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ElliptiGO Bicycle: Low-Impact Running

We’re pleased to announce a solution to problems from running injuries due to high impact!

ElliptiGO provides a great way to get fit and stay active for years to come, enabling you to take low-impact weight-bearing exercise outdoors.

Although many different names have emerged recently for it – including elliptical exercise cycle, stand-up bike, outdoor elliptical trainer, and others – the 8S from ElliptiGO is a fitness device that emulates running by virtue of the four attributes characteristic of an elliptical bicycle:

  1. It has two wheels.
  2. It’s used outdoors.
  3. It’s powered by an elliptical motion that emulates running.
  4. In terms of speed and handling, it performs like a conventional road bike.

Just add the ElliptiGO 8S and helmet to your regular running outfit to get the closest substitute for the outdoor running experience – without the risk of injury from high-impact!

Like running, the ElliptiGO 8S can give you an efficient and effective cardiovascular workout, but with the following advantages over running:

  • Low-impact workout is much less damaging to the body.
  • Quicker recovery, more intense training, and fewer days off.
  • High-performance speed for exhilarating thrills!

The idea for ElliptoGO began in 2005, when an Ironman triathlete had to give up high-impact running for low-impact exercise. The problem was he couldn’t find a low-impact running device on the market that could give him the benefits of an elliptical trainer and exercise outdoors. He joined forces with a mechanical engineer who was also a fellow Ironman triathlete. A partnership was born that delivered its first ElliptiGO bicycle in 2010 and is now trying to keep up with international demand.

ElliptiGO at Best of Kentuckiana Sporting Goods

Ride an ElliptiGO 8S today —  the first to arrive in Kentucky — exclusively at Ken Combs Running Store!

Ken Combs Running Store is the best place for you to get all the sporting goods you need to achieve fitness in the Kentuckiana region.

It’s why more people in the region say the Best of Kentuckiana sporting-goods store is Ken Combs Running Store. Come by or call us today!

Ken Combs Running Store
4137 Shelbyville Road
Louisville, KY 40207
Tel: (502) 895-3410

Discussion

2 thoughts on “ElliptiGO Bicycle: Low-Impact Running

  1. It’s here! The first elliptiGo in Louisville was delivered at Ken Combs today! Stop by and check it out!

    Posted by Tracy Harris | April 6, 2011, 1:08 pm
    • Max cadence tested at 85-90 rpm
      At 85 rpm in 8th gear, equivalent to riding at 30mph
      They say cruising speed is about 15mph, with 20-25mph possible for strong riders.

      Higher drag coefficient prevents riders from exceeding 30mph on descents (because going faster would probably be scary)

      Gears are contained “in the hub” so the gear can be changed while not in motion

      Posted by kencombsrunningstore | April 10, 2011, 5:42 am
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