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Bruno Pollet

Rider Climbs Mountain; Builds a Community

Following the spirit of Sir Edmund Hillary, Bruno Pollet set off in July to be the first person to climb the Col du Tourmalet on an ElliptiGO Arc. “I asked myself, ‘Why not test the Arc on it?’ I thought it would be quite the challenge.”

Posted August 9, 2016 by David in Customer Stories, Former Runner, Rider Profiles, Rider of the Month, Uncategorized, updates
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Special Bike Found a True “Loving Home”

Will Billau is the fortunate winner of our “Loving Home” bike giveaway. We re-connected with him a few months after he received his "new" bike to get his thoughts about the experience with this very special bike.

Posted August 9, 2016 by David in Customer Stories, Former Runner, Rider Profiles, 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 David 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 David 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 David in Customer Stories, Epic Rides, updates
Alexander-Bibby - ElliptiGO Rider of the Month

After Double-leg Amputations and Hip Replacement, New ElliptiGO Rider Evolves

Alexander Bibby is just like many other ElliptiGO elliptical bike owners. He sought out an effective fitness device that enabled him to enjoy his workouts outdoors. Alexander Bibby is nothing like most other ElliptiGO owners. He is a bilateral, below-the-knee amputee. Due to complications from congenital birth defects, both legs were amputated when he was three years old.

Posted June 22, 2016 by David in Customer Stories, Rider of the Month, updates
ElliptiGO Rider of the Month Kia Calderon-Dillon

Rider of the Month Truly Gives of Herself

You really can find anything on the internet. Our rider of the month, Kia Calderon-Dillon, has found endurance rides to do with her mom, parenting tips on caring for her three kids, plenty of volunteering opportunities in her community . . . and a way to donate one of her kidneys to a stranger.

Posted May 3, 2016 by David in Customer Stories, Rider of the Month, updates
Juan-Reque-ElliptiGO

Rider Conducts Own Experiment on Effects of ElliptiGO Riding

Juan Reque, a physical therapist and long-time runner, suffered a torn meniscus that limited his running. After a patient described the ElliptiGO bike, Reque took one for a test ride. Immediately, he knew it was a good workout. To test the efficacy of ElliptiGO training, he devised an experiment comparing ElliptiGO and road bike cycling with running.

Posted April 7, 2016 by David in Current Runner, Customer Stories, Rider of the Month, updates
Amanda-Eccleston-Millrose-2016

Even Elite Athletes Have Limits

Say “stress fracture” to an elite runner and chances are you’ll elicit a wince. The rigorous demands of training and competing at a world-class level can bring a finely tuned body to its knees. Amanda Eccleston knows that all too well. Fortunately, she discovered how an ElliptiGO bike can keep her in top condition while reducing the pounding and chance of injury.

Posted March 9, 2016 by David in Current Runner, Elites & Teams, Rider Profiles, The ElliptiGO project, updates