Pedego Electric Bikes Make Fun and Healthy Holiday Gifts With Ten Stylish Models

October 4, 2016

Pedego Named Number 1 Electric Bike Brand in the United States by Navigant Research

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 4, 2016 — Pedego Electric Bikes are at the top of most holiday wish lists for a healthy gift that delivers exercise disguised as fun.  Ranked the Number 1 electric bike brand in the United States by Navigant Research, Pedego electric bikes come in 10 models, multiple sizes, two styles (classic and step-thru) and dozens of color combinations to suit every personality. And it’s easy to find Pedego bikes, as they’re available at more than 85 Pedego stores worldwide. Test rides are always free. Riders can also rent bikes for as little as $20 per hour or take Pedego electric bike tours. Gift certificates for electric bikes, accessories, rentals and tours are also available at most stores.

“Pedego electric bikes make the best health-conscious holiday gifts,” said Don DiCostanzo, CEO, Pedego Electric Bikes. “From cruisers and commuter bikes to mountain bikes and trail bikes, and even a unique folding bike, Pedego bikes have something for everyone.”

Features on most Pedego electric bikes include:

  • On-board computer to track mileage, view MPH and even a plug to charge your mobile phone
  • Twist-and-go throttle for power on demand, reaching speeds up to 20 MPH
  • Pedal Assist that gives the rider a little extra push automatically as they pedal along
  • Frame geometry designed to maximize the rider’s comfort with a model to match each individual’s preferences, whether leaning forward or cruising upright.
  • Light-weight, long-lasting Lithium Ion batteries with Samsung cells that take the rider more than 20 miles on a single charge and are removable for inside charging (costs about 25 cents worth of electricity to charge and takes up to 3 hours) and an industry-leading three-year limited warranty
  • State-of-the-art geared motor delivering the best-in-class acceleration and hill climbing
  • High-end components, including Shimano seven-speed gears, Schwalbe tires, self-sealing tubes to help prevent flats and SRAM disk brakes
  • Optional long-range batteries
  • Optional mag wheels for select models, including the Interceptor and Boomerang Plus
  • Optional baby seats for the Stretch Cargo (you can put two baby seats on the back)

Pedego models available for the 2016 holidays:

  • New for 2016 Holidays! Pedego Trail Tracker Fat-tire Trail Bikes for the whole family. Now in three sizes to accommodate riders of various heights, Trail Trackers make bike riding on sand, gravel or snow an exciting excursion for family and friends. From $3,295 MSRP
  • Pedego Ridge Rider. Take electric cycling to new heights in fun climbing mountain peaks and zooming to sky-high vistas with Ridge Rider’s powerful 48-volt, 11 amp hour battery and 500-watt geared motor delivering ultimate thrust to conquer the most challenging ascents. From $3,395 MSRP
  • Pedego Interceptor. For the rider who craves extra power combined with the sweet calm of cruising, this bike has all the bells and whistles. From $2,995 MSRP
  • Pedego Comfort Cruiser and Tandem. Classic beach cruiser design and a twist ‘n go throttle that says, “I conquer hills and headwinds!”  From $2,295 MSRP
  • Pedego City Commuter. Named one of 2016’s top 10 commuter bikes by Men’s Fitness, this Dutch-street styling offers a fresh-air ride to the office with the fun of automatic Pedal Assist. This bike says, “Love your commute to work!” From $2,595 MSRP
  • Pedego Boomerang and Boomerang Plus. This ultra-low, easy step-thru cruiser with ultra-chic styling says, “It’s never too late! Welcome back to the bike path!” From $2,295 MSRP
  • Pedego Latch. The industry’s most innovative electric folding bike can be carried or rolled onto a bus or train, stashed in a motor home or aboard a boat or private plane — and unfolds quickly for the ride away. From $2,595 MSRP
  • Pedego Stretch. When the cargo is precious, this bike carries it securely while saying, “Let’s have some fun on the way!” Available with optional baby seats — two fit on the back of the bike. From $3,495 MSRP
  • Ford Super Cruiser. In classic American style with a modern day powered-by-Pedego twist (of the throttle), this sporty bike takes riders to new conquests. From $3,695 MSRP