Author Archives: Dave The Kayaker

About Dave The Kayaker

Kayak racer and fitness enthusiast in Charlottesville, VA. Flat water & downriver. I have a weird fondness for old-school boats.

Review of rooftop V-bars for Kayak Transport: KayakPro EZ-Vees and Goodboy Paddlesports Vbars

Many of us paddle competitive kayaks and surf skis which are much longer and narrower than recreational kayaks. As such, traditional kayak carrying racks, cradles, or foam crossbar pads aren’t sufficient since the crossbars on most vehicles are relatively close … Continue reading

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New fitness tracker review coming soon…

An iWown Fit P1 Power Sport Watch is on its way to me and as soon as I get it I will start my review. A waterproof, GPS tracker with heart rate variability (HRV) assessment is almost too good to … Continue reading

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Review of Kayak Pro EZ-Vees coming soon

Just got these V-bars at the end of the week and will review them soon. Buy through my Amazon affiliate link: Kayak Car Top rack.- by KayakPro

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Kayak ergometer plans from Nordic Track ski machine almost ready

Just finished the first round of edits on my “How To Build It” video. I need to shoot a little more to fill in some gaps and then the video will be ready. Definitely before the end of the month.

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I’m going to feel this one in the morning

Knowing February is my last month of lifting heavy in the gym before I transition to conditioning for kayaking season in March, I went a little beast mode in the gym after work today. I’m going to feel this one … Continue reading

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‘Settled Science’ Just Got Blown Up

Article in Investors Business Daily: “…a massive new study published in Lancet that followed 135,335 people in 18 countries on five continents. The study found that consumption of fat was associated with a lower risk of mortality, while consumption of carbohydrates was … Continue reading

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Reviews and the gear I use in my training

Most of you know I talk about brands I love and have no sponsorship arrangements with anyone.  If I ever get a free gadget for review I will disclose it.  If I ever have a financial incentive to promote a … Continue reading

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