Software

Garmin EDGE 530/830 & 1030 Firmware Updates // Indoor ClimbPro & Lots More…

A huge release of updates this week (Late October 2019) for the Garmin Edge 530, 830, and 1030 Cycling GPS Computers. Here’s my wrap of the change-log top to bottom with a Lama Lab test of the improved indoor trainer control and virtual ClimbPro. Links for More Information: Edge 530 Firmware 5.00 Details: http://bit.ly/2NjRpqH Edge […]

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Elite UPGRADO Firmware Updater // 5 Tips for Updating Trainer Firmware

This week Elite have released the Upgrado app that allows owners of Elite trainers to update the firmware on their units. Upgrado App: Apple App Store: https://apple.co/31EaJE5 Google Play Store: http://bit.ly/2Jjl41T Top FIVE tips for updating firmware on your Smart Trainer: 1 – Reboot your trainer before commending the update. If your trainer has been […]

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Zwift Yorkshire UCI World Championship Loop // First Look // FULL RIDE

First look of a full 14km ride through of the 2019 UCI Road World Championship replica course of Yorkshire. VeloViewer Segment: http://bit.ly/30s4p2XStrava Segment: http://bit.ly/2MxQqFl

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“Zwift Cheating” – DefCon 2019 Presentation

Wasn’t DefCon is about obscure 0day exploits? What happened? Has the Wall Of Sheep been replaced by the Zwift Esports Classics results? Who knows…. but this week security researcher Brad Dixon presented “Cheating in eSports: How to Cheat at Virtual Cycling Using USB Hacks” at DefCon 27. There was no specific mention of Zwift in […]

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Tour de France: Will we ever see a “Virtual Stage”?

Let’s dig into this because it’ll be thrown around sooner rather than later. What if they were to run a stage of the Tour de France on Zwift? How would it work? What would the challenges be? It’s a marketing dream which I’m sure has been thoughtΒ about, maybe already pitched.Β  However once we look closer […]

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Zwift July 2019 Pricing Update // Taxes

’Tis impossible to be sure of any thing but Death and Taxes, and having to pay more for indoor cycling software! According to an update from Zwift – “sales/local taxes will be added to your Zwift membership starting July 29, 2019” . The full state/country list is linked above, and the amount of tax charged depends […]

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TrainerRoad increases prices twice in under 12 months – Now more expensive than Zwift

July 25th 2019 Update: TrainerRoad have announced a change to the pricing update policy. More details here: https://forum.trainerroad.com/t/lock-into-old-pricing-for-one-week/18664 Oh give me a break, I rarely do clickbait headlines. And technically this is 100% correct. Today we saw TrainerRoad sneak this pricing update under the door without knocking. After introducing their last pricing update in October […]

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Strava Mobile Tip: Give Bunches of Kudos FAST! (iOS & Android)

How to quickly give a Strava KUDOS (or ‘Ride On’) to all the athletes at the Tour de France and beyond with the Strava Mobile App on either iOS or Android.

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Wahoo Announces Acquisition of The Sufferfest

July 8th 2019 Another shuffling of the deck chairs in the indoor cycling space that will no doubt be a topic of discussion for the next few days across the Internet and beyond. While not in the same pricing bracket as the Garmin / Tacx acquisition we saw earlier in the year, it’s an interesting […]

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