Pedego stores roll into action from British Columbia to Ontario
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., June 6, 2018 — Pedego® Electric Bikes has opened six new stores across Canada, bringing the total number of Canadian Pedego stores to eight. The new Canadian stores, located in Calgary, Kawartha Lakes, Vancouver, Prince Edward County, Hamilton and Oyama, are the 127th to 132nd Pedego-branded stores worldwide. They join Pedego Qualicum Beach, the first Canadian store, and Pedego Victoria, both of which opened in 2014.
“We are delighted to be increasing the availability of Pedego electric bikes with six new stores, making Pedego the fastest-growing electric bike brand in Canada,” said Mike Clyde, owner of the Pedego distribution center for Canada, located in Nelson, British Columbia. “Our new store owners share a passion for Pedego electric bikes, and they love helping Canadians reconnect with the fun of bike riding.”
Now open, the new Pedego stores in Canada are:
- Pedego Calgary. M15 200 Barclay Parade SW, Calgary, AB; owner Cal Whiting
- Pedego Kawartha Lakes. 47 William St., Bobcaygeon, ON; owner Allen Hussey
- Pedego Vancouver. 2774 W. 4th Ave., Vancouver, BC; owner Ann MacLennan
- Pedego Prince Edward County. 39 Stanley St., Unit C, Bloomfield, ON; co-owners Pat (aka “Bear”) and Gillian Maloney
- Pedego Hamilton, 4-1808 Rymal Road East, Hannon, ON; co-owners Glen and Catherine Doe
- Pedego Oyama. 15660 Oyama Rd. Lake Country, BC; co-owners Murray and Sheila Fraser along with Daryl and Susan Frick
Pedego Electric Bikes stores offer Pedego bikes sales, rentals and service with free test rides as a hallmark of Pedego hospitality. The stores also offer self-guided and/or guided tours on local scenic bike paths.
“With windswept coastal paths, steep mountain inclines and great distances to cross, Canadians have long been ready for quality electric bikes,” said Pedego Electric Bikes CEO and co-founder Don DiCostanzo. “Our powerful bikes take riders to scenic vistas across this beautiful country.”
Pedego® Electric Bikes is the Number 1 electric bike brand in the United States, according to Navigant Research. Sold at more than 125 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 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!”
Teri Sawyer, T&Co.
Michele Kennedy, T&Co.