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  • URB-E Portable Commuting Scooter Featured on NPR

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    NPR just featured our lightweight electric scooter on their website calling it “vital, affordable forms of transportation that alleviate congestion.” The article does a great job of explaining to readers that we are not trying to replace cars, but to complement cars and increase efficiency and sustainability. Electric cars are great to help out our environment, but they do little to alleviate the increasing traffic problems that we are seeing all across America. “The point of these vehicles is what transportation people call the “last mile” — think the trip to the grocery store or from the commuter train station...

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  • 2017 Year in Review

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    2017 has been our most exciting year by far! So many new and exciting things have happened at URB-E this year that we thought we'd take you on a walk down memory lane with us. Winter This winter we launched our new URB-E Sport series at CES, winning Best of CES from The Verge! This was followed up with features on TechCrunch, Engadget, Mashable, CNET, and more at CES. We also showcased our partnership with Pandora at CES, featuring our now infamous Panodra Trailer. The next week we went right to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, and were...

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  • PRESIDENTS' DAY SALES EVENT

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    Starting now through Monday, February 20th 11:59pm PST, take advantage of the following deals using the code "PREZDAY" at checkout. Note that your shopping cart will only show a discount of $.01; Your free accessories will be added AFTERWARDS. URB-E Sport - Free Shipping* (save $125) - Autographed Limited Edition VIN Badge URB-E Sport GT - Free Shipping* (save $125) - Autographed Limited Edition VIN Badge - Free Basket URB-E Pro - Free Shipping* (save $125) - Free Basket - Free American Flag Inserts URB-E Pro GT - Free Shipping* (save $125) - Free Basket - Free American Flag Inserts...

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  • Buy URB-E get a free 7 day pass from Metrolink

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    On paper URB-E's range is 20 miles on one charge, an industry best in its own right. In reality it is a magnitude more than that. In Southern California URB-E can now take you over 534 miles, with a helping hand from our new partners at Metrolink. By conquering the first and last mile, the distance to and from trains, buses and ride sharing services, URB-E can help take you wherever you need to go faster than anything else, no matter how far. And now, in partnership with Metrolink, every new URB-E comes with a redeemable promo code for a 7 day...

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  • Buy URB-E get a free 7 day pass from Metrolink

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    On paper URB-E's range is 20 miles on one charge, an industry best in its own right. In reality it is a magnitude more than that. In Southern California URB-E can now take you over 534 miles, with a helping hand from our new partners at Metrolink. By conquering the first and last mile, the distance to and from trains, buses and ride sharing services, URB-E can help take you wherever you need to go faster than anything else, no matter how far. And now, in partnership with Metrolink, every new URB-E comes with a redeemable promo code for a 7 day...

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  • URB-E Now Available at BOARDLife!

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    We are beyond thrilled to announce that our friends at BOARDLife skate shop now carry the Black Label City Edition URB-E! Founded on the principle of bringing skateboarding to the masses, regardless of age, gender, skill level or background, BOARDLife is dedicated to changing its customers lives for the better. URB-E fits this mission statement perfectly. Saving users on average over 4 days of time per year, URB-E reinvents the way people live their lives and interact with their community. URB-E can now be test ridden and purchased at both of BOARDLife's retail locations in Denver Colorado and Austin Texas....

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  • URB-E Wins Bronze at Spark Awards!

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    We are pleased and humbled to announce that this past week, URB-E was awarded Bronze by our friends at the Spark Awards! As “the world's most modern design competition”, the Spark awards are a celebration of subversive and revolutionary products; products that are not just designed to fulfill a need, but to change the world around them. This year URB-E was selected from 100's of applicants, and featured alongside BMW and Google as a top innovator of 2016 Since our inception, URB-E has aimed to push the boundaries of transportation. With its compact folding design, and 100% electric drive train,...

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  • URB-E at the Los Angeles Auto Show

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    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 Comes to Venice!

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    In Search of the Perfect Beach Day It's your day off, and you've waited all week for this moment. The sun is shining, hot but not too hot, windy but not too windy. So you pack up your supplies for the perfect beach day, and hop on the I-10, bound for paradise. Of course, there's a catch, there's always a catch. Every other person in the city seems to have had the same thought as you, and in a split second, what seemed like the perfect weekend outing turns into a traffic jam that makes a parking lot look fast...

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  • Beat Dodgers Traffic With URB-E

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    Since its inception, URB-E has been a Southern California company to its core. Created by Grant Delgatty, already a SoCal legend from his work at Vans and ArtCenter, and made by hand in Pasadena; every single part of URB-E stems from a love of our hometown. It goes without saying then, that we adore the Rams, Lakers, Clippers, and of course the current MLB championship contenders, the Los Angeles Dodgers. There are few things better in this world than an afternoon at Dodger's Stadium. The smell of fresh cut grass; a hot ball park frank in your hand; the crack of...

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  • URB-E At EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2016

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      EAA Airventure Oshkosh is the world’s largest gathering of airplanes and airplane enthusiasts. This EAA (short for Experimental Aircraft Association) aviation event began in 1953 as a humble subsection of the larger but now defunct Milwaukee Air Pageant. From that small presentation, the EAA Airventure Oshkosh aviation event grew too large for its limited trappings, and moved to Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The event now hosts over 10,000 planes and 500,000 aviation fans annually and brings in north of $100 million to the local economy each year. This year Oshkosh hosted over 550,000 people, with occupations ranging from airplane manufacturers to...

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  • URB-E Wins a Core77 Design Award!

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    We’re thrilled to share that URB-E won a Core77 Design Award! The Core77 Design Awards are among the most prestigious design awards awarded to new products. The statement on the official Core77 website reads, “Recognizing excellence in all areas of design enterprise, the Core77 Design Awards celebrates the richness of the design profession and the brilliance of its practitioners.” URB-E won Notable in the Transportation category, alongside a beautiful cabin design by Hawaiian Airlines and the innovative Brum Brum bikes. The Core77 jury particularly appreciated the quality, engineering, and care that went into URB-E’s design and production. “ clearly the...

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