Electric bike brand expands in the North Scottsdale/Phoenix area
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 3, 2017 — Pedego® Electric Bikes is proud to debut a new store in the McDowell Mountain area of North Scottsdale. Opening in mid-October 2017, Pedego McDowell Mountain is the 108th Pedego store to open worldwide by the Number 1 electric bike brand in the United States. Owned and operated by husband-and-wife duo, Jon and Molly Krick, the newest Arizona location is conveniently located near luxury resorts, golf courses, paved paths and trails close to DC Ranch and McDowell Mountain Ranch — a complete playground for biking, golfing and hiking. Pedego McDowell Mountain will celebrate its grand opening on Oct. 28.
“As a former pro golfer, it was important to choose a career path that maintained my family’s outdoor lifestyle,” said Jon Krick, co-owner of Pedego McDowell Mountain. “We’re excited to launch in North Scottsdale with its natural pedal appeal — plus, it’s one of the most active communities in Phoenix.”
Pedego McDowell Mountain offers hourly and daily rentals of Pedego electric bikes, ranging from $50 to $100. Available bikes for rental include the classic Comfort Cruiser, sporty Interceptor, Stretch cargo, tandem for two bicyclists, Trail Tracker fat-tire and City Commuter bikes. Riders can enjoy taking a self-guided tour around the area’s picturesque desert and mountain scenery in North Scottsdale and beyond. Guided tours are also available.
The store sells all 12 models of Pedego’s popular electric bikes for exercise, recreation and as a green alternative for transportation. Retail priced from $2,295, Pedego electric bikes feature a state-of-the-art motor for hill climbing and acceleration reaching a maximum of 20 mph, integrated battery, twist-and-go throttle for power on demand and cruise control-like pedal assistance.
Pedego bikes have 500-watt hub motors that help riders cruise distances of 20 to 60 miles without getting tired. Riders of all levels have an array of options from which to choose for their lifestyles: Pedego’s California-style cruisers, including the Pedego Platinum Interceptor, a fully-loaded cruiser bike; the Pedego Interceptor, which boasts a 48-volt battery that propels riders with extra power; and Pedego’s Comfort Cruiser, which is powered by a 36-volt battery for gentle help with hills. Also available are the sleek City Commuter; the sturdy Stretch cargo bike; the Trail Tracker fat-tire bike for riding on gravel and snow; the Ridge Rider electric mountain bike; and the Latch, an ingenious folding bike, designed for portability and convenience. Pedego also recently introduced the Airstream model for camping devotees.
“Riding bikes in sunny Phoenix is even more fun on an electric bike,” said Don DiCostanzo, CEO and co-founder of Pedego Electric Bikes. “We’re delighted the Kricks have chosen to share the joys of Pedego with their community. Hello, fun…”
The grand opening and open house event is scheduled on Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This family-friendly Halloween-themed event will include a costume contest, raffle prizes, food trucks and complimentary test rides with Pedego bikes.
About Pedego McDowell Mountain
Pedego McDowell Mountain is the premier Pedego Electric Bikes dealer in North Scottsdale, offering a large section of bike sales, rentals, self-guided and group tours, accessories, and service. Complimentary test rides are available. Open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Pedego McDowell Mountain is located at 17060 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy #120, Scottsdale. For more information on Pedego McDowell Mountain, visit www.PedegoElectricBikes.com/Dealers/Mcdowell-Mountain/ or call 480-4PEDEGO (480-473-3346).
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About Pedego Electric Bikes
Pedego® Electric Bikes is the Number 1 electric bike brand in the United States, according to Navigant Research. Pedego manufactures 12 high-quality, innovative models, including cruisers, tandems, commuters, fat-tire bikes, mountain bikes, cargo bikes and a convenient electric folding bike. Sold at more than 100 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, Calif.-based Pedego inspires riders to say, “Hello, Fun!”
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