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It’s OK to Slow Down – Just Don’t Stop

Lyn Huston used to refer to herself as "fat granny on the GO." No more. After trying running and walking, but suffering from knee pain, she discovered the comfort an ElliptiGO bike brings. She has since lost 42 pounds and started a "GO streak" that is approaching 100 consecutive days of riding.

Posted February 2, 2017 by David in Customer Stories, Rider Profiles, Rider of the Month, updates
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Choosing Healthy Over Surgery

Sonja Romijn understands that fitness comes from choices, not from turn-of-the-year whims. She went through an extended period of making poor choices, and they began to weigh on her. Literally. Two years ago, she weighed 140 kg (309 lbs) and was pondering gastric bypass surgery. Learn how she "chose healthy" and has lost 45 kg – nearly 100 pounds.

Posted January 5, 2017 by David in Customer Stories, Rider Profiles, Rider of the Month, updates
David Grigg riding an ElliptiGO Arc

Staying “Hip” in the Golden Years

David Grigg ran competitively in high school and college, then continued through his 30s. After decades of 50-65 mile weeks, the pounding took a toll. He rode mountain and road bikes, but he missed running, and treadmills and stationary bikes were too boring. Then he discovered an ElliptiGO Arc.

Posted December 12, 2016 by David in Customer Stories, Former Runner, Rider Profiles, Rider of the Month, updates
Jim Hansen

So Much Depends Upon …

In the Mathare Valley slum of Nairobi, Kenya, people are poor. Many children can’t even attend school. That is where people like ElliptiGO rider Jim Hansen come in. Hansen, a fifth grade teacher in New Hampshire, has made several trips to Kenya to help the teachers and schools, and he sponsors students through fundraising.

Posted November 10, 2016 by David in Customer Stories, Rider of the Month, updates
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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 David in Customer Stories, Epic Rides, Rider of the Month, updates
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
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
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
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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