Category Archives: Rowing software

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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New Kickstarter – Ergstick – Automatically record your C2 scores

The Concept 2 ergo has been the standard on land training kit for rowers for a number of years now with the Performance Monitor (PM) being its most useful part as it translates the effort that you put into every … Continue reading

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Oar Inspired and Rowing Telemetry – What can it do for me?

Recently there was a post on Rowing Related which talked about how technology can help in moving rowing forward which mentioned Oar Inspired as one of the interesting pieces of rowing technology coming, which is something I have talked about … Continue reading

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Rowing Chats – Alan Campbell on the Biomechanics of the Rowing Stroke

Following on from the last post highlighting the rowing chat service, I also wanted to expand on some comments that Alan Campbell made during his rowing chat which was related to rowing biomechanics. At around 8 mins into the interview, Alan was … Continue reading

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“Hull” acceleration on the water and on a Rowperfect dynamic erg

Rowing tends to be quite an unsual sport in that, unlike cycling or swimming, there are large portions of time during the recovery where you are not applying a force to move the boat forwards, meaning that a boat is … Continue reading

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