New Firmware October 2019 – Hammerhead Karoo

Hammerhead has just released one of their larger, monthly software updates, this time there is integration with Shimano Di2 and Garmin Varia. (v1.95.686.3) The Di2 capabilities on the Karoo vary depending on the exact components you have. Di2 can just be shifting but the higher-end shifters also have buttons on top of the hoods which…

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Great North Trail – Full Route (GPX, TCX, FIT, TBT)

Cycling UK has just announced the Great North Trail in the UK. The end plan seems to be to link the North and South of the UK with a mostly continuous trail route. Which is a cool objective, right? Today’s announcement is for an 800-mile stretch which goes from the middle of England (Derbyshire) to…

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New Firmware April 2019 – Hammerhead Karoo

Return to main Hammerhead Karoo Review The new v1.42.600.3 firmware for the Karoo is a reasonably nice update and the exact details are shown further below verbatim from Hammerhead. The main part of this update is the move towards LARGE OFFLINE MAP REGIONS. Previously there was always an extra step required to ensure the correct…

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New Firmware March 2019 – Hammerhead Karoo

Return to main Hammerhead Karoo Review There were some nice additions to the Hammerhead Karoo’s features last week. As usual, these were a combination of adding some features that their competitors already have and then sneaking in a little innovation or two here and there. For those of you who do lots of hills, the…

Hammerhead KAROO – Now Due October

Hammerhead announced a slight slippage of their highly anticipated KAROO bike computer. looks like it’s now shipping in October (Source: HAMMERHEAD) They are changing the their antennae ‘system’ to deliver this: We have packed it with the ability to connect to WiFi, ANT+, Bluetooth, 3G, GPS, and GLONASS. This has created the most broadly compatible…