Pedego Electric Bikes Make Moms Smile on Mother’s Day

Nation’s #1 electric bike company presents gift options worthy of Mom’s love!

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 18, 2018 — Pedego® Electric Bikes has become the electric bike brand of choice for the kid who wants to be Mom’s favorite. This Mother’s Day, sons and daughters (and dads too) can make sure Mom has the best day ever with the bounty of Pedego’s electric bike models now available. Sporty moms, stylish moms, sophisticated moms, elegant moms, active moms — no matter what kind of mom runs the family, Pedego has 14 electric bike models, rentals, tours and free test rides at all Pedego stores to help keep mom on the go.

Pedego has many ways to make moms smile:

  • Going Green. For moms who want to leave the car at home and take the kids around town, the Pedego Stretch electric cargo bike makes their dreams come true. On a Stretch, Mom can pack up the kids and do errands, too. She’ll be able to dramatically reduce her carbon footprint, enjoy exercise and get some fresh air. She’ll see more green in her pocket, too, when she zooms past gas stations.
  • Relaxing Ride. Mom does so much for everyone that she truly deserves her own Pedego. A California-style beach cruiser will give her exercise disguised as fun as she zooms up hills and down bike paths enjoying the scenery. A Pedego Interceptor or Comfort Cruiser provide a serene, relaxing ride that empowers moms to sit upright and glide comfortably for miles of smiles.
  • Handy Dandy. For moms who appreciate convenience, the Pedego Latch electric folding bike is compact enough to be stored in a car trunk or closet. The bike is easily folded/unfolded, and its state-of-the-art greaseless belt drive keeps carpets clean.
  • Rolling in Romance. When the kids are grown and gone, moms deserve fun and adventure wrapped up in romance. The Pedego electric tandem — a bicycle built for two — provides just the right amount of freedom and togetherness. Available for rental or sale at all Pedego stores.
  • Family Adventures. Pedego stores across the country offer electric bike rentals and tours so the entire family can spend Mother’s Day together, enjoying a healthy, happy activity. Gift certificates toward rentals, tours or sales are also available at Pedego stores.

“For Mother’s Day, whether you take a Pedego tour together, rent some bikes for a group ride or surprise mom with her own bike, you know that you’ll be making mom’s dream come true,” said Pedego Electric Bikes CEO and co-founder Don DiCostanzo.

About Pedego

Pedego®  Electric Bikes is the Number 1 electric bike brand n the United States, according to Navigant Research. Sold at more than 115 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!”

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714-801-1687
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Pedego Electric Bikes Help Commuters Go Green for Earth Day and Beyond

Glide past gridlock, park up front and get fit commuting by electric bike

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 17, 2018 — This Earth Day, April 22, thousands of people around the country are making a commitment to green living, including trading their cars for bicycles. Pedego® Electric Bikes makes it easy to keep your commitment to green living.

Benefits of commuting by electric bike include:

  • Glide Past Gridlock. On an electric bike, sail around traffic jams and often times even arrive at your destinations faster than you would by car.
  • Rock Star Parking. Zip past parking hassles and pull right up to the front door. Avoid parking fees and arrive on time — and under budget.
  • Keep Comfortably Cool. On an electric bike, control your workouts and arrive fresh, energetic and ready to roar into action.
  • Clean Scene Green Machine. Combat greenhouse emissions in the fight against global climate change. An electric bike is the ultimate green vehicle.
  • Amazingly Affordable. With no DMV fees, no gas bills, no parking fees, no car insurance and no car payment, commuting by electric bike delivers a huge cost savings over a car.
  • Get Fit. Electric cycling provides exercise disguised as fun, delivering a great workout — burning up to 500 calories per hour — while riders work out their day’s stress.

It’s Earth Day every day for Ashley Sherry of Tustin, Calif., who bikes to work on her Pedego City Commuter.

Lex Remley, 16, of San Diego, chose a Pedego City Commuter bike to commute to school rather than a car.

“We’re proud to help people commit to Earth Day in a meaningful and sustainable way,” said Pedego Electric Bikes CEO and co-founder Don DiCostanzo. “The benefits of commuting by electric bike are real, and so is the fun of every 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 115 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!”

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

Sandra Eckardt, T&Co.
949-400-2258
Sandra@EckardtStrategies.com

Pedego Rides in to Support Wells of Life Run4Water Set for April 22

Pedego Electric Bikes helps provide clean water in Ugandan villages by donating electric bike for drawing prize at annual fundraising event

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 17, 2018 — Pedego® Electric Bikes, the Number 1 brand of electric bikes, is once again doing something unusual: using its electric bikes to take part in a charity run. The company is a corporate sponsor of Mission Viejo-based non-profit Wells of Life, an organization building fresh-water wells in villages across Uganda. Pedego donated $12,000 in funds to build two wells, each of which will provide fresh water for 1,000 people for 25 years.

Pedego has also donated a Comfort Cruiser electric bike, valued at $2,295, as an opportunity drawing prize at the upcoming Run4Water 2018 fundraising event. And even more, Pedego is also sponsoring a team in the Run4Life 1K/5K walk/run. The Run4Water event will take place at Laguna Niguel Regional Park on April 22. This is the second year that Pedego is participating in the Run4Water event.

“While we’re building a community of Pedego riders, we’ve always known in our hearts that we’re a part of the larger community too, and it’s our pleasure to support Wells of Life,” said Pedego Electric Bikes CEO and co-founder Don DiCostanzo. “It is a pleasure to help where help is needed.”

 

“Wells of Life works to solve a serious problem through innovative ideas and actions,” said Pedego Electric Bikes CEO and co-founder Don DiCostanzo. “We v

Pedego Comfort Cruiser

A Pedego Comfort Cruiser will be raffled at the Run4Water event.

alue Wells of Life’s creative thinking and heartily support its mission to improve life for the people of Uganda.”

About Pedego

Pedego®  Electric Bikes is the Number 1 electric bike brand in the United States, according to Navigant Research. Sold at more than 115 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!”

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

Sandra Eckardt, T&Co.
949-400-2258
Sandra@EckardtStrategies.com

Pedego México City Opens Its Doors!

Pedego Electric Bikes store delivers energizing fun to México

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., March 27, 2018 — A new Pedego® Electric Bikes store is now open in México City, México. Husband-and-wife co-owners Juan Pablo Michelsen and Mercedes Aranazabal are bringing Pedego’s high-quality electric bikes to Mexico City. Pedego Mexico City is the world’s 119th Pedego store.

Juan and Mercedes discovered Pedego electric bikes while living in Boston as graduate students. “We were instantly in love with Pedego bikes, and we are delighted to bring them to the locals and tourists here in our home of México City,” Juan said.

Mercedes Aranazabal and Juan Pablo Michelsen, co-owners of Pedego Mexico City

Located in the heart of México City, the store offers sales and rentals of several Pedego models, including sporty Interceptors, sleek City Commuters, accessible Boomerangs, convenient Latch folding electric bikes, rugged Ridge Rider mountain bikes and beach cruiser style Comfort Cruisers. Select models are available for rental and tours.

Guided tours are also available. Riders age 15 and older can cruise on a guided tour led by Andy Chilanga, local historian and art expert who shares interesting stories as the group glides around this vibrant and modern city. A special $50 Day Tour takes riders around México City, passing through the legendary forest Castillo de Chapultepec to Reforma Centro and the Downtown area. The park area is larger than New York’s Central Park with multiple scenic and historic destinations scattered throughout, accessible by scenic bike paths. Participants see more than 17 buildings and monuments, enjoying flavorful Mexican refreshments along the way.

“It’s wonderful riding a powerful Pedego bike in México City,” said Mercedes. “You can see more than you can by foot or car. It’s especially delightful riding through the Bosque de Chapultepec, known as ‘the forest in the city’ in English.”

“Pedego México City offers visitors a fun new way to see this historic and beautiful city,” said Pedego Electric Bikes CEO and co-founder Don DiCostanzo. “Riders can zoom past traffic and enjoy scenic paths that will take them to fascinating destinations.”

About Pedego México City

Pedego México City is México’s premier dealer in Pedego Electric Bikes. The store offers electric bicycle sales, rentals, tours, accessories and service. Located close to the Downtown area of México City in the vibrant neighborhood of Polanco, which attracts both locals and tourist for its restaurants, stores and parks. It is also close to Chapultepec, a park and forest in the middle of the city that holds many historic sites as well as scenic recreational areas. Pedego México City offers a Downtown sightseeing tour. Call the store at (55) 7260 2751 to reserve your ride. Store hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Additional information is available at www.pedegoelectricbikes.mx or by emailing ventas@pedego.mx

About Pedego

Pedego®  Electric Bikes is the Number 1 electric bike brand in the United States, according to Navigant Research. Sold at more than 115 Pedego 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!”

PR CONTACTS:

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

Sandra Eckardt, T&Co.
949-400-2258
Sandra@EckardtStrategies.com

Austin’s “Rocket Electrics” Jets to New Heights as a Pedego Store

Pedego Austin’s Grand Opening and Ribbon-cutting Ceremony March 23-24

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., March 19, 2018 — Rocket Electrics, Austin’s famous venue for electric biking fun since 2011, is now Pedego® Austin. After several years of running the independent electric bike store that sold Pedego bikes among other brands, longtime couple Nicole Zinn and John Dawson decided to make the transition to a Pedego-branded store. Pedego Austin is the world’s 118th Pedego store. Pedego is the Number 1 electric bike brand in the U.S.

THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO PEDEGO AUSTIN’S GRAND-OPENING FUN

WHAT:           Friday, March 23:
9:30 a.m.: Ribbon-cutting Ceremony & Breakfast Tacos
5:00–7:00 p.m.: Live Music from the 6th Street Cowboy and friends, photo opportunities with his mules, refreshments provided by Via 313 Pizza
Saturday, March 24:
10:00 a.m.: Pedego-Powered Geocache Scramble with Great Prizes
Free Pedego test rides every day!
WHERE: Pedego Austin, 1608 E Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78741
WHEN: The Grand-opening Celebration runs Friday, March 23–Saturday, March 24
WHO: Store co-owners Nicole Zinn and John Dawson
Britney Box, Manager, Customer Engagement, Austin Chamber of Commerce
Robin Stallings, Exec. Dir. of Bike Texas & ebike advocate

Pedego Austin co-owners Nicole Zinn and John Dawson

Building on Rocket Electrics’ success, the couple determined a path to even greater achievement. “We’ve been so impressed with the quality, depth and breadth of Pedego’s product line, and we felt it was time to fully commit to the #1 brand in the USA,” said Zinn.

TripAdvisor rated their tours as the Number 1 Outdoor Activity in Austin for the past six years, and Pedego Austin continues the fun with a full menu of destinations and adventures:

  • Foodie Tour. Visit some of Austin’s hippest gastro-pubs and food trailers on Pedego bikes and enjoy four delicious courses.
  • Lady Bird Lake Tour. Get to know Austin on scenic urban bike trails and see exciting landmarks along the shores of Lady Bird Lake.
  • Brunch Tour. Fun Sunday Brunch party with no waiting, no cars, no parking hassles. Just great food and friends.
  • Austin Music Tour. Discover what makes Austin the “Live Music Capital of the World” on a private Pedego tour guided by a musician.

“Pedego electric bikes have been a huge part of our success. We are delighted to open Pedego Austin, bringing Pedego’s unique brand of fun to Austin in a big way,” said Dawson.

“We’re thrilled to see Nicole and John zoom to the top with Pedego,” said Pedego Electric Bikes CEO and co-founder Don DiCostanzo. “Now, they’ll be able to share all our models of electric bikes with a focus on providing the very best electric bikes to their community in Austin.”

About Pedego Austin

Pedego Austin is the region’s premier dealer in Pedego Electric Bikes. The store offers Pedego sales, rentals, tours, accessories, service and support as well as Pedego Owners Group activities. Located at 1608 E Riverside Dr., Austin, TX 78741, Pedego Austin is just a mile from downtown on the south shore of Austin’s Lady Bird Lake.  Easy access to the nearby Hike & Bike trail and surface bike lanes make exploring in any direction an enjoyable adventure. Open daily, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Call (512) 442-2453 to learn more about Pedego electric bikes and arrange a free test ride. Additional information is available at www.PedegoAustin.com or by emailing info@PedegoaAustin.com.

About Pedego

Pedego®  Electric Bikes is the Number 1 electric bike brand in the United States, according to Navigant Research. Sold at more than 115 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!”

PR CONTACTS:

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

Sandra Eckardt, T&Co.
949-400-2258
Sandra@EckardtStrategies.com