Category Archives: indoor-rowing

Posts related to indoor rowing or the Concept II rowing machine.

Easy Erg – C++ Library for the Concept 2 Rowing Machine Released

I recently open-sourced some of my code. It’s a C++ library that wraps the API and provides an ‘Erg’ class. It currently it builds against an older version of the SDK – version 1.24 – and the current build system … Continue reading

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Review of Ergometer Testing for Rowers

This is a review of a new ebook I purchased from Row Perfect called Ergometer Testing for Rowers by Walter Martindale. The ebook is 10 pages of content plus a font and back sheet. Sections: Introduction Basic Physiology for Coaches … Continue reading

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A Journalist’s First Ergatta

Cleveland Plain Dealer columnist Zachary Lewis rowed his first 2K erg race and wrote about it. I’m just impressed with his time, that being only the 2nd time he’s ever rowed a 2K erg piece: Indoor rowing machines’ virtual experience … Continue reading

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The 2010 Hammer Indoor Regatta

The Hammer Ergatta to benefit Rivergate Park Boathouse is on Sunday, February 21 at the Saint Ignatius field house in Cleveland, Ohio. Regatta Central has full information. Until then you’ll have to settle for watching the Hammer Ergatta video.

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Blog on Rowing a 2K Erg Piece

Just found Concept 2 Crossfit, a blog with some great articles on preparing for and rowing a 2K erg piece. It’s well worth checking out.

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Graphing a 2K Erg Piece

This is a graph of last night’s baseline 2000 meter erg piece on the Concept 2 ergometer Continue reading

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(Unofficial) Concept 2 Online Logbook REST API

My unofficial interface to the Concept 2 Online Logbook is ready. This allows one to programmatically get information from the logbook (such as your total meters rowed to date) or to add workouts to the logbook from another program. For … Continue reading

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ErgMate Update is Available

An update to ErgMate is available at: http://powertwenty.com/ergmate/update.html. This fixes problems found with communication to the erg and calling power 10′s and 20′s. There is no need to download the full version if you’ve installed it once already, the update … Continue reading

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ErgMate 1.0 is now Available

I am pleased to say that ErgMate 1.0 was released today. ErgMate is a program used while rowing on the Concept II Indoor Rowing Machine. It helps you meet your goals by calling out information about the row – such … Continue reading

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Hammer Time

This Year’s Hammer Ergatta information was just announced: It will be at the John Carroll University Recplex on Sunday, February 22. This indoor regatta benefits a local collegiate rowing club, so if you are in the Cleveland area, come on … Continue reading

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