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Elite JUSTO Review GPLama

Elite JUSTO Smart Trainer: Details // Review // Lama Lab Tested!

The Elite JUSTO Interactive Smart Trainer – A step up in specs and performance from Elite for their new ‘flagship’ smart trainer in 2022. This video covers all the details, my experience, and a deep dive into the data from the Lama Lab.   Links: Elite Official: https://bit.ly/3yrBZt7 Full Technical Specifications: ● Direct Drive Interactive […]

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ThinkRider A1 POWER Budget Direct Drive Trainer: Details // Ride Review

ThinkRider A1 POWER non-interactive direct drive trainer is in the budget range of direct drive trainers, coming in at under US$350. This video covers all the details and a detailed review of how it performed in the Lama Lab.   A1 POWER Trainer Technical Specifications: ● Type: Direct Drive NON-Interactive Trainer. ● Compatibility: QR 130/135. […]

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ThinkRider X5-Neo Smart Cycle Trainer: Details // Ride Review

This video covers the ThinkRider X5-Neo Smart Direct Drive trainer in full detail and how it performs in the Lama Lab Test.   Trainer Technical Specifications: ● Type: Direct Drive Interactive Smart Trainer. ● Compatibility: QR 130/135 (Supplied). Thru-Axle 142/148* ● Freehub: Shimano/SRAM HG. (No cassette supplied). ● Pivoting Rear Axle: Yes. ● Wireless: – […]

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Zwift Direct Connect

ZWIFT Adds Wahoo KICKR Direct Connect Support: Details // Dropout Tested!

After a long wait, Zwift are now finally supporting the Wahoo KICKR Direct Connect network adapter. This means no more ANT+ dropouts or Bluetooth issues for those with compatible Wahoo smart trainers. This video covers all the details and puts the Direct Connect to the ultimate test against a microwave oven, a known destroyer of […]

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Tacx Neo Motion Plates

Tacx NEO Motion Plates // Front-to-Back Movement Accessory for the NEO Smart Trainer

The Tacx NEO Motion Plates are a lightweight compact accessory compatible with all NEO Smart Trainers that adds forward and backwards movement. In this video I take you through the details, installation, the ride experience, and the pricing.

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Wahoo KICKR ROLLR Smart Trainer: Details // Lama Lab Tested

The Wahoo Kickr ROLLR is a unique addition to the Wahoo indoor training line-up. It has an interactive smart resistance roller unit at the back and an a-frame quick mount at the front. This video covers the technical details, how it works, how it feels to ride, and I dig into the specifics of how […]

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Elite RIZER Steering & Gradient Simulator // Long Term Review

Combining both gradient simulation and steering the Elite Rizer is a one-of-a-kind product on the market as of late 2021. This video is my overview of the Rizer which I’ve had in the Lama Lab for a few months where I cover the ups and downs, ins and outs using both Zwift and Grand Theft […]

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GPLama Wahoo Kickr

Wahoo KICKR 5/2020 Smart Trainer: Firmware Updates // New Axle Adapters // Power Accuracy Tests

This video will get you up to speed on all the updates to the Wahoo Kickr 5/2020 smart trainer since the product launched back in August 2020. Covered is the firmware updates, new thru axle adapters, power accuracy tests, and I also discuss the the Kickr vs CORE question that is commonly asked.   Links: […]

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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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