Pedego Electric Bikes Names Top 2017 Dealers

December 8, 2017

Awards announced at Annual Pedego Dealer Meeting in December

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 12, 2017 — Pedego® Electric Bikes, the Number 1 electric bike brand in the United States, is proud to recognize the top Pedego Electric Bikes dealers. More than 200 attendees were at the dealer meeting where the awards were announced on Dec. 4 at the company’s 1970’s themed “Groovy Awards” dinner. Pedego is the Number 1 electric bike company in the United States with 113 stores worldwide.

“Our 2017 Top Pedego Dealer Awards are given to dealers who have demonstrated exceptional sales,” said Pedego Electric Bikes CEO and co-founder Don DiCostanzo. “It’s amazing to see how they have delighted their customers, sharing their love of Pedego bikes with their communities.”

The Top Pedego dealers for 2017 are:

Top Pedego Operator of the Year (Owner of Multiple Stores, most sales)

  • Pedego La Quinta, Pedego Palm Springs: Bryan and Michelle Newman, co-owners; and Pedego Petoskey: Bryan and Michelle Newman and Bill and Pat Anton, co-owners

Top Pedego Volume Operators (Owners of Multiple Stores, by sales volume, in alphabetical order)

Celebrating “Top Pedego Operator of the Year”: Don DiCostanzo, Pedego CEO/co-founder; Tom Bock, Pedego Dealer Operations; Bryan Newman, Co-owner of Pedego La Quinta, Pedego Palm Springs and Pedego Petoskey stores; Bill Anton, Co-Owner of Pedego Petoskey; and Terry Sherry, Pedego CFO/co-founder

  • Pedego Spring Lake (New Jersey): Adam Levine and Gil Levine, co-owners; and Pedego Santa Barbara: Adam Levine and Pat Briody, co-owners
  • Pedego Twin Cities (Minneapolis, Minnesota) & Straight River Sports (Owatonna, Minnesota): Ann and Craig Paulson, co-owner
  • Practical Cycle Sacramento (California) & Practical Cycle Folsom (California): Tim Castleman, owner

Top Pedego Dealer of the Year (Top Sales Volume)

  • Pedego 30A (Santa Rosa Beach, Florida): Jason and Emily Medina, co-owners

Top Pedego Dealers (By Sales Volume, In alphabetical order)

  • Pedego Bend (Oregon): Kevin Rea, owner
  • Pedego Carlsbad (California): Denise Buckingham and John Orndorff, co-owners
  • Pedego Carmel (Indiana): Josh Freedman and Janet Sharp-Freedman, co-owners
  • Pedego Denver: Terry and Jean Gehrke, co-owners
  • Pedego Henderson (Nevada): Howard Ickes, owner
  • Pedego Huntington Beach (California): Tom Bock, owner
  • Pedego Irvine (California): Bob Bibee, owner
  • Pedego Myrtle Beach (South Carolina): Aaron Maynard, owner
  • Pedego Scottsdale (Arizona): Kathy and Bill Puryear, co-owners
  • Pedego Victoria (British Columbia, Canada): Sam Baio, owner

Distributor of the Year (Most International Sales)

  • Pedego Canada: Mike Clyde, owner

Most Valuable Dealer

  • Pedego Corona Del Mar (California): Joe and Lori Carter and Hal and Shelly Pisors, co-owners

About Pedego

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 110 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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