While the idea of an electric-powered bicycle has been around for a long time (some patents date back to the 1800’s), the industry of electric bikes is now growing faster than ever before. This January, you’ll have your chance to see the latest technology in the world of electric bikes by attending the Electric Bike Expo. Here’s more details on the event.
Where to See the Electric Bikes.
man on bikeOn Friday, January 15th, the Electric Bike Expo will take over Tempe Diablo Stadium to give Valley residents an all new experience in bicycle riding. This three-day event will feature over 80 different models of electric assist bicycles from 18 manufacturers, including A2B, BESV, BULLS, Easy Motion, Felt Electric, Focus, Gazelle, Haibike, IZIP, Kalkhoff, Polaris, Raleigh, Stromer, Tempo, Trek, Xtracycle, Yuba with the latest electric drive systems from Bosch, Yamaha, Shimano, and more!
Free Admission!
The Electric Bike Expo is free and open to the public, and the doors to Diablo Stadium open at 3 pm on Friday and 9 am on Saturday and Sunday. If you register in advance for the event, you’re also entered to win prizes. You will also have VIP access to the test track during the event.
The exhibits will include a wide range of bicycles ranging from beach cruisers to street commuters, to mountain bikes and cargo bikes, all available for you to take a test ride! The expo is also the first time some of these models have been brought to the United States.
While the rest of the country is huddling inside for the winter, the Valley is alive and full of events like the Electric Bike Expo. The best part, is that this event is totally free and a great way to spend a weekend afternoon! For more information, including directions and a list of exhibitors, and to preregister for the event, go to the Electric Bike Expo’s website.