Best watch for rowing?

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Happy Rower
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Best watch for rowing?

Post by Happy Rower » April 30th, 2019, 1:40 pm

Hi There
I'm new to all of this and would like to track my progress with a Garmin or similar activity tracking watch. Can anyone recommend one? Ideally one that links up with the erg to share data (if that's possible?).
Thanks in advance
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Allan Olesen
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Re: Best watch for rowing?

Post by Allan Olesen » April 30th, 2019, 3:45 pm

Hooking up to the PM is problematic. Older Garmin watches supported it natively. Newer Garmin watches don't.

There is a third party IQ app for newer Garmin watches, called ErgIQ, which is supposed to be able to connect to the PM, but it is not without problems.

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Re: Best watch for rowing?

Post by Happy Rower » May 7th, 2019, 12:22 pm

Thanks for your response Allan, that's really helpful.

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Re: Best watch for rowing?

Post by badge48 » May 7th, 2019, 3:08 pm

You might try linking ergdata to Strava and then linking strava into an Apple Watch.
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Re: Best watch for rowing?

Post by Happy Rower » May 8th, 2019, 4:02 am

Thanks Badge48, much appreciated

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