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Awesome!

I bought this in the kickstart phase and waited nearly a year to receive it (thanks Covid). I’ve been using it about four months to test the durability before giving a proper review. This thing truly lives up to the hype. This unit fits in my tiny entry coat closet. I can take it out and assemble the rower in less than 30 seconds, and get an excellent full body workout in less than ten minutes. I was worried it would be wobbly or not be able to take a beating, but I was wrong. The weld joints are professional and super sturdy. The rower rig doesn’t slide at all, even on my wood flooring without a mat underneath. The Whipr base unit itself is also strong, the settings are easy to navigate, and I can pull like I would on any concept rower at the gym and it feels sturdy and strong. All around excellent product and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it to others.

Thanks Rebekah!

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Whipr base unit*
Greg Schuman
So Portable and Versatile

I had always wanted a rowing machine. Only problem: nowhere to store when not in use. When I saw the Whipr, I was instantly sold and ended up getting it with my stimulus money and as a present to myself for getting a new job. I've found that I have zero excuses to work out now, as all I have to do is just inflate the back of it and I can get a quick row or SUP workout before starting my day, rather than drive to the gym, change, work out (if the machines I want to use are even available), then get dressed again. While the demos show it working with a door, anything heavy will work just as well. I use a chest of drawers or a bookshelf.

All in all, it's a great product for those looking for a truly portable home or home away from home gym. You truly get your money's worth without the sacrifice of quality. Assembly of the rowing/paddling machine takes about 5-10 minutes.

Ease and versatility

I have loved that this machine is so light that I can carry it from my garage into the home for continued opportunity to move from intense workout (garage) to an easy row or paddle while I watch tv so I spend less time sitting. Couldn't do something like this with a larger piece of equipment. The affordability is also something that is appreciated since purchasing a standard rower was outside my budget. Now I not only have a rower, I have a paddle option and a ski option so my movement can change with my mood and motivation. WORTH every penny.

One word - « Fantastic »

Love it - great tool for recovering from a Knee surgery
Ski and SUP are great exercise
Great customer service

Magnetic pins (Row + Ski)

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Paddle, Ski, Row+ Bundle
Matthew P.
Fantastic versatile workout

Amazing workout with the SUP attachment and incredible movement. HR can be easily maintained or pushed without any issue to cadence. The realistic flow through the strokes is impressive.

Easy to setup. Indoor or outdoor workouts are quick and simple to setup. Ground anchor adds to the options. Tap the buttons, select program and your away paddling.

Great product and looking forward to training with other attachments.

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Whipr base unit*
Johnathan Brooks
Great little machine.

I bought two base units and the row accessory. So far everything has been great. My primary use was to help stay in decent paddle shape to improve my surfing. I can only surf a couple times a month, so this is a way to spend more time catching waves, than recovering from paddling. They work great. The surf handles/swim paddles aren’t very good. The plastic broke my second time using them. But the straps work great, so I’m happy with it. I only use the row accessory when I want same cardio, but don’t feel like running. It works fine for me. If your serious about rowing, this probably isn’t the best option for you. Overall I’m very happy with my purchase. It gave me exactly what I wanted for paddle conditioning, and has a bonus of giving me a decent row machine.

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Rower pulley wheel
Alfred Becerra

So much better using this when you row. Very effective!

Great Purchase - Love the Whipr

Love the product. Super well made, compact and versatile. Love the row, ski and sup accessories and the variety they bring to my workouts!! Highly recommend this product.

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Whipr base unit*
Sheree Caine
Whipr Rower

I have only used the rower a few times, but so far i like it. It's easy to use and i love that it's smaller in size. My only wish is that the foot pedals had heal cups.

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Whipr base unit*
Alec Hoag
Wonderful little erg.

Whipr is a great little erg. The hardware is excellent. The company is very responsive (and very busy!). There are some software bugs that need be worked out, but I’m confident that the company will continue to improve the product firmware and app. I’ve used the paddle (standing SUP and sitting on a box to “simulate" an outrigger). The rowing tension and cable/paddle action is just about right. Highly recommended.

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Row Accessory
EAB
Great build quality

Well made, attractive, with convenient connections, and smooth function. The row accessory and the Whipr base unit have fulfilled and exceeded the developers’ promised design.

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Whipr base unit
Gail Liberman
Dragon Boat Stroke

This machine works really well to aid me in perfecting my paddling stroke for dragon boating. I made my own paddle handle with a wooden dowel and hook it onto the loop in front. I can improve my technique, strength and rate with this machine. It's light, small and easy to store. I'm thrilled I found this product.

Thanks Gail!

Excellent build quality, function great

Family member backed the Base Unit. Once it arrived, (can you say “a-pandemic-teaches-patience”?) I trialed it by itself. Quality impressive, so we ordered the Row accessory. (Which came in mere days, as now in Feb 2022 Whip’r product is on-shore in USA.). Thrilled to have this very well machined and pack-able rowing machine. I’m a mechanic, and Whip’r row unit quality rivals some of my expensive folding ‘James Bond’ type travel bikes. Will use myself in home gym (near competitive partner’s Concept II’s) and then will bring on vacations and adventures so said partner won’t miss team erg workouts and say they “can’t go…”

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Paddle, Ski, Row+
D.B.
Great equipment

Very happy with the equipment. Only complaint is that when using two base units (ie kayaking) only one attaches to the phone via Bluetooth. I think they mentioned at one point this is something they’re looking into so hopefully they update the app to allow data from both bases at some point.

I’d definitely recommend for the kayak modality - haven’t put much use into the others.

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Row Accessory
Shane Somervile
Apple like

Whipr made an immediate impression!

The quality of the materials and tooling are sleek, look and feel great in the hand and to use. Even the sound of the click as accessories are added or taken off is impressive and bursts quality.

Very easy to put together and take apart for portability.

Looking forward to see how it performs over time.

Very clever, feels like everything has been thought off, designed, tested and made better.

Congratulations

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Whipr base unit
Samuel Boey
Packs small plays big

I've been using the rowing function 3x a week and it really gives you a bang for your buck. After each session, it packs up nicely into a suitcase which I can tuck away in the storeroom.

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Whipr base unit
Tim Loague
WHIPR Base Unit and Stand Up Paddle Accessory

Got the WHIPR base unit and have been using it as Stand Up Paddle board training and for general fitness training (variety in training). Took a while to get the unit but this is due to COVID ... I originally "backed" the product on Indiegogo.

So far I've it very good for training and it mimics Stand Up Paddle Boarding very well. I'm working towards getting the rower frame.

Overall I've found the product to be very well made and a great addition to my home gym and general fitness training.

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Whipr base unit
Roger Lawrence
Just what I needed for building fitness

I love this little machine. I've been using it for 2 weeks now, and am feeling the benefit already. I've a long way to go, but having the rowing machine downstairs makes it easy to build a daily habit. Looking forward to using the other accessories in time too

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"All in" - 10 Mode Package
Aaron Ping
Extremely portable and flexible

I have the rower, kayak, and ski attachments and could not be happier with my devices. I am particularly impressed by the ski attachment which makes these devices extremely portable and capable of supporting an enormous range of exercises. In fact, I recently took one device with me on staycation. How nice it was to get my workout indoors during the month of December!

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"All in" - 10 Mode Package
Dominique
Worth the wait!!

This product is even better than I expected. The fit and finish throughout are outstanding. I have the kayak/ski/row double unit with all of the attachments. I leave it out in my living room next to my yoga mat, but can easily tuck it behind the couch if I have company. HIGHLY RECOMMEND.

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Paddle, Ski, Row+
Liberator
Small box comes with a punch

Finally got this post Monday after finding the Kickstarter.

1. SUP- resistance works really well for me feel good connection. I could have used my old paddle but BP travel shaft I order with it solid and perfect for it

2. SKI- I just read review post about handle is hard to adjust. I agreed on that! Took me awhile to get it off. Seems like during the factory they must have tapped little too hard and rubber to rubber static making hard to lose it. I suggest some talc power wiped before slide so may help to release it.

Otherwise once adjust is done right works great. For me SUP definitely brings up Heart rate value good. I’m SKI. I used Level 9 and I don’t know if I feel huge change between 5 to 9 change. I had good pace is 1:50 to 2:05 so that was good with still sweat but I had heart rate stayed in 65%to 70% pushing.

In nutshell with portability and size I think unit does very well . If you compare to normal rowing or other flywheel equipment that you found at the gym will be really hard to compare but still perform like a champ. Can’t expect the same expectations.

Overall unit is wining products. Great replacement while lake is frozen this week to put my training in .

I didn’t get rowing package because I don’t like sitting part and I would probably use less and SKI is better alternative to SUP for lats and better cross training.

WHIPR ! Well done on product!

IG video https://www.instagram.com/jmizoguchi/tv/CZLRGApLhSx/?utm_medium=copy_link

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Row Accessory
Bob Park
Amazing!

I just received my unit and have to say that it’s amazing and well worth the wait! I got a great workout in 15 with minimal setup time. I especially love how compact it is, perfect for getting a low impact cardio fix.

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Paddle, Ski, Row+
pretty cool so far BUT.

Pretty cool so far. but worried about the inflated pillow anchor. Seems like it was a poor design to mount to doors. Eventually it will wear down?

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Paddle, Ski, Row+
T. Parker
Obsessed

Just got my Whipr and I love it. Recently opened my home gym and have been working on purchasing all the necessary equipment to make it CrossFit and Strength Training centered. The Whipr is great for my budget, and the dual modality of rower and ski erg allows for me to continue my favorite style of working out seamlessly and saves a ton of space. Highly recommend and I’m very happy with it!