GPS

STRAVA Updates: New Activity Map Privacy/Visibility Options

New privacy options have now rolled out to ALL Strava users (free and paid subscribers) this week which gives more control over the start/finish location privacy. This video covers these map privacy updates on both Strava Web and Strava Mobile and how they impact public segment times.   Follow me on Strava: https://www.strava.com/athletes/gplama

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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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Wahoo ELEMNT GPS Bike Computer Power Meter kJ Calculation Fix [Firmware 13127]

This long-term Kilojoule (kJ) reporting issue raised by a number of owners has finally been addressed in a recent firmware update across ALL Wahoo Elemnt GPS cycling computers. In this video I dive into the details and put the older Elemnt firmware to the test against the updated firmware and a Garmin Edge 530.   […]

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STRAVA Update: 3D Terrain Mode for GLOBAL Heat Maps

Another update from our friends at Strava. This time they’ve enabled 3D Terrain Mode to Global Heat Maps. Note: This is a subscriber only feature that’s available on Strava Web only.    

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Hammerhead Karoo Cycling GPS ‘CLIMBER’ Feature // Road Test

he CLIMBER feature update to the Hammerhead Karoo and Karoo 2 units is definitely worth a look if you’re familiar with how Garmin ClimbPro works. There’s a few things it does better and a few areas it needs refinement. In this video I’ve road tested the feature with detailed on-screen overlays of all the information […]

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Garmin EDGE Cycling GPS 530/830/1030/1030 Plus // Firmware Updates June 2021

A big release of updates in recent weeks (Mid June 2021) for the Garmin Edge 530, 830, 1030, and 1030 Plus Cycling GPS Computers. The big change with this update is to the mapping and routing: ● Directional arrows while navigating will improve a rider’s understanding and the visibility of their chosen route. ● Faster […]

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STRAVA Mobile Updates: Segment Suggestions // Group Challenges

Two updates to the Strava Mobile app today to dig into. They’re even calling it the biggest update to their app in 2021! There’s a lot to cover so clip in, hang on, and check out the features in more detail on your own Strava Mobile app.   Links: Strava (official landing page for these […]

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Wahoo ELEMNT BOLT v2 Cycling GPS: What’s New // Details // Road Test

A new release for 2021 – The updated ELEMNT BOLT Cycling GPS Computer. Wahoo are sticking with the name ‘BOLT’ but by all means this is a Mini ROAM (or BROAM) which will likely be referred to as the BOLT 2. This revised GPS unit has a larger memory capacity, a color screen, on-unit navigation, […]

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STRAVA Adds 3D Terrain Mode to Personal Heat Maps

Another update from our friends at Strava. This time they’ve enabled 3D Terrain Mode to Personal Heat Maps. This is a subscriber only feature… but watch to the end of the video and I show a way this can be done with any ride for free using Google Earth.    

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Record STRAVA Mobile Activities FAST // Strava Satellite Imagery Update

A quick Strava Mobile tip showing how to record activities FAST and details of the latest updates from Strava to satellite imagery and battery usage fixes.   Links: Strava SIRI Integration Strava Satellite Map Update Info

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