New Pedego Electric Bikes: Stretch E-Cargo, Boomerang Step Thru, & Ridgerider E-Mtb [VIDEOS & PICS]

pedego stretch electric cargo bikePedego has been busy this year!

For 2015 they are introducing an electric cargo bike, a super e-step thru, and an electric mountain bike.

And that is in addition to new features that they will be adding to their existing line of e-bikes which includes beach cruisers, commuters, a fat bike, and a tandem.

Pedego showed off these new 2015 e-bikes at Interbike in Las Vegas; the largest bicycle trade show in the US.

Don DiCostanzo, the CEO of Pedego, was on hand to show off the new Pedego’s in the following videos. [Read more…]

Electric Bike Touring: 3,300 Miles from Seattle WA to Washington D.C. on a Pedego Interceptor

Cathy Rogers and her Pedego Interceptor electric bike. Ready to ride 3,300 miles!

Cathy Rogers and her Pedego Interceptor electric bike. Ready to ride 3,300 miles!

Cathy Rogers, 57, of Pittsburgh, PA will be riding her Pedego Interceptor electric bike 3,300 miles in The Big Ride Across America!

Cathy and 13 other riders will raise $6,500 each and ride from the Seattle WA area to Washington D.C. in support of the American Lung Association.

The Big Ride Across America will take place from June 16 to August 2, with 40 days of riding and 8 days of rest.

The tour will go through Washington State, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and then to DC. [Read more…]

The Electric Bike Scene at Interbike 2013 – Part 1 – Pedego, Haibike, eFlow, IZIP, Optibike, & BH Easy Motion [VIDEOS]

Wow, there was a lot happening in the electric bike world at Interbike 2013!

Interbike is the largest bicycle tradeshow in the US and it is where bicycle brands show off their new products for the next year and meet with their dealers to talk about orders for the next year.

This first part of electric bike coverage at Interbike features videos of the new electric bikes for 2014 from brands like Pedego, Haibike, eFlow, IZIP,  Optibike, and BH Easy Motion.

Enjoy the following videos and [Read more…]

Eurobike Report: Electric Bikes and Pamela Anderson

Electric bikes were very popular at the 2012 Eurobike!

This is a guest post from Don DiCostanzo, President of Pedego Electric Bikes.

Flying home from a fabulous week in Friedrichshafen, Germany, on the shores of Lake Constance, I thought I would share my perceptions about the show for those that did not attend.

Eurobike is THE world stage for anything related to bicycles.  For those who have never been, the show is gigantic, traffic and parking are a nightmare and the weather can be a problem, as it was this year.

The strangest thing about the entire show was the traffic and parking.  Cars and buses everywhere to get to and from but very few bicycles.  The worlds biggest bike show with over 47,000 visitors [Read more…]

Miley Cyrus Rides a Pedego Electric Bike!

Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana star) rides a Pedego Electric Bike!

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: [Read more…]

Interview with Pedego Electric Bikes Owner Don DiCostanzo

Don DiCostanzo of Pedego Electric Bikes

Hello E-bikers!  I recently had the opportunity to interview Don DiCostanzo, one of the owner’s from Pedego Electric Bikes.  Pedego is known for their classic beach cruiser style electric bikes.  Don gave me some background on the company, their current e-bike line, the future Pedego e-bikes, the Pedego Owners Group, Pedego going international, their current e-bike promotion, and some e-bike tips.

Here is the interview! [Read more…]