Zwift Hardware Updates - November 2023 GPLama

Zwift Hardware Updates: Zwift Hub Classic is now the Kickr CORE!

Today Zwift has revealed the discontinuation of the Zwift Hub Classic smart trainer bundle. Instead, they will collaborate with Wahoo to introduce the Wahoo Kickr CORE in place of the Hub Classic, maintaining the bundled features and providing a 12-month Zwift membership at the current Hub Classic price.   Links: Zwift US Shop: Wahoo […]

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Zwift Annual Subscription - GPLama

Zwift FINALLY Adds Annual Subscriptions! Save 17%

A much requested update to the Zwift subscription plans arrives today – Annual Subscriptions! By switching to an annual billing cycle at you’ll save yourself around 17% on the standard monthly option!   Links: Zwift Forums: Zwift US Shop: ✅ SUBSCRIBE to The GPLAMA YouTube Channel ✅ To be notified of new […]

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Zwift Battery Save Mode Explained - GPLama

Swift ZWIFT Tip: Laptop Battery Saver Mode Explained!

The “Laptop Battery Saver” option has been in Zwift since January 2016 yet has remained undocumented to date. This week I dug into all the details of what it does and how it works!   Links: Zwift US Shop:   ——————— #Zwift​ #IndoorCycling​ #Cycling

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GPLama Smart Trainer Generation I and II

10 Years of Direct Drive Smart Trainers // Generation I vs Generation II

Over the last 10 years there have been many smart trainer model revisions released by all companies with incremental changes/updates, most of these updates would not constitute being called ‘next generation’. In more recent times the new features offered on smart trainers have progressed to a point where there’s a bigger gap between what I’m […]

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Watopia Southern Coast Road Expansion: New Zwift Roads // Eight Routes // 19km

New roads and a load of new routes on Watopia! Zwift today have started the roll-out of game update 1.51 for October 2023 that includes the biggest update seen on Watopia in the last few years. This update introduces 19 kilometers of new roads to explore, along with eight new route badges. Additionally, there are […]

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Zwift COG Hardware Teardown GPLama

Zwift COG Hardware Teardown

A closer look at what makes up the Zwift Cog device with a hardware teardown! I answer a TON of questions that have been asked about the Cog, Virtual Shifting, and bike compatibility. And I also demonstrate is how quickly the Zwift Hub can be switched from a quick-release setup to a 12×142 thru-axle configuration […]

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Zwift Cog Review GPLama

Zwift HUB Game Changing Updates! Virtual Gears / Zwift COG / 10Hz Data / NEW Click Hardware

Zwift has made a groundbreaking advancement with their smart trainer technology with these updates. Introducing the 10Hz ‘Race Mode,’ Virtual Shifting/Gearing, and new hardware in the form of Zwift Cog and Zwift Click. These innovations mark a significant leap forward in the world of smart trainers.   Links: Zwift US Shop: Virtual Gear Ratio […]

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Wahoo Kickr Climb Adapter Review GPLama

Wahoo Kickr CLIMB Adapter Review // Kickr MOVE with Gradient Simulation!

The Wahoo KICKR Climb adapter for compatibility with the Kickr MOVE smart trainer arrived in the Lama Lab last week and has been put through its paces. This video covers off all the details of the new Climb Adapter and dives into a few interesting details about how Zwift sends gradient commands to smart trainers. […]

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Wahoo Kickr SHIFT Review GPLama

Wahoo KICKR BIKE SHIFT Smart Bike Review // Cheaper, Quieter, Accurate!

A new smart bike product introduced to the Wahoo indoor training ecosystem for 2023 that brings with it a lower price point with no notable drop in performance. This video covers all the details of the new Kickr BIKE SHIFT and a few setup tips and tricks for getting the most out of this new […]

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Wahoo Kickr Move Review - GPLama

Wahoo Kickr MOVE Smart Trainer // A Kickr On Rails!

A new smart trainer product introduced to the Wahoo indoor trainer line-up for 2023 that brings rocker-plate functionality to the Wahoo Kickr! The Kickr MOVE allows for fore/aft movement along with a small amount of side to side tilt with the new frame design and the Kickr AXIS feet. This video covers all the details […]

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