Tim Rieger was facing a three-pronged challenge. He was looking for a way to raise $10,000 for his favorite charity; he was two weeks away from the start of his ultra-running season; and he had just developed a stress fracture.
If you could spend a week with few responsibilities beyond riding your ElliptiGO along a beautiful wooded, lakefront course, would you jump at the chance? Katie Blau, our Rider of the Month for July did.
This month, we are excited to announce Lamorna Brown Swigart and Malinda Walker as our Co-Riders of the Month! They are both proud ElliptiGO owners, relying on each other for encouragement and strength to accomplish their recent ride, "Circle the Bay for Breast Cancer" in San Francisco.
This month, we are proud to announce Jim Hansen and Barnadette Flynn as our May Co-Rider(s) of the Month! These two former, competitive runners both share the love for their ElliptiGO and the low-impact workout it provides.
This month, we are proud to announce Amy Glen as our April Rider of the Month! Amy was just recently introduced to the ElliptiGO, and is already making great strides in the community. In April, she rode over 1000 miles!
This month, we are proud to honor Rick Bienias as our March Rider of the Month! After a month of serious riding (both on the ElliptiGO and bicycle), it was an easy and unanimous decision to give Rick the ROM honors.
This month, we are proud to honor Simon Gutierrez as our February Rider of the Month! Simon was 2nd overall and the top Age-Graded performer (AG% 87.22) at the USATF XC Champs last month. This is no small feat, and are so proud of his accomplishments.
Jim is one of about 20 ElliptiGOers around the world trying to qualify for this year’s Paris-Brest-Paris event by completing the series of Brevets de Randonneurs Mondiaux from 200 km to 600 km.
Rick Hermelin has been named the December 2014 ElliptiGO Rider of the Month after completing an inspirational year of riding that saw Rick cover 10,000 miles for 2014.
Sherry LaBree is just coming up on her 1-year anniversary of being an ElliptiGO owner. Even though she sustained an injury at a marathon in January and could barely walk for 12 weeks, she wanted to see if she could still achieve some of her running goals.