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Elliptical Cross Trainer with Computer
List Price: $299.00

Our Price: $99.99

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Product Description

The Elliptical machine Provides a total body (legs, hips, buttocks, arms & shoulders), low-impact, cardiovascular workout for all family members, regardless of ability level. This unit resembles a walking or jogging machine. Your feet move in a natural elliptical motion, providing a no-impact workout for less stress on the joints. As you walk, your hands grasp poles that move in conjunction with your leg motion. This results in a smooth, fluid movement that tones arms, chest, back, hips, legs, and glutei. Better than a treadmill! Burns 5 times more calories than walking. Adjustable resistance dial. Dimensions: Length-34", Width-24", Height-60". Highest quality construction that will last for years that is comparable with any of the major manufacturers at a fraction of their cost. Instruction manual and all necessary tools for easy home assembly are included. Full factory warranty. Weight: 60 lbs. Compare similar machines at $249 and up! Buy direct from the factory and save! CUSTOMER COMMENTS: I just wanted to let the staff at golf outlets know that I love my elliptical bike. This particular bike is really a smooth ride and easy on the ankles, knees, hips and back. I've attached some before and after pictures so you can see what this machine did for me!!! A colleague of mine was so impressed at how fast i lost the weight he came over my house to see this machine that I'd been talking about, it took him all of 30 seconds of riding it before he asked me where he could purchase one! Andy - Levittown, NY.

Features:
  • Adjustable Resistance
  • Handlebars also lock in place when you want a "free running" workout
  • Strides forward and reverse
  • Lightweight, compact and wheels away for easy storage

Customer Reviews:

  • Extremely noisy !
    I bought this back in November '08 and have been using it 3-5 times a week since then. For awhile it worked fine. It took 3-4 hours to assemble as I tried to analyze the instructions, Talmudically. I began using it, and noticed that I was substantially pitching forward. This was mostly corrected by lowering the handlebar height, to the lowest possible level (I am 5 foot 3, I think a taller person would need the handlebars to be higher). For the first few months I think it was a decent value for $99, although I think at my height and weight (130 lbs.) I am at the upper limit of what this machine would comfortably and safely accommodate. There are times when the machine feels like it's about to tip over, so you don't want to be a 6 foot, 240 lb. person using it. I have a thick Vogue magazine under the front to keep me from pitching forward.

    Several times nuts and bolts have come flying off. I've managed to get them back on before the whole thing falls apart, except for one very thin donut-shaped thing, which broke in half.

    The big problem now is that there's a very loud, annoying noise inside the front wheel. Whether it's a loose bolt flopping around or something else, I don't know. And I don't know how I'll find out, since the wheel is enclosed. If it were just my own annoyance, I might be able to live with it, but I have a neighbor below me and I'm concerned that she can hear this annoying noise. I bought two rag rugs from Target that I'm going to slide under it; hopefully that will diminish whatever noise and vibrations she can hear, but it's quite annoying nonetheless.

    On the plus side, the machine has a small footprint for those who have space constrictions....more info
  • Great buy ...so far
    I bought this right after X-mas because I needed to elevate my activity level a bit and get a little more exercise. I wasn't ready to spend a lot of money on one until I knew I would use it. I absolutely love it. Easy to assemble, quick delivery and compact enought for my small house. My daughter in law and daughter loved it too. But by the time I went to order 2 more they were all gone. Please, Please get some more....more info
  • Small, sturdy machine
    I bought this machine because I have a small apartment, and am very pleased with it. My boyfriend reported that the directions for assembly were not well-written, but that was able to figure it out. The machine is very sturdy, and does the job. It's nothing fancy, but it's well-made and a good value. ...more info
  • Used it for a week and it broke!
    My mom bought me this for christmas. I got it out, built it according to the directions. The first time I used it, it realy hurt my feet but putting the 2 x 4 under the front helped. The second time and the third time the pedal fell off! You have to constantly tighten them. The fourth and final time...the the right pedal, plastic, broke in half! Don't buy this machine, spend a little more money and get something that will last. And no i'm not 300 lbs so it's not because of that! I weight 150 and just wanted to get toned...not on this machine....more info
  • Great Elliptical
    This item is awesome. No bells and whistles, just a simple, sturdy-feeling elliptical for less than $100.

    Like everyone says, it makes you "lean forward" way too far and cramps your toes, but it is easily remedied by placing a 2x4 under the front support....more info
  • A good value for a basic workout
    This machine is most suitable for those who live in small spaces and/or want an inexpensive basic cardiovascular workout. Both apply to me, living in a 270 square-foot studio in Manhattan and not wanting to shell out big bucks to join a gym that I know I wouldn't go to on a regular basis. If you have similar problems, then this is a good option for you.

    It was pretty easy to put together, best done with two people. I assembled mine with my father, who, being the mechanical engineer that he used to be, put the whole thing together without so much as glancing at the instructions--still, I think it would be pretty easy even if done alone.

    I agree with other reviews that it's probably less ideal for people taller than, say, 5'7". The arm bars come pretty close to my chest, and I am 5'3". It's obviously not going to be the nice, smooth elliptical experience that one would get in a gym, but given the price and the size, I wouldn't have reasonably expected much more. It is more like an upright bike with arm bars. Also the resistance is a little bit on the weak side for me, but that can be adjusted by manually tightening the belt (I finally looked at the instruction manual the other day). I wouldn't necessarily trust the flimsy digital device, I would buy your own heart rate monitor to really gauge how cardio your workout is....more info
  • Used it for a week and it broke!
    My mom bought me this for christmas. I got it out, built it according to the directions. The first time I used it, it realy hurt my feet but putting the 2 x 4 under the front helped. The second time and the third time the pedal fell off! You have to constantly tighten them. The fourth and final time...the the right pedal, plastic, broke in half! Don't buy this machine, spend a little more money and get something that will last. And no i'm not 300 lbs so it's not because of that! I weight 150 and just wanted to get toned...not on this machine....more info
  • Great value buy
    After recieving this item, I was able to assemble and use this device in less than half an hour. It is very easy to use, and even if though I don't notice a difference in adjusting the tension dial, it still does well to give me a good cardio work out. My only complaint about this product is that after a few uses, an odd squeek developed that is mildly annoying....more info
  • problem and sorry i purchased....
    well, i thought i was getting a good deal on this exercise bike for my daughter; it arrived in a timely manner and it was packaged well; but while putting it together, i realized they had sent me two of the same bolts, right's only and i needed a left bolt; so i called customer service and they were nice and promised to send one out to me; and they did-
    so i had one side already put together; was just waiting on the left bolt and when it arrived; it would not screw in; the threads are messed up or something else is not right; i can't get the bolt to screw in!!!

    so i've had this piece of fitness equipment for almost a year now and it has not been used! i wish i could return it but i quickly trashed the box it came in...

    sorry i purchased this; too many problems-...more info
  • Good value - avoid UPS
    This elliptical was just what I expected - nothing too snazzy, but very workable for a fraction of the price of most other machines.

    As another reviewer mentioned, the machine gives off some rather intense vibrations when you're using it. This might be a problem if you live in an apartment as I do and are worried about bothering your downstairs neighbors. I welcome suggestions as to how to correct this problem (padding, WD-40, anything). Be sure to tighten everything up regularly - I've already had nuts and bolts flying off during the two times I've used it. Regardless, I find the quality of the machine to be surprisingly acceptable, and it's a real steal for ~$140 shipped. You can set up the handles to be fixed or moveable depending on your preference. We'll see how it holds up - but it's cheaper and more convenient than a gym membership!

    One more thing: UPS really messed up the delivery of my order, but this has nothing to do with the item, the seller, or Amazon. I'd just like to forewarn you that if you have a 60 lb. package scheduled for delivery by UPS to a Manhattan address, you may be disappointed (and/or find yourself dragging it across the city from their shipping warehouse).

    When I called to inquire about a 'Delivery Exception' to my package, a service agent in UPS's FL office related to me the woes of the NYC UPS driver - how pressed they are for time, how they have little time to verify the name at a particular address, etc. The bottom line is that my package was correctly addressed and it was a mistake on UPS's end. After some struggle with the agent over the phone (at work), I was given a 2.5 hour window to pick up the package from an address several blocks from the nearest subway station. UPS service personnel at the shipping center kept me waiting an additional 20-30 minutes while they retrieved the package. Not a pleasant way to spend a Friday evening, and not something I would expect from a company that advertisers 'what they can do for you'. Imagine dragging a 60 lb., awkwardly-shaped package across Manhattan streets and subway system? Perhaps you should add another $20 into your shipping equation for the cab fare home.

    I will be avoiding UPS for any important deliveries from here on out. It's not worth the hassle....more info
  • protius
    This is a great product. This will be my second cross trainer. My first cross trainer was purchased 7 years ago and have trained for 5 bodybuilding competitions with it. My first cross trainer has alot of hard miles and still works fine. I purchased this one for my wife....more info
  • JUNK
    ITS NOT LIKE THE ORBITREK, IT GOES FORWARD AND SLOPES DOWN TOO FAR, I CANT USE IT, AND I CANT AFFORD TO SEND IT BACK JUNK JUNK JUNK JUNK, ILL GIVE IT TO LUPUS...more info
  • Terrific little machine, but a little loud
    I just received this yesterday and my boyfriend put it together within a half hour. Everything was packaged perfectly. Nothing was missing. I worked out on it for ten minutes just to test it out and it was pretty smooth. The one concern that I have is the noise level. I bought this because of all the great reviews, three of them which say that it is pretty quiet. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Perhaps I might be a little sensitive to the noise level because I live in an apartment building with a neighbor below me and not in a house where no one cares how much noise you make. I placed two mats underneath the machine hoping to give it some noise padding, but still it vibrates the floor and my boyfriend says that our neighbor probably thinks we have a subwoofer going when I'm working out. Luckily my neighbor doesn't have all her marbles and thinks the landlord is trying to push her out by putting speakers in her walls and bleeding noise into her apartment. However, when we do move into a co-op or condo, I can see how this might be an issue....more info
  • Not bad for $99, but not worth more either
    I just got the machine last week, it is easy to set up, and it feels sturdy enough when using it, although even at 5'9", my knees almost hit the handles.

    The problem I have with it, is that the back end is way too high, so you're always sliding downwards into the foot rests until your toes get crammed and you have to wiggle back. I think this is due to the frame being a stationary bike, thats been slighty tweeked to be an elliptical....more info
  • Great Elliptical
    This item is awesome. No bells and whistles, just a simple, sturdy-feeling elliptical for less than $100.

    Like everyone says, it makes you "lean forward" way too far and cramps your toes, but it is easily remedied by placing a 2x4 under the front support....more info
  • JUNK
    ITS NOT LIKE THE ORBITREK, IT GOES FORWARD AND SLOPES DOWN TOO FAR, I CANT USE IT, AND I CANT AFFORD TO SEND IT BACK JUNK JUNK JUNK JUNK, ILL GIVE IT TO LUPUS...more info
  • Great Deal. Great Shipping
    I was skeptical of the quality and build of this item when I ordered. But it really is a great value if you are not wanting to spend $400+ on an elliptical. Shipped quickly and easy to put together....more info