Pedego Electric Bikes

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Pedego Electric Bikes
Private
IndustryElectric bicycles
Founded2009
Headquarters,
USA
Number of locations
70 Pedego stores
Key people
Don DiCostanzo, CEO;[1] Terry Sherry, CFO
Websitewww.pedegoelectricbikes.com

Pedego Electric Bikes manufactures and sells its own brand of electric bicycles.[1] The company is based in Irvine, California. The bicycles can be pedaled manually and also be powered electrically, reaching speeds of up to 20 miles per hour (32 km/h).[2] Pedego bikes has ten different bikes models.

As of mid 2019, Pedego electric bikes has over 170 retail stores, and the bicycles are sold at more than 800 stores globally.[3] It is the largest electric bike retailer in the United States. Pedego produces several models which are produced in Vietnam, with many components coming from other countries such as Japan, Germany, Italy and China.[4][5][6][7]

In 2015, Pedego recalled the batteries of 5,000 of its bicycles after receiving reports of batteries catching fire.[8][9][10]

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  1. ^ a b Castleman, Cassidy. "Gadget lust the pedego electric bike makes exercise look (and feel) easy". Newsweek. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
  2. ^ "Healthy Living Tips from One L.A. Entrepreneur to Another". The Huffington Post. 6 April 2015. Retrieved 4 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Pedego Electric Bikes Opens Five Stores in Florida, Denver, Oregon and California". Pedego Electric Bikes. Retrieved 4 January 2016.
  4. ^ Mark, Lois Alter (26 January 2015). "Baby Boomer Entrepreneurs Creating Baby Boomer Entrepreneurs Baby Boomer Entrepreneurs Creating Baby Boomer Entrepreneurs". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 4 January 2016.
  5. ^ Weiss, David (August 5, 2015). "Maxim: Take a Wild Ride on the Pedego Interceptor III". Maxim. Retrieved August 3, 2017.
  6. ^ Hollister, Sean (October 15, 2015). "Electric boost puts e-bikes on the fast track". CNET. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
  7. ^ Kramer, Scott (June 8, 2016). "Electric Biking: Gliding Through the Streets of SoCal with Pedego". Forbes. Retrieved 4 January 2016.
  8. ^ McClellan, Doug (February 9, 2015). Pedego recalls 5,000 e-bike batteries. Bicycle Retailer. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
  9. ^ Pedego Recalls Electric Bicycle Batteries Due To Fire Hazard. U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
  10. ^ Pedego Electric Bikes Recalls Batteries Following Reports of Fire (April 29, 2015). North Carolina Consumers Council. Retrieved June 8, 2018.

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