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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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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 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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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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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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GPLama Garmin Tacx Neo Bike Plus Review

Garmin TACX NEO Bike Plus: Details / Ride Experience / Disappointment

The Garmin TACX NEO Bike Plus “Smart Bike” has landed and with this release Garmin have addressed a number of issues from their first generation smart bike from 2019. Although the new brakes/gear levers are best-in-class, unfortunately the performance of the bike as tested in the Lama Lab is not to any acceptable level. Failing […]

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My Bike Radar Traffic: The Must-Have Garmin ConnectIQ Add-on for Cycling Radar Users

If you’re a Garmin user with an ANT+ Radar device, this ConenctIQ data field is something you’ll want to know about. It’ll record vehicle speeds, passing locations, and even keep count of how many vehicles have passed on a ride. This information can be viewed after your ride in Garmin Connect (Web or Mobile) and […]

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Garmin EDGE Updates: 530/830/1030/Explore 2 & 1040 Series [Early September 2022]

New Garmin EDGE Cycling GPS updates landed this week (September 2022) for the Garmin Edge 530, 830, 1030, 1030 Plus, Explore 2, and the 1040 Series. This video covers the change-log detail of what’s new and improved.   Links: Edge Music Control Details: https://youtu.be/WJ3ux-GvwCU Startup.txt Startup Message How-To: https://youtu.be/h3hRgYwraXs Garmin Cycling Forums: https://bit.ly/2XVCoBY Garmin Public […]

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Garmin EDGE Music Control

Garmin EDGE Music Control: Details // How-To 🎵

Sneaking into the features of the new Garmin EDGE Explore 2 was a ‘Music Controls’ Widget. Something people have been asking for, a lot! This widget provides EDGE users the same basic music player functionality as Garmin wearables have had for many years. This feature is currently only on the EDGE Explore 2 with EDGE […]

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Digital Peloton News GPLama

Digital Peloton News: GARMIN Eurobike 2022 Announcements

Three new releases from Garmin on Day 1 of Eurobike 2022: A new Garmin Edge Explore GPS cycling computer, the Edge Power Mount, and a small refresh to the HRM Pro premium HR strap that now comes with easy access to the battery compartment.   Links: Garmin Edge Explore 2 (Amazon US): https://amzn.to/3AYjhen Garmin Edge […]

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