New Pedego Electric Bikes Store Energizes the Grand Strand!

Pedego Myrtle Beach celebrates grand opening in style


IRVINE, Calif., April 15, 2015 — When Aaron Maynard retired from the U.S. Armed Forces as an Air Force Colonel, he and his wife Michele knew what they wanted next: A life filled with fun. In fact, Aaron likes to say that he traded in his old uniform for a new one — shorts and flip-flops. The “fun” part also came easy as the Maynards discovered and decided to share the joys of Pedego® electric bikes with their Myrtle Beach community. Pedego Myrtle Beach’s Grand Opening Celebration is scheduled for April 25 at 1:00 p.m., and the public is invited. In attendance will be Don DiCostanzo, CEO and co-founder of Irvine, Calif.-based Pedego Electric Bikes. “I’m really excited to see Pedego arrive in Myrtle Beach,” said DiCostanzo. “We’re happy to report that both locals and visitors to this region are falling in love with our electric bikes.”

10430451_730934413670577_6049506685947321683_nActivities begin at 10:00 a.m. with a free Pedego electric bikes group ride. Pedego owners are invited to bring their bikes and ride. Free rentals are also available to the public on a first-come-first-served basis. For more information on the group ride, call 843-602-6941. The party starts at the store at 1:00 p.m., and guests will enjoy a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the official opening of Pedego Myrtle Beach. In the spirit of fun, the Maynards will offer several prizes and giveaways to guests who take a test ride on a Pedego bike. “We know test rides will be a highlight of the Grand Opening party for a lot of people,” Michele said. Door prizes will be offered at the party as well as free Pedego sports watches going to the first 50 people who test ride a bike. And, of course, refreshments will be served.1

Myrtle Beach is the perfect location for a Pedego store as bike rentals make a thrilling adventure for visitors to this vacation destination. Pedego Myrtle Beach is located in Market Common, a new outdoor dining, shopping and entertainment venue that is already a tourist favorite. The shop will also offer electric bike tours to scenic Myrtle Beach State Park, one mile away.

Returning to their home state of South Carolina from London, England, the Maynards have made Pedego Myrtle Beach a family adventure. Their sons — Reid, 22, and Max, 21 — work at the store too. Aaron is making good use of a Business/Marketing degree as he shares the news about Pedego Myrtle Beach’s arrival with the region. And there’s a lot of great news to share. The store offers a variety of chic, sturdy and leading-edge electric bicycles. The stylish Comfort Cruiser line and sleek City Commuters are among numerous models that also include off-road Trail Trackers and low-slung Boomerang bikes. Pedego Myrtle Beach has a model for everyone.

About Pedego Myrtle Beach

Pedego® Myrtle Beach offers the region’s finest selection of Pedego electric bikes for sale, tours and rentals as well as amazing accessories and top-notch service. Pedego Myrtle Beach is conveniently located at 3080 Deville Street in the beautiful Market Common, just a mile from Myrtle Beach State Park and the expansive Grand Strand. Pedego Comfort Cruisers rent for $20 per hour and $75 per day — a fun and fresh way to see the area. Store hours are Monday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; and Sunday, Noon to 6:00 p.m. For more information, please call 843-602-6941 or email Like us on Facebook at the pedegomyrtlebeach page.

About Pedego

Pedego® Electric Bikes, the world’s premier electric bicycle brand, transforms people’s lives with fun and an abundance of delightful moments. Pedego’s stylish, colorful bikes boast the latest in electric bicycle technology and deliver a green alternative for transportation, exercise and recreation. Riders sail up hills and breeze through headwinds! Pedego “pedal or not” models include the Comfort Cruiser, City Commuter and Trail Tracker. Hailing from Orange County, Calif., Pedego is the fastest growing electric bicycle company in the world. Pedego electric bikes are sold in more than 800 stores in 40 countries. For more information, please visit



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