Indoor Cycling

Magene T100 Indoor Trainer // Budget Direct Drive Non-Smart Trainer

  The Magene T100: Budget Level Direct Drive Non-Smart Bicycle Trainer. Lama Lab tested and reviewed.   Technical Specs: Type: Direct Drive NON SMART. (No SIM. No ERG. ONE Level Mode) Bike Compatibility: Quick Release 130mm/135mm. (TA 12×142/148 optional extra). Freehub: Shimano/SRAM (No cassette included). Supported Connections: ANT+, ANT+ FE-C, Bluetooth. Data: Power (estimated). (No […]

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StagesBike SB20 Smart Bike: Unboxing, Building, Sizing // Part I

The Stages StagesBike SB20 Smart Bike is now shipping and has landed in the Lama Lab. Today’s video will cover the unboxing, build, and bike fit. I’ll follow this video up with Part II and III covering the software configuration and finally an overall ride experience video after I’ve clocked up a few 100km on […]

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Indoor Cycling: Five Things That Have Changed

With a LOT of people turning to indoor cycling in recent weeks, maybe for the first time, maybe after dusting off their old turbo trainer for the first time in 15 years – Today I’ll go through a list of things that have changed in recent years for indoor cycling to get everyone up to […]

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Simple Zwift Setups: Direct Drive Smart Trainer w/ AppleTV HOW-TO

Simple Zwift Setups EP1: Everything that you need to get yourself setup at home for online interactive indoor cycling. The three core components in this video are: Your bike, a smart trainer (Kickr CORE), and the AppleTV 4K (32GB). This video takes you through each component and how to get everything setup via Bluetooth, no […]

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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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Canyon Officially Approves Bikes for Turbo Trainer Usage

Very welcome news from a Canyon press release on Nov 4th 2019. Canyon have officially approved a significant number of bikes for turbo trainer usage. The approved bikes are all Aeroad, Ultimate, Endurace, Grail, Inflite, Speedmax, and Exceed models. There are only two conditions: the trainer must clamp on to the bike’s rear axle, and […]

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Wahoo Announces Acquisition of The Sufferfest

July 8th 2019 Another shuffling of the deck chairs in the indoor cycling space that will no doubt be a topic of discussion for the next few days across the Internet and beyond. While not in the same pricing bracket as the Garmin / Tacx acquisition we saw earlier in the year, it’s an interesting […]

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