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Garmin Edge 1040 Solar GPLAMA

NEW GARMIN Edge 1040 Cycling GPS Computers: Details // Hands-On // SOLAR β˜€οΈ

The Edge 1040 and Edge 1040 Solar is the new flagship GPS bike computer by Garmin. In this video I cover the key feature updates on both of these new GPS units, I give a quick run-down of my take on the new features, then it’s into a hands-on look at the new user interface… […]

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Pig and Whistle GPLama

Lama RIDES: Dirty Pig & Whistle 2022 // The BEST Gravel Roads // GoPro HERO 8 w/ Garmin RCT715

An on-bike video from the recent 2022 Dirty Pig & Whistle gravel event here in country Victoria. I was using a GoPro HERO 8 on the front of the bike set to 4k/60fps with stabilisation, and a new Garmin RCT715 radar/camera on the rear set to 1080/30 (no stabilisation available). I didn’t bother with any […]

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GPLama Varia Radar LOUD

LOUDER Garmin Varia RADAR Alerts: Using Bluetooth Audio Alerts // How-To

This video contains information on how to get LOUDER audio alerts from Bluetooth compatible Garmin Varia Radar devices.   Links: Garmin Varia Mobile App: https://bit.ly/38WhbzW RideWithGPS: https://bit.ly/3M5uICO GPLama Varia RCT715 Video: https://youtu.be/m_86IZfPY4U GPLama Varia RTL515 Video: https://youtu.be/UTLIeaRKN6c Where to Buy: Garmin Varia Radar RCT715 (Amazon US): https://amzn.to/3wqjBQy Garmin Varia Radar Light RTL515 (Amazon US): https://amzn.to/3gj7tXl […]

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Varia RCT715

Garmin VARIA Radar with CAMERA: RCT715 Details // Ride Review πŸš²πŸ“Έ

Garmin have finally added the most requested feature to their Varia Radar product – A CAMERA! Although the idea is somewhat simple, the user experience is anything but. There’s a steep learning curve that’s plagued with a number of shortfalls with the Varia App and the hardware. In this video I dig into all the […]

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Garmin EDGE Firmware GPLama

Garmin EDGE 530/830/1030/1030 Plus Firmware Updates [April 2022]

New Garmin EDGE Cycling GPS updates landed this week (April 2022) for the Garmin Edge 530, 830, 1030, and 1030 Plus. This video covers the change-log detail of what’s new and improved.   Quick Update Overview: ● ConnectIQ System 5. ● Di2 battery level returns to % number (for single battery Di2 systems). ● Navigation […]

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Tacx Neo Motion Plates

Tacx NEO Motion Plates // Front-to-Back Movement Accessory for the NEO Smart Trainer

The Tacx NEO Motion Plates are a lightweight compact accessory compatible with all NEO Smart Trainers that adds forward and backwards movement. In this video I take you through the details, installation, the ride experience, and the pricing.

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Garmin 6 Fields CIQ

Garmin EDGE Map + SIX Data Fields // MapDashboard ConnectIQ Data Field

The MapDashboard ConnectIQ Data Field allows you to display SIX configurable fields in a single Edge screen data field. Adding this to the Map page makes for one of the most useful ConnectIQ add-ons I’ve installed on the Edge cycling GPS units in a long time.   Links: MapDashboard on ConnectIQ: https://bit.ly/3ChGJ52 Garmin ConnectIQ App […]

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GPLama Garmin Maps

Garmin EDGE Cycling GPS Map Detail Level Options Explained

Diving deep into the Garmin Edge mapping options last week, I finally got my head around exactly what the custom “Map Detail Level” actually does. It was exactly what I was looking for to give me a LOT more detailed visibility on my Edge maps at a wider zoom level.   Config Cheat Sheet: ● […]

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GPLama Garmin Update

Garmin EDGE 530/830/1030/1030 Plus Firmware Updates [November 2021]

A big release of updates this week (Late November 2021) for the Garmin Edge 530, 830, 1030, and 1030 Plus Cycling GPS Computers. The little Edge 130 Plus gets a small update this month too. The Top 5 Changes: ● Improved Battery Display for SRAM/Shimano Groupsets. ● “You’re Out of Gears!” Tone for SRAM eTap/AXS. […]

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Garmin ConnectIQ “Distance From Home” Data Fields // Lockdown Tips for Garmin Users

Two third-party Garmin ConnectIQ data fields that report “Distance From Home” as the crow flies (radius) from your starting location are put through their paces here in Ballarat as we’re still in Lockdown 7.0 and we’re limited to 5km from home for our rides (and runs). The results were surprisingly good but one had the […]

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