Category Archives: Dave The Kayaker

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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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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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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Homemade kayak ergometer from Nordic Track ski machine

Some of you know that back in 2013 I shared a YouTube video that showed my design for a kayak ergometer made from a Nordic Track ski machine. It was the first such design, to my knowledge, that introduced rockers … Continue reading

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Building a new kayak ergometer design from Nordic Track ski machines

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