Compact-stride ElliptiGO bikes use a more vertical elliptical motion to provide a fast and effective workout. The motion feels familiar to first-time elliptical bike riders with its more circular motion; Working the quadriceps more than long-stride models.
Long-stride ElliptiGO bikes give the smoothest ride and are easiest on your joints. Through a more balanced muscle activation and running-like motion, long stride bikes provide the ultimate in comfort, performance and versatility.
Recreation – You enjoy getting outside and being active, and would enjoy a low-impact activity that gets you moving.
Fitness – You want to get your heart-rate up and break a sweat. Whether it’s getting in shape or staying in shape, you want to pump your cardio engine and feel the workout burn.
Performance – Whether you are cross-training for another sport or looking to race an elliptical bike up Palomar Mountain in the Elliptical Cycling World Championships, you want the ultimate in performance, comfort and competition.
<60min – You are looking for a low-impact cardio alternative to use as a daily exercise routine or as a supplement to your other workouts. The fact that elliptical cycling burns 33% more calories than a traditional bike means you can spend less time to get the same results.
60-90min – You are an endurance athlete of any ability looking to build additional fitness through the supplemented and substituted cardio of elliptical cycling.
90min+ – You want to test your endurance and tackle new challenges with extended workout sessions and long-distance cycling events, but want the increased comfort and caloric burn of an elliptical bike.
No – You are one of the lucky ones. You don’t have any mobility issues yet, but know that adding a low-impact exercise option will help you keep GOing year after year.
Somewhat – You’ve got some aches and pains, but can still manage most of your usual activities. The addition of an enjoyable, low-impact exercise experience to your cardio routine will allow you to continue pushing for years to come.
Yes – You’ve had surgeries – or need them – but your commitment to a healthy, active life means finding an effective low-impact cardio option that gets you outside and breaking a sweat!
Indoor/Outdoor – You want the flexibility to bring your workout indoors from time to time when weather, daylight or “life” fail to coorperate with your workout plans!
Outdoor Only – You scoff at the idea of bringing this bike indoors and removing it from it’s natual (outdoors) element!
**The Arc may still be the ElliptiGO bike model recommended for you based on your other selections, but it is not currently compatible with stationary trainers. If you will be required to use a stationary trainer with your ElliptiGO elliptical bike, please select one of our long-stride options.
All of our elliptical bikes share the benefits of elliptical cycling; However, finding the right bike for you includes having the proper balance of features, performance and budget. We want you to find your best match, so knowing your price range will help us suggest the best product to suit your wants and needs.