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Month: July 2017

My recommendation for indoor rower rowing shorts for erging on the Concept2

I’ve put a lot of meters onto my PM5-updated twenty-year-old Model C Concept2. While you can, and should, row in whatever shorts you have on–even pantsless if you own your own erg–there are some better solutions.  Concept2 Cotton Lycra Rowing Shorts Until a month ago, I was a true blue JL Racing / JL Rowing / […]

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Black JLRacing XXL Rowing Unisuit

Why should big, tall, chubby, fluffy, heavyset, and fat athletes wear rowing unisuits and wrestling singlets during their workouts?

UPDATE: both my boathouse, PBC, and I have mostly switched out allegiance from JL to Boathouse for their amazing rowing unisuits, which are much stretchier and forgiving and seamless and, while maybe less durable (we shall see) are quicker to dry and seem to be much more stretchy with a very generous sizing (the 2XL from Boathouse is much more forgiving and […]

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2017 Concept2 Summer Challenge Logo Large

Join the 2017 Concept2 Dog Days Challenge of Summer Challenge

The Dog Days of Summer are almost upon us! August 1–28, 2017! What better time for a Concept2 Challenge? Complete the Dog Days of Summer challenge by finishing each of the following four distance goals in the timeframes indicated and log them in your online logbook: Week 1, Aug. 1–7: 10,000 meters Week 2, Aug. 8–14: […]

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hardtail Harly Sportster Ape Hangers

A man’s salon is his castle

Does anyone remember Crow Bar? Downtown DC? Epicenter for Couriers and Bikers in the 90s? There was a handsome Italian-looking dude there who always parked his hardtail Sportster with tall ape-hangers right outside the bar. Maybe he was the Crow Bar DC bartender or maybe he was at the bar — no he was definitely […]

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