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by Rowan McSheen
November 12th, 2019, 5:13 pm
Forum: Indoor Rowers
Topic: UK Service
Replies: 8
Views: 864

Re: UK Service

You don't say where you are in the UK. When I lived in Reading my erg received a service to mark its 10th birthday from a company called Rowgear, based in Henley. They did a good job.
by Rowan McSheen
October 28th, 2019, 6:57 am
Forum: Ergdata, Online Racing, Rowpro & RowIt
Topic: RowPro pace boat studio
Replies: 1
Views: 684

RowPro pace boat studio

Desired workout -- 10,000 metres, negative splitting so that 0-2500 is at 2:18, 2500 to 5000 at 2:15, 5000 to 7500 at 2:12 and to the finish at 2:09. Keyed as above into the pace boat studio, intermediate workout, RP automatically breaking 10k into four segments. But when I do the workout the pace b...
by Rowan McSheen
August 18th, 2019, 12:48 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Potentially a stupid question about pacing
Replies: 3
Views: 465

Potentially a stupid question about pacing

Just been idly looking at various training plans, advice, etc. Whenever I've seen pacing targets in the format of [distance] + whatever, I've always understood it to mean slower. So if 5K pace is 2:05 then 5K + 1 = 2:06. But in something I saw somewhere they clearly meant faster, so in the 5K exampl...
by Rowan McSheen
July 20th, 2019, 10:52 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training and smoking?
Replies: 40
Views: 1910

Re: Training and smoking?

Plenty of folk here saying the nicotine patches don't work, but they did for me.
by Rowan McSheen
June 13th, 2019, 9:00 am
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: Low resting heart rate
Replies: 29
Views: 2909

Re: Low resting heart rate

I underwent minor surgery under general anaesthetic several years ago. As I was lying on the table in theatre, my hr showed as 48. That was with a surgeon firing up his drill, an anaesthetist pointing needles at me, and some nice young ladies dressed up in nurse's uniforms (my favourite!) Normal res...
by Rowan McSheen
May 6th, 2019, 5:19 pm
Forum: Indoor Rowers
Topic: C_Breeze
Replies: 7
Views: 882

Re: C_Breeze

That's quite a serious fan, Carl :o I had a C-breeze for a while. My gripe was that I couldn't get it to blow cool air over all of me, only on one side. At the end of a workout I resembled an antiperspirant commercial - one side dry as a bone, the other dripping wet. Maybe I was doing it wrong, but ...
by Rowan McSheen
April 5th, 2019, 12:15 pm
Forum: Ergdata, Online Racing, Rowpro & RowIt
Topic: Yet another PC setup for RowPro
Replies: 5
Views: 1193

Re: Yet another PC setup for RowPro

Similar here. I have an old Lenovo laptop, i3 processor and no dedicated graphics, Windows 8.1 with updates switched off, running RowPro 4.3. It's all a bit clunky but it works. If the laptop were to die I'd probably try to buy a cheap refurbed or 2nd-hand one of similar vintage to replicate this se...
by Rowan McSheen
March 16th, 2019, 4:06 pm
Forum: Ergdata, Online Racing, Rowpro & RowIt
Topic: Any Concept 2 owners use RowPro?
Replies: 11
Views: 2226

Re: Any Concept 2 owners use RowPro?

I use RowPro for every session. As said above, the store of custom rows is good to have. That and the pace boat are my most-used features. I don't row online. Version 4.3, running on an old laptop that is used more or less just for this purpose. If it were to break down I'd probably replace it with ...
by Rowan McSheen
January 27th, 2019, 4:16 pm
Forum: Indoor Rowers
Topic: Lidl rowing machine
Replies: 1
Views: 940

Lidl rowing machine

(For those outside Europe, Lidl is a German discount supermarket)

Their rowing machine looks very similar to the C2, with a couple of minor tweaks: https://www.lidl.co.uk/en/MiddleofLidl. ... 9890&ar=15

I assume there are enough differences to fend off any action for plagiarism?
by Rowan McSheen
January 24th, 2019, 10:18 am
Forum: Indoor Rowers
Topic: RowPro uploads not reaching C2 logbook
Replies: 5
Views: 759

Re: RowPro uploads not reaching C2 logbook

Digital Rowing report an issue at their end. They're working on it.
by Rowan McSheen
January 21st, 2019, 5:12 pm
Forum: Indoor Rowers
Topic: RowPro uploads not reaching C2 logbook
Replies: 5
Views: 759

Re: RowPro uploads not reaching C2 logbook

I shall see how tomorrow's workout does, and if still no joy I'll contact C2 and Digital Rowing.
by Rowan McSheen
January 18th, 2019, 5:54 am
Forum: Indoor Rowers
Topic: RowPro uploads not reaching C2 logbook
Replies: 5
Views: 759

RowPro uploads not reaching C2 logbook

Yesterday's workouts are not showing in my C2 online log despite RowPro telling me they've been uploaded. No error messages, no changes made to my PC setup etc.

Before I contact them - anyone else having this issue, or is it just me?
by Rowan McSheen
October 18th, 2018, 1:55 pm
Forum: Indoor Rowers
Topic: Unfamiliar sound at the catch
Replies: 5
Views: 1160

Re: Unfamiliar sound at the catch

Thanks guys. Come to think of it, although I do lube the chain I've not done so for a while. Hopefully that's all it is.
by Rowan McSheen
October 17th, 2018, 9:51 am
Forum: Indoor Rowers
Topic: Unfamiliar sound at the catch
Replies: 5
Views: 1160

Unfamiliar sound at the catch

When back into position for the catch and next stroke ... a kind of "tick" sound from the front of the machine. Like someone flicking a piece of cardboard with their finger. Not very loud, and only noticed it because I hadn't yet put the music on. Don't remember it being there before. 10-year old mo...