Andrea and Eric Busch

The new LA store is off to an impressive start. Not surprisingly considering the competence and community involvement by residents Andrea & Eric Busch. See full article at

From article: "Six months after switching to an electric bicycle for his daily commute, Eric Busch has saved hundreds of dollars in gas for his guzzling SUV, shaved three minutes off his morning drive and dropped a pants size.

A second-term El Segundo city councilman, Busch was so taken with his new toy that he and wife, Andrea, have opened their own electric bicycle store, likely the first in the region, in El Segundo's quaint downtown.

'We're just so happy to introduce these to the South Bay,' Andrea Busch said as she made final preparations for Electric Bikes LA's grand opening Friday.

Inside the tiny Main Street shop, a tall countertop was still damp with fresh paint and the computer network was on the fritz, but the Buschs were ready for business.

A phalanx of shiny bikes ranging in cost from $1,500 to $2,200 stood at attention inside the small showroom.

Helmets of all shapes and sizes, detachable bicycle bags and other accessories lined the shop's bright blue, mirror-accented walls.

And interest around town was piqued..."