Cycling

Installing an Apple AirTag on a Bicycle // Best Locations to Install // Field Testing

Apple AirTags are a brilliant way to track items such as bicycles due to the extensive reach the Apple ‘Find My network has. They’re technically not sold as ‘theft trackers’ but they work really REALLY well for this function. In this video I install FOUR AirTags on my bike and test the the detection range […]

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Apple AirTags: The $29 Ultimate Bicycle Tracking Device πŸš²πŸ”

Apple AirTags have to be one of the most interesting products I’ve purchased in the last few months. The device itself is very simple – It’s a Bluetooth and Ultra Wideband ‘Key Finder’ tag. What makes it so powerful is how it utilizes the Apple “Find My” network of 100s of MILLIONS of iDevices. In […]

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STRAVA Adds 3D Terrain Mode to Personal Heat Maps

Another update from our friends at Strava. This time they’ve enabled 3D Terrain Mode to Personal Heat Maps. This is a subscriber only feature… but watch to the end of the video and I show a way this can be done with any ride for free using Google Earth.    

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NEW STRAVA Mobile App Layout Preview // Hands-On Walkthrough

A hands-on look at the upcoming Strava Mobile App layout that’s currently in testing with a select number of Strava users. This update will roll out to all Strava users (free and subscribers) in the near future.  

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JetBlack VOLT Smart Trainer: Details // Ride Review // Lama Lab Test

JetBlack VOLT Smart Trainer – The next generation interactive indoor cycle trainer from the Australian based company. This trainer has been on the market for a few months. This week I put one to the test in the Lama Lab!     Technical Specifications: ● Type: Direct Drive / Interactive (SIM, ERG) ● Bike Compatibility: […]

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Magene T300 Smart Trainer: Details // Ride Review // Lama Lab Tested

The Magene T300 Smart Trainer has been on the market now for over 12 months. I’ve had a number of requests to put it through the Lama Lab Test to see how it performs. Hold tight. This is another full speed ride down the rabbit hole of data and analysis!   Magene T300 Technical Specifications: […]

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New Shoe Day Tuesday // VeloKicks Blanco Cycling Shoes

Semi-retiring my well travelled 2014 model S-Works road shoes with the VeloKicks Blanco dials model. I’m also matching them with a set of G8 ‘performance cycling’ insoles for more arch support. Technical Detail: β–Ά ATOP MOZ dual dials for extensive volume control β–Ά Carbon sole for optimal power transfer β–Ά Light weight: 245 grams for […]

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How to Make your Smart Trainer QUIETER! 🚴🀫

“Silent” is the new standard for indoor Smart Trainers, however there’s one thing most of them are anything but silent with – freehub noise while coasting. This video covers how to quieten down the freehub on the Tacx Neo 2T, Wahoo Kickr 18, and the Saris H3 Direct Drive Smart Trainers. Links: Multi-Purpose Grease on […]

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Continental GP5000 Tubeless Tyres // Long Term Review

My hands-on with the Continental GP5000 TL has been a mixed experience. With the front tyre not lasting a month, through to the rear starting to delaminate after 4500km. πŸ€” Links: Contiental GP5000 (Tubeless / Clincher, Amazon US): https://amzn.to/34j1dYL GP5000 TL Tech Specs:

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