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XPEDO APX Pro Smart Trainer: Details // Ride and Data Review

The APX Pro Direct Drive Smart Trainer from Xpedo has been put to the test in the Lama Lab this week. While the build quality were on point, the data accuracy and ERG performance have room for improvement.   Technical Specs: ● Type: Direct Drive Interactive Smart Trainer. ● Compatibility: QR 130/135 / Thru-Axle 142/148. […]

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Tacx FLUX 2 Direct Drive Smart Trainer // GPLama Loop-Back Review

The TACX Flux 2 was first introduced back in 2019 and has been sitting in the queue for a Lama Lab Test for a few years now. Yes, it has been here a while. This week I finally unbox the now superseded FLUX 2 (replaced by the FLUX 2.1 / FLUX 2 2020) to see […]

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Smart Trainer Tip: SRAM Eagle NX Cassette for MTB/Gravel Bikes

All direct drive smart trainers ship with Shimano HG freehubs so can be a costly exercise switching to a SRAM XD Driver (freehub) and a compatible XD cassette to mount your 12 Speed Eagle MTB or gravel bike. The PG-1230 (NX Eagle) is Shimano HG freehub compatible and will save you a lot of money! […]

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JetBlack VOLT Smart Trainer: Details // Ride Review // Lama Lab Test

JetBlack VOLT Smart Trainer – The next generation interactive indoor cycle trainer from the Australian based company. This trainer has been on the market for a few months. This week I put one to the test in the Lama Lab!     Technical Specifications: ● Type: Direct Drive / Interactive (SIM, ERG) ● Bike Compatibility: […]

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Magene T300 Smart Trainer: Details // Ride Review // Lama Lab Tested

The Magene T300 Smart Trainer has been on the market now for over 12 months. I’ve had a number of requests to put it through the Lama Lab Test to see how it performs. Hold tight. This is another full speed ride down the rabbit hole of data and analysis!   Magene T300 Technical Specifications: […]

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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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