Road Cycling

Garmin RALLY GPLama

Garmin RALLY Power Meter: Shimano SPD-SL // Shimano SPD // Look KEO

The Garmin RALLY power meter family has landed. With this comes the very first Shimano SPD-SL compatible road power meter pedal. This video contains all the details about the three pedal body options for the Garmin RALLY and the Lama Lab Test data from indoors and out.   Garmin Rally Line Up: ● RALLY RS […]

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Shoe Power Meter GPLama

Shoe Based Power Meter? Not Your Next Power Meter….

Lots of interest this week in the patent filed by Icon Fitness that outlines a shoe based power meter. Icon isn’t a player in the competitive road cycling space but mention of Shimano SPD-SL, SPD, and Speedplay cleat compatibility caught our attention.   Links: Patent application US20210001177A1 http://bit.ly/2OKoqka GPLama Power Meter Guide: https://gplama.com/powermeter-guide/

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GPLama eBike

Getting DESTROYED on a 15% Hill Climb….. by an eBike!

Asking Mrs Lama for a race on a loaner Turbo Creo SL EVO up a local 15% climb maybe wasn’t the best idea I’ve come up with……. but it was a great day on the bike! 🤣    

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SRAM AXS GPLama

Installing SRAM eTap MultiClic Remote Shifters // Gravel Bike Upgrades!

SRAM MultiClics shift buttons allow you to shift exactly on the position you want on the handlebar. This video covers the details, install, and I head out for a test ride with them on the Aspero SRAM Red AXS x1 gravel bike I recently added to the Lama stable!   Links: SRAM MultiClics (Amazon): https://amzn.to/3e51Zki […]

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GP5000 28mm

28mm Road Tyres on a Giant TCR Disc 2019 // Do They Fit? // Continental GP5000 28mm Clincher Tests!

With the trend leaning towards wider road cycling tyres being a better ride, it’s time to find out if a set of 28mm clincher tyres fit on my 2019 Medium sized Giant TCR road bike. Given the differences in tyres, rims, frame clearances, etc, there’s not a lot of information out there on exactly what […]

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Assioma GPLama

Favero Assioma Power Meter Update 4.75 // Auto-Zero Functionally

Favero have released firmware version 4.75 for their Assioma power meter pedals that enables auto-zero functionality.   Links: Favero Assioma DUO (Amazon US): https://amzn.to/2TnK1wm​​ Favero Assioma UNO (Amazon US): https://amzn.to/35de8MY​​ XPedo M-Force 8 (Amazon): https://amzn.to/2OeRxvJ​ Videos: GPLama Assioma DUO Review: https://youtu.be/oWOlKT3jDJs​​ GPLama Assioma SPD Conversion (M-Force 4): https://youtu.be/ybAFIhKahnM​ ————-

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BONT Speedplay GPLama

Switching to SpeedPlay Zero Pedals w/ Bont Helix Shoes

Having never used SpeedPlay pedals I’ve always been curious as to their benefits. A lot of people love them, others not so much. This week I switched over to SpeedPlay Zero on a new set of Bont Helix shoes…. and it wasn’t all smooth sailing. I’m interested to know about the experience others have with […]

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Garmin EDGE Firmware Updates November 2020: Livetrack // ConnectIQ 3.2 + More

This video covers the recently released Garmin EDGE GPS cycling computer firmware updates. This month we see updates for the Edge 530, 830, 1030 and 1030 Plus cycling GPS computers. I take a look at the changelog and also give a walk-thru of how to configure and use device driven Livetrack.   Links to buy […]

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Power2Max Utility App Update for IOS/Android

Power2Max have recently updated both IOS and Android utility/configuration app for their power meters. Adding a number of visual improvements and a 30 hour (active/usage hours) trial option for those without the full suite of features enabled on their Power2Max power meter. What’s New – Version 19.521 ● Auto connect to an active registered power […]

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Shimano Road Bike Hydraulic Brake Line Shortening

The Giant TCR DISC I’ve had for the last two years has a front brake line that looks like a skipping rope hanging off the front of the bike. It’s way too long. Today I go about fixing this myself armed with the right tools and after watching way too many YouTube videos on hydraulic […]

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