In the 2016 Chicago Marathon, after making ElliptiGO rides an integral part of his training, Brian Pilcher rewrote the record books as he passed through nearly every major checkpoint, establishing new U.S. 60–64 marks for the half marathon, 25K and 30K.
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."
A new study conducted by researchers from leading universities and hospitals in the United States found that just 30 minutes of moderate exercise, done five times a week, can save you $2500 a year.
In the 7th Annual World Championships of Elliptical Cycling, both the returning female and male champions defended their titles. Rusty Snow continued his stranglehold on the event, cruising to his fifth straight victory. Sarah Brown sliced more than 4 minutes off the women’s record that she set last year. She is now the fastest woman ever in the event by more than 12 minutes.
Olympic Marathon trials qualifier Brandon Birdsong could shake up the World Championships of Elliptical Cycling as a late entry to the elite field. Birdsong has been riding an ElliptiGO bike for cross-training and to stay active after tearing his peroneal tendon. He said, "The ElliptiGO World Championships, being uphill, sounds like an opportunity to test myself and the training that I have been doing."
ElliptiGO Inc. will offer two exciting and immersive opportunities this year at Interbike, the largest annual bicycle industry exposition in North America. In the main booth, ElliptiGO will have a first-of-its kind virtual riding experience, where attendees can climb onto an ElliptiGO bike mounted on a stationary trainer and choose one of three virtual group ride courses using the Gear VR headset. ElliptiGO will also be displaying its line of elliptical bikes at the outdoor Circuit test track.
Each year, the field for the World Championships of Elliptical Cycling includes track stars, ultra runners, triathletes, world record holders, American ninja warriors, sporting legends and more. This year will be no different. Here's a preview of the key contenders to keep an eye on during the 11.69mi, 4,209ft climb of the 2016 event.
John Van Barriger won our “Ultimate Marathon Pack” bike giveaway earlier this year. We checked in with him recently to see how he’s enjoying his new ElliptiGO Arc.
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.