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  • n  measuring instrument designed to measure power

  • Having twice won the world indoor rowing championship-fought out on ergometer rowing machines-Waddell was regarded as the fastest man in the rowing world.
  • Another group was experimenting with a bicycle ergometer, described as "a machine used for measuring the cost of physical work in terms of metabolism used in psychological .

  • Georgina Evers-Swindell in Marlborough Express
    It's been an amazing lifestyle and it's been like a dream job,Georgina said. "We had some great opportunities and met some very cool people and there will be aspects we will definitely miss, but perhaps not the training and the ergometer...
  • Bob Hewitt in Times Online
    Hewitt says: "Matthew Pinsent and James Cracknell had a big race on the indoor machine that year and I was thinking, 'Who are these guys? I want to be doing stuff like that'. You had to send in a predicted ergo [ergometer] time and Kev had sent in...
  • Michelle Guerette in Boston Globe (registration)
    I remember doing an ergometer workout one day and Betsy McCagg was a couple of ergs down,says Guerette.

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