Road Cycling

Shimano Di2 Re-Cable Project // Giant TCR Road Bike

Prior to the Festive 500 challenge I completed the re-cabling project I’ve been talking about for a while. This involved removing the Di2 Y-Splitter from the front of the Giant TCR and re-routing the left lever cable internally to the bar-end Di2 Junction A, making things look super-slick and much neater. I took the opportunity to […]

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Festive 500 Cycling Computer Road Test // 8 Days // 8 GPS Units Tested

For the recent Festive 500 challenge (500kms in 8 days from Christmas Eve to the last day of the year) I took the opportunity to use a different cycling computer / GPS / head unit for each ride. I thought this would be a good way for me to spend more time with each unit to get […]

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QUARQ DZero DUB Power Meter: Details // Install // Data Review

The QUARQ (SRAM) DZero DUB power meter has been put through the Lama Lab indoors and put to the test outside with brilliant results. Here’s the details, unboxing, installation, and data review from a number of rides. Stay tuned for more information around the recently released MagicZero calibration function. Quarq DZero DUB Power Meter Spider […]

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Canyon Officially Approves Bikes for Turbo Trainer Usage

Very welcome news from a Canyon press release on Nov 4th 2019. Canyon have officially approved a significant number of bikes for turbo trainer usage. The approved bikes are all Aeroad, Ultimate, Endurace, Grail, Inflite, Speedmax, and Exceed models. There are only two conditions: the trainer must clamp on to the bike’s rear axle, and […]

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Continental GP5000 Tubeless Tyres // Long Term Review

My hands-on with the Continental GP5000 TL has been a mixed experience. With the front tyre not lasting a month, through to the rear starting to delaminate after 4500km. 🤔 Links: Contiental GP5000 (Tubeless / Clincher, Amazon US): https://amzn.to/34j1dYL GP5000 TL Tech Specs:

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