I understand why people like bicycles. I understand why people use elliptical machines in the gym. I do not understand why anybody would pay $1500 for a “street strider”.
Don’t worry, it gets even worse.
“The StreetStrider gives you the combined benefits of jogging, skiing and cycling, but without the physical stress on your joints and body.”
No, I guarantee you this does not provide the combined benefits of all those sports, and it has the distinct disadvantage relative to those activities of making you look like an idiot. Doubt me? Check this out:
Am I right, or am I right?
The normal price is $2500 and for $400 additional, they’ll sell you a kit that enables you to use it indoors. If you’re tempted to do so, consider spending the money on analysis instead.
There’s a sale at the moment, so you can get the “strider” for $1500 and the embarrassing conversion kit for $300.