Road Cycling

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 β˜€οΈ

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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4iiii Precision 3 Review

4iiii PRECISION 3 Power Meter: Details // Data // Review

4iiii have been in the power meter game for many years now and earlier this year (2022) they released their third generation of their PRECISION cycling power meter. What should have built on a relatively strong offering of the PRECISION 2 has been a rocky ride to date. This video covers the details of the […]

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GPLama Varia Radar LOUD

LOUDER Garmin Varia RADAR Alerts: Using Bluetooth Audio Alerts // How-To

This video contains information on how to get LOUDER audio alerts from Bluetooth compatible Garmin Varia Radar devices.   Links: Garmin Varia Mobile App: https://bit.ly/38WhbzW RideWithGPS: https://bit.ly/3M5uICO GPLama Varia RCT715 Video: https://youtu.be/m_86IZfPY4U GPLama Varia RTL515 Video: https://youtu.be/UTLIeaRKN6c Where to Buy: Garmin Varia Radar RCT715 (Amazon US): https://amzn.to/3wqjBQy Garmin Varia Radar Light RTL515 (Amazon US): https://amzn.to/3gj7tXl […]

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Varia RCT715

Garmin VARIA Radar with CAMERA: RCT715 Details // Ride Review πŸš²πŸ“Έ

Garmin have finally added the most requested feature to their Varia Radar product – A CAMERA! Although the idea is somewhat simple, the user experience is anything but. There’s a steep learning curve that’s plagued with a number of shortfalls with the Varia App and the hardware. In this video I dig into all the […]

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SILCA Chisela GPLama

SILCA ‘Chisela’ Premium Titanium Cycling Computer Mount

Hot on the heels of much ‘meemed’ Mensola, Silca have produced a more “gender neutral” out-front cycling computer mount and called it the Chisela. Made of 3D printed titanium and positioned at the premium end of the market, it’s not exactly for the budget conscious cyclist.   Links: Silca Chisela Official: https://bit.ly/3l7E7yM (Non affiliate link)

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ThinkRider A1 POWER Budget Direct Drive Trainer: Details // Ride Review

ThinkRider A1 POWER non-interactive direct drive trainer is in the budget range of direct drive trainers, coming in at under US$350. This video covers all the details and a detailed review of how it performed in the Lama Lab.   A1 POWER Trainer Technical Specifications: ● Type: Direct Drive NON-Interactive Trainer. ● Compatibility: QR 130/135. […]

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ThinkRider X5-Neo Smart Cycle Trainer: Details // Ride Review

This video covers the ThinkRider X5-Neo Smart Direct Drive trainer in full detail and how it performs in the Lama Lab Test.   Trainer Technical Specifications: ● Type: Direct Drive Interactive Smart Trainer. ● Compatibility: QR 130/135 (Supplied). Thru-Axle 142/148* ● Freehub: Shimano/SRAM HG. (No cassette supplied). ● Pivoting Rear Axle: Yes. ● Wireless: – […]

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Hammerhead Heatmaps SUUNTO

Hammerhead x Suunto: Cycling Heatmaps for the Karoo Cycling GPS Computers

Hammerhead owners can connect their Suunto and Hammerhead accounts via the Hammerhead Dashboard allowing for activity tracking via the Suunto App with the added bonus of access to cycling heatmaps directly on the Karoo 1 & 2 cycling computers. This video covers all the details for cyclists and a detailed road test of the new […]

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Garmin EDGE Firmware GPLama

Garmin EDGE 530/830/1030/1030 Plus Firmware Updates [April 2022]

New Garmin EDGE Cycling GPS updates landed this week (April 2022) for the Garmin Edge 530, 830, 1030, and 1030 Plus. This video covers the change-log detail of what’s new and improved.   Quick Update Overview: ● ConnectIQ System 5. ● Di2 battery level returns to % number (for single battery Di2 systems). ● Navigation […]

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