotland GPLama

ZWIFT Scotland World: Routes // Details // Full Ride-Through 🚲🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Zwift officially launch their Scotland World today inspired by the city of Glasgow and designed specifically for the UCI Cycling Esports World Championships (Feb 18th 2023). According to ChatGPT – “The Scotland map on Zwift is a virtual representation of the Scottish Highlands, featuring rolling hills, lochs and scenic vistas.” That seems like a solid […]

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Shimano 12spd Lever Firmware Update GPLama

Installing Shimano 12 Speed Di2 Road Lever Firmware Updates with PC Link Device (SM-PCE02)

All current model Shimano 12 speed ‘wireless’ hydraulic levers (ST-R9270, ST-R8170, and ST-R7170) can only have their firmware updated using a WIRED connection at this point in time. There are two methods of getting this done with the DuraAce and Ultegra levers, and only one method with the new 105 Di2 levers. In this video […]

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Pivot Mach 4 SL XC Team XTR

New Bike Day! // Pivot MACH 4 SL XC MTB

I’ve finally added a mountain bike to the bike collection with N+1 of a Pivot Mach 4 SL Team XTR! This video covers the details (as best I can) of the bike, why I’ve added a MTB to the bike collection, and I drop into the 2023 Australian Road Cycling Championships in Ballarat to watch […]

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Peak Zwift 2023 GPLama

Peak ZWIFT Predictions // How High Will It Go in 2023?

Peak Zwift occurs each year within the first few weeks of January, right in the middle of winter in the Northern Hemisphere. Keeping the ZwiftCast tradition of estimating the Peak Zwift number, I’ve gathered the crew again for 2023 for our yearly guesstimate with guest appearances from Eric over at ZwiftInsider and Anna from The […]

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Shimano Ultegra 12 speed Review GPLama

Shimano Ultegra Di2 12 Speed Upgrade Project: Hands-On Ride Review // Part III

What’s the Shimano 12spd Ultegra Di2 R8170 groupset really like as an upgrade from the previous generation Ultegra Di2? This video covers a number of key differences and my observations after a few months of use after upgrading my Giant TCR from R8070 to the new R8170. There’s a few little things that I only […]

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Garmin Edge 1040 Firmware Update GPLama

Garmin EDGE 1040 Firmware Update 15.23 – New Messaging Features // ClimbPro Updates // More….

Garmin have released firmware 15.23 for their Garmin EDGE 1040 Cycling GPS Computers just in time for the Christmas break. In this video I do my best to decipher the important line items in the published change log.   Links: Garmin EDGE 1030 Firmware 15.23 Notes: https://bit.ly/3GdDsHv Links to buy Garmin Edge GPS: Garmin Edge […]

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