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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Email required Address never made public. I just need to figure out how to attach the weight better and it will be fully functional. But, if you want something that really simulates on-water training, the GYM is the machine for you. Top kayak races of — 1; The Youghness Monster Log in Forgot your password? Can you help me out I am not the most technical but I am willing to try anything because I really want this machine. Jeff, the device can be built with either the square legs or the rounded ones and the video discusses both approaches.

It seems that wider foot board might interfere with the ropes. The price was good and the build quality of the unit is excellent. Is there a sticker on the Nordic Track ski machines that will help with this? When its windy in Cape Town, Michele and I paddle on the ergo.

I was wondering if you had seen this difference on other Speedstroke machines? You are commenting using your Twitter account. It does not look like this one has that so I am confused as the link in the youtube video brought me here. Renpho Smart scale review. It did not ask for my address or email.


What’s the wave deflector for? I figured if one side at a time workout works well enough to develop this machine then I could easily make one on my own. Dianne, Your email address was indeed captured and came through via PayPal and your ordered was just processed.

I’ve been working on a weight lifting rower, building in my garage out of scrap wood. I believe the reason for this is due to the single rope which is being used on the Stroke2max which differs from the other two. I have been toying around with the thought of building one.

I have two question. Homemade kayak ergometer from Nordic Track ski machine.

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Definitely a cool looking erg. It looks like a less sexy version of the speedstroke, however the guts of it look to be the same. View all posts by Dave The Kayaker. Review of rooftop V-bars for Kayak Transport: Before and after pictures the before isn’t my exact unit, I never actually took a picture before I started Ok, Kayao can’t get picture to upload for some reason, they fail.

The machine isn’t set up to help with balance at all of course but this does allow for proper form. 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. I don’t want to pay for those machines either. 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. An air displacement turbine simulates water fluid dynamics and provides an almost unlimited range of resistance as the load is regulated by the pulling kaywk.

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The only trouble with the erg is ergomeer they’re a bit boring once you get past the hour mark so you’re limited to shorter workouts. However, It seems if you make the foot rest wider the ropes from the paddle will hit the foot rest. Each side is separate rope using bungees for tension. I recently completed the instructional video on how to build your own kayak ergometer from a Nordic Track ski machine. Protected by R Antispam. If you can spring for the new KayakPro Gym, that’s the one to get.


Thanks, Jeff Like Like. The video does, however, give you tips and techniques on how to get a ski machine for free or very little money. The WEBA Kayak Ergo is quality engineered using heavy duty components, looks good and can be split quickly into two parts for transportation or storage.

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As stated in the blog post, this assumes you will source and obtain a ski machine on your own to erbometer many of its parts, including the flywheel. In my opinion, the time spent on a good erg is more productive than on the water – if you already know how to paddle and balance a ski. You could get it in a few days.

As far as i know about that Put ergojeter together this weekend and it works great.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation. Ergomeetr Prev 1 Next End 1. I recently competed on these machines in an indoor championship and can attest to the difference between my less costly erg and the GYM. I would really like to have a monitor with it as it would help track my progress and help me keep pace. Couldn’t figure out how to use the big pad or the arm rope thing.