Elliptigo - Run without Impact

Published 12/12 2011 10:08AM

Updated 12/12 2011 12:12PM

So what's an elliptical bicycle? At its core, the ElliptiGO 8S is a fitness device that emulates running outdoors without the associated impact. The ElliptiGO 8S combines the best of running, cycling and the elliptical trainer to deliver a low-impact, high performance workout - outdoors.

Many different names for the product have emerged recently, including elliptical exercise cycle, stand-up bike, mobile elliptical trainer, mobile cross-trainer, and outdoor elliptical trainer. Regardless of the moniker, there are four fundamental attributes of an elliptical bicycle:

  1. 1. It is used outdoors
  2. 2. It has two wheels
  3. 3. It is propelled by an elliptical motion that emulates running
  4. 4. It performs similarly to a conventional road bike in terms of speed and handling

tech specs:

  • Wheelbase: 54" (137 cm) Stride length: 16 - 25" (41 - 64 cm) Operating height: 50 - 57" (127 - 147 cm) Weight: 40 pounds
  • Cruising Speed: 15 mph (24 kph) Sprinting Speed: 23+ mph (37+ kph)
  • Total Length: 75" (190.5 cm)

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