Software

STRAVA Update: 3D Terrain Mode for GLOBAL Heat Maps

Another update from our friends at Strava. This time they’ve enabled 3D Terrain Mode to Global Heat Maps. Note: This is a subscriber only feature that’s available on Strava Web only.    

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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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Zwift Tests New Pack Dynamics // Swift Zwift Tip

This week Zwift are testing new Pack Dynamics in select events. This video covers the details and the events that have this test feature enabled.   —————–

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Garmin EDGE Firmware Updates November 2020: Livetrack // ConnectIQ 3.2 + More

This video covers the recently released Garmin EDGE GPS cycling computer firmware updates. This month we see updates for the Edge 530, 830, 1030 and 1030 Plus cycling GPS computers. I take a look at the changelog and also give a walk-thru of how to configure and use device driven Livetrack.   Links to buy […]

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Strava Brings Back Bluetooth HRM Support for ALL USERS ❤️

It’s BACK! Bluetooth support within the Strava Mobile app. Limited to only heart rate monitors at this point, I suspect they’ll continue to add more as the BLE sensor codebase has been rewritten.    

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The BEST GPS Route Creation Tip w/ Strava Route Builder 2.0

After years of randomly clicking around roads when creating routes and encountering a number of problems with GPS navigation, this route creation tip has been a huge time saver. This video is a walk-thru of creating the 60km road ride for the Ballarat Cycle Classic using the Strava Route Builder 2.0. If you have any […]

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Shimano E-Tube Project Mobile App 4.0.0 Update // New Di2 Firmware Updates

Shimano E-Tube Project had an update this week to 4.0.0 which adds a new user interface and consolidates the Smart Phone and Tablet version into one single app. Links: Shimano E-Tube Project Website: https://bit.ly/3hIny9m BetterShifting Website: https://bettershifting.com/ Di2 ANT/Bluetooth Wireless Module (EW-WU111): https://amzn.to/2VUzAU4 GPLama Shimano Di2 How-To Videos: Di2 Wireless Module Install: https://youtu.be/dDz8TJGDq3U Di2 Climbing […]

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Shimano Di2 Component Updating and Diagnostics // Using E-Tube Project with a Mac

Shimano E-Tube Project is limited to Windows and mobile devices (IOS/Android). If you don’t have access to a Windows PC (or have the Bluetooth module installed) it is possible to run the E-Tube Project for Windows within a virtual machine on a Mac and connect the SM-PCE1 PC Linkage or the SM-BCR2 battery charger via […]

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Shimano Di2 Wireless Module & Climbing Shifter Install // What ALL New Di2 Bike Builds Need!

Last week Mrs Lama (Von) upgraded to a new 2020 Specialized Tarmac SL6 Expert Disc with Shimano Ultegra Di2 8070. The shop didn’t have the bar size she wanted so today I’m swapping them out and installing the Di2 Wireless Module and Climbing Shifter in the same configuration I have for my Giant TCR. GPLama […]

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NVIDIA RTX Voice Background Noise Filter vs World’s LOUDEST Cycle Trainer! 🚲

Background noise is something you can’t avoid without spending a LOT of money on soundproofing a room… or being in outer-space. Indoor cycling has another set of challenges with noise from your indoor trainer, fans, and neighbours telling you to stop doing sprint intervals. While the new NVIDIA RTX Voice background noise filter doesn’t work […]

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