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Wahoo Kickr SHIFT Review GPLama

Wahoo KICKR BIKE SHIFT Smart Bike Review // Cheaper, Quieter, Accurate!

A new smart bike product introduced to the Wahoo indoor training ecosystem for 2023 that brings with it a lower price point with no notable drop in performance. This video covers all the details of the new Kickr BIKE SHIFT and a few setup tips and tricks for getting the most out of this new […]

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GPLama Garmin Tacx Neo Bike Plus Review

Garmin TACX NEO Bike Plus: Details / Ride Experience / Disappointment

The Garmin TACX NEO Bike Plus “Smart Bike” has landed and with this release Garmin have addressed a number of issues from their first generation smart bike from 2019. Although the new brakes/gear levers are best-in-class, unfortunately the performance of the bike as tested in the Lama Lab is not to any acceptable level. Failing […]

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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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StagesBike SB20 Smart Bike: Long Term Ride Review // Part III

  A long term ride review of the StagesBIKE SB20 (Smart Bike).   GPLama StagesBIKE Video Series Part 0: 10 Initial Impressions: Part I (Unboxing/Build/Rider Fit): Part II (Gearing Setup): Part III (Ride Review):  

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Wahoo KICKR BIKE Handlebar & Bar Tape Upgrade // Smart Bike Customisation

The handlebars and bar tape the Kickr BIKE comes with aren’t the best in class, and it’s not the kind of bar tape I’d use on a bike outside so there’s no reason to keep it on the bike indoors. This week I swapped out the stock bars and tape for a set of gravel […]

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StagesBike SB20 Smart Bike: Virtual Groupset and Gearing Setup // Part II

The Stages StagesBike SB20 Smart Bike is now shipping and has landed in the Lama Lab. Today’s video will cover the recently released app update that allows for gearing / groupset configuration. This is a hands-on demonstration of the custom (Shimano/Campagnolo/Custom) button configuration and the Dreamdrive setup with almost infinite gearing. Technical Specifications: Wireless transmission: […]

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StagesBike SB20 Smart Bike: Unboxing, Building, Sizing // Part I

The Stages StagesBike SB20 Smart Bike is now shipping and has landed in the Lama Lab. Today’s video will cover the unboxing, build, and bike fit. I’ll follow this video up with Part II and III covering the software configuration and finally an overall ride experience video after I’ve clocked up a few 100km on […]

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