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From Pure Cyclist to ElliptiGO Adventure Rider

When ElliptiGO newbie Thomas Moench was challenged to ride a 200-kilometer timed cycling event on an ElliptiGO bike, he immediately accepted.

Posted August 4, 2017 by Madeleine in Customer Stories, Epic Rides, Rider Profiles, updates

New Women’s 24-hour Distance Record

Kitty Vernooij, an ElliptiGO rider from the Netherlands, set a new women’s 24-hour distance record on an ElliptiGO bike of 229.9-miles (370km).

Posted June 13, 2017 by Tennille in Customer Stories, Epic Rides, records, updates

Brit Endurance Athlete Becomes 1st to “Everest” on an ElliptiGO Bike

Tim Woodier, a British endurance athlete has become the first person to climb the equivalent height of Mount Everest in one ride while riding an ElliptiGO elliptical bike. The feat, known as “Everesting,” required him to tally total elevation gain of 29,029 feet (8848 meters).

Posted May 30, 2017 by Tennille in Customer Stories, Epic Rides, Press Releases, records, updates

Relative Newcomer Breaks Two Endurance Records in One Ride

Tera Moody, a former World Marathon Championships competitor, has always been a fierce competitor. In her first distance event riding an ElliptiGO bike, she endured strong winds and a steady cold rain to achieve her goal of riding 150 miles. That only whet her appetite to go for a bigger challenge: the 24-hour mileage mark. But could she do it in a late winter ride, after training only indoors for three months?

Posted March 6, 2017 by Tennille in Customer Stories, Epic Rides, Events, Rider Profiles, Rider of the Month, records, updates
Plotting ElliptiGO route

GO Long, GO for Good

In just two years, Lamorna Brown Swigart has gone from someone who admittedly was not fit or athletically inclined, to riding her ElliptiGO bike more than 1100 miles from Oregon to Mexico. As she ticks off longer and bigger athletic challenges, she also raises funds for charities in her quest to "GO for Good."

Posted October 12, 2016 by Tennille in Customer Stories, Epic Rides, Rider Profiles, updates
ElliptiGO riders in Central Park

ElliptiGO Community Supports Rider in 6800-mile Odyssey

Tim Woodier, from Abergavenny, Wales (UK), rode a borrowed ElliptiGO elliptical bicycle throughout an 87-day, 6800-mile odyssey that took him through Canada and 23 states in the eastern half of the United States. Throughout his self-supported trip, he relied on the community of ElliptiGO owners for lodging, food and entertaining diversions from the road.

Posted September 13, 2016 by Tennille in Customer Stories, Epic Rides, Rider of the Month, updates
Stu Blofeld finishes WAWA

Blofeld Rides Longest Coastal Road in the World – in 7 Days

For many people, riding a bicycle 1300 miles (2100km) would be a very good year. Stuart Blofeld rode that distance in just over seven days to complete the first-ever Wild Atlantic Way Audax (WAWA), a timed event that runs the length of the longest coastal road in the world, skirting the entire western coast of Ireland.

Posted July 14, 2016 by Tennille in Customer Stories, Epic Rides, Rider of the Month, updates
Anna Thatcher Completes Death Ride

ElliptiGO Rider Continues Seven-Year Trend by Completing the Five-Pass Death Ride on an Elliptical Bike

Physical Therapist Anna Thatcher completed the 129-mile Death Ride, which features more than 15,000 feet of climbing. This marked the seventh year in a row that an ElliptiGO rider has finished all five passes of the grueling ride.

Posted July 13, 2016 by Tennille in Customer Stories, Epic Rides, Press Releases, updates
Andrew Nuttall and Stuart Blofeld

Riders Take on Personal Epic Rides for Fun and Self-Discovery

Several intrepid ElliptiGOers have tested their personal fitness and mental fortitude with epic rides in 2016. The goals for these rides are varied: from a youthful college celebration to a milestone birthday, from book-writing expedition to world records. But they all had one thing in common: showing what’s possible – if only to themselves.

Posted June 22, 2016 by Tennille in Customer Stories, Epic Rides, updates