Pedego Electric Bikes Presents 2018’s Top 15 Most-Wanted Gifts

Nation’s Number 1 electric bike company offers 15 distinctive models worthy of wishing

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 9, 2018 — Pedego® Electric Bikes is the brand that’s topping holiday wish lists. With 15 distinctive models from cruisers to mountain bikes, Pedego electric bikes boast powerful motors and attractive styling that delight everyone on the gift list. Pedego electric bikes are available for sale and rent at more than 135 Pedego-branded stores worldwide. Guided tours are also available at select stores. Pedego is the Number 1 electric bike brand in the United States, according to Navigant Research.

Pedal or not, Pedego riders charge up hills and breeze through headwinds with the twist of the throttle and/or Pedal Assist that helps with pedaling. Pedego’s designs shine as gifts:

  • Luminous Cruisers. Ride in relaxed comfort with colorful cruiser choices, including the popular Interceptor, Platinum Interceptor, Comfort Cruiser, Boomerang and the only electric Tandem.
  • Glowing Off-Road Cycles. Sail over sand, snow, ice or gravel on the new Elevate full-suspension mid-drive mountain bike, Ridge Rider 20-speed mountain bike or Trail Tracker fat-tire all-terrain bike.
  • Gleaming Commuters Bikes. Cross town in style with Pedego’s stylish new Conveyor or the popular City Commuters, including the fully-loaded City Commuter Black Edition and City Commuter Mid-Drive
  • Radiant Specialty Bikes. Impress with Pedego’s popular Stretch cargo bike or the convenient Latch folding electric bike.
  • Accessible Bikes. Pick a ride tailored to your needs with the Boomerang, an ultra-low step-thru cruiser, and the Pedego Trike.
  • Bright Bikes for Smart Kids. Enjoy family time powering down bike paths with the kids on fat-tire Trail Trackers in 20- and 24-inch sizes.

“Pedego stores across the country have been buzzing with friends and family discovering the joys of electric bikes,” said Pedego CEO and co-founder Don DiCostanzo. “They’ve picked out their favorites and are now waiting to be dazzled by a loved-one’s fabulous gift.”

About Pedego

Pedego®  Electric Bikes is the Number 1 electric bike brand in the United States, according to Navigant Research. Sold at more than 135 Pedego-branded stores and hundreds of independent electric bike dealers worldwide, Pedego electric bikes have 250- to 500-watt motors that empower riders to conquer hills and breeze through headwinds, cruising distances up to 60 miles on a single battery charge. The twist-and-go throttle gives riders instant manual control over their speeds while Pedal Assist automatically adds power to their pedaling. Available in hundreds of color combinations, Pedego’s high-quality, innovative “pedal or not” models include cruisers, tandems, commuters, fat-tire bikes, mountain bikes, cargo bikes, a trike and a convenient electric folding bike. Pedego electric bikes deliver fun, exercise and a green alternative for transportation — transforming lives with fun and delight.  Free test rides are available at every Pedego store. Founded in 2008, Orange County, Calif.-based Pedego inspires riders to say, “Hello, Fun!”

 

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714-801-1687
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Pedego Electric Bikes Hosts Palooza 2018

Nation’s Number 1 electric bike company celebrates in four U.S. locations

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 8, 2018 — Pedego® Electric Bikes is proud to announce four upcoming Pedego Palooza events. Designed to bring Pedego owners together for group electric bike rides and parties, the celebrations are being held in Michigan, California, Texas and Arizona. Last year’s Pedego Palooza 2017 in Huntington Beach attracted more than 500 attendees who rode their electric bikes in a 16-mile parade from Pedego headquarters in Fountain Valley to the Huntington Beach event. This year, with multiple locations, Palooza 2018 is expected to attract thousands of attendees with their electric bikes. Pedego owners and friends are invited to attend.

Pedego Palooza will take place in these four locations across the nation:

  • Pedego Palooza Harrison Township, Michigan — Hosted by Pedego Junction
    Sunday, August 19 at 1:00 p.m.
    31785 South River Road (Inside Sundog Marina), Harrison Charter Township, MI 48045
    A 12-mile round-trip ride followed by refreshments and live entertainment.

RSVP here.

  • Pedego Palooza Huntington Beach, California — Hosted by Pedego Corp.
    Saturday, October 20, 11:00 a.m.
    11310 Slater Ave, Fountain Valley, CA 92708
    A 16-mile round-trip ride to Huntington Beach from Pedego corporate headquarters for a fun day of food and entertainment at a private party for Pedego owners and friends, viewing the Great Pacific Airshow. Includes a tour of Pedego headquarters.

RSVP here.

  • Pedego Palooza Fort Worth, Texas — Hosted by Pedego Fort Worth
    Saturday, October 20, 9:00 a.m.
    129 W Leuda St A, Fort Worth, TX 76104
    A 10-mile round-trip group sightseeing ride through Fort Worth followed by a catered BBQ lunch and ArtsGoggle, a free community event featuring artists, live music and fun in the Near Southside.

RSVP here.

  • Pedego Palooza Scottsdale, Arizona — Hosted by Pedego Scottsdale
    Sunday, November 18, Noon
    6945 E 5th Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
    A 10-mile round-trip ride through the Waterfront, the Scottsdale Greenbelt, and Old Town, followed by refreshments and a party at the Brat Haus.

RSVP here.

“Everyone associates Pedego with fun, and Pedego Palooza takes fun to the ultimate level,” said Pedego CEO and co-founder Don DiCostanzo. “Pedego is the only electric bike company in the world to draw a party crowd like this.”

About Pedego

Pedego®  Electric Bikes is the Number 1 electric bike brand in the United States, according to Navigant Research. Sold at more than 135 Pedego-branded stores and hundreds of independent electric bike dealers worldwide, Pedego electric bikes have 250- to 500-watt motors that empower riders to conquer hills and breeze through headwinds, cruising distances up to 60 miles on a single battery charge. The twist-and-go throttle gives riders instant manual control over their speeds while Pedal Assist automatically adds power to their pedaling. Available in hundreds of color combinations, Pedego’s high-quality, innovative “pedal or not” models include cruisers, tandems, commuters, fat-tire bikes, mountain bikes, cargo bikes, a trike and a convenient electric folding bike. Pedego electric bikes deliver fun, exercise and a green alternative for transportation — transforming lives with fun and delight.  Free test rides are available at every Pedego store. Founded in 2008, Orange County, Calif.-based Pedego inspires riders to say, “Hello, Fun!”

 

PR CONTACTS:
Teri Sawyer, T&Co.
714-801-1687
Teri@TandCoMarketing.com

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949-400-2258
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Pedego Junction Rolls With Pedego Palooza 2018

Harrison Township store hosts bike parade group ride and party on Aug. 19, 2018

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 8, 2018 — Pedego® Electric Bikes is proud to announce four upcoming Pedego Palooza events, one of which will be hosted by Pedego Junction in Harrison Township, Mich., on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. The other Pedego Palooza events will take place in California, Texas and Arizona. The Pedego Palooza 2018 events are expected to attract thousands of Pedego owners with their electric bikes.

Hosted by Pedego Junction, guests at the Harrison Township event will enjoy a 12-mile round-trip electric bike parade followed by refreshments and live entertainment. The group ride is open to all cyclists with a bicycle, tricycle or unicycle, electric or not. Rentals of Pedego electric bikes are available at an additional charge. To reserve a Pedego electric bike rental for the day, please contact Pedego Junction at (810) 543-1111. Rentals are on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Pedego Junction 2017 Pedego Owners Bike Ride

Pedego owners are invited to attend the Pedego Junction event for free with an advance reservation. Guests may purchase tickets to attend. Entry tickets cost $25.

This ride is also Pedego Junction’s 6th Annual Michigan Pedego Owner’s Group (POG) Bike Ride. The guided bike parade will explore Lake St. Clair Metropark, cruise along the shores of beautiful Lake St. Clair and visit the Harrison Township Freedom Trail. After the ride, the Pedego Palooza kicks off dockside behind Pedego Junction with refreshments and entertainment including music by Bobby Black, Tiffany Marie and Company.

Pedego Junction’s Palooza event schedule on Sunday, Aug. 19:

  • 1:00 p.m.Check-in at Pedego Junction:
    31785 S. River Road, Harrison Township, MI 48045
  • ??????1:30 p.m. Bike ride begins on the SSGT Ergin Osman Memorial Path & Freedom Trail (12 miles roundtrip)
  • 4:00 p.m.Return to Pedego Junction for food, drinks and live entertainment
  • 9:00 p.m.Palooza concludes

Children with bicycles must be accompanied by adults on bicycles. In case of rain, this event will be postponed to Sunday, August 26, 2018. Same time and place. Overflow parking is available across the street in the field.

“Pedego Junction is one of the most fun Pedego stores in the nation,” said Pedego CEO and co-founder Don DiCostanzo. “Visitors are going to have a fabulous time at Pedego Palooza 2018.”

About Pedego Junction

Pedego Junction is Metro Detroit’s regional premier store offering sales, rentals and tours on Pedego electric bikes. Located inside the Sundog Marina at 31785 South River Rd., Harrison Township, MI 48045, Pedego Junction is hosting one of four national Pedego Palooza events in 2018. Open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and weekends, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Call (810) 543-1111 or email greg@pedegojunction.com to learn more and arrange a free test ride.

About Pedego

Pedego®  Electric Bikes is the Number 1 electric bike brand in the United States, according to Navigant Research. Sold at more than 135 Pedego-branded stores and hundreds of independent electric bike dealers worldwide, Pedego electric bikes have 250- to 500-watt motors that empower riders to conquer hills and breeze through headwinds, cruising distances up to 60 miles on a single battery charge. The twist-and-go throttle gives riders instant manual control over their speeds while Pedal Assist automatically adds power to their pedaling. Available in hundreds of color combinations, Pedego’s high-quality, innovative “pedal or not” models include cruisers, tandems, commuters, fat-tire bikes, mountain bikes, cargo bikes, a trike and a convenient electric folding bike. Pedego electric bikes deliver fun, exercise and a green alternative for transportation — transforming lives with fun and delight.  Free test rides are available at every Pedego store. Founded in 2008, Orange County, Calif.-based Pedego inspires riders to say, “Hello, Fun!”

 

PR CONTACTS:
 
Teri Sawyer, T&Co.
714-801-1687
Teri@TandCoMarketing.com

Michele Kennedy, T&Co.
208-206-5661
MicheleKennedy@cableone.net

Pedego Launches New Conveyor Mid-Drive Commuter Electric Bike

Advanced drivetrain technology, carbon belt drive, hydraulic brakes, and optional GPS-enabled tracking deliver a dream electric bike

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., July 31, 2018 — Pedego® Electric Bikes is pleased to announce the Pedego Conveyor mid-drive commuter electric bike. Bringing together advanced drivetrain technology with smooth mid-drive power, the Pedego Conveyor is a Class 1 electric bike designed for riders who appreciate a more natural riding experience with the support of Pedal Assist. Its 250-watt Brose S Mid-Drive motor empowers riders to accelerate up steep hills and cut through headwinds at speeds up to 20 MPH. Priced at $4,995, the Pedego Conveyor is now available at participating Pedego stores worldwide. Free test rides are available at participating Pedego-branded stores.

Pedego Conveyor’s high-end features include:

  • Brose’s Model S Mid-Drive Motor, which equips the rider with a whisper-quiet 250-watt drive system that delivers 90nm of torque through three levels of pedal assist to tackle any hill or straightaway.
  • Shimano Alfine Internal 8 Speed Hub, an internal mid-drive design, which enables fluid shifting and the ability to change gears without pedaling.
  • The Gates CDX Carbon Belt Drive, which makes greasy bike chains a thing of the past. Composed of reinforced carbon fiber, the belt requires virtually no maintenance and provides thousands of miles of worry-free riding.
  • Tektro Hydraulic 180mm disc brakes, which provides great modulation and stopping power.
  • 36-volt, 13 watt-hour integrated downtube battery with advanced Panasonic 21700 lithium-ion technology, which delivers up to 60 miles of riding on a single charge.
  • GPS and Bluetooth integration in the battery, which delivers navigation, bike diagnostics and anti-theft capabilities all through the ESB App (available for iOS and Android).
  • Comfort Display, which provides riders with essential information, empowering them to reach peak performance, including wattage, remaining range, trip meter, odometer and an ambient light sensor that turns on front and rear lights automatically. The left-mounted display enables riders to shift gears with their right hands and adjust PAS functions with their left hands.
  • Mounting points for both front and rear racks that can carry multiple bags or panniers.
  • Schwalbe Moto X (27.5 x 2.4) balloon tires that increase riding comfort while front and rear fenders protect the rider from splashed water and debris.
  • Front and rear 60 Lux lights for increased safety.
  • Internally routed cables to provide a clean appearance.
  • 43cm classic frame in blue, black and red.

“The Pedego Conveyor is our new dream machine, bringing top-of-the-line components and fiercely competitive innovation to mid-drive bikes,” said Don DiCostanzo, Pedego Electric Bikes CEO and co-founder. “We’re proud to offer innovation that moves mid-drive design miles ahead of anything else.”

About Pedego

Pedego®  Electric Bikes is the Number 1 electric bike brand in the United States, according to Navigant Research. Sold at more than 135 Pedego-branded stores and hundreds of independent electric bike dealers worldwide, Pedego electric bikes have 250- to 500-watt motors that empower riders to conquer hills and breeze through headwinds, cruising distances up to 60 miles on a single battery charge. The twist-and-go throttle gives riders instant manual control over their speeds while Pedal Assist automatically adds power to their pedaling. Available in hundreds of color combinations, Pedego’s high-quality, innovative “pedal or not” models include cruisers, tandems, commuters, fat-tire bikes, mountain bikes, cargo bikes, a trike and a convenient electric folding bike. Pedego electric bikes deliver fun, exercise and a green alternative for transportation — transforming lives with fun and delight.  Free test rides are available at every Pedego store. Founded in 2008, Orange County, Calif.-based Pedego inspires riders to say, “Hello, Fun!”

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Teri Sawyer, T&Co.
714-801-1687
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Sandra@EckardtStrategies.com

New Pedego Electric Bikes Store Makes Life Sweet in Napa

Pedego Napa serves up powerful fun on two wheels

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., July 25, 2018 — A new Pedego® Electric Bikes store is now open in Napa —the heart of California’s wine country. Pedego Napa owner Brad Dropping is delighted to bring the popular electric bikes to Napa, giving locals and visitors a green, healthy and fun way to enjoy the region’s breathtaking scenery. Pedego electric bikes flatten hills and let riders zip through headwinds to travel distances with ease. Pedego Napa Valley is the 138th Pedego store worldwide. Pedego is the Number 1 electric bike brand in the nation.

THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO THE GRAND-OPENING CELEBRATION

WHAT:           Grand-Opening Celebration with free refreshments

WHERE:         980 Pearl St., Napa, CA 94559

WHEN:           Saturday, August 4, 2018, from 12:30 to 5:00 p.m.

WHO:              Store owner Brad Dropping

                        Don DiCostanzo, CEO, Pedego Corp.

EXTRAS:       Free test rides, specials and raffle for a full-day electric bike picnic tour for two

Pedego Napa store owner Brad Dropping loves to share Pedego electric bikes with visitors and locals.

Pedego Napa offers tours, rentals, sales and service of Pedego electric bikes. The store is located in downtown Napa near the scenic Vine Trail bike path that take riders 12.5 miles up and down the Valley to picturesque destinations without worrying about traffic or parking. Pedego Napa also offers private and corporate guided tours, including a full-day electric bike tour that visits three wineries and includes a picnic lunch. Riders can conquer hills, headwinds and distances with the bike’s PedalAssist and twist-and-go throttle with little to no effort. Pedal or not, riders enjoy the scenery as they ride.

In addition to owning Pedego Napa, Dropping is also the owner of Napa and Sonoma Valley Bike Tours, a 31-year-old rental and tour company with three locations in both regions.  “We are in the business of fun. Pedego electric bikes have been inspiring people to say, ‘Hello, fun…’ for nearly 10 years. It was love at first ride for me, and I’m confident that my guests will feel the same way. I invite everyone to come see why Pedego electric bikes make every bike ride FUN!” Dropping said.

“Pedego electric bikes are a perfect match for elegant Napa,” said Pedego Electric Bikes CEO and co-founder Don DiCostanzo. “Riders will savor their ride on these stylish and powerful bikes.”

About Pedego Napa

Pedego Napa is the region’s premier dealer in Pedego Electric Bikes, offering bike sales, accessories, and service as well as daily rentals and daily guided tours. Close to charming bike paths leading to scenic destinations including wineries and quiet countryside, Pedego Napa is located in the heart of Napa at 980 Pearl St., Napa, CA 94559. Open daily, 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Call (707) 531-7711 to learn more and arrange a free test ride. For more information, email the owner at brad@pedegonapa.com.

About Pedego Electric Bikes

Pedego®  Electric Bikes is the Number 1 electric bike brand in the United States, according to Navigant Research. Sold at more than 135 Pedego-branded stores and hundreds of independent electric bike dealers worldwide, Pedego electric bikes have 250- to 500-watt motors that empower riders to conquer hills and breeze through headwinds, cruising distances up to 60 miles on a single battery charge. The twist-and-go throttle gives riders instant manual control over their speeds while Pedal Assist automatically adds power to their pedaling. Available in hundreds of color combinations, Pedego’s high-quality, innovative “pedal or not” models include cruisers, tandems, commuters, fat-tire bikes, mountain bikes, cargo bikes, a trike and a convenient electric folding bike. Pedego electric bikes deliver fun, exercise and a green alternative for transportation — transforming lives with fun and delight.  Free test rides are available at every Pedego store. Founded in 2008, Orange County, Calif.-based Pedego inspires riders to say, “Hello, Fun!”

PR CONTACTS:
Teri Sawyer, T&Co.
714-801-1687
TeriSawyer@me.com

Michele Kennedy, T&Co.
208-206-5661
MicheleKennedy@cableone.net