Performance Bicycle files Bankruptcy.


This is news worth posting here. Mainly because they sell eBikes in their stores in the same cities our stores are located.

Below is part of the article about this latest news in the Bicycle Industry.


ASE, owner of Performance Bicycle and ASI, files for Chapter 11
Published November 16, 2018
by Stephen Frothingham

Store closings expected. CEO says ASI brands, including Fuji, SE, Kestrel and Breezer, “will survive.”
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (BRAIN) — Advanced Sport Enterprises, the 2-year-old company that is parent to the Performance Bicycle retail chain, Bike Nashbar and distributor ASI, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Friday morning. The move is likely to lead to the closure of at least 40 Performance stores in the coming months; the chain currently has 104 locations.

Full Article on Bicycle Retailer: ASE, owner of Performance Bicycle and ASI, files for Chapter 11


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If you are looking for an eBike or Electric Bicycle from Performance Bicycle online or in stores, you seriously need to reconsider that decision. Call us, Contact Us or Come in to one of our stores to see why you wouldn’t have bought one there even if they stayed open.

We welcome the products any of our six brands’ competitors have. At this time, there is an interest in the industry to raise the overall eBike or Pedal assist Electric bicycles that are becoming mainstream right now. There are parts of the U.S. that have not even seen or touched any of the products we offer.

Our goal is to bring Durable, Dependable and Reliable eBikes products to the Southeastern part of the U.S. as well as the country in general. Through that we are trying to help contribute to building awareness around one of the most Transformative products on the market ever. We are going through an Analog to Digital conversion of the Bicycle. If you don’t have one, you really need one.

Performance Bicycle stores are mostly what we are not trying to offer. We see our eBikes as needing to be at the highest level of quality since they are being using for:

  • Daily Transportation
  • Emergency Responders
  • Carrying Children
  • Commuting to work
  • Oh yeah, they are fun to ride recreationally for sure!

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