Brothers hopping on e-bike trend by opening Palatine shop

  • Matt Sammons, left, and his brother Tom are co-owners of SamCycle Electric Bikes, which will open Sunday in Palatine. They hope to capitalize on a trend of booming electric bicycle sales in the United States.

      Matt Sammons, left, and his brother Tom are co-owners of SamCycle Electric Bikes, which will open Sunday in Palatine. They hope to capitalize on a trend of booming electric bicycle sales in the United States. Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Tom Sammons, left, and his brother Matt are co-owners of SamCycle Electric Bikes, which will open Sunday at the Eurofresh Plaza in Palatine.

      Tom Sammons, left, and his brother Matt are co-owners of SamCycle Electric Bikes, which will open Sunday at the Eurofresh Plaza in Palatine. Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Detail of the motor of an electric bike at SamCycle Electric Bikes, opening Sunday in Palatine.

      Detail of the motor of an electric bike at SamCycle Electric Bikes, opening Sunday in Palatine. Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Mechanic and sales associate Ruben Cuellar readies a bike for service at SamCycle Electric Bikes. The store, which will sell only e-bikes, opens Sunday in Palatine.

      Mechanic and sales associate Ruben Cuellar readies a bike for service at SamCycle Electric Bikes. The store, which will sell only e-bikes, opens Sunday in Palatine. Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • SamCycle Electric Bikes will debut Sunday at Eurofresh Plaza at Smith Street and Northwest Highway in Palatine.

      SamCycle Electric Bikes will debut Sunday at Eurofresh Plaza at Smith Street and Northwest Highway in Palatine. Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

 
 
Updated 9/14/2018 4:40 PM

Two brothers hope to capitalize on a trend of booming electric bicycle sales in the United States with their new shop in Palatine.

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