Rad Power Bikes is a Seattle-based electric bike company that is changing the way people and goods move. Their lineup of feature-rich - and fun - electric bikes are brought directly to the consumer at wholesale prices. By making ebikes more accessible through this approach, they are revolutionizing transportation options for the masses - including individuals, businesses, police departments, organizations, tourism destinations, and more.
Rad Power Bikes was founded in 2007 by childhood friends, Mike Radenbaugh and Ty Collins, who are now Forbes and Inc. Magazine “30 Under 30” recipients. The company re-launched as a direct-to-consumer business in 2015. They grew sales by 350% between 2016 and 2017, and grew from 20 employees to 80 employees in 2018 alone. The company operates internationally with headquarters in Seattle, Wash., Vancouver, B.C., and Utrecht, Netherlands.
Image: Founder Mike Radenbaugh (right) and co-founder Ty Collins (left).