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  • Pop-In@Nordstrom Features City Edition URB-E

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    Founded in 1901 Nordstrom is the definition of American entrepreneurial spirit. When John W. Nordstrom started as a shoe retailer in Seattle Washington, the scope of his dream reached far beyond his humble beginnings. Even now with over 300 stores across 3 countries, the drive to set the trend rather than to follow has never once left the Nordstrom company. Now in an attempt to keep this spirit of American innovation alive and well, Nordstrom has launched Pop-In@Nordstrom. Curated monthly by Nordstrom's Olivia Kim , each Pop-In collection highlights the work of innovative American brands in store and online. It...

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  • URB-E at the Los Angeles Auto Show

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    BMW, Ferrari, Mercedes, Lexus, Acura, Porsche, Alfa Romeo. All of these legendary marques have time and again chosen the Los Angeles Auto Show to showcase the cutting edge of their innovative efforts. This year, we are overjoyed to announce that URB-E will be taking its place alongside these legendary brands as we strive to change the face of urban commuting. For the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show, URB-E has been chosen by Automobility LA and Fortune as one of ten transportation start ups to be featured throughout the show. After vetting thousands of applicants, URB-E was chosen for our dedication...

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  • URB-E at the 2016 AltCar Expo in Santa Monica

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    URB-E to Showcase at the 11th Annual Santa Monica AltCar Conference and Expo The 11th Annual AltCar Expo The AltCar Expo in Santa Monica is the largest gathering of hybrid and electric vehicles technologies on the West Coast. Conceived and initially run at a time when the Toyota Prius was the only commonly-known hybrid on the market, the AltCar Expo has grown rapidly alongside the rise of hybrid and alternative-energy vehicles. The URB-E team is very proud to be included among such transport efficiency trendsetters as Toyota and the L.A. Metro. The URB-E folding electric scooter was created to solve...

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  • URB-E in Santa Monica | Our Biggest Ride Ever!

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    Last Saturday, URB-E slathered on the sunscreen and took to the streets for our biggest ride ever! nearly 30 URB-E owners and team members met in Santa Monica to explore the city, cruise along the beach, and explore local shops. We couldn't have imagined a better start to summer than enjoying the California sunshine with our URB-E community! URB-E meets at Caffe Luxxe We started off the ride with free coffee and tune-ups at Caffe Luxxe. As soon as everyone was introduced and caffeinated, we hit the road! California Cruising It’s amazing how perfect URB-E is for riding along city streets. Over...

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  • Join Us For URB-E's Biggest LA Ride Along Ever!

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    Calling all URB-E owners and fans! Save the date for the BIGGEST group URB-E ride we've ever taken! Get ready to cruise along the beach and share your URB-E pride with our team and with URB-E riders from across LA. The ride will begin at Caffe Luxxe, the local, community-focused coffee shop at 925 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica. Caffe Luxxe has generously provided a limited number of free drink tickets for URB-E riders, so show up early for an artisanal cup on the house! Street parking around the cafe is free on Saturdays, but we recommend riding to Santa Monica...

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  • URB-E Flagship Grand Opening

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    Join URB-E as we officially launch our flagship retail location at 54 W Green St in Pasadena! The Grand Opening will take place all day, with a special schedule of events featuring Pasadena companies. We're proud of our roots in the Pasadena innovation community, and we're partnering with local businesses to celebrate all this incredible city has to offer. 11am: We'll start off the day with a coffee bar from the local coffee shop Copa Vida. Copa Vida is a hometown cafe with a big time commitment to sustainability, quality and community. The coffee shop is known for supporting both local artists and businesses and relationships worldwide....

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  • Explore Austin with URB-E - EVENT SCHEDULE

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    URB-E will be all over town during this event, with some great partnerships in place as well as ample opportunities for you to experience URB-E. We're providing awes ome, efficient transportation for Amazon Launchpad, Luxe Valet, WeWork, the W Hotel, and the Driskill Hotel, and we're turning heads everywhere! Read more about transportation at SXSW here. From March 11-15th, we'll be all over Austin demonstrating just how perfect URB-E is for city transportation! See our schedule below: Friday, March 11th 11:00 am-3:00 pm Test rides at the W Hotel, 200 Lavaca Street We'll be offering free URB-E rides - stop on...

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  • RSVP for URB-E's Party in Austin with Amazon Launchpad!

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    We're hosting a party in Austin in partnership with Amazon Launchpad! On Sunday, March 13th from 5:00-7:00pm, we’ll be taking over Austin’s hottest new event space Clearport for an URB-E-only evening of festivities and giveaways! What does that mean? Free drinks, discounted refreshments, music, outdoor URB-E demos, prize raffles, the works. Amazon Launchpad will be there as well, with exclusive giveaways. Also, we'll be giving away a free URB-E at the event! You read that right. Come for a chance to leave on your own brand new URB-E.     Clearport is located in the heart of Downtown Austin, just a...

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  • URB-E Ride: Santa Monica

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    Saturday, January 30, 2016 1:00pm-3:00pm PT Cafe Crepe Santa Monica 1460 3rd St Prom, Santa Monica, California 90401 It's been a while! Time to ride. Bring your URB-E and join us this Saturday at 1 pm for a ride around Santa Monica. We are going to meet on the corner of 3rd St and Broadway in front of Cafe Crepe across the street from Kitson. RSVP on Facebook!

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  • URB-E Turns Heads at CES 2016

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    Taking the URB-E to Las Vegas for CES 2016 The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is one of the most-followed technology exhibitions in the world, so of course URB-E needed to get in on the fun. This January, we packed our team and several URB-Es up and joined RAM Mounts at their CES 2016 booth for a week of events and exhibitions. RAM Mounts makes the incredibly solid cell phone mounts and tablet mounts we sell as URB-E accessories, and we couldn’t have found a better team to share a space with. Pepcom Digital Experience We started off the week at CES...

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  • The URB-E Scooter Electrifies at the Auto Club NHRA 2015 Finals

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    The Auto Club’s National Hot Rod Association celebrated the end of its 2015 season with a weekend-long event on November 15 in Pomona, CA. URB-E attended this popular event with plenty of foldable electric scooters in tow ready to showcase their innovative, portable design. Held at the historic Auto Club Raceway, the annual event attracted people from all over the country. More than 45,000 auto racing enthusiasts braved the chilly, rainy, overcast Californian weather conditions to take in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships. Grant Delgatty, the co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of URB-E, worked the crowd...

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  • All Roads Lead to URB-E Success at SEMA 2015

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      The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), a worldwide automotive trade event, took place in sunny Las Vegas, Nevada from November 2 to 6, and URB-E was there in full force showing off the unique electric scooters to approximately one million automotive aficionados and attendees. The exposure also served to attract potential partners interested in joining the URB-E movement. Collaborating with West Coast Customs, the founders and members of the URB-E Team including Tom, Grant, Sven, and Sean were on hand to make introductions, field questions, and offer test drives. Not only were the custom URB-Es displayed on stage at...

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