2017 Electric Bike Expo: Costa Mesa, CA – OC Fair & Event Center
OC Fair & Event Center
Our Final Event For The 2017 Season
Located in the heart of the nation’s Electric Bicycle community, the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa is both well known and convenient for much of Southern California. This massive venue is home to the annual Orange County Fair.
With Bosch as our presenting sponsor and Trek as our track sponsor, riders of all levels will be able to experience the leading eBike electrical drive systems and compare the features and performance characteristics on our closed-loop track. With Tempo as our Charity sponsor, we will be raffling off a brand new Tempo Pedal-Assist, Electric Bike to one lucky winner on Sunday. Funds will go to a local charity in need.
Brands such as Abus, BMW, Brose, Bulls, Cannondale, Easy Motion, Elby, GeoOrbital, Ohm, Piaggio/wi-Bike, Riese Muller, Schwinn, Smartmotion, Specialized, Stromer, Superpedestrian, and Urban Arrow will be on display. Additional brands available for test rides such as Haibike, Tern, and Electra will be available too.
Families will be able to test out the latest in electric assist cargo bikes from Europe.
Melon Helmets has added a new batch of great bike helmets to our loaner inventory so everyone can check one out while riding on the track. Accessory displays from Abus, and Lumos will be available for interactive learning.
Educational Sessions will be scheduled on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday for both consumers and local retailers.
Largest Group Of Exhibitors Help To Finish Off The Season
Additional brands that will be available to test ride include eProdigy, M1 Sporttechnik, Espin, Juiced, PIM, and Propella.
No one under the age of 16 will be allowed on the track without an adult driving the bike.
Local eBike Shops Will Be Represented
In addition to the manufacturers and accessory companies on display, numerous local bike shops such as The Cyclist, Jax Bicycles and others that offer legal, pedal-assist, electric bicycles will be in their own canopy booths around the Midway.
Once again, the Expo will fill over 60,000 square feet of the paved surface, which includes the closed-loop test track of 25,000 square feet. The route includes both the main hill as well as the special terrain lane for Mountain Bike Experts sponsored by Cannondale. This all takes place in Parking Lot G.
The OC Fair and Event Center does charge a parking fee per car of $8.00 per day. There is no additional charge to enter the Electric Bike Expo.
Tour Stop 9: 2017 Electric Bike Expo – Costa Mesa, CA
December 1-3, 2017
Hours: Friday 3pm to 7pm; Saturday 9am to 6pm; Sunday 10am to 4pm
OC Fair and Event Center, 88 Fair Dr, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Parking Lot “G”
IMPORTANT UPDATE FROM THE FAIRGROUNDS
Some construction has begun on Arlington Dr. on the backside of the fairgrounds. We had originally been telling everyone to go to gate 8 to enter but now we are telling everyone to go to Gate 10, which is off of South Newport Blvd.
Electric Bike Expo – Costa Mesa
Meet the Manufacturers
Spend time with all the manufacturers and learn everything you need to know about this new, exciting, and fun transportation alternative. Best of all, it’s FREE!
Earn a Chance to Win a $4000.00 Electric Bike
Tempo Bicycles will be raffling off one of their Carmel or Santa Barbara hybrid electric bicycles worth $4,000 to a lucky winner. The raffle proceeds will go to local bike advocacy organization. The raffle tickets are $5 each and can be purchased at the Expo.
Receive Special Discounts
A number of manufacturers, as well as local retailers, will have special purchase incentives available when you stop by their displays.
Educational Safety Seminars
Attend our free session called Ebikes 101: An Introductory Session On Electric, Pedal-Assist Bicycles. Available on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.