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Resale Pricing of Oars and Speed Coach? (UK)

I have currently taken a break from rowing for a while, and i am looking to sell Concept 2 Smoothie PE and speed coach with training pack. I was wandering what a good resale price for both these items would be?

Both are in good condition, however blades are scratched …

UK Waiting List

Hi,

Just wondering about the accuracy if the waiting list times to the UK.

I signed up on 19/5 and the email today states 12 weeks from today 6/7 🥺.

Looking at mid August as per the email but I’m wondering if it’s accurate?

I started in the gym back …

iPad mount/holder for C2 Model D?

I’m trying to find a good ipad mount for the C2 (new C2 owner). What do you use and what do you recommend?

C2 sells one for $65, but there’s no info about it anywhere and its website just has a couple of pictures. The iPad looks off-center which gave …

Update: my mother is selling my erg.

She changed her mind. I’m keeping the erg! Before this happened she used my computer to delete the previous post (I have my login info saved), so that’s why it’s gone. But then we talked and she listened to reason and this all got resolved. Thanks for the support and …

Tricks of the trade kind of things for concept2 erging

So I got a Concept2 recently and have been following an online plan. One thing dawned on me though when I was reading someone talking about doing a charity row for 100k distance or something. Someone mentioned get some bubble wrap on the seat. I don’t know if that was …

erging to get into (rowing) shape

As someone who’s almost 100kg (220 freedom units) and is in possession of an erg, what should I be doing. In addition to eating right, I’ve heard mixed things on here about UT2, steady state, HIIT, etc.

I can do steady state at a really sluggish pace, like 2:30/500m at …

Best Rowing Clubs in UK

I’m from Canada and looking into perhaps living somewhere in the UK in the fall and hopefully compete (if travel restrictions allow it of course). If anyone has tips on the most competitive clubs that would welcome a new rower in the UK that would be very very appreciated. There’s …