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New Pedego Electric Bike Store Opens in Norfolk

July 15, 2019

Electric bikes are available for rental, tours and purchase, offering a fun, green alternative to cars

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., July 16, 2019 — A new Pedego® Electric Bikes store is celebrating its Commissioning in Norfolk, VA.  Pedego Norfolk co-owners Amy and Kevin Oliver are excited to bring the Nation’s #1 electric bike brand to Hampton Roads. Pedego Norfolk offers rentals, tours, sales and service of Pedego electric bikes, delivering a fun, green alternative to cars. “With a nod to Norfolk’s rich nautical and naval history, we are ‘Commissioning’ the new Pedego Norfolk store,” said store owner Amy Oliver.

THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO THE “COMMISSIONING“ CELEBRATION

WHAT:            Commissioning Celebration of Pedego Norfolk

WHERE:         223 East City Hall Ave., Norfolk, VA

WHEN:           Saturday, July 27 from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m.

WHO:              Store co-owners Amy and Kevin Oliver

Special Guest:

Don DiCostanzo, Pedego Corp. CEO & Co-founder of Pedego Electric Bikes

EXTRAS:       Free test rides, Pedego Group Ride with Don, raffles for prizes and fun!

Pedego Norfolk co-owners

Electric bikes are available for rental, tours and purchase,
offering a fun, green alternative to cars

“We are excited to help commuters leave their cars parked at home and join in living a green lifestyle,” said Amy. “Pedego riders get fresh air, exercise and they save on transportation costs while they reduce their carbon footprint.  Pedego Norfolk’s highly experienced and engaging biking staff will ensure your Pedego, or any other bike, is well maintained and ready for many miles of fun.  They will help fit you with the perfect model and size Pedego for your riding needs.

The new Pedego Norfolk store is located close to Norfolk’s extraordinary Elizabeth River Trail. Tour and rental destinations include the Elizabeth River Ferry to Olde Towne Portsmouth, Old Dominion University, the Chrysler Museum of Art and the Virginia Zoo. Riders can also enjoy follow a self-guided loop along the Elizabeth River, a Norfolk Mermaid search and visits to breweries and the many historic sites along the waterfront. Zooming down Norfolk’s many new bike lanes is extra fun with Pedego’s Pedal Assist and twist-and-go throttle that helps the rider power through headwinds and across distances with ease. Pedal or not, Pedego riders can easily go longer, father and faster than they could on traditional pedal bikes.

“Norfolk is an amazing city with so much rich history, beautiful scenery, and exciting activities,” said Don DiCostanzo, Pedego Electric Bikes CEO and co-founder. “On Pedego electric bikes, riders are empowered to enjoy riding as they cruise down the ever-expanding network of bike lanes in Norfolk.”

About Pedego Norfolk

Pedego Norfolk is the region’s premier dealer in Pedego Electric Bikes, offering Pedego electric bikes sales, rentals, tours, accessories and service. Located at 223 E. City Hall Ave, Norfolk, VA, 23510, the store is in Downtown Norfolk, across from MacArthur Memorial and two blocks away from the Elizabeth River Trail. The ERT connects such downtown attractions as: Waterside District, Nauticus, Town Point Park and the iconic Battleship Wisconsin to the historic Ghent, Freemason and Chelsea neighborhoods. Restaurants, breweries & unique shops are found all along the way.

Pedego Norfolk is open 10am to 6pm: Monday & Wednesday-Thursday, Friday-Saturday: 10am-7pm, Sunday:12pm-5pm, and Tuesdays by appointment.

Call (757) 320-2400 to learn more about these amazing bikes and arrange a free ride. For more information, email the owner at [email protected]. To see photos and read about the fun everyone is having, follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Read more on Yelp & Tripadvisor.

About Pedego Electric Bikes

Pedego®  Electric Bikes is the #1 electric bike brand in the United States, according to Navigant Research. Sold at more than 150 Pedego-branded stores in the United States plus stores throughout Canada, Mexico, Europe and South Africa, 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
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Michele Kennedy, T&Co.
208-206-5661
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