Pedego Electric Bikes Opens Its First Store in Connecticut; Pedego SoNo Is Pedego’s 86th Store Worldwide

August 22, 2016

Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening celebrates Pedego’s first store in Connecticut

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 24, 2016 — Fun is rolling into South Norwalk (SoNo) with the opening of the first Pedego® Electric Bikes store in Connecticut, which is Pedego’s 86th store worldwide. Owners Mike and Jen Heslin will host Pedego SoNo’s grand opening with a ribbon cutting featuring appearances by local VIPs on Friday, Sept. 1, with celebrations continuing into Labor Day Weekend. Refreshments will be served, and the public is invited.

“Pedego bikes make me want to ride everywhere, every day!” said Mike. “It makes me feel like a kid again.” The Heslins, who discovered Pedego while on vacation, are excited to share the pleasure of these chic, powerful electric bikes with SoNo residents and visitors.


The Grand Opening festivities will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony, prizes, refreshments, an electric bike group ride, free test rides, rental discounts and more.


WHAT:         Grand Opening Celebration kicks off with ribbon-cutting hosting local VIPs including Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling

WHERE:       Pedego SoNo, 50 Water Street in South Norwalk

WHEN:         Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. Ribbon Cutting at 2:30 p.m.

Friday and Saturday, Sept. 2 and 3, 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., free test rides, free group ride, raffle and refreshments

WHO:           Mike and Jen Heslin, co-owners of Pedego SoNo, and Cassidy Castleman of Pedego Corp.

With cruisers, commuters, mountain bikes, folding bikes and even a fat-tire bike that glides through snow, Pedego SoNo is sure to delight the community,” said Pedego Electric Bikes CEO and co-founder Don DiCostanzo.

About Pedego SoNo

Pedego South Norwalk (SoNo) is the region’s premier dealer in Pedego electric bikes. With their whisper-quiet motors and powerful lithium ion batteries, Pedego bikes help riders zoom along as they explore waterfront roadways, picturesque winding routes north of the shoreline, and everything in between. Located at 50 Water Street in South Norwalk, Conn., Pedego SoNo provides test rides and sales of Pedego electric bikes. Hours are 10 a.m. –6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Sunday; closed on Monday. Call 203-354-9333 or email to arrange a free test ride and to learn more about how these bikes can help you feel like a kid again. One ride and you’ll be saying, “Hello, fun!”

About Pedego

Pedego Electric Bikes, the fastest growing electric bicycle company in the United States, manufactures 10 high-quality, innovative models, including cruisers, tandems, commuters, fat-tire bikes, mountain bikes, cargo bikes and a convenient electric folding bike. Sold at 86 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, California-based Pedego inspires riders to say, “Hello, Fun!”