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Pedego Alexandria empowers riders to have fun exploring miles of historic and scenic paths in Old Town and beyond
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., March 5, 2018 — A new Pedego® Electric Bikes store is now open in Alexandria, Va. Pedego Alexandria brings the fun and excitement of electric bikes to Old Town Alexandria with sales of Pedego electric bikes as well as rentals, tours and service. Pedego Alexandria is the 117th Pedego store worldwide.
THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO THE RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONY
WHAT: Ribbon-cutting Ceremony with refreshments
WHERE: 210 N. Lee St., Unit 102, Alexandria, VA
WHEN: Thursday, March 15, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
WHO: Store owner Todd Ketch
Mayor Alison Silberberg, City of Alexandria
Representatives from the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce
A former government affairs executive, the new store owner Todd Ketch has made Pedego Alexandria his second career. Ketch discovered Pedego electric bikes on a visit to Pedego RVA in Richmond, Va., with his daughter. “We took off on a couple of Pedego bikes, and it was so much fun that we couldn’t stop smiling,” said Ketch. “It was a really joyful experience that motivated me to open Pedego Alexandria.”
As a lifelong cyclist, Ketch was especially impressed with his ability to ride great distances on the Pedego bikes despite having endured major back surgery in 2016. He said, “Pedego bikes deliver extra fun for all riders, and they also help people who need the extra assistance to ride.”
Located in the heart of historic Old Town Alexandria, Pedego Alexandria offers a wide choice of scenic rides and thrilling destinations. Pedego renters can take advantage of the community’s active bike culture with an interconnected network of dedicated bike paths, including the Mount Vernon Trail. Touring Old Town on a Pedego offers riders a unique opportunity to experience 250 years of history while they cruise along tree-lined streets and the Potomac Waterfront with stops at historic buildings, landmarks, parks, stores, restaurants and more.
Destinations also include an exciting ride to Washington D.C. on dedicated bike lanes that provide amazing views along the river and protected access directly to the monuments, museums, restaurants, entertainment, sports venues and everything else Washington D.C. has to offer. Riders can also enjoy riding to the National Harbor across the river from Old Town in Maryland, Georgetown in Washington D.C. and other historic towns and small cities along the trails in Northern Virginia.
“Pedego Alexandria brings a fun and empowering way to explore Alexandria’s beauty and history,” said Pedego Electric Bikes CEO and co-founder Don DiCostanzo. “Locals and visitors can see and do more riding with Pedego bikes while smiling the whole time.”
About Pedego Alexandria
Pedego Alexandria is the region’s premier dealer in Pedego Electric Bikes. The store offers electric bicycle sales, rentals, tours, accessories and service. Located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria at 210 N. Lee St., Unit 102, Alexandria, VA 22314, Pedego Alexandria is near scenic paths that lead to beautiful and historic destinations. Store hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Call (571) 312-5168 to learn more about Pedego electric bikes and arrange a free test ride. Additional information is available at www.PedegoAlexandria.com or by emailing email@example.com.
Pedego® Electric Bikes is the Number 1 electric bike brand in the United States, according to Navigant Research. Sold at more than 115 Pedego-branded stores and hundreds of independent electric bike dealers worldwide, 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 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!”
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