Pedal-assist bikes put the fun back in cycling

The pedal-assist bicycle trend is offering Comox Valley residents much more than an environmental transportation option

  • Nov. 5, 2014 8:00 p.m.
Pedal-assisted bikes

Pedal-assisted bikes

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The pedal-assist bicycle trend is offering Comox Valley residents much more than an environmental transportation option, it is bringing smiles and joy to pedalling even in the face of hills and long distances. Join the Comox Valley Cycling Coalition on Monday, Nov.  10, at 7 p.m. at the Filberg Centre in Courtenay to learn how to get a little assistance when cycling in the Comox Valley.

This is an opportunity for both cyclists and non-cyclists to discover what new bike technologies are trending, and see some electric bike options. The Comox Valley Cycling Coalition invites you to meet-up in an informal social setting. We plan to have fun while giving you food for thought on new ways you may choose to get around your community in the future.

Pedego Bikes Qualicum Beach offers bikes that were engineered not to mimic other bikes but rather to provide specific support for a transportation alternative. Their bikes offer people new cycling choices whether for fun and recreation or for the economics of replacing a car with a bike.  Their pedal-assist bikes will help you propel past personal obstacles including hills, injuries, training, and operational costs while allowing you to feel good about your personal health and “green” lifestyle.

Julie and Ruby, owners of Pedego Bikes QB, are looking forward to showing you three of their electric bikes – the Trail Tracker, the Comfort Cruiser and the Interceptor 2.

Simon’s Cycles will also be attending and are excited to introduce two other electric assist bikes.   They are hoping to be able to offer new cycling systems to Comox Valley residents in the new year.  Our other local bike shops have given us information you can take away with you about their electric assist options and their service here in the Comox Valley.

Please join us in an exciting night of innovative bike technology.

 

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