Body Rider Fan Elliptical Trainer Review

Body Rider Fan Elliptical Trainer BR1830 by Body Max

Body Rider Fan Elliptical Trainer BR1830 by Body Max


Body Rider Fan Elliptical Trainer by Body Max

The Body Rider Fan Elliptical Trainer BR1870 by Body Max is one of the cheapest elliptical trainers on the market today. Obviously you shouldn’t expect it to be a quality fitness machine equal in performance to more expensive models.

It uses a chain driven fan wheel and from time to time you may experience some clicking noise associated with a chain drive system. Other than that, though it doesn’t have any fancy features, everything on this machine work smoothly and will do the fork if you’re not too tall and weight less than 250 pounds.

Though Body Rider Fan Elliptical is a basic machine, it comes with dual-action handlebars to benefit from both upper and lower body workouts.


Top Features


Full Body Workout

The Body Rider Fan Elliptical comes with motion handlebars to perform both upper and lower body workouts with low impact on your joints


Resistance can be adjusted to a desired level simply by a control knob controlling the friction belt tension.

Drive System

This elliptical is driven by a chain-driven fan resistance. It is reliable and smooth


Simple and easy to use multifunctional console shows speed, distance, time, and calories burned during workout


Includes a guide and workout video to get you started



  • User max. weight: 225 lbs.
  • Product weight: 58 lbs.
  • Stride: Short range of motion
  • Dimensions: 25 by 9 by 36 inches (L x W x H)
  • No electricity required
  • Frame Material: Steel
  • Assembly: Required
  • Warranty: Manufacturer’s 1 year limited warranty


Body Rider Fan Elliptical Trainer – Video Review


BR Fan Elliptical vs. Top 5 Performers in Under $200 Category

ELLIPTICAL TRAINERStamina 55-1610 InMotion E1000
Gazelle Edge
Exerpeutic 1000XL
Heavy Duty
Body Rider BRD2000
Body Rider Fan Elliptical
ELLIPTICAL TRAINERStamina 55-1610 InMotion E1000Gazelle EdgeExerpeutic 1000XLBody Rider Elliptical + BikeBody Rider Fan Elliptical - BR1830
RATINGWinner1st Runner UpTop 5 PerformerTop 5 PerformerCOMPARED
USD PRICE$99$99$199$159$130
PRICE-PERFORMANCE4.5 stars4 stars4.5 stars4 stars4 stars
EXPERT REVIEWExpert ReviewExpert ReviewExpert ReviewExpert ReviewExpert Review
RESISTANCE LEVELSTurn of a knobNo8 Levels of magnetic tension controlTurn of a knobAuto
RESISTANCE TYPEMechanicResistance by leaning back and forwardMagneticMechanicChain driven fan wheel
STRIDE LENGTHN/AFree13"13"Short range of motion
MAX. USER WEIGHT250 lbs250 lbs325 lbs250 lbs225 lbs
Contact HR sensor
DISPLAY TYPE AND FUNCTIONSElectronic fitness monitor displays: strides per minute, total strides, exercise time, and calories burned or scans all stats5-function workout computer tracks speed, distance, time, and moreLarge window LCD display that indicates distance, calories burned, time, speed, scan and target zone HR monitoringLCD console tracks your time, speed, distance, and calories burnedSmall LCD monitor shows time, distance, speed, calories, and more
Steel frame construction
Adjustable resistance
Large, non-slip pedals
Operates both in forward or reverse directions
Exercise glider for improved cardiovascular performance
Free range of motion
Elliptical motion eliminates any bouncy movement
The flywheel is dual directional for frontwards and backwards workout
Smooth and quiet operation
Both an elliptical trainer and an upright exercise bike
Adjustable seat that can be moved up, down, back and forward
Compact elliptical trainer with no electricity. Adjustable fan resistance for workout control
Dual-action handlebars allow upper and lower body workouts
DIMENTIONS20 by 12 inches43 x 28 x 53.8 inches
(L x W x H)
54 x 23 x 63 inches
(L x W x H)
36 x 28.5 x 57.5 inches
(L x W x H)
25 x 9 x 36 inches
(L x W x H)
UNIT WEIGHT36 lbs42 lbs76 lbs69 lbs58 lbs
WARRANTY1 year frame
90 days parts
90 days3 year limited1 year limited1 year limited


COMPARE 5 Best Elliptical Trainers Under $500 in 2018

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Winner1st Runner UpTop 5 PerformerTop 5 PerformerTop 5 Performer

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Best Fitness BFCT1 prosBody Rider Fan Elliptical – CONS Body Rider Fan Elliptical Trainer

  • May wobble under use
  • Chain drive system maybe a bit noisy
  • The stride is a little short

Best Fitness BFCT1 prosBody Rider Fan Elliptical – PROS

  • Easy to use
  • Low budget
  • Small in size
  • No electricity required for operation



Review Summary

Body Rider BR1830 is compact and low budget machine that doesn’t come without flaws. It has a short stride, and therefore the workout may not feel natural for tall people. In addition it may get noisy and wobbling when you start speeding/sprinting.

Despite the smallish size, Body Rider Fan Elliptical Trainer is still a fully functional machine that allows users to perform upper and lower body workouts.

The Body Rider Fan Elliptical Trainer offers a very basic performance, so you may want to use our table above, and compare it with the top performers within under $200 price category.


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