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June 20, 2016
Public Is Invited to Join in World’s Largest Electric Bike Parade in Support of HomeAid OC
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., June 7, 2016 — Pedego® Electric Bikes, the world’s leading electric bike brand, has just rolled into expansive new corporate headquarters in Fountain Valley, Calif. The Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, June 18, will include the world’s largest electric bike parade, expected to set a record in the Guinness Book of World Records. The public is invited to participate in the 12-mile ride to Newport Beach. Pedego bicycle rentals are available at no charge to the public on a first come, first served reservation basis.
Pedego is also proud to support HomeAid Orange County, a non-profit organization with a mission of building new lives for homeless families and individuals through housing and community outreach through Development, Service and Advocacy. Pedego is donating proceeds from the bicycle ride as well as a Pedego Electric Bike for HomeAid OC’s annual gala.
“Pedego has enjoyed exponential growth from the start, going from a small location in Irvine to our new 38,000-square-foot facility in Fountain Valley plus more than 70 retail stores,” said co-founder and CEO Don DiCostanzo. “Our new home in the heart of Orange County will provide the space we need to supply our global retailers network with top-quality Pedego electric bikes.”
THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO JOIN THE GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION
11:00 a.m. Local business luminaries will officiate at the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
11:30 a.m. Pedego-hosted luncheon for all attendees
1:00 p.m. Media reps are invited to interview Pedego experts and owners and then enjoy a tour of the new facility.
1:30 p.m. World’s Largest Electric Bike Parade; 12-mile round-trip ride to Newport Beach. RSVP to participate in the parade is required.
3:00 p.m. Reception at the Pedego Experience Center with refreshments and Karaoke
(Near Euclid and Slater)
Photo: Co-founders Don DiCostanzo and Terry Sherry zoomed to the top of the electric bike industry with Pedego Electric Bikes.
“Those new to electric bikes should expect a fun and easy riding experience during the parade,” said CEO Don DiCostanzo. “Pedego electric bikes will flatten hills and power through headwinds. We might also break a world record for the largest parade of smiles!”
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 70 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!” For more information, please visit https://pedegoelectricbikes.com/.