Anyone tried the ElliptiGO bike? I saw one today....

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Anyone tried the ElliptiGO bike? I saw one today....

#1 Postby Baby Hercules » Thu Jun 14, 2012 11:41 am

This looks fascinating. Anyone been on it? http://www.elliptigo.com/



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Re: Anyone tried the ElliptiGO bike? I saw one today....

#2 Postby Broadway » Sun Sep 23, 2012 7:23 pm

I got one for my wife and myself. They are quite pricey. I would only recommed the 8 speed. The 3 is not enough and the 11 is overkill. If you are a long distance runner they are great for cross training. Many marathoners use this. I had a knee injury and could not run the needed 1.5 hour+ cardio needed multiple times a week. I run a short 4-5 miler one day, push hard on the ellipti-go two to three days, then run my 12+ one day. This works out well for me.

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Re: Anyone tried the ElliptiGO bike? I saw one today....

#3 Postby Mufflon » Mon Sep 24, 2012 3:40 am

Haha, they look like something fun to do. However, as you already said it's expensive.

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Re: Anyone tried the ElliptiGO bike? I saw one today....

#4 Postby VoodooSeb » Tue Dec 11, 2012 11:04 pm

I worked in a bike shop that sold those. Super fun and easy to ride, and one hell of a workout! I got the 8 speed up to about 42mph in our parking lot (absolutely true story!). It was pretty frightening but it handled a lot more stable than I expected it to at that speed. I can`t say I recommend going that fast to anyone else though. 27 years in BMX developing bike skills and I was still pretty nervous.

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Re: Anyone tried the ElliptiGO bike? I saw one today....

#5 Postby Mini Forklift Ⓥ » Wed Dec 12, 2012 3:10 am

After many years of triathlon, road cycling and lord knows what other endurance sports I just couldn't see myself on one of those things. They look fun, don't know how safe they are at speed though ?!
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