VANCOUVER, BC – Electric bike manufacturer OHM Cycles announces a contest that will give its new and existing Facebook fans the chance to win a bike-changing accessory. The prize – one Burley Travoy Trailer – was awarded a EUROBIKE Gold Award in 2010 for its innovative design that turns any bike into a safe, hassle-free way to haul and transport almost anything, from a change of clothes for the office, to a week’s worth of groceries, to up to 60 lb. of cargo.
Launched at the start of Bike to Work Week last week, the contest will run until July 15. It is open to residents of Canada and the United States, ages 19 and up. To enter, people need only “like” the OHM Cycles Facebook page and enter their email address to subscribe to OHM’s online newsletter. After entering, fans who share the contest and get their friends to enter earn two additional entries to win the trailer.
“The Travoy increases the versatility and usefulness of any bike it is attached to, but its potential goes through the roof when it’s hitched to one of our electric commuter models,” says Michael DeVisser, CEO of OHM Cycles. “The electric assist provided by our BionX motor makes heavy loads feel much lighter, so you can ride faster and with less effort than with a normal bike. Many of our customers have replaced their cars with OHMs, and the Travoy is like a car trunk they can add on when necessary to carry heavier loads.
OHM’s hybrid pedal-assist bikes come in three models: an electric commuter bike, a special edition electric commuter bike, and an all-terrain electric mountain bike. Powered by a powerful BionX motor, it makes all bike rides – whether they involve hilly routes or big loads – easier and more enjoyable, while allowing riders to control the amount of work they put in.
The Burley Travoy Trailer comes with a basic cargo bag (which also stores the folded Travoy), tie-down straps for bulkier cargo, and a hitch assembly. Bags for grocery shopping and other functions and features can also be purchased to customize the Travoy to fit different lifestyles.
About OHM Cycles
OHM Cycles Ltd. is a leading electric bike manufacturer in Canada, based in Vancouver, BC. Founded in 2005 with the goal of producing a premium electric bike with exceptional range and features, its first models were produced after five years spent researching and testing electric bikes around the world. OHM bikes feature proprietary frame technology and custom center-mounted battery packs. Lightweight and well-balanced, our electric bikes provide the ultimate riding experience. OHM Cycles is a proud proponent of going green with electric bikes—an eco-friendly solution to the world’s environmental and transportation changes. Find out more at http://ohmcycles.com
Burley has long been known as the worldwide leader in child bicycle trailers. Since 1978, Burley has made it a priority to deliver the absolute best in quality, durability and safety. In 2010, Burley launched a commuter trailer – the Burley Travoy Bike Trailer – that won one of 12 Gold Awards at the EuroBike tradeshow. Acting as a shopping cart, messenger bag, and briefcase all in one, the Travoy is the epitome of Burley’s well-thought-out designs. Find out more at www.burley.com
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