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September ’18 Rider of the Month Jim Cremer

September is Team Challenge Month and the Global ElliptiGO Riders Club is buzzing with amazing rides and comradery during this annual event. This month, we’re excited to honor an ElliptiGO Enthusiast Extraordinaire for their incredible performance during the 2017 Team Challenge, as well as for all he does for the ElliptiGO community.

Posted September 11, 2018 by Meg in Customer Stories, GERC, Get on the map, Rider of the Month, updates

Tips For Travel With Your ElliptiGO Bike

Do you love to travel? Curious how to incorporate riding into your trip? We asked Tom to share his top tips for exploring a place you haven’t been before both on and off the bike.

Posted September 11, 2018 by Meg in Customer Stories, Pointers & Tips, updates

Lou Panaccione Rides For Cancer Research

When Lou Panaccione learned that his colleague and friend Duncan Finigan had been diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, he was drawn to help. Lou, CEO and co-founder of OOFOS and a lifelong athlete, knew that a long distance event could be a great means of fundraising for cancer research. Duncan suggested the Pan-Mass Challenge -- and that they complete it on ElliptiGO bikes!

Posted August 3, 2018 by Meg in Current Runner, Customer Stories, Former Runner, Rider Profiles, updates

ElliptiGO Team Spotlight: Loudoun Valley High School

Loudoun Valley HS Coaches Marc and Joan Hunter started integrating ElliptiGO training in the 2016-2017 season and have seen considerable success at all levels of ability, now adding more ElliptiGO bikes into their team resources. In the 2017 XC season, the boys’ team became the first program in Virginia history to score a perfect 15 points (placing 1-5) in the Virginia State Championships. They then went on to win the NXN National XC Championships, and continued that momentum into a record setting Track & Field season. We talked more with the Hunters about how ElliptiGO training has impacted their team success and has also impacted the way they coach these large programs. Keep reading to learn more.

Posted July 16, 2018 by Meg in Customer Stories, Elites & Teams, updates

Checking In with July ‘15 ROM Katie Blau

You may remember Katie Blau, who we featured as a Rider of the Month in July 2015. Back then, Katie was just beginning to tackle long distance events on her ElliptiGO. At the time, riding RAGBRAI was just a dream – and now Katie has made it a reality!

Posted July 9, 2018 by Meg in Customer Stories, Events, Rider Profiles, Rider of the Month, cycling stories, updates

A Letter to Idai Makaya from the Global ElliptiGO Riders Club

Earlier this year, ElliptiGO expert and enthusiast Idai Makaya invited you to participate in the Longest Ride Challenge. As Idai makes his final preparations for his 2,700 kilometer (1,700 mile) round trip journey between John o’Groats and Land’s End using his ElliptiGO bike, Jane LeGore and Jim Cremer have penned a letter to Idai on behalf of the Global ElliptiGO Riders Club and ElliptiGO enthusiasts around the world. This is their message.

Posted June 19, 2018 by Meg in Customer Stories, Epic Rides, Events, GERC, records, updates

Larry Rode Around the World

There are no limits to what Larry Kirby can do. As of May 16, he has ridden 25,944 miles and 2,171 hours on his ElliptiGO 8C, our most popular elliptical bike model. He’s averaging an impressive 120 miles each week!

Posted May 17, 2018 by Tennille in Epic Rides, Rider of the Month, updates

Bilateral Amputee Overcomes All Odds In Build Up to the London Marathon

While most people training for a marathon experience the inevitable hiccup or two, ElliptiGO athlete Brian Reynolds had some significant challenges to overcome in his build up to the London Marathon – namely, a leg infection and emergency gall bladder surgery.

Posted April 5, 2018 by Tennille in 8C, Current Runner, Customer Stories, Elites & Teams, Rider Profiles, updates

ElliptiGO Athlete Spotlight: Katie Mackey

ElliptiGO elite athlete Katie Mackey is a professional runner for Brooks Sports, specializing in the 1500m, 3000m, and 5000m distances on the track, but also having success on the roads and in cross country. 

Posted April 5, 2018 by Tennille in Current Runner, Customer Stories, Elites & Teams, Rider Profiles, updates