E-Bike Program

Facebook E-bike Program

June 3, 2020 Media Release

  • The E-Bike program provides low-interest financing for Nelson homeowners who would like to purchase a commuter bike including electric bikes, do-it-yourself conversion kits, non-electric bikes and accessories that are related to safety and commuting (does not include clothing). 
  • The loan will be applied monthly on the home owner’s Nelson Hydro electric bill and repaid over the term of the loan. 
  • The maximum loan amount will be $8,000 per household, which can support the purchase of more than one bike. Participants will be able to choose an amortization period of two or five years, with an interest rate of 3.5% (subject to change each year).
  • The program will be available to City of Nelson residents who own their own home.

How do I participate?

Step 1 - Submit Application 

Step 2 - Loan Approval Process 

Step 3 - Receive Funds / Repayment of the loan begins on your Nelson Hydro bill.

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Shop Local

The City of Nelson encourages all E-Bike program participants to shop locally. 

Here is a list of local bike vendors:

  • The Sacred Ride - 213 Baker Street (Offering 15% off bike accessories)
  • Gerick Cycle & Ski - 702 Baker Street (Offering 15% off bike accessories)
  • Pedago Nelson - info@pedegocanada.ca
  • Boomtown Sports - 510 Hall Street