About Faraday (the bike company)

Faraday Bicycles™ is a new company dedicated to revolutionary bicycle innovation and design. Bicycles trim our waistlines, brighten our commutes, help make our cities cleaner and more vibrant, and bring a smile to our faces. So we’ve designed these electric bikes with one simple goal: Give more people more to smile about.

Time travel

2012

First eBike on Kickstarter (raised $170K)

2014

First model Porteur shipped

2017

Joined best brand portfolio in cycling

NOW

Bringing cycling to the masses

Coming to a dealer near you

We work with Independent bike shops around the country to make our bikes increasingly accessible to the masses. We are huge bike shop fans, they keep our bikes on the road, and pillars of bike communities around the country. If you’ve never been to a bike shop before, now’s the time! Click below to find your nearest Faraday dealer.

A History in Photos

2011 // Paul Sadoff of the renowned Rock Lobster, helping design and build the very first Faraday frame.

2011 // Adam Vollmer riding the first Faraday to victory at Oregon Manifest

2012 // The Porteur becomes the first successfully funded bike on Kickstarter

2013 // Faraday is invited to show at the Portland Art Museum as part of a bicycle exhibit

2015 // The first full production run gets underway

Meet the team

Faraday Bicycles™ is a new company dedicated to revolutionary bicycle innovation and design. We are engineers, designers, and industry veterans who passionately believe that better bikes make a better world.

Adam Vollmer Chief Ebike Obsessor Faraday: All of them Favorite reason to ride:
Oh, too many to list ... excuses to flip on BOOST mode, Faraday with friends, fresh air and wind on my face, no parking ;)
J.T. Burke Director of Product Faraday: Classic White Porteur with matching rear rack Favorite reason to ride:
So many favorites — no traffic jams, no parking stress, no bridge tolls, no “standing-room only” transit, no gym memberships, no $50 fill-ups, no “surge” pricing, no waiting for bus, train, taxi, or traffic. Basically,… freedom.
T.J. Compagnone Director of Operations Faraday: Tungsten Porteur (aka Johnny Cash model). No racks or accessories. Just Cash. Favorite reason to ride:
Towing my kids in Burley double-wide trailer.
Jon Oxford Senior (as in old) Mechanical Engineer Faraday: Slate Grey Porteur S with that sweet front rack Favorite reason to ride:
Because bikes!
Alden Michaels Supreme Lead(er) Electrical Engineer Faraday: Blue Cortland with rear rack allll dayyy Favorite reason to ride:
Pure pleasure! Cycling is fun! Cheaper than Lyft and way more enjoyable :)
Matthew Dickerson Firmware Engineer Faraday: Classic White Porteur Favorite reason to ride:
Your favorite reason to ride:
Blazing through Golden Gate Park after deciding last minute to go and watch the sunset at the beach.
Ruud Poels Director of Finance Faraday: Dutch Orange Porteur Favorite reason to ride: Commute, beat my friends in traffic that take an Uber, exercise and being out in the open. Love to effortlessly hit the hills in SF for some great views. Last but not least; take friends / family around to show them SF in the most fun way, riding a Faraday!
Thomas Whitaker Head of Marketing Faraday: Slate Grey Porteur S Favorite reason to ride:
Feeling the wind in my hair
Colin Ross North America Sales Manager Faraday: Slate Grey Porteur S with front rack Favorite reason to ride:
The freedom of riding and how much it lets me connect with where I’m riding.
Victor Lang Head of Operations Faraday: Classic White Porteur with a Spurcycle bell Favorite reason to ride:
Eating a giant burger after riding 50 miles
Ben Pawsey Creative Director Faraday: British Racing Green Porteur with leather lock holder Favorite reason to ride:
Beating commute traffic.
Elliot Powell Accounting Faraday: Camouflage (olive green, tan, brown and black) Porteur Favorite reason to ride:
A Vandalism getaway!! lol
Thomas Kreek Bike Whisperer Faraday: British Racing Green Porteur Favorite reason to ride:
To find Harmony with the cosmos
Kyle Fox Field Sales Rep - SoCal Faraday: British Racing Green Porteur, front rack Favorite reason to ride:
So I can eat as much as i'd like
Want to join the team? View our current job opportunities

Beyond the Ride

We are committed to making bicycling more accessible to everyone. To be effective we need to proactively support local bike communities. Whether that be your local bike shop, coalition, or town hall. We all want cleaner, healthier, more accessible spaces to live in. If you think we can help your advocacy, get in touch.