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Electric Bikes (E-Bikes) – City and County of Denver

E-bike rebate requests are closed. We will process applications from anyone who attempted to register their email before 12pm on June 11, but were unsuccessful due to technical difficulties. These individuals will receive an email with the next steps to complete their application. If you have already requested a rebate, your request will be processed within 10 business days.

If you had difficulty applying a discount on Monday, July 11, our discount administrator will work with you to process the requests. Thank you for your patience while we work on this issue.

E-bikes are electric bikes with a motor that gives cyclists a boost. Electric bikes use rechargeable batteries and travel up to 45 km/h. When you use an electric bike to get around, you can:

  • Save thousands of dollars a year on fuel and maintenance by replacing daily car trips with e-bike rides
  • Cycle longer distances and more challenging terrain
  • Put aside the worries of arriving sweaty at your destination
  • Reduce your carbon footprint when running errands or commuting to work

A limited number of discounts are available each month for Denver e-bikes and e-bikes. Denver residents can save up to $1,700 on an e-bike purchase from a qualifying store.

Release dates for 2022 are:

  • Monday July 11
  • monday august 1st
  • tuesday september 6
  • monday october 3
  • monday november 7
  • Monday, December 5

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Participant Eligibility

Applicant must be a resident of Denver, Colorado and 16 years of age or older. Proof of physical address in Denver is required. All documents submitted must be dated within one year of the request. Examples:

  • Computer-generated bill (electricity, credit card, doctor, hospital, etc.)
  • Bank statement
  • Pre-printed pay stub
  • First class mail (from a government agency or court)
  • Owner’s, lessee’s or motor vehicle’s current insurance policy
  • Mortgage, lease or rental agreement
  • Transcript or report card from an accredited school
  • Motor vehicle registration
  • USPS Change of Address Form (CNL107),
  • DD214
  • Individuals who are unable to provide acceptable documentation to verify their physical address in Denver, Colorado may be eligible to provide alternate documentation to meet the requirements.

To meet the “skilled income” requirement, the applicant must meet one of the following conditions:

Instant rebate amounts

  • $400 for all Denver residents, $1,200 for income-qualified residents
  • $500 extra for e-cargo bikes
  • The incentive cannot exceed the total purchase price
  • One electric bike per person

E-bike eligibility

All categories of electric bikes (1, 2, 3)

  • Class 1: an electrically assisted bicycle fitted with a motor that provides assistance only when the rider is pedaling and ceases to provide assistance when the bicycle reaches a speed of 20 mph
  • Class 2: an electrically assisted bicycle fitted with a motor that provides assistance regardless of whether the rider is pedaling or not but stops providing assistance when the bicycle reaches a speed of 20 mph
  • Class 3: an electrically assisted bicycle fitted with a motor that provides assistance only when the rider is pedaling and ceases to provide assistance when the bicycle reaches a speed of 28 mph

Electric motor must be 750 watts or less and cannot be gas powered

Full suspension mountain bikes are excluded from the program

No minimum or maximum purchase price

Eligibility for electric cargo bikes

Electric cargo bikes must have an extended frame designed to carry additional people or cargo. Electric cargo bikes must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Designed to carry one or more passengers in addition to the rider OR designed to carry heavier or bulkier loads than a traditional bicycle can carry
  • The bike has an extended frame (long tail, long john, Bakfiet or box bike)
  • The bike has a published load capacity of at least 100 lbs.

To be eligible for the e-bike rebate, the e-bike must be purchased new from a participating bike store for use by the e-bike rebate claimant and not for resale. Electric bike must be purchased at or after launch of Denver’s Climate Action Rebate Program for Electric Bikes; discounts are not retroactive to prior purchases.

In order to participate in the Denver e-bike rebate program, bike shops must have a physical outlet in Denver that sells eligible e-bikes and offers on-site sales, service, and repairs. Bike shops are required to confirm that the name on each e-bike voucher matches the name of each e-bike purchaser in person at the time of purchase.

Participating bike shops:

  • Bike Source, 2628 Walnut Street, Denver, CO 80205
  • Campus Cycles 2102 South Washington Street, Denver, CO 80210
  • Crowley Cycles, 2134 Curtis St, Unit 302, Denver, CO 80205
  • Eazy E Bikez, 9373 W Colfax Ave, Lakewood, CO 80215
  • eBikes USA, 201 University Blvd Suite 123, Denver, CO 80206
  • Epic Cycles Denver, 5665 North Beeler Street, Suite 100, Denver, CO 80238
  • Elevation Cycles, 821 Ash Street, Denver, CO 80220; 1500 Wynkoop St., Suite 102, Denver, CO 80202
  • Fat Bikes, 2596 W Barberry Pl, Denver, CO 80204
  • Frame Cycles, 3655 Navajo Street, Denver, CO 80211
  • Good Turn Cycles, 1401 Zuni St Unit 101, Denver, CO 80204; 7301 S Santa Fe Dr #342, Littleton, CO 80120
  • Hardt Family Cyclery, 10255 E 25th Ave Unit A1, Aurora, CO 80010
  • HUB Denver Bikes, 3605 West Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80204
  • Pedego Denver, 575 Lincoln St, Unit C, Denver, CO 80203
  • Pedego South Denver, 6888 South University Boulevard, Centennial, CO 80122
  • Rad Power Bikes, 6262 West 55th Avenue, Arvada, CO 80002
  • REI, 1416 Platte St., Denver, CO 80202
  • SloHi Bikes, 3217 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206; 4434 W 29th Ave, Denver, CO 80212