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There are a ton of reasons to love our e-Scooters – they’re fun, cut out gas costs, allow you to breeze through traffic, and are the ultimate parking hack! But just because they are compact and able to fit into all sorts of parking situations doesn’t mean that it’s always smiled upon. We thought it would […]

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When we started putting together our March Ride It Forward Event, we knew that we wanted to donate the trade-in bikes to organizations that benefit the community. Choosing one in Portland was a no-brainer. With 20 years of giving people access to bikes, Community Cycling Center was the obvious choice. Beginning Change Community Cycling Center was formed […]

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At GenZe, we believe that life is better on two wheels. To celebrate this, we’re excited to announce our Ride It Forward Event. Now through March 31, trade in your bike (in any condition) for $400 off the purchase of a new GenZe e-bike! We will be giving all trade-ins to the local non-profit Community […]

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When we created our e-bikes, we wanted to make them functional, fun, and a tool to help people commute and run their errands. We also wanted to empower people to go on adventures they might not otherwise be able to access. Our Oakland rider Jennifer perfectly melds the practical use with an explorer’s spirit. We sat down and chatted with her about […]

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It has been about ten months since the Telegraph Bikeway first opened and data is just being released on how it’s introduction is affecting the surrounding community. We thought that this was a great time to revisit this project, and look at how other cities are changing the shape of bicycle transportation through the implementation […]

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Biking is the greatest – after all, it’s fun, transportation, and exercise all rolled into one. Your bike can take you all sorts of places, and living in a city, it is one of the most practical ways to get from Point A to Point B quickly, without having to worry about parking. City cycling can […]

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As a scooter rider, you have to face the prospect of riding on a wet day. Hitting the road when it’s damp and gray might seem a little daunting at first, but it’s really not bad. We’ve put together a list of tips to help you cruise through soggy season safely and in style! Wear […]

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Sure, resolutions can feel like a chore, but they can be awesome investments in making the next 365 days more rewarding. Not too bad, right? To help you down the daunting path of setting your own 2017 goals, we have put together a list of awesome, and easy, resolutions to put into action this year. Invest […]

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New Year’s Eve is just around the corner and everyone wants to ring it in right! It can feel like a lot of pressure, but fear not! We here at GenZe want you have a safe and fun time, so we have put together this list of tips to help you make sure your NYE is awesome! […]

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The dictionary defines gratitude as: the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. In what it often perceived as a dog-eat-dog world, experiencing thankfulness and showing kindness are powerful ways to counteract this cold concept. We here at GenZe are so into having gratitude be part of our daily […]

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With the holidays just around the corner, the pressure to find the perfect gift for the people in your life is real. Your techie brother, your outdoorsy aunt, your fashionable friend, your sensible parents – how can you possibly find something for everyone? Fear not! We have put together a list of our favorite gifts […]

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With two wheels and a little charge, our GenZe owners go on some incredible adventures! They cruise up mountains, ride down roads less traveled, and do it all without spending a penny on gas, and with a low carbon footprint! We love seeing photos of our customers having a blast on two wheels, so we thought, […]

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By: Sara Geonczy, Outreach Specialist at Drive Oregon I had never really thought of using or commuting with a scooter, so when I was given a chance to test ride the GenZe 2.0 electric scooter for a few days, I didn’t have any expectations. I am a bike commuter, almost exclusively, although I occasionally ride […]

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A lot of people ask how the GenZe 2.0 handles hills. Fortunately for us, most of Portland isn’t very hilly, however the hills we do have are nothing to shake a stick at. The GenZe 2.0 is designed to take hills of up to a 20% grade without a problem – so I decided to […]

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We’re one week into the Lloyd E-Fleet pilot program, and one week closer to our current goal: taking over Portland’s Lloyd District with E-bikes! As far as Portland neighborhoods go, the Lloyd District is an anomaly. Previously, Lloyd has been primarily a business district in the middle of residential and mixed-use neighborhoods. The district is […]