Weslo Momentum G 3.8 Elliptical Review
treadmill Doctor Note :
If you only have $200 to spend, why not try the rip:60 workout? You will certainly get more value for your money than this sad excuse of an elliptical.
The Weslo Momentum G 3.8 is not worth buying. At $199, you might feel like you're getting a good deal, but you're being ripped off far worse than if you purchased any $1,000 elliptical. It's impossible to put together a decent machine at this price. Quality components cost money. Too many corners have to be cut to charge this little.
Ergonomically speaking, this machine is pathetic. Out of all the ellipticals that we reviewed only 3 offer a less natural range of motion. The lack of adjustability is even more concerning. The stride length is fixed at 12". This is shorter than usual, and you have to hope it works for your body type. If it doesn't, there's no changing it. The resistance levels are adjustable, so you do have some ability to align this machine to your fitness levels. Still, we haven't found a single elliptical with less options for adjustments.
As far as projected reliability is concerned, this model horrible. There isn't a single elliptical with a shorter life expectancy than this one has. The quality of parts used is also extremely poor. Considering we sell some replacement parts that cost as much as this entire elliptical, that isn't very surprising.
The noise levels of this machine are quite high. Most ellipticals make about the same amount of noise, but those that cost under $1,000 are typically slightly louder. This is one of the few models that makes significantly more noise. If you want a quieter machine, you'll have to pay a couple hundred dollars more for it.
The warranty on the Weslo Momentum G 3.8 is as bad as it gets. Parts and labor are covered for 90 days. This lack of coverage should tell you all you need to know about this elliptical.