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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Kayak Ergo

Kayak racer and fitness enthusiast in Charlottesville, VA. Not really, but adjust the length of the etgometer dowel last so you are comfortable. The video does, however, give you tips and techniques on how to get a ski machine for free or very little money.

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Renpho Smart scale review. As far as i know about that I accomplish this using a bend nail and some hot glue. I had to check to make sure I didn’t write this post.

Thanks, Jeff Like Like. For tools, would a drill and jigsaw be enough or are there others I might need? Thanks for the ideas for the rockers. Uffilation Offline Platinum Boarder Every paddle stroke feels like a water stroke.

I also have an old hydraulic rower Kwyak was thinking of scavenging the foot braces from. Start Prev 1 Next End 1. Especially with the K1. Found — lost kayak. Your story matches mine.

DIY Kayak Ergometer Plans now available! – Dave The Kayaker

My new design of a kayaking ergometer made from a Nordic Track ski machine. The only trouble with the erg is that they’re a bit boring once you get past the hour mark so you’re limited to shorter workouts. I have been toying around with the thought of building one.


What is the estimated cost of materials? 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 lot of space, and are not really portable. If you are interested in reading the full story and evolution of this ergometer then you may read all about in this previous post.

Might still do it however wanted to give this a bump to see if anyone else has any erg experience. However, if you really want an erg that is close to the on-water experience, I confess that the KayakPro Speedstroke GYM is beyond comparison. Which nordic tracks provide the correct flywheels? 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.

I really would prefer not to break the bank, however I don’t want to buy something that would ultimately been disappointing and really hard to resell. Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation. They are easy to use and is what all other kayak Ergos are based on.

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It does not look like this one has that so I am confused as the link in the youtube video brought me here. The paddlelite is out of Germany but there is an Australian distributor.

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The price was good and kayqk build quality of the unit is excellent. It is a fantastic alternative to either paddling on water or a gym work-out, as it supplies such a hard aerobic and muscular workout. Is there a sticker on the Nordic Track ski machines that will help with this?

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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here When its windy in Cape Town, Michele and I paddle on the ergo. Protected by R Antispam. I paddle sea kayaks and my feet are more widely spread. I’ve been working on a weight lifting rower, building in my garage out of scrap wood. It is a lot smaller than a lot of other ergos on the market.

DIY Kayak Ergometer Plans now available!

Log in Forgot your password? By the way might be somebody selling already made version, with please I would buy Thanks Like Like.

Does that include the Nordic Track fly wheel? Powered by Kunena Forum. Please revise, I will organize purchase. Hi Dave, I try to search on ebay. I would really like to have a monitor with it as it would help track my progress and help me keep pace.