Miley Cyrus, the star of Hannah Montana, was recently spotted riding a Pedego electric bike in Los Angeles. She was on her way to a local coffee shop when she got a flat tire and the paparazzi was all over the story!
The story spread quickly on the internet (People, The Sun, Daily Mail, etc,) due to Miley’s fame. Here is a link to the story with more of the paparazzi details!
Celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio and Jay Leno are also fans of electric bikes and this is a nice way to bring electric bikes to the attention of the main stream public.
Don DiCostanzo, the president of Pedego Electric Bikes, added this background to the story:
“To share a little history, a picture of Miley in People Magazine a few years ago was the inspiration for us selecting white with mint green rims for our Step Thru launch bike.
Independent of that, our dealer in Hollywood reported to us about that Miley’s Mom, Tish, purchased a Pedego for herself (white/red rims) and husband, Billy Ray (black/red rims). It turns out that now both Miley (baby blue) and her brother, Braison, now have Pedegos.”
What do you think? Will celebrities help in bringing awareness of electric bikes to the public? Have you seen a local celebrity in your town riding an electric bike? Please share your thoughts in the comment section below.
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