Batman Bikeboard Private Reveal!

Don't miss out on the redesigned Conway Bikeboard's! Four companies competed against each other by building their own model with the Conway Bikeboard. Last weekend, all four companies presented their new designs with a private Grand Reveal in Spanaway, Washington at the Puget Sound Go Kart Association. After the private Grand Reveal, the four designs competed against each other in three challenges. The three challenges were unknown to everyone until the reveal. 

Challenge #1: Agility:Each team had to ride down a 30-yard stretch of the track. The challenge though, was that every 10-yards, the team had to weave in and out of cones. For every cone that the team avoided the team earned 1 point and any cones knocked down deducted team points.
After each team weaved their way through the tricky cones, one winner stood. The Conway Bikeboard team.

Challenge #1 Results: Conway- 20 points, Seattle E-Bike-0, Garage Asylum-0, Huff Motorsports-0

Challenge #2: Short Distance Speed Race with an awkward item attached to the rider. The fastest team down the 30-yard straight shot would win 20 points. Each team had to draw a card and that card coordinated with a prop they needed to attach to their bike. Garage Asylum ended up with large, stuffed soccer balls. Huff sports had to drag a parachute. Conway Bikeboards had to tow a two-wheeled skateboard with an additional weight on top. Seattle E-Bike had to wear a purple kids backpack. With all the objects in tow, each bike raced down the 30-yard straight shot. Riding furiously forward. The first to fall victim to their towable item was the Conway Bikeboard team; the weight fell off of their skateboard and therefore disqualified them. The rest of the bikes continued on and the purple kids backpack passed the finish line first.

Challenge #2 Results: Seattle E-Bike- 20 points. Conway Bikeboards- 20 points. Garage Asylum- 0 points. Huff Motorsports- 0 points. 

Challenge #3: A Race Around the Go Kart Track. The teams had to race around the entire Puget Sound Go Kart Association track twice. However it is a lot easier said than done. The track had some hills and sharp twists and turns that provided a challenge for all the racers. The race was well-fought and quite entertaining to watch. Each team did great! At the end of the two laps, the rankings were as follows.

Challenge #3 Results: Seattle E-Bike- 40 points. Conway Bikeboards- 20 points. Garage Asylum- 0 points. Huff Motorsports- 0 points.

The Seattle E-Bike team is in the lead with just one Challenge of the Conway Bikeboard Build Off Challenge left and it requires all of your support! 

Challenge #4 Best Bikeboard Build: All the teams of the Conway Bikeboard Build Off Challenge will be revealing them privately at the Pioneer Square First Thursday Art Walk tonight! The next time you can catch all the bikes will be at the Waterline Festival-Wheels and Keels-Car, Motorcycle, Wooden Boat Festival at Des Moines Marina July 24, 2016! Come out to see all the awesome bikes that the teams have built and vote on your favorite bike! The team with the most votes will earn 50 points. At this point in the competition, anyone could win it!

To check out more details like pictures and videos, go to our Facebook page! 

The "Original" Conway Bikeboard

WHO IS COMPETING? 

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TONIGHT IS THE PUBLIC GRAND REVEAL!!!

Come check out bikes that have electric motors, custom design fenders, motorized hubs, flame throwers, 

 

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Seattle E-Bike's Open House TOMORROW! Plus more!

Tomorrow is the first Thursday of February and you know what that means...

::Drumroll::
 

It is time to enjoy your week with a little vino, snacks, fun beats, and surround yourself with the coolest rides in town!

If you haven't stopped by since 2016 happened, then you should! We gave our shop a little makeover to present our electric bicycles as more of an e-bike gallery, hence our indefinite involvement with Pioneer Square's First Thursday Art Walk!

We happen to be making this one extra special and already have a good crowd coming so it should be pretty poppin'! One of the reasons why we are making it so special is we will have a live artist during the event. Say What?! 
Joshua Boulet is a comic book artist, illustrator and sketcher originally from Texas. Boulet works mostly in black and white, combining brush pen with a tricked-out Pilot pen he refills manually with Dr. Ph. Martin Black India ink. His work has wonderful detail, a distinct graphic-novel style and storytelling flavor. It is certain to inspire comic book artists and sketchers interested in drawing live events. The 130-page book, Draw Occupy Wall Street, a graphic memoir he inked while living at Zuccoti Park, is the epicenter of the Occupy movement in New York City. See some of his work below:
We are excited to see what he draws up at our location!
While having some fun with us, we also wanted to note that you have the opportunity to help a child by gifting them a bike that their families can't afford. Seattle E-Bike has formed and approved 501 (C)(3) charity "Bikes for little Buddies" charity foundation and will be collecting donations for them. Every child should have the opportunity to ride a bike so help us help those little buddies out there ride!
Don't forget we have some amazing deals on a few of our 2015 models we still have left - not too many to choose from but if you are looking for a smacking deal, we got you!

FREE PARKING is available from 5-10pm tomorrow at a few garages in the area! For more details, follow this link: http://bit.ly/1TParkFree

March 5th and 6th at the Century Link Event Center


We will be there and we hope you will be as well! We are excited to show everyone what we've been up to, as well as debuting a highly-anticipated e-bike! Stay tuned for more details!

For tickets, you can swing by our location to pick them up.

 
SHOW BONUS: 
Every attendee at the Seattle Bike Show gets FREE admission to the Travel, Adventure, Gear Expo and the Seattle Golf & Travel Show - all part of the Northwest Outdoor Recreation Festival
Adults ($12 + $1.34 Convenience Fee)
Youth (17 & under) Free

WHAT'S COMING TO THE SHOW...

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Celebrate with Seattle E-Bike May 1st!

Seattle E-Bike is proud to announce the official grand opening of our brand new location! You are invited to speak with representatives of bikes we carry, enjoy food and beverages, and learn more about e-bikes.
Wait! There's more! We are having a drawing and a lucky attendee will be walking away with a Polaris Meridian that night.
Don't worry, if you don't win, you will also be entered to win the same e-bike that will be drawn at the end of May! 
When: May 1st, 2014 
(First Thursday Artwalk)
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: 570 1st Ave S
Special thanks to: Polaris eBikesBrammoPeddler Brewery and everyone else involved in contributing to the success of Seattle E-Bike's premier location.
Save the date for the first day of May and we hope to see you there!

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Art By Jose Orantes

 If you are in Seattle, you know the town is buzzing with excitement under clear blue skies as we approach August, our best chance at weather for the year. That being said, we are excited to be a part of another month of the First Thursday Art Walk! (More information here: http://www.firstthursdayseattle.com/). During the summer time, this part of town is usually filled with life on the first Thursday of every month and we are proud to take part in it! Our first experience with these art walks consisted of Martin Selig's art, Seattle's best known developer and a lesser known, but just as intriguing, painter. This time we have changed it up a little bit...

Naturally, with our electric bikes that give people a chance to "ride like a kid again" as President of Seatte E-Bike, Brian Nordwall, would say, we wanted the art we debuted on our 18 foot high walls to represent that same concept. Something that is contrary than what most people would consider Seattle being, e.g. dull, gloomy, rainy. We happened to find someone who has lived here in Seattle for over thirty years who is one of the few that feels the same way as we do and his name is Jose Orantes. 


A Guatemalan artist, his early encounters with bridges, cars, and ferries of the Northwest gave him much to observe with his “ojos do extranjero” (eyes of a stranger). Bringing his love of color to bear on the Seattle landscape has resulted in a playful uplifting style he describes as “Urban Naïve.” A favorite theme is that magical moment, the union of day and night that he attempts to capture in his work.

 

For the past 11 years, Jose has worked with the artist in residency program of the Washington State arts commission, creating colorful murals in schools, community groups, and correctional institutions throughout the state. He enjoys sharing his love of color, teaching different painting, drawing techniques, and encouraging students’ feeling of self confidence so they can find their own style and become artists of tomorrow. Check out more of his art here: http://orantesgallery.com/jose/prints/

So come join us for the First Thursday Art Walk where you can enjoy some of Jose's art and check out some pretty neat electric bikes while you are enjoying some wine and aged cheese as our guests for the evening! We'd love to have you.

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