Road Bike

Shimano Di2 Synchro Road Shifting: Details // Configuration // Switching Modes

This video will get you up to speed with Shimano Di2 Synchro Road Bike Shifting. What is is. What you need. How to configure it. How to enable it…. and more!   GPLama Di2 YouTube Video Playlist: https://bit.ly/2R1hsFr

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Cheap Disc Brake Calliper Alignment Tool

If you have disc brakes on your bike you’ve no doubt encountered that “schwing schwing schwing” at some point. It’s stuff of nightmares. When switching Mrs Lama’s disc rotors over to Dura-Ace SM-RT900 I discovered how convenient it is to use a little calliper alignment tool.   Links: Venzo Bike Bicycle Disc Brake Pad & […]

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Installing New Shimano STI Lever Hoods: The Easy Way!

Replacing worn Shimano STI lever hoods is a quick two minute task that can really refresh the front end contact points on a bike. Leaving the bike in the sun (or warming up the hoods with a hair dryer) and using an evaporative hand sanitiser to slip the new hoods on makes this a straightforward […]

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RapiLock Road Bike Modular Thru-Axle Kit w/ Hidden Lever

After seeing these on Instagram last week, I was keen to see if they were really as neat and tidy as they appeared. As it turns out, they are! Here’s all the details about the RapiLock Road Bike Modular Thru-Axle Kit with the hidden lever. RapiLock also sent over their Indoor Trainer Axle for me […]

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Shimano Di2 Upgrade Project: Giant TCR Road Bike Dura-Ace Di2 Conversion

This week I upgraded my older Giant TCR from mechanical Shimano Dura-Ace 9000 to Dura-Ace Di2 9070 (the electronic equivalent). I sourced the groupset from a Facebook ‘Triathlon For Sale’ group for a lot less than retail. This video covers the process I followed for the upgrade. It’s not a full A-to-Z how-to but it’ll […]

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Shimano DuraAce Di2 Upgrade Project: Unboxing // Updating // Di2 Diagnostics [SM-PCE1]

Since upgrading to Shimano Di2 on my main bike, I’ve always wanted the same crisp shifting on my older Giant TCR. This week I picked up a DURA-ACE 9070 Di2 groupset to complete this second upgrade. The 9070 is previous generation, but still fully compatible with current generation Di2. This video is the unboxing, testing, […]

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QUARQ DZero DUB Power Meter: Details // Install // Data Review

The QUARQ (SRAM) DZero DUB power meter has been put through the Lama Lab indoors and put to the test outside with brilliant results. Here’s the details, unboxing, installation, and data review from a number of rides. Stay tuned for more information around the recently released MagicZero calibration function. Quarq DZero DUB Power Meter Spider […]

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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. 🤔 Links: Contiental GP5000 (Tubeless / Clincher, Amazon US): https://amzn.to/34j1dYL GP5000 TL Tech Specs:

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CADEX Boost Road Bike Saddle: Details // Installation // Review

Switching up to the CADEX Boost saddle on my road bike for the last few months has been a very useful exercise after a few issues in the saddle department over the winter/indoor season. This video covers all the details and I give my take on it after a few 1000km. Cadex Official: https://www.cadex-cycling.com Specs: […]

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