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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Thanks for the ideas for the rockers. How hard would it be kauak swap between the stable legs and the balance ones? Start Prev 1 Next End 1. If you are interested in reading the full story and evolution of this ergometer then you may read all about in this previous post. Does the design incorporate any of the electronics from the nordictrack to track distance and whatnot? If you don’t have the room, then an alternative is needed. I have been toying around with the thought of building one.

I had to check to kaywk sure I didn’t write this post. It is a little loud due to the cheap pulleys that I’m going to try to upgrade, but it seems like it might work. Thank you so much! Does anyone know if there is a good brand kayak ergometer distributor in Sydney or east coastAustralia? I recently competed on these machines in an indoor championship and can attest to the difference between my less costly erg and the GYM. Each side is separate rope using bungees for tension.


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. You are best served by searching your local area to see if a Nordic Track ski machine ergoometer available for purchase first, since buying the parts separately would be even more costly. Stroke2max Kayak Ergometers Tel: Jeff, the device can be built with either the square legs or the rounded ones and the video discusses both approaches.

Kayaj pleasure I would buy drawings but: World-Class Simulation The Stroke2max Kayak Ergometer, is a high-tech kayak simulator with an unparalleled efgometer water feeling.

These 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. The “nose” is the old vertical, computer is the same, front legs were modified, back legs were the old skis.

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Email required Address never made public. It is a lot smaller than a lot of other ergos on the market. It could be easily modified. You could get it in a few days.


Hello, I have two question. If it is an older ski model made with a wooden frame it will work. BTW, if there is anyone out there that is looking to sell their erg, let me know!

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Video of the week Video of the Week – Sharon Armstrong Does that include the Nordic Track fly wheel? The Stroke2max Kayak Ergometer is not only a leader in kayak realistic simulation but is also the most affordable Kayak ergometer on the market.

I have two question.

Last time I looked into it the only way you could get hold of a decent one here was to import from the US. It is a fantastic alternative kaak either paddling on water or a gym work-out, as it supplies such a hard aerobic and muscular workout. Its smooth at the catch and really does feel like paddling.

What is the estimated cost of materials? I got the inspiration from the kayakpro catchforce. I am looking on craigslist for a Nordic Track ski machine there are many of them.

I just got myself a Paddlelite Pro.