BEND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Voltaire Cycles will open its third e-mobility franchise — this one in Bend, Oregon — providing highway and off-road private electrical automobiles for hire and buy.
Voltaire Cycles of Central Oregon is situated at 2755 Northwest Crossing, Suite 113. The grand opening is scheduled Oct. 10, and the store options e-bikes, e-motocross dirt-bikes, fat-tire path bikes, electrical fat-tire path scooters, electrical skateboards, commuter e-bikes, foldable e-bikes, electrical trikes, and equipment and equipment.
The brand new franchise joins the Verona, New Jersey, pilot retailer (Electrical Spokes Co.), and Highlands Ranch, Colorado, location.
“I noticed that as extra guests arrive seeking to expertise Oregon’s pure assets, the necessity for sustainable, and soundless types of mobility are rising in recognition as various modes of exploring the wilderness whereas preserving it,” mentioned Bend franchise proprietor Charles Hildreth.
Hildreth additionally has curiosity in rising the aggressive market of electrical mountain bike racing. “Europe is embracing electrical mountain bike racing with groups and tour circuits which can be attracting large sponsors,” Hildreth mentioned. “I am sure that inside a yr’s time, we may have equally sponsored e-MTB races right here in Central Oregon.”
The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed e-bike gross sales in 2020. The U.S. just isn’t the one nation to expertise shortages in private electrical automobiles. World demand is rising, putting even better strain on main manufacturers like Yamaha, Trek, Electra, Cannondale, and Evolve to extend manufacturing.
Voltaire Cycles franchises trains and mandates certification of its homeowners and technicians. “With out service assist, clients are left hoping they may by no means must service their car, which is ludicrous if you concentrate on the miles and the terrain that a mean rider is more likely to face,” mentioned Jamie Gilson, co-founder of Voltaire Cycles.
Voltaire Cycles provides a number of retail and on-line gross sales alternatives that present new franchise homeowners unique territory rights for multi-brand illustration and a catalog of automobiles, gear, substitute components, and equipment within the private electrical car market.
Voltaire Cycles of Central Oregon can be adopted quickly with the opening of a Sarasota, Florida, and Manhattan Seashore California, areas. Franchise data is accessible at voltairefranchises.com.