New Pedego Electric Bikes Store in Summerlin, Nev.

February 26, 2019

It’s fun in the sun at Summerlin, all year long, as Pedego riders enjoy the scenery

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 26, 2019 — A new Pedego® Electric Bikes store is now open in Summerlin, Nev., in the center of the Del Webb community. Pedego Summerlin owner Howard Ickes is thrilled to open his second Pedego Electric Bikes store. He also owns Pedego Henderson near Las Vegas, which opened in 2011. Pedego is the Number 1 electric bike brand in the United States.

Pedego Summerlin owner Howard Ickes loves to demonstrate the joys of riding a Pedego.

Pedego Summerlin owner Howard Ickes loves to demonstrate the joys of riding a Pedego.


WHAT:            Grand-Opening Celebration With Hosted Lunch

WHERE:         9416 Del Webb Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89134

WHEN:            Saturday, March 9, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

WHO:              Store owner Howard Ickes

                        Don DiCostanzo, CEO & Co-founder, Pedego Corp.

Terry Sherry, CFO & Co-founder, Pedego Corp.

EXTRAS:        Free test rides, specials and giveaways

Ickes, also known as “Mr. Electric Bikes” by his friends and fans, came out of retirement in 2011 at age 71 to open Pedego Henderson. He previously owned a kitchen appliance distributorship. Now at 79 years old, he says owning Pedego stores makes work too much fun to retire.

“Riders on Pedego electric bikes rediscover the simple joys of a bicycle as they conquer hills, headwinds and distances with ease,” said Ickes. “Summerlin’s active seniors and their family members can ride together and enjoy the region’s abundance of scenic bike paths. We look forward to welcoming our community to the Pedego Summerlin store grand opening and to sharing the joys of Pedego electric bikes.”

Pedego Summerlin offers rentals, tours, sales and service of Pedego electric bikes. Powerful Pedego electric bikes help riders conquer hills, distances and weather-related challenges. Riders say they feel like a kid again while getting fresh air and controlling their exercise as they zoom around the Las Vegas Valley. Riders enjoy zooming to restaurants and shopping without having to take a car. With the bike’s Pedal Assist and twist-and-go throttle, they’ll be in complete command of their workouts. Pedal or not, they can enjoy the scenery as they ride around town and beyond. The store also offers free test rides.

“Pedego bikes make riding a breeze,” said Pedego Electric Bikes CEO and co-founder Don DiCostanzo. “Riders can zoom great distances in warm or cool weather, smiling through all kinds of terrain and flying up hills with ease while enjoying the scenic splendor that surrounds them.”

About Pedego Summerlin

Pedego Summerlin is a premier dealer in Pedego Electric Bikes, offering Pedego electric bikes sales, rentals, tours, accessories and service. Pedego Summerlin is located at 9416 Del Webb Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89134, in the beautiful master-planned community of Summerlin, Nevada, which lies at the edge of the Spring Mountains and Red Rock Canyon. Central to many scenic paths that honeycomb Summerlin and lead to fun city and desert destinations, Pedego Summerlin is open daily, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call (702) 429-2386 to learn more and arrange a free test ride. For more information, email the owner at or visit the Facebook page.

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!”


Teri Sawyer, T&Co.

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