Category Archives: indoor-rowing

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

Erg-Piece Calculator

I found the old Erg-Piece Calculator I wrote back when I maintained the WRRA website. Since it’s been lost on that site, I thought it would be nice post it here. Just fill in two of the three fields and … Continue reading

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ErgMate Update 12/9/2008

Just a quick update. The first release is feature-complete. At this point I am just waiting on the voice vendor to complete an evaluation of the demonstration/trail mode. ErgMate will ship with a high quality voice that is a marked … Continue reading

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ErgMate Update 10/16/2008

While I’ve not posted any updates in some time (that’s what having a baby will do to you), I have been busy incorporating feedback from the early beta testing. The biggest new feature is a wizard that allows one to … Continue reading

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ErgMate Update 1/31/08

It’s coming! Beta testing revealed that new users can use a hand getting started. There’s going to be a wizard to help new users create sequences. I was going to post a screen shot of the flow, but that’ not … Continue reading

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Ergs, Breast Cancer, and the ‘”Row as Far as You Can” Challenge

This guy is doing the Concept 2 “row as far as you can” challenge this month, even though officially it is a team challenge this time. He wanted the time spent to have a bit more meaning, so he’s doing … Continue reading

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Concept II Video Contest

Voting is taking place now for the finalists in the Concept2 Video Contest. The contest started out slow, but the quality of videos has picked up over the last 3 weeks. The final videos are all pretty funny, but I … Continue reading

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ErgMate Update 2/19/2007

Now that our local ergatta is over, I was able to work on and release a new Beta version of ErgMate. The first official release will be soon. The program is stable and I am mostly tweaking it and the … Continue reading

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ErgMate Update: 2/8/2007

Just finished wrapping up the first Beta Version. A little more testing and a few additions to the help file this evening and ErgMate will go beta tomorrow morning. I am stoked. There is a preliminary screencast showing an overview … Continue reading

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The Oartec Erg

The Daily Erg has an interview with Matt Roach of Oartec. The Oartec is a new rowing simulator coming out on the market. The elevator pitch is that it “… has been designed … as a training tool to help … Continue reading

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ErgMate Update 1/31/07

The Beta release is so close I can taste it. My goal is to get the first release to those of you in the Beta program sometime this week. I’ve entered feature-freeze for the first release, which means from this … Continue reading

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