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Old 06-12-2006, 09:24 PM   #1
Richard Boulet
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Hello people I do not run that often and would like to know anybodys opinion on the concept2 rower, I did check one out at a fitness store and think it a good fitness machine any feedback would be appreciated. Thanks
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Old 06-12-2006, 10:09 PM   #2
Don Stevenson
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A quick search of this site will tell you that everyone here thinks that the Concept 2 is THE rower to own.

If I had the cash i'd buy one in an instant!
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Old 06-13-2006, 03:05 AM   #3
Eugene R. Allen
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Go to and check out the site. The C2 erg is THE machine to have, no doubt, no question, no hesitation. I have one and as a triathlete who trains specifically for endurance I can report that the C2 can turn me into a quivering bag of useless flesh faster than just about anything else. The more I use it the more impressed I am with the fitness of rowers. Simple. Not easy but simple. Sit down. Strap in. Pull hard. Throw up. Hmmm. Great T-shirt slogan.

Get one. I promise you will not regret the purchase. You may develop a hatred for how it makes you feel, but you will be amazed at the challenge it gives you and the fitness gains it creates.
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Old 06-13-2006, 04:05 AM   #4
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C2's are great.
They my cost a little more than other rowers, but thats because they are a quality piece of equipment.... and will probaly out last us all

Go for it
"A happy C2 owner"
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Old 06-13-2006, 05:07 AM   #5
David Easton
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I managed to get one for £100 and it is by far the best piece of kit I have

Put 3 people through workouts today using it and all have the love/hate relationship with it!
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Old 06-13-2006, 06:24 AM   #6
Chris Burns
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I have a model B I picked up on craigslist for cheap and added a new ergo bar and foot holders. Works great, only problem is my wife is always using it.
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Old 06-13-2006, 06:28 AM   #7
George Brothers
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besides kettlebells and pullup bar, the concept 2 is something i use the most for my workouts. highly recommend getting one if it is in the budget.
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Old 06-13-2006, 09:26 AM   #8
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I've got one and I love it. An extra bonus is the online community, the WODs, and the training log over at
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Old 06-14-2006, 09:44 AM   #9
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Going to possibly pick a C2 rower today off of
Guy says nothing wrong with it. I there! $250
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Old 06-14-2006, 09:48 AM   #10
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There was a Mod B on Craigslist DC for FREE two days ago. I tried...and failed to get it...
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