New Wahoo Elemnt ROAM Mount

With reported breakage issues with the initial shipments the Roam out-front mounts were redesigned and Wahoo ROAM GPS units are now shipping with new redesigned front mounts. If you’re buying a ROAM this is the mount you’ll get in the box. Here’s a closer look at the mount and few third party options I use […]

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Tour de France: Will we ever see a “Virtual Stage”?

Let’s dig into this because it’ll be thrown around sooner rather than later. What if they were to run a stage of the Tour de France on Zwift? How would it work? What would the challenges be? It’s a marketing dream which I’m sure has been thought about, maybe already pitched.  However once we look closer […]

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Zwiftcast: Episode 66 – July 25th 2019

For those who don’t know – I’m 1/3 of the panellists on the Zwiftcast – Hosted by Simon Schofield along with Nathan “The Voice of Zwift Racing” Guerra. Episode 66: – Zwift and Le Tour; – A review of The Fence; – Eurobike predictions; – Shane’s baby lama – A little chat about a Watopia […]

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Zwift July 2019 Pricing Update // Taxes

’Tis impossible to be sure of any thing but Death and Taxes, and having to pay more for indoor cycling software! According to an update from Zwift – “sales/local taxes will be added to your Zwift membership starting July 29, 2019” . The full state/country list is linked above, and the amount of tax charged depends […]

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Wahoo ELEMNT ROAM Update: Strava (and other!) Turn-by-Turn Navigation Feature

The Wahoo ELEMNT ROAM Cycling GPS now has the ability to calculate Turn by Turn navigational cues for Strava routes, along with other route sources that do not contain the predefined cues. Here’s my initial test of a Strava route export and road test of this navigation update on the ROAM. Buy Wahoo ELEMNT ROAM […]

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TrainerRoad increases prices twice in under 12 months – Now more expensive than Zwift

July 25th 2019 Update: TrainerRoad have announced a change to the pricing update policy. More details here: https://forum.trainerroad.com/t/lock-into-old-pricing-for-one-week/18664 Oh give me a break, I rarely do clickbait headlines. And technically this is 100% correct. Today we saw TrainerRoad sneak this pricing update under the door without knocking. After introducing their last pricing update in October […]

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Favero Assioma Power Meter: IAV Cycling Dynamics Update // Firmware 4.04

The long awaited and anticipated update to the Favero Assioma power meter pedals was released today. Firmware 4.04 with IAV Cycling Dynamics. Favero are implementing ONLY the Pedal Phase component of the CD standard. There’s no Platform Center Offset (PCO). So…..  they’re half way there. All the details are covered in my YouTube video below:

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Giant Power PRO MY20 Power Meter – Preview

The updated 2020 model Shimano based power meter from Giant as seen in Taiwan in July 2019. The unit appears to use the same strain gauge configuration as the MY19 model. The main difference being the battery and radio modules have been placed entirely on the inside of the RIGHT crank arm. As this power […]

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Strava Mobile Tip: Give Bunches of Kudos FAST! (iOS & Android)

How to quickly give a Strava KUDOS (or ‘Ride On’) to all the athletes at the Tour de France and beyond with the Strava Mobile App on either iOS or Android.

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PodCast LIVE: FIT FILE recording with GPLama, DCRainmaker, and DesFIT in Amsterdam

Recorded live at the DCR Open House in Amsterdam on Saturday July 13th 2019 – The FIT FILE podcast with guest Des Yap from DesFit. Topics covered: Wahoo acquiring Sufferfest – Suffolligans? Walandirans? What this all means. Strava vs Relive – What the in the API is going on? And why is Spongebob Squarepants involved? […]

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