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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I know that it’s a drag to have it shipped, but you won’t regret the decision. Can you help me out I am not the most technical but I am willing to try anything because I really want this machine.

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.

Index Recent Topics Search. Last time I looked kzyak it the only way you could get hold of a decent one here was to import from the US. By the way might be somebody selling already made version, with please I would buy Thanks Like Like.

Homemade kayak ergometer from Nordic Track ski machine. I’ve been working on a weight lifting rower, building in my garage out of scrap wood.

It is a fantastic alternative to either paddling on water or ergoneter gym work-out, as it supplies such a hard aerobic drgometer muscular workout. Might still do it however wanted to give this a bump to see if anyone else has any erg experience. 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.


The Stroke2max Kayak Ergometer, is a high-tech kayak simulator with an unparalleled authentic water feeling.

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 have two question. 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. What modification would I have to make to the ergometer to accommodate a wider foot spread? I am going to ask the stupid and probably obvious question. Follow me on Twitter My Tweets.

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ergometsr I really would ergimeter not to break the bank, however I don’t want to buy something that would ultimately been disappointing and really hard to resell. I had an old drgometer for the concept II laying around. My video plans assume you are starting with a complete machine.

The device can be built with either the square legs or the rounded ones and the video discusses both approaches. 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. Review of rooftop V-bars for Kayak Transport: If you can spring for the new KayakPro Gym, that’s the one to get. Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.


Ergomfter, I have two question. Or for more information you should visit web portals. Your story matches mine. You are commenting using your Twitter account. That Nordic Track will work. Pretty much only purchased rope, bungee, pulleys, threaded rod. Erik wrote a great review of the SpeedStroke Gym for Surfski.

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.

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I paddle sea kayaks and my feet are more widely spread. But, if you want something that really simulates on-water training, the GYM is the machine for you.

As for tools, yes, assuming you also have screwdrivers and a spade bit or two for your drill you should be fine. I had to check to make sure I didn’t write this post. The seat I had laying around from when I replaced it on my rowing erg.

Put it together this weekend and it works great.

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I have been toying around with the thought of building one. I think it is also perfect to do a lot of solid training for kids at school. I have an old concept II as well.