Author: GPLama

Shane Miller

StagesBike SB20 Smart Bike: Unboxing, Building, Sizing // Part I

The Stages StagesBike SB20 Smart Bike is now shipping and has landed in the Lama Lab. Today’s video will cover the unboxing, build, and bike fit. I’ll follow this video up with Part II and III covering the software configuration and finally an overall ride experience video after I’ve clocked up a few 100km on […]

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XCadey XPOWER-S Cycling Power Meter: Details // Data Review

Cadey XPOWER-S Cycling Power Meter is the cheapest spider based power meter on the market today coming in at US$299. This power meter was put up against the Lama Lab Test indoors and Lama Leg Test outdoors with progressively better results after a number of firmware updates were released addressing some issues I encountered. It […]

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How To Livestream Your Indoor Ride // Online Streaming Basics

This video covers the basics of my livestream setup that uses OBS Studio on Windows 10. I cover all the hardware, software, and configuration details for a high quality single scene stream before going live on Twitch to show it all working in real-time. Once you have OBS Studio configured you can stream to almost […]

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SRAM RED/Force AXS Power Meter Spider: Details // Review

This week I put the SRAM RED/Force AXS 107 BCD Power Meter Spider to the test indoors and out. Based on Quarq DZero technology the results were as expected from a company who’s been in the cycling power meter game for over 10 years. Technical Details: – 107mm BCD – Compatible with Force 2X chainrings […]

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Indoor Cycling: Five Things That Have Changed

With a LOT of people turning to indoor cycling in recent weeks, maybe for the first time, maybe after dusting off their old turbo trainer for the first time in 15 years – Today I’ll go through a list of things that have changed in recent years for indoor cycling to get everyone up to […]

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Simple Zwift Setups: Direct Drive Smart Trainer w/ AppleTV HOW-TO

Simple Zwift Setups EP1: Everything that you need to get yourself setup at home for online interactive indoor cycling. The three core components in this video are: Your bike, a smart trainer (Kickr CORE), and the AppleTV 4K (32GB). This video takes you through each component and how to get everything setup via Bluetooth, no […]

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Saris MP1 Nfinity Trainer Platform: Unboxing // Ride // Review

First seen as a prototype at Eurobike 2018, and without a name, Saris are now shipping the MP1 Nfinity Trainer Platform for indoor cycling. After a many hours and a few hundred virtual kms, this is my take on the experience of using the MP1 indoors. Overview: • Technology: Saris Nfinity (Premium product line) • […]

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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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