1,000 Electric Bike Riders Will Top All Records During the Pedego Palooza 2018 Parade on Oct. 20, 2018

October 2, 2018

Riders to cycle from Pedego’s Fountain Valley Headquarters to Private Beach Party and HB Air Show

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 3, 2018 — Pedego® Electric Bikes is hosting its Pedego Palooza 2018 on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. More than 1,000 Pedego bike owners and guests are expected to ride in the largest-known electric bike parade. Last year’s Pedego Palooza had more than 500 attendees. Pedego is the Number 1 electric bike brand in the United States.

The 16-mile electric bike parade will take the Santa Ana River Trail from Pedego’s world headquarters in Fountain Valley to Huntington Beach for a beach party and viewing of the Great Pacific Airshow. Participants are invited to ride in support of HomeAid OC. T-shirts are available for a suggested $10 donation.

A look at Pedego's 2017 Palooza event

More than 500 Pedego owners participated in the Pedego Palooza 2017

Pedego Electric Bikes’ Palooza event schedule on Saturday, Oct. 20:

  • 11:00 a.m.Check-in at Pedego Headquarters:
    11310 Slater Ave, Fountain Valley, CA 92708
  • 11:30 a.m. Ride from Pedego HQ to Huntington State Beach (Newland Ave. & Pacific Coast Highway)
  • 12:00 p.m. Beach Party and Catered BBQ Lunch and The Great Pacific Airshow viewing
  • 4:00 p.m.Ride back to Pedego Headquarters

Pedego owners are invited to attend Pedego Palooza for free with an advance reservation. Guests may purchase tickets to attend for $50. Parade participation requires a Pedego bike. Rentals of Pedego bikes are available at an additional cost and can be arranged at local Pedego stores throughout Orange County. Rentals are on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Pedego owners are responsible for transporting their own bikes to and from Pedego headquarters or the beach. Secured bike parking will be available at the beach.

This year, Pedego Palooza has grown into a national event with three additional celebrations in Michigan, Texas and Arizona. With multiple locations, Palooza 2018 is expected to attract thousands of attendees on their electric bikes.

“Everyone knows Pedego is all about fun, and Pedego Palooza is the ultimate fun,” said Pedego CEO and co-founder Don DiCostanzo. “Pedego is the only electric bike company in the world to draw a party crowd like this.”

About Pedego

Pedego®  Electric Bikes is the Number 1 electric bike brand in the United States, according to Navigant Research. Sold at more than 140 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, 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!”


Teri Sawyer, T&Co.

Michele Kennedy, T&Co.