The Portland Electric Bike Expo has been canceled due to logistical issues with the total eclipse event on August 21. The Portland Expo will return in 2018. Stay tuned for another Electric Bike Expo event being added to the 2017 calendar in Southern California or Arizona.
The Portland Electric Bike Expo is on August 18-20 at the Portland Meadows and it is the place for you to ride the latest electric bikes. There will be more than 130 different eBikes to choose from! And best of all it’s completely FREE to attend and test ride as many eBikes as you like! In addition you can enter to win a $4,000 electric bike from Tempo Bicycles and learn more about the latest electric bikes by talking directly to the manufacturer reps. Plus, the solar eclipse is on August 21st and a section of Oregon south of Portland is in the path of total eclipse….. At the Portland Expo there will be wide variety of brands and many different eBikes to choose from: commuter bikes, mountain bikes, touring bikes, cruiser bikes, fat bikes, folding bikes & more! Here are some highlights from previous Expo’s (no sound in this video): Here is CBS news coverage from the Long Beach Electric Bike Expo (held earlier this year) to give you an idea of what an Expo is like:
And here is some drone footage from the Long Beach Expo: There will be eBikes from Blix, BMW, BULLS, Cannondale, Easy Motion, Elby, Giant, Gazelle, IZIP, Kalkhoff, Ohm, Raleigh, Riese & Muller, Smartmotion, Specialized, Stromer, Tempo (Expo Charity Sponsor), Tern, Trek (Expo Track Sponsor), Urban Arrow, Wallerang, and Xtracycle, with the latest electric drive systems from Bosch (Expo Presenting Sponsor), Shimano, and others. The test track has a hill structure to test the different eBike climbing capabilities. And terrain features to test the suspension of some of the eBikes. Many of the models are new to the US and here to be tested by you for the very first time! Here is a link to the Portland Expo page where you can pre-register and get updates. The E-Bike Expo events are free to attend and there are no sales that happen at Expo events to keep them fun and informative. If you are interested in buying an electric bike, many of the exhibitors are offering discount coupons at the Expo that can be redeemed at local eBike dealers. In addition to discounts there is the possibility of winning an electric bike! Tempo Bicycles will be raffling off one of their Carmel or Santa Barbara hybrid electric bicycles worth $4,000 to a lucky winner. The raffle proceeds will benefit local Portland area charities. The raffle tickets are $5 each and can be purchased at the Expo. Local Portland area dealers will be at the Expo too. Stay tuned to the Portland Expo page for presentations and events being added to the schedule. The Portland Electric Bike Expo is being held at the Portland Meadows, 1001 N Schmeer Rd, Portland, OR 97217. Here is a map: Plan to stop by on: Friday August 18 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM Saturday August 19 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Sunday August 20 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Pre-register now for the Portland Electric Bike Expo!
Other 2017 Expo Locations The 2017 Electric Bike Expo tour will also be going to: Miami, Florida – October 13-15, 2017 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – November 3-5, 2017 Enjoy the rides!
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