Gravel

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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NEWS: SRAM eTap AXS XPLR Drivetrain // RockShox XPLR Suspension // Zipp XPLR 101 Wheelset

A fully loaded news day from SRAM (and a few of the brands it owns) for all things gravel. A new drivetrain in the form of eTap AXS XPLR (“Explore”), two new suspension products from RockShox, and new gravel specific wheels from Zipp. In this video I do a quick swoop across all things new […]

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Tubeless Gravel Tyres: Six Month Sealant Check & Refresh…. plus TyreWiz Install

Unlike diamonds, the sealant used in tubeless bicycle tyres isn’t forever. It evaporates. It dries up. It will let you down out on the road or trails isn’t kept in-check. The recommended ‘top up’ interval varies from a few months to six months. The Zipp G40 gravel tyres have been on my gravel bike with […]

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Specialized Turbo Creo SL Comp Carbon EVO: Gravel EBike Review

Gravel bike ✅. EBike ✅. Was it fun? ✅. In this video Von and I discuss the 2021 Specialized Turbo Creo SL Comp Carbon EVO EBike that we’ve had on loan for a few months. There’s a LOT to cover in this one so sit back and enjoy the chat, or use the video timeline […]

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Assioma SPD GPLama

Assioma SPD Power Meter Pedals w/ Xpedo M-Force 8 || SPD Power Pedals for MTB/Gravel/Road 🚲⚡️

A follow-up video for the Favero Assioma DUO SPD pedal conversion that I did back in late 2019. This time using the lighter and more readily available Xpedo M-Force 8 pedal bodies. The final product weighs in at 327g, lighter than the SRM X-Power SPD power meter pedal set (344g).   Links: Favero Assioma DUO […]

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