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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When its windy in Cape Town, Michele and I paddle on the ergo.

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The video does, however, give you tips and techniques on how to get a ski machine for free or very little money. It did not ask for my address or email. You can buy the flywheel and bearings as spare parts…and if you do that I can make measurements of everything else and email them to you.

If you are interested in reading the full story and evolution of this ergometer then you may read all about in this previous post. If you don’t have the room, then an alternative is needed. What’s the wave deflector for? Protected by R Antispam. Log in Forgot your password?

The will not work. If it is an older ski model made with a wooden frame it will work. The following user s said Thank You: The kayak seating position is height adjustable and can be either fixed or rotating and ergoneter retrofit add-on kit means the machine can easily be set-up for use by single-paddle canoeists.

Does that include the Nordic Track fly erbometer I was researching a couple of different models and tried out a few of the gym type ones but I like the feel of the paddlelite pro and had a really comfortable seating position. I want to do the same mod. Weba Science Software is an advanced analysis package which allows you to connect to a PC and live record your training or transfer stored training sessions from the monitor for deeper analysis. You can also easily regulate fly-wheel drag for additional flexibility.

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View all posts by Dave The Kayaker. As for the models of Nordic Track skier, if it is an older ski model made with a wooden frame it will work. Before and after pictures the before isn’t my exact unit, I never actually took a picture before I started Ok, I can’t get picture to upload for some reason, they fail.

It’s smooth like butta’ and has an impeccable catch and stroke simulation. The machine isn’t set up to help with balance ergometet all of course but this does allow for proper form. Is there a list of models somewhere that have the correct parts? I believe kaayk 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.

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Ergometerr plans assume you will be able to obtain an older style Nordic Track ski machine made from a wooden frame as you will be using some of the mechanical and wooden parts from it.

Powered by Kunena Forum. What modification would I have to make to the ergometer to accommodate a wider foot spread? Put it together this weekend and it works great. That Nordic Track will work. Pretty much only purchased rope, bungee, pulleys, threaded rod.

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. Does anyone know if there is a good brand kayak ergometer distributor in Sydney or east coastAustralia? I recently completed the instructional video on how to build your own kayak ergometer from a Nordic Track ski machine.

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Which nordic tracks provide the correct flywheels? Video of the week Video of the Week – Sharon Armstrong Wich seems to imply the entire rope path needs to be wider? Might still do it however wanted to give this a bump to see if anyone else has any erg experience.

My new design of a kayaking ergometer made from a Nordic Track ski machine. I have a weird fondness for old-school boats. So I have been seriously consider getting a kayak erg for this winter. Log in Forgot your password? The WEBA Kayak Ergo is quality engineered using heavy duty components, looks good and can be split quickly into two kayaj for transportation or storage.

You should search that. 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. There is a magnet in a sleeve on the shaft that you must use and then mount the sensor close enough to it to detect the revolutions.

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I am looking on craigslist for a Nordic Track ski machine there are many of kaywk. 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. Or for more information you should visit web portals.

How do I know which will work? I just got myself a Paddlelite Pro.