Cycling Power Meters 2021 // Year in Review

2021 hasn’t been a quiet year on the cycling power meter front. There’s been new releases, new firmwares, and a whole ton of new issues to deal with in the Lama Lab trying to get them to behave. This video is a year-end wrap up of everything that has come across my desk in regards […]

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Wahoo ELEMNT Cycling GPS Firmware Updates: Faster Screen Switching // Firmware 13917

Firmware 13917 for the Wahoo ELEMNT/BOLT/BOLT2/ROAM GPS cycling computers was released this week with a performance improvement that will be appreciated by all owners.   Links: Wahoo Official: https://bit.ly/2LtFLfl Wahoo ELEMNT BOLT 2: https://bit.ly/3yYUjrl Wahoo ELEMNT ROAM (Amazon US): https://amzn.to/2NK1hey Wahoo 1/4 Turn Adapter: https://bit.ly/2V7rzgg Garmin Varia Radar Light RTL515 (Amazon US): https://amzn.to/3gj7tXl ​ Disclosure: […]

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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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Wahoo ELEMNT GPS Bike Computer Power Meter kJ Calculation Fix [Firmware 13127]

This long-term Kilojoule (kJ) reporting issue raised by a number of owners has finally been addressed in a recent firmware update across ALL Wahoo Elemnt GPS cycling computers. In this video I dive into the details and put the older Elemnt firmware to the test against the updated firmware and a Garmin Edge 530.   […]

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Wahoo ELEMNT BOLT v2 Cycling GPS: What’s New // Details // Road Test

A new release for 2021 – The updated ELEMNT BOLT Cycling GPS Computer. Wahoo are sticking with the name ‘BOLT’ but by all means this is a Mini ROAM (or BROAM) which will likely be referred to as the BOLT 2. This revised GPS unit has a larger memory capacity, a color screen, on-unit navigation, […]

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New WAHOO Speedplay Pedal Range // Speedplay Power Meter Announcement

Today Wahoo releases their redesigned line-up of Speedplay pedals and announces the Speedplay Power Meter – PowrLINK. This video covers all the details and availability of these updated pedals.   Summary: ● FIVE new pedals: Aero, Nano, Zero, Comp, PowrLINK. ● Wahoo Speedplay based on original Speedplay ZERO model. ● x2 Cleat Options: Standard Tension […]

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Wahoo KICKR Direct Connect KICKR Network Connection Module

The Wahoo KICKR Direct Connect module connects the latest model Kickr Smart Trainer [Kickr 5/2020] to an Ethernet network meaning no more reliance on either ANT+ or Bluetooth for connectivity. This video covers all the details of how it works, how I converted it straight to 5GHz WiFi, packet captures, and where this technology is […]

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Wahoo Elemnt RIVAL Multisport Watch: Overview // Cycling First Look

My experience with the new Wahoo RIVAL multisport watch after a few days of testing. This unit is still in very early territory in regards to firmware, so I expect a number of the hurdles I’ve encountered to be resolved with future updates.   RIVAL Specifications: ● Touchless Transition ● Multisport Handover ● Perfect View […]

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Wahoo KICKR BIKE Handlebar & Bar Tape Upgrade // Smart Bike Customisation

The handlebars and bar tape the Kickr BIKE comes with aren’t the best in class, and it’s not the kind of bar tape I’d use on a bike outside so there’s no reason to keep it on the bike indoors. This week I swapped out the stock bars and tape for a set of gravel […]

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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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