Road Cycling

NEW SHIMANO Di2 Road Groupsets: Dura Ace R9200 & Ultegra R8100 // 12 Speed // Wireless!

After a very long wait, Shimano DuraAce R9200 and Ultegra R8100 12 Speed Wireless road groupsets have finally been announced! In this video I cover all the core details of this long awaited road groupset update from Shimano. There’s a few surprises with this release for rim brake fans!   GPLama Shimano Di2 YouTube Video […]

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Wahoo ELEMNT GPS Bike Computer Power Meter kJ Calculation Fix [Firmware 13127]

This long-term Kilojoule (kJ) reporting issue raised by a number of owners has finally been addressed in a recent firmware update across ALL Wahoo Elemnt GPS cycling computers. In this video I dive into the details and put the older Elemnt firmware to the test against the updated firmware and a Garmin Edge 530.   […]

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SRAM Rival AXS Quarq Power Meter // Long Term Road Test Review

A long term road test review of the SRAM Rival AXS Quarq Power Meter. This video covers the models, the tech specs, and has extensive power data review comparisons. This single sided power meter turned out to be a great budget level unit, but it wasn’t all smooth sailing with the accuracy.   Links: SRAM […]

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Favero Assioma DUO-Shi Power Meter: Shimano SPD-SL Road Pedal Compatible

After a number of leaks and product teasing by Favero themselves, today they officially launch their Favero Assioma DUO-Shi power meter. Based on the much loved Assioma power meter, the SPD-SL compatibility has been something people have wanted for a very long time. How does it measure up? Well… about that… there’s something you need […]

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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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Power Meter Pedals: Which Cleats to Use // Why Look KEO “Compatible” sometimes isn’t.

When it comes to pedals, Look Keo “Compatible” isn’t an exact standard you can rely on for compatibility across all pedals and cleat, even when they claim to be “Look Keo Compatible”. Bike fitters know this all too well already. It’s a common question that comes up on forums when people are experiencing issues with […]

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Grand Theft BIKE v0.5.0.4: Bluetooth Pairing // Steering Hardware Support // Pacing Bots // More!

GTBike V v0.5.0.4 is a major leap forward for the GTAV mod first released back in 2020. Steering with the Elite Sterzo Smart (v21 firmware) works extremely well! What’s New: ● Bluetooth support ● Steering Hardware Support! (Elite Sterzo Smart, Titan Lab’s Sterio) ● Virtual Speed Update. ● Bike City (by project contributor Cassio Davi). […]

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Hammerhead Karoo Cycling GPS ‘CLIMBER’ Feature // Road Test

he CLIMBER feature update to the Hammerhead Karoo and Karoo 2 units is definitely worth a look if you’re familiar with how Garmin ClimbPro works. There’s a few things it does better and a few areas it needs refinement. In this video I’ve road tested the feature with detailed on-screen overlays of all the information […]

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Garmin EDGE Cycling GPS 530/830/1030/1030 Plus // Firmware Updates June 2021

A big release of updates in recent weeks (Mid June 2021) for the Garmin Edge 530, 830, 1030, and 1030 Plus Cycling GPS Computers. The big change with this update is to the mapping and routing: ● Directional arrows while navigating will improve a rider’s understanding and the visibility of their chosen route. ● Faster […]

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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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