Pedego Bloomington Electric Bike Store Juices up Cycling in the Region

Grand Opening party scheduled to celebrate opening of first Pedego store in Indiana

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 8, 2016 — A new kind of energizing fun is arriving in Bloomington with the opening of Indiana’s first Pedego® Electric Bikes store. It’s Pedego Electric Bikes’ 87th store, and locals are abuzz at the news that Bloomington will lead the state in electric biking opportunities. The Grand Opening Celebration is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 16, and will kick off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Noon. The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce will partner in the event, and local VIPs are expected to attend. Additional festivities will include free test rides, a raffle and refreshments.

Pedego Bloomington co-owners Frank and Karen Muscato are proud to open the first Pedego store in Indiana.  Bloomington, especially, has developed a reputation as a bike-friendly town by maintaining multi-use trails, city streets with designated bike lanes, street signage and more. “For years, we have seen how our community appreciates and encourages bicycling for recreation and transportation,” explained Karen. “And we’re thrilled for this opportunity to provide fantastic Pedego electric bikes to the region. Folks who might be limited by sore knees or unable to bike up hills will undoubtedly find electric biking as fun as we do.”



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

WHERE:   Pedego Bloomington, 224 N. College Avenue in Bloomington, Ind.

WHEN:     Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, 12:00 p.m.

WHO:        Pedego Bloomington co-owners Frank and Karen Muscato

The shop is located one block from the B-Line trail, which connects to the Rail Trail and Clear Creek Trail. Guided 2-hour tours will be available by reservation for a relaxing and fun ride to see the highlights of Bloomington and Indiana University. Riders will learn some history of Bloomington and the university with stops at a few of the locals’ favorite spots.  Tours will also include time for photos and a break at the IU Memorial Union. The tour for two is $75 per person and will include the fun of touring on Pedego Comfort Cruisers. Guided 2-hour tours for larger groups are only $65 per person.  Pedego Bloomington also offers regular rentals and self-guided tours at regular rental rates. Riders must be at least 16 years old with a responsible party who is at least 18 years old and has a photo ID and credit card.

“Bloomington is a beautiful, historic city, and we’re very happy to add one more accomplishment to its list,” said Pedego Electric Bikes CEO and co-founder Don DiCostanzo. “We’re thrilled to see the excitement generated by the arrival of Pedego in the Great State of Indiana, starting at Bloomington.”

About Pedego Bloomington

Pedego Bloomington 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. Located at 224 N. College Ave. in a quaint 1859 historic building at the square in downtown Bloomington, Ind., the store provides rentals, tours and free test rides as well as sales of Pedego electric bikes. Pedego electric bikes make a great alternative transportation choice for college students. Call 812-287-7764 to arrange a free test ride. Visit or email to learn more about how these bikes can make you say, “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 83 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

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