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“Big Ride Across America” 3,300-mile, 48-day Bike Ride Benefiting the American Lung Association Finishes in Washington, D.C. on August 2nd

July 31, 2014

Media is invited to attend the Finish Line Ceremony in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –

    WHO:                       Cathy Rogers, the woman who has
                               been pedaling a Pedego(R)
                               electric bicycle across the
                               USA, has been riding with the
                               Big Ride Across America
                               cycling team to raise funds
                               for the American Lung
                               Association. Rogers' Pedego
                               electric bike has allowed her
                               to keep up with the team of
                               cyclists, including her
                               husband Paul Rogers, a hard-
                               core cyclist.  The team
                               started in Washington State on
                               June 16, 2014, and will
                               complete their nation-wide
                               ride in Washington, D.C. on
                               August 2.  Rogers is the
                               founder of Aero Tech Designs,
                               a cyclewear company for avid
                               cyclists.

    WHAT:                      Rogers and the team will
                               celebrate with a Finish Line
                               Ceremony and celebration upon
                               their arrival. The Big Ride
                               Across America team will have
                               pedaled 3,300 miles in 48 days
                               across the United States.
                               "This has been the ride of a
                               lifetime," says Rogers.

    WHERE:                     The event will take place at
                               the U.S. Capitol end of The
                               National Mall, located west of
                               3rd Street, between Madison
                               and Jefferson, on the gravel
                               walkway.  The closest metro
                               stop is Archives.

    WHEN:                      The team will arrive at Noon on
                               Saturday, August 2 for the
                               Finish Line Ceremony.

    WHY:                       The Big Ride Across America
                               benefits the American Lung
                               Association of the Mountain
                               Pacific. This is the first
                               documented cross-country ride
                               on a Pedego electric bicycle.
                               Rogers is the only member of
                               the team riding a Pedego, and
                               it has allowed her to fulfill
                               a bucket-list dream while
                               keeping pace with the rest of
                               the team, including her
                               husband.

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Interview Opportunities: Cathy Rogers, Pedego rider, and Don DiCostanzo, Pedego co-founder and CEO, will be present for media interviews.

MORE INFORMATION: For the full news release including photo, visit http://www.pedegoelectricbikes.com/the-big-ride-crosses-america-to-benefit-the-american-lung-association/.
Read about Rogers’ Big Ride at http://www.Pedego.com/big-ride.

Pedego® Electric Bikes, the world’s premier electric bicycle brand, transforms people’s lives with fun and an abundance of delightful moments. Pedego’s stylish, colorful bikes boast the latest in electric bicycle technology and deliver a green alternative for transportation, exercise and recreation. Riders sail up hills and breeze through headwinds! Hailing from Orange County, Calif., Pedego electric bikes are sold in more than 800 stores in 40 countries. For more information, please visit http://www.pedegoelectricbikes.com/

    PR CONTACTS:

    Tila Pacheco                            Teri Sawyer

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    tila@tilapr.com                         TeriSawyer@me.com

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