Wahoo KICKR BIKE: Details // Tech Specs // First Look

Wahoo KICKR BIKE – The latest release from Wahoo at Eurobike 2019. Based on years of smart trainer experience this looks to be the most fully featured Smart Bike released to date. Here’s all the details we know so far of this flagship product. Wahoo KICKR BIKE Details: – Power Accuracy: +/-1% (No calibration!) – […]

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Tacx NEO 2T Smart Trainer: Details // Unboxing // Initial Review

The flagship direct drive trainer from TACX gets an update with the Neo 2T. With a more powerful motor/resistance unit, quieter operation, and native thru-axle support. Pedal stroke analysis is soon to be implemented in the form of Cycling Dynamics. My video contains all the details, the unboxing, and my initial review (not final review) […]

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SARIS H3 Smart Trainer: Details // Unboxing // Ride Review

Saris H3 Direct Drive Smart Trainer. Launched a few days before Eurobike 2019! This is an update to the H2, which was the update to the original Hammer launched in 2016. This video covers all the specs, unboxing, installation of a thru-axle bike, and a comprehensive data analysis of power and cadence from the unit. […]

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Wahoo ANT+ RADAR Support: ELEMNT | BOLT | ROAM // FEATURE UPDATE!

Wahoo today add support for the ANT+ RADAR profile – Meaning the much requested and long awaited support for the Garmin Varia Radar is here! The RADAR device is a rear bike light and also a car detecting radar device. Yep, it’ll detect and alert you of approaching traffic 140m/153 yards away – and indicate […]

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Garmin EDGE Cycling GPS: Startup Screen Text Tip // Personalize your Garmin

How to customise the start up messages on your Garmin Edge unit to ensure a lost unit has the best chance of finding its way home, or if you just want to make your Edge more personalised. Details: – Connect your Edge via USB.– Open the GARMIN folder on the USB drive.– Open the startup.txt– Edit […]

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Garmin EDGE: Installing Public Beta Firmware // Getting New Features Faster!

Ever wanted to be ahead of the curve when it comes to features (and fixes) on your Garmin cycling GPS head units and wearables? Here’s the run-down on what you need to know for installing Garmin Public Beta firmware. This video covers four key areas: – The pros and cons of using public beta firmware. […]

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Wahoo Elemnt/Bolt/ROAM Cycling GPS Maps: Details // Downloading // Updating

A few sources will say the Global Maps come pre-loaded on the Wahoo Elemnt range but that’s not the case. There are a FEW countries pre-loaded but you will need to download maps if you’re heading further afield. What you’ll need: Your head unit (with enough space free for the maps you need to load). […]

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The FIT File PodCast with DC Rainmaker and GPLAMA – Week of August 8th 2019.

It may be quiet now, but things are starting to brew in both the Lama Lab & DCR Cave. Enjoy the calm before the storm as we dive into a slew of topics. Here’s the full topic list: Philips sues both Garmin and Fitbit Kinetic R1 Smart Trainer – Ready for prime time? MARQ Review […]

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“Zwift Cheating” – DefCon 2019 Presentation

Wasn’t DefCon is about obscure 0day exploits? What happened? Has the Wall Of Sheep been replaced by the Zwift Esports Classics results? Who knows…. but this week security researcher Brad Dixon presented “Cheating in eSports: How to Cheat at Virtual Cycling Using USB Hacks” at DefCon 27. There was no specific mention of Zwift in […]

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BKool AIR Smart Trainer: Details // Unboxing // Ride Review

BKool AIR Direct Drive Smart Trainer. The trainer that caught my attention two years ago with a very unique and revolutionary design arrived in the Lama Lab a few weeks back and has been put to the test. It wasn’t smooth sailing from the beginning, having to work through a few issues with BKool direct […]

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