Epicenter Cycling - Santa Cruz Bike Shops

Santa Cruz Locals Making a Difference

1730 Mission St, Santa Cruz 831.423.9000 - 8035 Soquel Dr, Aptos 831.662.8100

Electric and Folding Bikes


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Trek Bikes

Electric bikes amplify your pedaling power and your ability to do and see more. Trek e-bikes make more possible. They're quick and smooth, with predictable, easy-to-control power and a long-lasting removable battery that recharges at any household outlet.


Blix Bikes

Beauty, comfort and convenience. A Blix bike enables you to go further, longer and faster - it makes your life a little bit easier. Designed and developed in the light of our Swedish heritage. Featuring refreshing minimalistic looks balanced with maximum comfort and simplicity. Durable and reliable - a Blix bike is built to last. Equipped with only high quality components from some of the worlds most recognized suppliers.


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Electra Bikes

Where will you Go! Go to work. Go to the beach. Go to the store. Go further. Go somewhere you’ve never been before. Wherever it is, Electra’s Bosch-powered Go! e-bikes make it easier, faster and way more fun to get there. You can ride like the wind without breaking a sweat. They’re simple, intuitive, capable and comfortable. We’d venture to guess you’ll be spending a lot more time on two wheels from now on. All you have to do is get on and Go!


Vintage Bikes

Founded upon old school American manufacturing values and paired with the most cutting edge technology on the market, Vintage Electric offers the highest quality handcrafted products. Our mission is to create beautiful bikes that stand the test of time. Vintage Electric is taking a stand against planned obsolescence, designing timeless products that are built to last for generations. We hope you’ll join us.

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Wallerang

Our mission is to bring you easier everyday travels through smarter solutions. We want people to have the freedom to travel however they want, while bringing whatever they need on a daily basis.

Therefore Walleräng E-Bikes is: REDEFINING EVERYDAY TRAVEL


WHY AN E-BIKE?

You’ve heard the hype, but may still be wondering … why? And you may be curious as to just how they work. We’re here to clue you in on all the details about this life-changing revolution in cycling. We’re super excited about e-bikes and we think you will be, too!

Why we think e-bikes are the bomb

  • Enjoy going uphill. An e-bike takes the hassle out of the ride so good times are all that’s left.

  • You’ll get there faster. You can explore more in less time.

  • You won’t sweat the commute: Beat the traffic and show up to work looking fresh and ready for the day. It’s a sweat-free ride. (Of course, you always have the option to sweat if you prefer – get your workout enroute to work!)

  • It’s a clean solution for a messy world: No emissions. No parking fees. No gridlock. No fill-ups. Simply a clean and convenient ride.

  • E-bikes level the playing field in group rides, allowing for families and other groups with differing skill/fitness/health levels to ride together.

Doesn’t all that sound great? !!

What type of e-bikes are there?

E-bikes come in a variety of options for whatever your preferred riding style is.

Off Road: Big day off road? You can go farther and have more fun with an electric mountain bike – its pedal-assist technology will make those climbs a bit easier while you still enjoy a motor-free descent.

On Road: Looking for a better way to get around town? Go car-free with a wide variety of electric commuter bikes. Use power when you need it, pedals when you don’t … making your commute as long or short as you like depending on how much leg work you’re willing to put in.

Hybrid: Why choose between road and trail? Trek Bicycles offers their Dual Sport+ which is built for adventure on or off the road, ready to take you from week to weekend and back in comfortable, confident style. It’s the ultimate hybrid: part refined city bike, part adventurous trail ride.

Try one out!

Come on in and learn more about commuter and mountain e-bikes from Trek, Blix, Wallerang, Vintage Electric, and Electra!