Denver, Colorado, in implementing a tax incentive for residents for buying an e-bike starting April 22.
Residents are eligible for a $400 rebate for buying a regular e-bike, while there is an extra $500 rebate for purchasing a cargo e-bike for hauling all your stuff.
While not the first city in the U.S. to provide an e-bike rebate, Denver’s is one of the best in the nation.
Starting today, buying an e-bike just got a whole lot more cost-effective for residents of Denver, Colorado.
The city recently announced the best city-wide tax rebate for e-bike buyers in the U.S.: A $400 rebate for regular e-bikes , and an additional $500 rebate for cargo e-bikes . Depending on their income level, some residents may qualify for an even higher rebate, up to $1,200. And even better: The rebate is instant, meaning you can apply before you buy and bring your voucher to one of the participating bike shops in the city.
Best E-bike this year
The only downside to Denver’s rebate policy? That electric-assist full suspension mountain bike isn’t eligible for the rebate. So if you want to shred on trails , you’ll have to pay the full freight. And for cargo bikes to qualify for the full $900 rebate, they must have a total weight capacity (rider+bike+cargo) rating of at least 400 pounds: Just adding a big basket or a trailer doesn’t count. This new program , which goes into effect April 22, is part of Denver’s more extensive Climate […]