Revel To Launch E-Bike Rental Service In NYC


NEW YORK, NY — Brooklyn-based moped company Revel will develop into e-bike leases subsequent month, the company introduced Tuesday.

The new e-bike service, referred to as “Coast by Revel,” will let New Yorkers join a $99 per 30 days subscription for a personal e-bike that will probably be delivered to their door.

The bikes are the most recent enlargement of the electrical transportation company, which first launched its fleet of mopeds in North Brooklyn in 2018.

“Revel’s mission is to electrify cities and our eBike subscription program is the next piece of the puzzle,” Cofounder Frank Reig stated. “We’re excited to give more New Yorkers the experience of eBike ownership without the hassles and to roll out our third product in our hometown.”

Riders in Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Manhattan can be a part of the waitlist for the bikes beginning Tuesday by signing up on Revel’s app and web site, the company stated. The bikes, manufactured by WING Bikes, will probably be out there in early March.

The subscription features a lock, a reduction for a FEND bike helmet and training supplies about native site visitors legal guidelines, secure driving and the best way to keep away from theft, the company stated. Revel’s workers may also be on name for service requests for bike upkeep, which they are saying will probably be answered inside 24 hours.

The enlargement into e-bikes comes as Revel plans a foray into one other electrical automobile business with a charging “superhub” that may open in Bushwick this spring.

The hub, set to open the spring on Flushing Avenue, would be the largest common fast-charging depot in North America, in keeping with the company. It will embody 30 chargers for house owners of any electrical automobile model that will probably be open to the general public 24/7.