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4th Annual ElliptiGO Winter Classic Attracts Riders from Across the Country

More than 50 people gathered in Scottsdale, Ariz., for the 4th Annual ElliptiGO Winter Classic, which was the first event organized by the recently formed Global ElliptiGO Riders Club. Attendees represented 10 states and came from as far away as Florida, New Jersey and Massachusetts. The Classic featured group rides on Saturday and Sunday for riders of all levels. After the rides, attendees enjoyed a variety of activities, including sand volleyball, lounging poolside, dancing and socializing.

Posted January 19, 2017 by David in Events, Press Releases, rally weekend, updates

Seven Ways ElliptiGOers Train Indoors

ElliptiGO owners love riding their bike! But sometimes the weather doesn't cooperate, or maybe it's a great day to stay inside and focus on the workout (or catch up on some TV shows). Whatever the reason, ElliptiGOers have found many creative ways to ride their steed indoors. Check out these setups.

Posted January 10, 2017 by David in Training & Research, updates

Car-free trails set to welcome riders

If you’re looking for wide open spaces to ride your EllipitiGO bike, two trail systems across North America are ready to welcome you with open arms.

Posted January 10, 2017 by David in updates
Global ElliptiGO Riders Club logo

Riders Club Cranking Up Activities and Challenges

Since the announcement in October of the new Global ElliptiGO Riders Club, the Club’s leaders have been busy laying the foundation for an exciting first year. The Winter Classic, the first event under the Club's management, is this weekend. Following that will be the new "Get Out and GO" (GOGO) Challenge.

Posted January 10, 2017 by David in Events, Programs, updates

Blazing a New ElliptiGO Trail

On the roads and wooded trails of Eastern France, people have reported sightings of an interesting new character – a man sporting a wide smile as he whizzes by on a stand-up bicycle.

Posted January 9, 2017 by David in Customer Stories, Rider Profiles, updates

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
ElliptiGO athletes

ElliptiGO cross-training speeds return to competitive running

Kyle Merber is a professional middle distance runner whose primary goal for the 2016 season was to qualify for the Rio Olympics in the 1500m. But when he suffered a sacral stress reaction that took him away from running for a full five weeks, he began cross-training on an ElliptiGO elliptical bike. The fitness he built up allowed him to salvage the season and still qualify for and compete in the Olympic Trials final.

Posted November 15, 2016 by David in Current Runner, Elites & Teams, Rider Profiles, 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