Road Cycling

Installing an Apple AirTag on a Bicycle // Best Locations to Install // Field Testing

Apple AirTags are a brilliant way to track items such as bicycles due to the extensive reach the Apple ‘Find My network has. They’re technically not sold as ‘theft trackers’ but they work really REALLY well for this function. In this video I install FOUR AirTags on my bike and test the the detection range […]

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Wahoo Elemnt BOLT 2 GPLama

Wahoo ELEMNT BOLT v2 Cycling GPS: What’s New // Details // Road Test

A new release for 2021 – The updated ELEMNT BOLT Cycling GPS Computer. Wahoo are sticking with the name ‘BOLT’ but by all means this is a Mini ROAM (or BROAM) which will likely be referred to as the BOLT 2. This revised GPS unit has a larger memory capacity, a color screen, on-unit navigation, […]

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Apple AirTags: The $29 Ultimate Bicycle Tracking Device πŸš²πŸ”

Apple AirTags have to be one of the most interesting products I’ve purchased in the last few months. The device itself is very simple – It’s a Bluetooth and Ultra Wideband ‘Key Finder’ tag. What makes it so powerful is how it utilizes the Apple “Find My” network of 100s of MILLIONS of iDevices. In […]

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STRAVA Adds 3D Terrain Mode to Personal Heat Maps

Another update from our friends at Strava. This time they’ve enabled 3D Terrain Mode to Personal Heat Maps. This is a subscriber only feature… but watch to the end of the video and I show a way this can be done with any ride for free using Google Earth.    

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NEWS: SRAM Rival eTap AXS Groupset // Rival AXS Power Meter ⚑️

Today SRAM announce the Rival eTap AXS road groupset AND a new power meter – The Rival AXS Power Meter. This video covers all the details on the almost-entry level 12 speed wireless cycling groupset from SRAM. More to come soon when the Rival AXS Power Meter has been put to the test in the […]

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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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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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