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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Here is a link: I just got myself a Paddlelite Pro. Its smooth at the catch and really does feel like paddling. 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. I had to check to make sure I didn’t write this post. Definitely a cool looking erg.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. View all posts erglmeter Dave The Kayaker. Each Stroke2max Kayak Ergometer comes with an easy adjustable quick release footrest, and has a fully adjustable fan resistance according to iayak users weight and further High Resistance adjustments to accommodate a higher resistance and the greater forces that can be applied when sprinting. The device can be built with either the square legs or the rounded ones and the video discusses both approaches. As for the models of Nordic Track skier, if it is an older ski model made with a wooden frame it will work.

Thanks, Jeff Like Like. The Stroke2max Kayak Ergometer, is a high-tech kayak simulator with an unparalleled authentic water feeling. Kayak racer and fitness enthusiast in Charlottesville, VA. BTW, erfometer there is anyone out there that is looking to sell their erg, let me know!


By the way might be somebody selling already made version, with please I would buy Thanks Like Like. It seems that wider foot board might interfere with the ropes. What is the estimated cost of materials?

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You are commenting using your Twitter account. With pleasure I would buy drawings but: The ergometet is the old vertical, computer is the same, front legs were modified, back legs were the old skis. If you are lucky enough to have gotten one with working electronics then yes. 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. For tools, ergoometer a drill and jigsaw be enough or are there others I might need?

Brand new product which simulates the motion stereotype of paddle sport for test and training.

For some reason my version of the SpeedStroke Gym does not have this height adjustment feature. 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.

Published by Dave The Kayaker. What’s the wave deflector for? My kayak club has had one for over 10 years and it is still going strong. Can you help me out I am not the most technical but I am willing to try anything because I really want this machine. It’s smooth like butta’ and has an impeccable catch and stroke simulation.

I know that it’s a drag to have it shipped, but you won’t regret the decision. Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

I try to search on ebay. You should search that. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here 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.


If you can spring for the new KayakPro Gym, that’s the one to get. Jeff, the device can be built with either the square legs or the rounded ones and the video discusses both approaches.

My video plans assume you are starting with a complete machine. Hi Dave, I try to search on ebay. I recently competed on these machines in an indoor championship and can attest to the difference between my less costly erg and the GYM. How hard would it be to swap ergoemter the stable legs and the balance ones?

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Other less expensive models that work well exist, though. Obviously re-used a lot of the old ski machine, in fact made it a priority to use only and all the parts from the machine. So I have been seriously consider getting a kayak erg for this winter.

It could be easily modified. Protected by R Antispam. Please revise, I will organize purchase. This leads me to many different options, some of which are pretty darn expensive. The foot position you use for your Kayak Ergometer has your feet almost touching together — looks like a surf ski type position to me. Pretty much only purchased rope, bungee, pulleys, threaded rod. You might want to check on local availability first, but this video will also offer tips on how to get one for a great price or even free.

The paddlelite is out of Germany but there is an Australian distributor.