How Can I Get An Ebike For Free? Colorado Ebike Rebate Program FAQ

How Can I Get An Ebike For Free? Colorado Ebike Rebate Program FAQ

We are very happy to announce that Hovsco Ebikes has partnered with the Colorado Ebike Rebate program! Applicants who manage to apply for a voucher can apply their vouchers towards a Hovsco ebike purchase right here in our online store.

Here are some frequently asked questions about how to participate in this program. If you find it useful, please click → here ← to check our ebike collection. There is a Hovsco ebike for every kind of rider! 

Q: How much is the rebate voucher for?

A: Eligible Colorado residents can receive the following incentive amounts for a qualified e-bike purchase.

Rebate Voucher Amounts

Income Tier

Base Incentive Amount

E-Cargo Bike Incentive

Low-Income

$1,100

+$300

Moderate-Income

$500

+$300

For a cargo ebike, applicants can receive a $1400 (for low-income family) or $800 (for moderate-income family) incentive. Click this link to check out Hovsco's cargo ebike - HovCart.

For other kinds of ebike (except full-suspension ebikes), applicants can receive a $1100 (for low-income family) or $500 (for moderate-income family) incentive. Check out all Hovsco's ebike collection at this link.

Q: Who is eligible?

A: To be eligible for an e-bike rebate, you must be ① a resident of the State of Colorado,② 18 years of age or older, and ③ income-qualified. Proof of a physical Colorado address is required.

  • Income Qualification

Low-Income Rebate

To meet the income qualifications for the low-income rebate, your household income needs to be below 80% of the area median income (AMI). Click here to check AMI.

Example: You live in Eagle County. There are 3 people in your household. Your household income would need to be below $85,200 to be eligible for the low-income rebate.

Moderate-Income Rebate

To meet the income qualifications for the moderate-income rebate, your household income needs to be between 80% - 100% of the area median income (AMI).

Example: You live in Eagle County. There are 3 people in your household. Your household income would need to be above $85,200 (80% AMI) but below $106,500 to be eligible for the moderate-income rebate.

Q: Can I use the voucher on any eBike?

Only Class 1, 2 and 3 ebikes are eligible. Ebike top speed cannot be above 28 miles per hour. Electric motor cannot be above 750W or be gas powered. Please be aware that mountain bikes with full suspension are not eligible.

All Hovsco ebikes are qualified for the criteria except the HovScout full-suspension mountain ebike. So please be rest assured to order other Hovsco models! Check out Hovsco ebike collection at: https://www.hovsco.com/collections/best-selling-products

Q: How to redeem the rebate?

To qualify for the e-bike rebate, you must buy a new e-bike from a participating bike retailer. Luckily, Hovsco has partnered with the program, so applicants can apply their vouchers towards a purchase of Hovsco ebikes in our online store!  Please reach out to our support team first to verify your rebate, and then place the order in our online store.

Email: support-us@hovsco.com

Call: +1 (909) 990-8695 (9:00am - 5:30pm PST)

        +1 (909) 331-1278 (9:00am - 5:30pm PDT)

Q: Can I combine Denver or Boulder city ebike rebate programs with this program?

A: No, programs cannot be combined. You can apply one rebate voucher for a single ebike purchase.

But Hovsco ebikes also support Denver and Boulder city ebike rebate! Please contact our support team for further assistance.

Q: When will the next round of applications open?

A: The final round of applications will open at 10:00 AM MT on Monday, February 12, 2024 and remain open until 4:00 PM MT on Monday, February 19, 2024.

Q: Is the ebike rebate program ending? Will there be more ebike rebate programs in Colorado in the future?

A: Although CEO does not anticipate receiving additional funding (past February 2024) for the statewide e-bike rebate program in the future, the office is preparing to launch a statewide e-bike tax credit on April 1, 2024. All Colorado residents will be eligible to receive this tax credit as a $450 point-of-sale discount on a qualified e-bike purchase from an authorized e-bike retailer through 2032.

Best ebikes you should get for the rebate

Get this one for FREE - HovCity cruiser ebike

HovCity cruiser ebike is the most affordable one in the Hovsco collection, so it is possible to get this ebike for FREE if you have the right voucher! It has a sleek and chic design with three color options available: champagne, ocean green and space gray. With the metallic color look, this ebike is sure to catch eyes on the street.

Don't underestimate it because of its price! HovCity comes with a 500-watt motor, so it still has a considerable power boost! Look at our rider Kiersten in the picture, she is still able to haul two kids on a children's seat and a trailer on HovCity!

HovCart cargo ebike

HovCart features superb cargo-loading ability. Its total payload capacity reaches to an astonishing amount of 450 lbs. If you are a rider of 200 lbs, you could still carry 250 lbs of things or passengers on the front or at the back. It is the perfect family companion suitable for grocery runs and a fun date with kids.

The other components of HovCart are also top-notch like HovAlpha. It uses a torque sensor, 750-watt motor, 720Wh Samsung/LG battery(providing up to 60 miles of range), Zoom hydraulic disc brakes, and 4-inch fat tires. With these excellent components, you can go on a ride without worrying not having enough power boost or losing balance on the grass.

HovBeta foldable ebike

HovBeta ebike features a foldable design and a compact size. It can be easily folded up and fit into a tiny storage space, such as a car trunk or an RV, so it is the perfect traveling companion! Imagine the last mile of your trip is through a narrow road where cars can't pass through. The little ebike is the perfect way to go!

Small body, big energy. HovBeta is equipped with a top-limit 750W motor, offering you ample power to conquer uneven terrains or steep hills. And with the 4-inch fat tires, you're able to ride on some tough terrains such as sand or dirt. It also comes with a torque sensor, hydraulic disc brakes and a 720Wh Samsung/LG battery, providing up to 60 miles of range.

HovAlpha 26x4”fat tire ebike

HovAlpha is the star ebike of the Hovsco collection. One of its biggest features is its 4-inch knobby fat tires. The large contact area with the ground reduces the bike’s pressure on the ground, so you’re able to ride the bike on soft terrains such as grass, gravel, snow and sand.

HovAlpha also utilizes top-notch components at every aspect, including an advanced torque sensor, 750-watt motor(which is the US ebike legal limit), 960Wh Samsung/LG battery(providing up to 80 miles of range), Zoom hydraulic disc brakes and Shimano 7-speed shifter. All these high-quality components offer a natural and comfortable riding experience just for you. It is the best choice for adventurers.

HovRanger commuter ebike 

HovRanger ebike features 27-inch big tires. They are built for urban commutes but also suitable for mountain cycling. There is a step-over and step-thru model, and the step-thru model has a beautiful rose gold(pink) color option which is favored by a lot of women audience.

HovRanger comes with a 720Wh Samsung/LG battery(providing 60 miles maximum ranger), an advanced torque sensor, hydraulic disc brakes and a 500-watt motor. Blaze through the city trails or uphill inclines with ease!

 

Please refer to the Colorado Ebike Rebate Program website for the accurate information shall there be any errors above: https://energyoffice.colorado.gov/ebike-rebates

And if you have any questions about how to enjoy the rebate to purchase a Hovsco ebike, please don't hesitate to reach out to us for an answer. We very much hope that this program could lead you to join the Hovsco community!

Email: support-us@hovsco.com

Call: +1 (909) 990-8695 (9:00am - 5:30pm PST)

        +1 (909) 331-1278 (9:00am - 5:30pm PDT)


2 comments


  • Hovsco Ebikes

    Hello Michael, if you managed to apply for a rebate voucher, please contact us for purchase. Our support team will be happy to walk you through all our collection. Thank you!


  • Michael Folsom

    How do I get one for free??


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