Pedego Denver-Downtown Opens With Mile-high Fun Fifth Pedego Electric Bikes Store in Colorado

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., June 23, 2016 — One of the most bike-friendly cities in the nation just made a new friend, as Pedego® Electric Bikes Denver-Downtown opens its doors. Co-owners Terry and Jean Gehrke are excited to be bringing world-class Pedego Electric Bikes to the Downtown area. To celebrate, the couple is hosting a Grand Opening Celebration on Tues., June 28, and the public is invited to attend.

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Pedego electric bikes have proven so popular in Colorado that Pedego Denver-Downtown is the fifth store in Colorado. The Gehrkes also own the Pedego Denver-North store, located at 7100 Broadway in Denver. There are also Pedego stores in Aurora, Breckenridge and Vail.

“Denver residents and visitors alike can enjoy our hundreds of miles of dedicated bike paths and marked bike lanes thanks to powerful Pedego electric bikes,” Terry Gehrke said. “The whisper-quiet electric motors help riders soar up hills and slice through headwinds.”

The new Pedego store is only two blocks from the Colorado Convention Center and right in the heart of the hotel district. “From Pedego Denver-Downtown’s location, tourists can easily rent electric bikes or take guided tours to see the sites, and their stay in Denver becomes absolutely spectacular as they zip around town,” said Jean Gehrke.

The Grand Opening Celebration will be attended by local dignitaries from the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, executives from California-based Pedego Electric Bikes and members of the media. Refreshments will be served, and the public is invited to attend. Attendees will also receive “rent one, get one free” certificates to use at a later time.  RSVPs are required by Friday, June 24. Call Jean at 303-222-0009.

MEDIA MEMBERS ARE INVITED TO JOIN THE GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION

WHAT:           Grand Opening Celebration with ribbon-cutting, free test rides and refreshments

WHERE:         Pedego Denver-Downtown Electric Bike Tours, Rentals and Sales
1338 Tremont Place, Denver, CO 80204 Phone: 303-222-0009

WHEN:           June 28th, 2016 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

WHO:              Pedego Denver-Downtown owners Terry and Jean Gehrke and Cassidy Castleman of Pedego Corp.

CELEBRATION SCHEDULE:

9:00 a.m.         Open House & Free Test Rides

11:00 a.m.       Ribbon Cutting, Grand Opening Party and Cake

12:00 p.m.      Pedego Free Fun Ride and Food Truck Tour — Civic Center Eats

2:00 p.m.        Ride returns to Pedego Denver-Downtown

RSVPs are required by Friday, June 24. Call Jean at 303-222-0009.

Pedego Denver-Downtown offers free test rides as well as sales, rentals and tours. Those interested in tours may select between guided and self-guided options that make a Pedego ride extra fun. For riders who prefer to explore on their own, Pedego Denver-Downtown offers rentals by the hour (2-hour minimum), half day or full day, with 2-hour rentals beginning at $49. Rentals and self-guided tours are available immediately with guided tours available beginning in July.

“We are delighted to celebrate the opening of the fifth Pedego store in Colorado. Pedego’s electric cruisers, commuters, mountain bikes, folding bikes and fat-tire bikes are going to prove extremely fun and functional for our friends in Colorado,” said Pedego Electric Bikes CEO and co-founder Don DiCostanzo.

About Pedego Denver-Downtown

Pedego Denver-Downtown is the region’s premier dealer in Pedego electric bikes. With their whisper-quiet motors and powerful lithium ion batteries, Pedego bikes flatten hills and make headwinds a breeze, so riders can enjoy more miles and reach destinations with a smile. Pedego Denver-Downtown is open daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and is located in the heart of downtown Denver, between 13th & 14th at 1338 Tremont Place. Pedego Denver-Downtown provides test rides as well as rentals and tours on Pedego electric bikes. Rentals start at $49 for 2 hours, with $20/hour thereafter, for standard Pedego Comfort Cruisers. Premium models, such as Interceptors and City Commuters, can be rented for only $59 for 2 hours, $20/hour thereafter. The store also offers sales of Pedego electric bikes. Call 303-222-0009 to arrange a free test ride. Visit PedegoDenver.com or email info@PedegoDenver.com to learn more about these amazing bicycles and Pedego Denver’s new Downtown location. One ride and you’ll be saying, “Hello, fun!”

About Pedego

Pedego Electric Bikes, the fastest growing electric bicycle company in the United States, manufactures 10 high-quality, innovative models, including cruisers, tandems, commuters, fat-tire bikes, mountain bikes, cargo bikes and a convenient electric folding bike. Sold at 70 Pedego-branded stores and hundreds of independent electric bike dealers worldwide, Pedego’s stylish “pedal or not” electric bikes boast powerful, whisper-quiet motors that let riders sail up hills and breeze through headwinds with a smile. Available in hundreds of color combinations, Pedego electric bikes deliver a green alternative for transportation, exercise and recreation — transforming lives with fun and delight.  Founded in 2008, Orange County, California-based Pedego inspires riders to say, “Hello, Fun!” For more information, please visit http://www.pedegoelectricbikes.com/.

 

 

Pedego Electric Bikes Plans Grand Opening for New Fountain Valley Corporate Headquarters

Public Is Invited to Join in World’s Largest Electric Bike Parade in Support of HomeAid OC

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FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., June 7, 2016 — Pedego® Electric Bikes, the world’s leading electric bike brand, has just rolled into expansive new corporate headquarters in Fountain Valley, Calif. The Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, June 18, will include the world’s largest electric bike parade, expected to set a record in the Guinness Book of World Records. The public is invited to participate in the 12-mile ride to Newport Beach. Pedego bicycle rentals are available at no charge to the public on a first come, first served reservation basis.

Pedego is also proud to support HomeAid Orange County, a non-profit organization with a mission of building new lives for homeless families and individuals through housing and community outreach through Development, Service and Advocacy. Pedego is donating proceeds from the bicycle ride as well as a Pedego Electric Bike for HomeAid OC’s annual gala.

“Pedego has enjoyed exponential growth from the start, going from a small location in Irvine to our new 38,000-square-foot facility in Fountain Valley plus more than 70 retail stores,” said co-founder and CEO Don DiCostanzo. “Our new home in the heart of Orange County will provide the space we need to supply our global retailers network with top-quality Pedego electric bikes.”

THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO JOIN THE GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION

  • WHAT: Pedego’s day-long Grand Opening Celebration filled with fun activities

11:00 a.m.       Local business luminaries will officiate at the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

11:30 a.m.       Pedego-hosted luncheon for all attendees

1:00 p.m.        Media reps are invited to interview Pedego experts and owners and then enjoy a tour of the new facility.

1:30 p.m.        World’s Largest Electric Bike Parade; 12-mile round-trip ride to Newport Beach.  RSVP to participate in the parade is required.

3:00 p.m.        Reception at the Pedego Experience Center with refreshments and Karaoke

  • WHERE: Pedego Electric Bikes, 11310 Slater Ave., Fountain Valley, CA 92708

(Near Euclid and Slater)

  • WHEN: Saturday, June 18, 2016, starting at 11:00 a.m.
  • Public RSVP: http://pedegoparty.com
  • Press RSVP: Sandra Eckardt, Pedego PR, (949) 400-2258 or

Sandra@EckardtStrategies.com

Photo: Co-founders Don DiCostanzo and Terry Sherry zoomed to the top of the electric bike industry with Pedego Electric Bikes.

“Those new to electric bikes should expect a fun and easy riding experience during the parade,” said CEO Don DiCostanzo. “Pedego electric bikes will flatten hills and power through headwinds. We might also break a world record for the largest parade of smiles!”

About Pedego

Pedego® Electric Bikes, the fastest growing electric bicycle company in the United States, manufactures 10 high-quality, innovative models, including cruisers, tandems, commuters, fat-tire bikes, mountain bikes, cargo bikes and a convenient electric folding bike. Sold at 70 Pedego-branded stores and hundreds of independent electric bike dealers worldwide, Pedego’s stylish “pedal or not” electric bikes boast powerful, whisper-quiet motors that let riders sail up hills and breeze through headwinds with a smile. Available in hundreds of color combinations, Pedego electric bikes deliver a green alternative for transportation, exercise and recreation — transforming lives with fun and delight.  Founded in 2008, Orange County, California-based Pedego inspires riders to say, “Hello, Fun!” For more information, please visit http://www.pedegoelectricbikes.com/.

 

 

 

Riders on Bike Path

OC Register: Electric Bike Riders attempt to set Guinness World Record

The Orange County Register covered the Grand Opening of Pedego Electric Bikes’ new headquarters in Fountain Valley, California. The article focuses on the record-breaking group of over 300 electric bike riders that rode from Pedego’s new facility to Huntington Beach. The fun grand opening event also included free food and drinks, live entertainment, karaoke, and two Pedego Electric Bikes were raffled off. HomeAid Orange County, a local non-profit serving the homeless population, was there to raise awareness and Pedego generously donated $10,000 to their cause.

“On a hot Saturday afternoon, (over 300) bicyclists on colorful electric beach cruisers rode on the bike lane on Slater Avenue as part of a trek taking them 12 miles round-trip from Pedego’s new headquarters in Fountain Valley to the end of the Santa Ana bike trail in Huntington Beach, and back.”

Riders attempt to set Guinness World Record for the most electric bike riders

Pedego Electric Bikes Uncork Full-bodied Fun in Central California Wine Country

Pedego Los Olivos Offers Self-guided Tours, Rentals and Sales

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FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., June 1, 2016 — The new Pedego® Los Olivos electric bike store is bringing a fresh kind of fun to the Central California wine country with top-of-the-line Pedego electric bike models available for rent and self-guided tours. In the heart of Santa Ynez Valley, historic Los Olivos is considered a prime bike rental destination for its scenic paths rolling through a relaxing countryside setting. Pedego Los Olivos will celebrate its grand opening on Saturday, June 4, and the public is invited.

“Santa Ynez Valley is a rustic retreat with gorgeous scenery and rolling hills — a region that is best explored by electric bike,” said store manager Gary Emerson. “Los Olivos is well known for scenic bike paths that run along the small-town roads, and with Pedego’s pedal-or-not electric bikes, riders can comfortably ride longer, farther and faster while getting fresh-air and exercise.”

Located behind Main Street in historic Downtown on San Marcos Avenue, Pedego Los Olivos offers a choice of three self-guided tour routes right from the store, each providing excellent views and fresh-air fun, including the Dan Henry Bike Path on Alamo Pintato Road. Local destinations that are an easy ride away include Buellton and Solvang, offering pleasant dining and shopping experiences as part of the adventure.

The Grand Opening Celebration slated for June 4 offers the public an opportunity to test ride exciting Pedego models including the Interceptor beach cruiser and the ultra-accessible Boomerang, designed with an extra-low step-thru making it easy to hop on and ride. Both bikes boast 48 volts of zip to help riders go the distance and fly up hills with ease.

THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO JOIN THE GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION

WHAT:     Grand Opening Celebration with ribbon-cutting, free test rides, raffle and refreshments

WHERE:   Pedego Los Olivos, 2948 San Marcos Avenue, Suite F, Los Olivos, Calif.

WHEN:     Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHO:        Gary Emerson of Pedego Los Olivos and Cassidy Castleman of Pedego Corp.

Pedego Los Olivos also offers a 10-bike fleet rental for extraordinary corporate and team-building events. The store has a transportation van and can set up for events as far away as Santa Barbara. Local wineries are also joining the fun by partnering with Pedego Los Olivos to offer day rentals for riding on their rustic vineyard paths. Pedego Los Olivos offers complimentary drop-off and pick-up of the bikes at these destinations.

The store’s friendly staff will happily provide assistance at an online terminal in the store for those who fall in love with Pedego electric bikes and wish to purchase one. And when they purchase a bike, the rental is free!

“Los Olivos is a beautiful place with a warm and wonderful community — an ideal location for people to enjoy electric bikes,” said Pedego Electric Bikes CEO and co-founder Don DiCostanzo. “The riders are sure to be delighted by their adventures as they pedal around the countryside feeling like kids again.”

About Pedego Los Olivos

Pedego Los Olivos is the region’s premier rental location for Pedego electric bikes. With their whisper-quiet motors and powerful lithium ion batteries, Pedego bikes flatten hills and make headwinds a breeze, so riders can enjoy more miles and reach destinations with a smile. Located in historic Downtown at 2948 San Marcos Avenue, Suite F, in San Marcos, Pedego Los Olivos is located near three extraordinary routes for outstanding electric bike rental experiences. Follow Pedego Los Olivos on Facebook or visit their website at PedegoLO.com to learn more about Pedego electric bikes and Pedego Los Olivos. Call (805) 691-3045 or email fun@pedegoLO.com for more information and to reserve your rental or self-guided electric bike tour.

About Pedego

Pedego Electric Bikes, the fastest growing electric bicycle company in the United States, manufactures 10 high-quality, innovative models, including cruisers, tandems, commuters, fat-tire bikes, mountain bikes, cargo bikes and a convenient electric folding bike. Sold at more than 70 Pedego-branded stores and hundreds of independent electric bike dealers worldwide, Pedego’s stylish “pedal or not” electric bikes boast powerful, whisper-quiet motors that let riders sail up hills and breeze through headwinds with a smile. Available in hundreds of color combinations, Pedego electric bikes deliver a green alternative for transportation, exercise and recreation — transforming lives with fun and delight.  Founded in 2008, Orange County, California-based Pedego inspires riders to say, “Hello, Fun!” For more information, please visit http://www.pedegoelectricbikes.com/.

 

 

 

Goldsmiths Pedego Electric Bikes Store Opens in Big Bear to Roaring Applause

Grand Opening Fiesta slated as popular electric bikes charge up the mountain

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., June 1, 2016 — The new Goldsmiths Pedego® Big Bear electric bike store is bringing summer fun to the mountain resort area with top-of-the-line Pedego electric bike models available for rentals and sales as well as guided and self-guided tours. Nestled in the heart of the San Bernardino mountains and surrounded by the San Bernardino National Forest, Big Bear is a prime electric bike rental destination for its hilly paths rolling through breathtaking pine forests and along the beautiful Big Bear Lake. Located inside family-owned Goldsmiths Sports shop, Goldsmiths Pedego Big Bear will host a Grand Opening Fiesta on June 11 with food, fun and free test rides, and the public is invited.

“Goldsmiths Sports has provided snow sports equipment to the region for nearly 30 years, and we opened Goldsmiths Pedego Big Bear to offer something new and extra fun as a warm-weather option for our customers,” explained shop co-owner Fred Goldsmith. “Electric bikes are an exciting yet easy way to ride and enjoy a great adventure without risking over-exertion in high altitudes.” Co-owner Danielle Goldsmith Rahill agreed. “Pedego bikes allow riders to choose their experience. They can conquer hills and headwinds and pedal or not,” she said.

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Conveniently located in the heart of Big Bear, Goldsmiths Pedego Big Bear offers a choice of guided and self-guided tour routes from the store providing excellent views and fresh-air fun along with historic Big Bear stops. Corporate events are also available.

The Grand Opening Celebration slated for June 11 offers the public an opportunity to test ride exciting Pedego models including the Interceptor beach cruiser, Ridge Rider mountain bike, Trail Tracker fat-tire sand and snow bike and the Stretch cargo bike.

All bikes boast 48 volts of zip to help riders go the distance and fly up hills with ease.

THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO JOIN THE GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION

WHAT:     Grand Opening Goldsmiths Pedego Fiesta with ribbon-cutting, free test rides, giveaways and Mexican food

WHERE:   Goldsmiths Pedego Big Bear, located inside Goldsmiths Sports shop at 42071 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

WHEN:     June 11, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHO:        Fred and Linda Goldsmith, Danielle Goldsmith Rahill and Dallas Goldsmith, co-owners of Goldsmiths Pedego Big Bear

“Our community has been very receptive and supportive,” said Goldsmiths Pedego Big Bear co-owner Linda Goldsmith. “We’ve had interest from visitors who want to see our beautiful mountain views from a new vantage point, commuters who’d like to leave their cars at home, sports enthusiasts who want to have fast-paced fun, families who look forward to riding together and locals who just need help climbing that last hill home.”

“We’re so pleased that Goldsmiths Pedego Big Bear is bringing summer biking fun to these beautiful mountain bike paths,” said Pedego Electric Bikes CEO and co-founder Don DiCostanzo. “Our powerful bikes will enable riders to cover greater distances, climb high hills and have great fun too.”

About Pedego Big Bear

Pedego Big Bear is the region’s premier location for Pedego electric bikes sales, rentals and tours. Pedego electric bikes help riders conquer hills despite the physical challenges of cycling in high altitudes. Contact the store for free test rides and to learn more about these amazing bikes. Pedego Big Bear can provide information on guided and self-guided tours with stops at historic sites in Big Bear. The Pedego Big Bear team customizes outdoor mountain educational experiences to suit every group’s fitness level and interests. Located inside Goldsmith’s Sports Shop at 42071 Big Bear Blvd. in Big Bear Lake, California, the store is open Fridays to Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with some extended holiday hours. Look for the Pedego sign outside Goldsmiths Sports shop. Call (909) 866-2728 or email for information and reservations. Stop by and try one! One ride and you’ll be saying, “Hello, fun!”

About Pedego

Pedego® Electric Bikes, the fastest growing electric bicycle company in the United States, manufactures 10 high-quality, innovative models, including cruisers, tandems, commuters, fat-tire bikes, mountain bikes, cargo bikes and a convenient electric folding bike. Sold at 70 Pedego-branded stores and hundreds of independent electric bike dealers worldwide, Pedego’s stylish “pedal or not” electric bikes boast powerful, whisper-quiet motors that let riders sail up hills and breeze through headwinds with a smile. Available in hundreds of color combinations, Pedego electric bikes deliver a green alternative for transportation, exercise and recreation — transforming lives with fun and delight.  Founded in 2008, Orange County, California-based Pedego inspires riders to say, “Hello, Fun!” For more information, please visit http://www.pedegoelectricbikes.com/.