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April 2, 2024
  • Roam has today launched their first physical shop in collaboration with Ridewell, an electric mobility retailer based in Nairobi.
  • This is Narobi's premier electric motorcycle showroom featuring the Roam Air, a range of after-sales parts, accessories, and gear tailored for electric motorcycle riders.
  • The new flagship store, located directly opposite the Safari Park Hotel along the Thika Super Highway, will open its doors to the public on the 22nd of March 2024.

Nairobi, Kenya Kenyan-based electric mobility pioneer, Roam, is proud to announce the highly anticipated grand opening of the Roam Shop.

The new dealership boasts a spacious showroom and technical support service. The agreement will enable the brand to boost its sales in the Nairobi market.

The new store will market the Roam Air, the company’s electric motorcycles and give riders a chance to get up close and personal with the product. 

All Roam Air models come equipped with a removable battery, which can conveniently be charged using any household plug. 

The cost of charging the battery is exceedingly low and allows for a range of 75 km to 100 km. 

At the Roam Shop Nairobi, customers can expect a personalized shopping experience with expert guidance from knowledgeable staff members passionate about electric mobility. 

As the first of its kind in Nairobi, the Roam Shop also provides a range of accessories and spare parts to enhance safety, comfort, and customization options for riders. From helmets and riding gear to maintenance essentials, Roam Shop provides customers with everything they need to embrace eco-friendly transportation solutions all under one roof.

To celebrate its launch, Roam will be hosting an exclusive event on March 15th, 2024, inviting the community to experience the future of urban transportation firsthand. 

Guests will have the opportunity to test ride the Roam Air Electric Motorcycle, meet the team behind the Roam Shop, and learn more about the benefits of electric mobility.

Talib Nathani, CEO Ridewell says, “This showroom is more than just a retail space; it's a destination for boda boda riders to explore, learn, and experience the excitement of electric mobility. Whether you're a seasoned rider or new to the world of electric motorcycles, Roam Shop has something for everyone.”

Dionne Getata, Operations Sales Manager at Roam says, “Nairobi is one of Africa’s most important cities and a city with great potential in which electric mobility is becoming increasingly popular. It is a true pleasure to open our flagship store in the city. We firmly believe that our motorcycles will help to improve boda boda riders’ quality of life and accelerate the shift towards a sustainable model of urban mobility.

About Roam 

Roam is a technology company that develops, designs and deploys electric vehicles tailored for the African continent, leading the transition to sustainable transport. Founded in 2017, it became the first company to deliver locally produced electric motorcycles and buses. With 200 employees, Roam is today the leading provider of electric vehicles in Africa and was recently a finalist in Prince Williams, Earth Shot Prize.

Photos: Roam Shop Photos

Video: Roam Shop Video