Author Archives: stelph82

About stelph82

I am a rower who is a lot of a technology geek as well!

Autofollow Drone and sculling

I have already shared this video on social media, but felt it is worth writing a short post about as well. Before I start talking about using a Drone, I will say make sure to check you local laws on … Continue reading

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Recommended Podcast – Browshowpodcast

With thanks to Sander who helped me stumble across it, I wanted to write a short post to strongly recommend you check out the browshow podcast (link below) Featuring Rod Siegel (sports scientist) and Bill Tait (rowing coach and technology … Continue reading

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Concept 2 logbook now exports to Strava, TrainingPeaks and FitBit

Previously an issue with the concept 2 ergo was that although it was very easy to upload the data to their logbook (either using the C2 logbook card or more recently their ergdata app), moving that workout data along to … Continue reading

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Rowe.rs workshop – why use biomechanics

An interesting post by the training platform site for rowers Rowe.rs where they describe a presentation made by guest speaker Connie Draper to talk about why to use biomechanics https://rowe.rs/why-use-biomechanics/ One of the main focuses in the article is the mention of measuring … Continue reading

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NK Empower wireless oarlock rowing power meter review

After announcing they were working on a power meter last year, NK have now released their empower oarlock onto the market bringing a power meter that promises to be accurate, easy to use and – most important of all – … Continue reading

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C2 static watts vs NK Empower Oarlock watts – A personal comparison

Just a short post on some findings using the Empower Oarlock – I am working on a review and I promise I will try and get it out as soon as possible! In testing the gate I had been wanting … Continue reading

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ErgIQ review – connecting your PM5 to your Garmin watch

ErgIQ is an app that has been developed to run in conectIQ – Garmin’s app development software – and let’s you connect your Garmin watch directly to your PM5 monitor to directly record data to your watch for uploading to … Continue reading

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