So I have been seriously consider getting a kayak erg for this winter. When the weather gets really cold or the water freezes I would like to continue training. Does anyone know if there is a good brand kayak ergometer distributor in Sydney (or east coast), Australia? Last time I looked into it the only way you could . I recently completed the instructional video on how to build your own kayak ergometer from a Nordic Track ski machine. The plans and part list.

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My new design of a kayaking ergometer made from a Nordic Track ski machine. Thank you so much!

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I have an old concept II as well. It could be easily modified. But, try to ergomeger a Gym if you can. I have a Concept II model C in my basement that I enjoy a lot but would like be able to mimic the kayak stroke.

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ergometter When its windy in Cape Town, Michele and I paddle on the ergo. For tools, would a drill and jigsaw be enough or are there others I might need?

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I found that the Ergometef simulates the rowing action the best of all 3 that I tested. Full manual on how to convert a used nordic track ski machine to a fully functional kayak erg The erg works great kajak is just as fluid and water like as any commercial unit.


I am going to ask the stupid and probably obvious question. I own one brand of kayak ergometer and I use it regularly and it suits ergomwter needs. Every paddle stroke feels like a water stroke. BTW, if there is anyone out there that is looking to sell their erg, let me know! I was wondering if you had seen this difference on other Speedstroke machines?

I’ll post some pictures when I figure it all out. I don’t want to pay for those machines either.

View all posts by Dave The Kayaker. Please let me know if there is any problem with the email or the instructional video.

What modification would I have ergoketer make to the ergometer to accommodate a wider foot spread?

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Weba Racing Software enables you to run indoor kayak races via a PC and screen, or to set up group training sessions projected onto a screen to liven up indoor training. Can you help me out I am not the most technical but I am willing to try anything because I really want this machine.

The will not work. Which nordic tracks provide the correct flywheels? You will find other such DIY ergometers online but many of them are very long and look like they have bed frames attached to the front of the device which causes ropes to rub, require a eggometer of space, and are not really portable. Index Recent Topics Search.

Buy the video plans from the original designer! Stroke2max Kayak Ergometers Tel: I think it is also perfect to do a lot of solid training for kids at school. When the weather gets really cold or the water freezes I would like to continue training to make sure that everything is tip top for the spring.


It looks like a less sexy version of the speedstroke, however eryometer guts of it look to be the same.

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Especially with the K1. Your story matches mine. Kayak racer and fitness enthusiast in Charlottesville, VA. As stated in the blog post, this assumes you will source and obtain a ski machine on your own to use many of its parts, including the flywheel.

An air displacement turbine simulates water fluid dynamics and provides an almost unlimited range of resistance as the load is regulated by the pulling effort.

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What’s the wave deflector for? Hi, Ergomfter purchased your plans a while back. I recently competed on these machines in an indoor championship and can attest to the difference between my less costly erg and the GYM. Wich seems to imply the entire rope path needs to be wider?

I accomplish this using a bend nail and some hot glue. I just got myself a Paddlelite Pro. Would those be easy to incorporate or kyak get in the way?