GPS

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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Swift STRAVA Tip: Reordering Strava Activity Photos/Videos πŸ“Έ

If you’re uploading multiple photos or videos to your Strava activity here’s a quick and easy way to ensure they’re in the correct/preferred order.    

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GPLama Cycling GPS Startup Times

16 Cycling GPS Computer Startup Times TESTED!

Bike computer startup time seems to vary a LOT between different manufacturers and models. It also changes regularly with firmware updates and ‘optimisations’, sometimes not for the better. In this video I put 16 different cycling GPS computers to the test against the clock to measure their startup time.   NOTE: GPS/satellite lock is a […]

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Strava Updates June 2022

STRAVA Updates June 2022: Gravel/MTB/eMTB & Activity Video Uploads!

A number of updates to Strava were released this month including the ability to better categorise cycling disciplines such as gravel and MTB, as well as a follow-up release of video uploads for all Strava users (not just subscribers!).   ——————–

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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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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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Shimano Forces Hammerhead to REMOVE Di2 Integration!!

Shimano have revoked Hammerhead access to connect to their Di2 sensor on the Karoo 1 and Karoo 2 cycling computers. This makes no sense whatsoever. Shameful behaviour from the biggest bike component manufacturer in the world. Let’s hope they reverse their decision on this one and stop the nonsense.

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Muc Off GPLAMA AirTag

Muc-Off Secure Tag Holder Review // The Apple AirTag Holder to AVOID!

Have you ever wondered how effective aluminium tin-foil hats are? Wonder no more! Muc-Off have made one for Apple AirTags and it’s extremely effective at blocking wireless signals and muffling the speaker. In this video I give this US$45 “Secure Tag” holder every opportunity to prove itself worthy, all while it kept proving it wasn’t […]

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Hammerhead Heatmaps SUUNTO

Hammerhead x Suunto: Cycling Heatmaps for the Karoo Cycling GPS Computers

Hammerhead owners can connect their Suunto and Hammerhead accounts via the Hammerhead Dashboard allowing for activity tracking via the Suunto App with the added bonus of access to cycling heatmaps directly on the Karoo 1 & 2 cycling computers. This video covers all the details for cyclists and a detailed road test of the new […]

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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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