Zwift

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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GPLama Festive 500

Rapha #Festive 500 2021 – GPLama VLOG Series

During the recent Rapha Festive 500 Challenge (covering 500km in eight days on the bike) I grabbed my GoPro cameras and went about creating an on-bike YouTube video series covering my daily rides discussing the bike tech/components I was using each day. The goal was to produce content in a quick and efficient way that allowed […]

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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 Zwift Update

ZWIFT Expands Makuri Islands: Neokyo // November 2021 Update

The November 2021 updates on Zwift have landed and they’re the BIGGEST yet. This video covers the key details of what you can expect across all Zwift platforms including the much hyped Neokyo expansion to the Makuri Island world.   Full November 2021 Update Details @Zwift: https://bit.ly/3Fz70w7 Zwift Forums: https://bit.ly/3zn9R8b

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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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ZWIFT on Windows 11: Upgrade Info // Benchmarks // Tips

Windows 11 has been officially released by Microsoft and will be appearing on PCs in the coming months via Windows Update. In this video I cover the upgrade process (fast-tracked), I perform a number of Zwift benchmarks, and show you how to move that start button back over to the LEFT! 👌🏼   Links: Windows […]

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ZWIFT Update: New AppleTV Remote Now Supported! [AppleTV4K 2021 Remote]

The September 2021 Zwift game update on AppleTV now has support for the new AppleTV remote with click-button navigation! Something that people have been asking for since the launch of the hardware from Apple back in early 2021. This support hasn’t been listed in the changelog this month…. so I can only assume it’s ‘unofficial’… […]

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