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New Pedego Store Brings “Magic Carpet Ride” to Aiken, S.C.

April 15, 2019

First Pedego Electric Bike Store in Southeastern South Carolina

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 16, 2018 — A new Pedego® Electric Bikes store is now open at The Village in Woodside in Aiken, S.C. A second location, a manned Pedego rental kiosk, is located in “The Alley,” Aiken’s downtown historic district. Pedego Aiken owner Coker Day is delighted to open the first Pedego electric bike stores in Southeastern South Carolina, bringing the nation’s Number 1 electric bike brand to the region. He is looking forward to energizing the community with Pedego’s stylish, powerful bikes that flatten hills and make headwinds a breeze.

THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO THE GRAND-OPENING CELEBRATION

WHAT:              Grand-Opening Celebration With BBQ Food Truck and Live Music

WHERE:            4019 Pavilion Pass, Aiken, S.C.

WHEN:              Friday, April 26, 2019

5:00–6:00 p.m.: Ribbon Cutting

6:00–8:00 p.m.: Grand-Opening Celebration

WHO:                 Store owner Coker Day

                           Tom Bock from Pedego Corp.

VIPs and Dignitaries from the City of Aiken

EXTRAS:          Free “Tour de Woodside” group ride

Fun games for kids including a bike decorating station

Specials and giveaways

DONATIONS:   Five percent of Pedego Aiken’s weekend sales will be donated to Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter

Coker Day, owner of Pedego Aiken

Pedego Aiken owner Coker Day shows off his fleet of colorful and powerful electric bikes.

Day moved to Aiken with his wife Caroline several years ago and opened DayBreak Adult Care Services, a successful business caring for the elderly in their homes. His wife discovered electric bikes, and it was love at first Pedego ride for Day. “Every time I ride, it’s like I’m flying on a magic carpet,” he said. “I love leaving my car parked at home and cruising around town on my Pedego. Every ride fills me with joy and excitement.”

Pedego Aiken offers rentals, tours, sales and service of Pedego electric bikes. The Pedego Aiken store is located near many scenic bike paths that take riders to numerous historic and scenic destinations. A manned Pedego rental kiosk is located in Aiken’s downtown historic district. Riders have the option of guided tours or bike rentals, empowering them to discover more than they would have found on foot or by car.

Aiken’s South Boundary Avenue has been rated as one of the Top 10 scenic streets in the United States. The equestrian district boasts gorgeous historic mansions that make sightseeing by Pedego a pleasurable experience. A local arboretum trail takes riders along a picturesque path. All of the streets in Aiken are lined with live oaks and southern pine trees. Scenery takes center stage while riders enjoy gliding on their bikes, pedaling or not as they choose. Riders can conquer hills, headwinds and distances with the bike’s PedalAssist and twist-and-go throttle.

“Aiken is beautiful with exquisite scenery and fascinating historic homes,” said Pedego Electric Bikes CEO and co-founder Don DiCostanzo. “Riders will truly enjoy all the beauty since they can cruise greater distances with ease.”

About Pedego Aiken

Pedego Aiken is the region’s premier dealer in Pedego Electric Bikes, offering Pedego electric bikes sales, rentals, tours, accessories and service in two locations. The Pedego Aiken store is located in The Village at Woodside, address: 4019 Pavilion Pass, Aiken, SC, 29803. A manned Pedego rental kiosk is located in “The Alley,” Aiken’s downtown historic district at 132 Laurens Street NW. Pedego Aiken is open Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Call (803) 226-9007 to learn more and arrange a free test ride. For more information, email the owner at [email protected]. To learn more, visit https://www.pedegoelectricbikes.com/dealers/aiken/ and follow us on Facebook.

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 100 Pedego-branded stores in the United States plus stores throughout Canada and Europe, 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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