Trainer

Xplova NOZA S Smart Trainer: Details // Ride Review // Lama Lab Tested

  The Xplova NOZA S is a a direct drive smart bicycle trainer backed by tech giant Acer that’s been on the market for around 12 months. This video digs into the details of this smart trainer from ride feel, SIM/ERG modes, power accuracy, and a number of other areas you’ll want to know about […]

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Magene T100 Indoor Trainer // Budget Direct Drive Non-Smart Trainer

  The Magene T100: Budget Level Direct Drive Non-Smart Bicycle Trainer. Lama Lab tested and reviewed.   Technical Specs: Type: Direct Drive NON SMART. (No SIM. No ERG. ONE Level Mode) Bike Compatibility: Quick Release 130mm/135mm. (TA 12×142/148 optional extra). Freehub: Shimano/SRAM (No cassette included). Supported Connections: ANT+, ANT+ FE-C, Bluetooth. Data: Power (estimated). (No […]

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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: https://youtu.be/55xyY8c04GQ Part I (Unboxing/Build/Rider Fit): https://youtu.be/6si35e5eEIs Part II (Gearing Setup): https://youtu.be/oxWcQnNl4Js Part III (Ride Review): https://youtu.be/kQHB4HYvYuU  

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Wahoo KICKR v5 Smart Trainer: What’s New // Product Details

The Wahoo KICKR 5 becomes the latest flagship direct drive Smart Trainer from Wahoo. This video covers all the details of what’s new with this latest release. Stay tuned for the full Lama Lab Test report once I’ve put a few 100km more into this new unit. Full Specifications: – Direct Drive Interactive Smart Trainer […]

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Elite Direto XR Smart Trainer: Details // Ride Review // Lama Lab Test

Elite this week introduces the Direto XR smart trainer as their top model indoor cycle trainer. This video covers all the details and I give my take on how it performed in the Lama Lab for my training and Lama Lab Tests over the last few weeks. Direto XR Full Specifications: – Direct Drive Interactive […]

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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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Indoor Cycling: Five Things That Have Changed

With a LOT of people turning to indoor cycling in recent weeks, maybe for the first time, maybe after dusting off their old turbo trainer for the first time in 15 years – Today I’ll go through a list of things that have changed in recent years for indoor cycling to get everyone up to […]

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Simple Zwift Setups: Direct Drive Smart Trainer w/ AppleTV HOW-TO

Simple Zwift Setups EP1: Everything that you need to get yourself setup at home for online interactive indoor cycling. The three core components in this video are: Your bike, a smart trainer (Kickr CORE), and the AppleTV 4K (32GB). This video takes you through each component and how to get everything setup via Bluetooth, no […]

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Saris MP1 Nfinity Trainer Platform: Unboxing // Ride // Review

First seen as a prototype at Eurobike 2018, and without a name, Saris are now shipping the MP1 Nfinity Trainer Platform for indoor cycling. After a many hours and a few hundred virtual kms, this is my take on the experience of using the MP1 indoors. Overview: • Technology: Saris Nfinity (Premium product line) • […]

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