Bike Computer

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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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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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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Garmin Varia ANT+ Radar Battery Level Indicator // Garmin Edge Tip

What’s the best way to keep an eye on your Garmin Varia Radar battery level on your Edge head unit? The simple way is to add the LIGHT Battery status field to one of your activity profile pages. This works because the Garmin ANT+ RADAR devices are also also ANT+ LIGHT devices. Tail Light Field […]

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Leomo TYPE-S // Full Android Bike Computer that runs Zwift!

The Leomo TYPE-S Sports Performance Computer. An Android phone made into a bike computer, or a bike computer that just happens to run the full Android OS? Here’s my take on this unit after a few weeks on the road. Full Specs: Operating System: Android 9.0 Available Apps: LEOMO App and all Android apps available […]

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Garmin EDGE 1030 Firmware 8.00: ClimbPro & LOTS of New Features!

Garmin Edge 1030 software version 8.00 brings this unit up to x30 level features with ClimbPro and more metrics than you could ever imagine. This is the most significant update to the 1030 cycling GPS unit since release over two years ago. Garmin Edge 1030 Official Firmware Site: http://bit.ly/2lRIliP Garmin Edge 1030 (Amazon US): https://amzn.to/2O4kwAg

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GPLama vs Magpies: Round 2 // Swoopr Technology 🚴🦅😂 (Custom Wahoo Radar Icon)

A bit of fun with this one showcasing a (possible) upcoming feature of the Wahoo Elemnt units that allows customisation of the alert/car icon for the Radar support. Australia swooping season can be a nervous time on a bike. Here’s how these crafty creatures defend their territory and my tips to coexist with them for […]

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Wahoo ANT+ RADAR Support: ELEMNT | BOLT | ROAM // FEATURE UPDATE!

Wahoo today add support for the ANT+ RADAR profile – Meaning the much requested and long awaited support for the Garmin Varia Radar is here! The RADAR device is a rear bike light and also a car detecting radar device. Yep, it’ll detect and alert you of approaching traffic 140m/153 yards away – and indicate […]

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Garmin EDGE Cycling GPS: Startup Screen Text Tip // Personalize your Garmin

How to customise the start up messages on your Garmin Edge unit to ensure a lost unit has the best chance of finding its way home, or if you just want to make your Edge more personalised. Details: – Connect your Edge via USB.– Open the GARMIN folder on the USB drive.– Open the startup.txt– Edit […]

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