Gravel

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 ☀️

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 Zipp 303

I BROKE a Zipp 303 Firecrest Carbon Wheel….Just Riding Along. 🤦🏻‍♂️

A topic I never intended to put to the test – The lifetime warranty of the Zipp 303 Firecrest wheels I have on the gravel bike. The universe had other rocky plans a few weeks back when I cracked my rear rim ‘Just Riding Along’. Quick correction from the video, I mention the Model Year […]

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S-Works EXOS EVO MTB Shoes: Long Term Review

Released in June 2021 the S-Works EXOS EVO MTB are some of the lightest and most expensive off-road shoes on the market. This video covers my take on these shows after six months of use.   Links: S-Works EXOS EVO MTB Official Site: https://bit.ly/3n99MS2

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GPLama Festive 500

Rapha #Festive 500 2021 – GPLama VLOG Series

During the recent Rapha Festive 500 Challenge (covering 500km in eight days on the bike) I grabbed my GoPro cameras and went about creating an on-bike YouTube video series covering my daily rides discussing the bike tech/components I was using each day. The goal was to produce content in a quick and efficient way that allowed […]

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Mallee Blast 1000km Gravel Event Tech Equipment Review w/ Dr. Stephen Lane

The 2021 Mallee Blast 1000km Gravel Event rolled out on Friday November 26th at 7:30am from Torquay, Victoria. At around 1pm Sunday Dr. Stephen Lane rolled back into Torquay after having completed the 1000km route in under 54hrs. He was the first to complete the 1000km challenge. This video covers the ‘tech gadgets’ used for […]

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Von’s NEW GRAVEL BIKE: Cervélo Aspero w/ SRAM Rival eTap AXS 🚲✨

Everyone loves NEW BIKE DAY! 🚲❤️ This video covers Von’s new custom spec Cervélo Aspero gravel bike. I give my take on how it rides, and most importantly, Von gives us her feedback on the overall build, how it rides, and what she’d change (already!).   Von’s Custom Build Aspero – Full Specs: ● Frame/Fork: […]

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ICAN Cycling G25 650B Gravel Wheels w/ Panaracer GravelKing SK 48mm // Ride Review

This video covers switching from 700c to a set of 650b gravel wheels on my Aspero and what it was like to ride on wider tyres at much lower pressures. Spoiler Alert: It was a lot of fun! 😉   Links: Panaracer GravelKing SK (Amazon US): https://amzn.to/3iopnuh ICAN 650B G25 Gravel Wheels: https://bit.ly/3kIviMu

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SRAM/RockShox Reverb AXS XPLR “Gravel Bike” Dropper Post // Hands-On Review 🚲

For the last week I’ve had this new RockShox Reverb SRAM AXS XPLR “Gravel Bike” dropper post on loan from SRAM Australia. In this video I cover the details, install, configuration, and give my take on what riding with this drop/suspension post was like on my Aspero gravel bike.   Links: SRAM Official Reverb AXS […]

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