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Electric Bikes Roll into Wheel Fun Rentals at Boathouse Row in Philadelphia

For Immediate Release:
May 10, 2022

Philadelphia, PA – Wheel Fun Rentals is excited to announce the addition of electric bikes to their bike rental fleet at Boathouse Row in Philadelphia. Recognized as the industry leader in recreational rentals, Wheel Fun Rentals’ latest offering gives riders a new way to explore Philadelphia’s rich historical sights and the natural beauty of Fairmount Park with ease and are now available for rent.

Electric bike rentals are $20 an hour, $49 for a half-day (up to 4 hours) and $75 for a full-day rental (up to 8 hours). For more information, visit

“We’re thrilled to open this season with a newly expanded fleet that now includes e-bikes” said Michael Ullerick, Wheel Fun Rentals’ Director of Operations, “With FUN as our middle name, we like to see people moving, pedaling, and enjoying the great outdoors.  The addition of the electric bikes will provide both locals and visitors even more recreational options without breaking a sweat.”

Electric bike riders must be a minimum of 16 years of age or older and wear a helmet, additionally one member from each party must be 18 years of age or older to sign the rental waiver.  Wheel Fun Rentals’ premium electric bikes are available in standard city-tire and the popular fat-tire models each boasting a robust battery life that provides plenty of power to easily ride over 20 miles and are perfect for exploring the Schuylkill River Bike Trail or Philly’s historic City Center on the self-guided e-bike tour offered free with every two-wheel bike rental. Specifically designed with comfort in mind, these class 1 pedal-assist electric bikes are easy to ride and offer varying levels of power so riders can choose to let the electric bike do most of the work or get a little workout while pedaling.

Wheel Fun Rentals at Boathouse Row is open 7 days-a-week for the summer 2022 season and rents a variety of specialty cycles, traditional two-wheeled bikes, self-guided bike tours, and LED illuminated Surrey Night Rides (available seasonally). For more information on Surrey night rides, location information, current hours of operation, and to learn more about Wheel Fun Rentals in Philadelphia and their new electric bike fleet, visit

Wheel Fun Rentals has been in the recreation business for over 30 years, and customer safety and health are always a top priority. Wheel Fun Rentals continues to operate with enhanced COVID-19 safety measures to promote a safe environment for everyone. For more information visit


Media Contact:   Sheena Walenta •  (805) 650-7770  •

About Wheel Fun Rentals

Founded in 1987, Wheel Fun Rentals started with four wheel Surrey cycles, evolved into specialty bike rentals and bike tours, and now offers recreational rentals of all kinds from more than 100 outlets in 16 states.  Specializing in unique bikes and tours, Wheel Fun Rentals has been offering clean, healthy family fun and affordable outdoor entertainment to nearly 3 million customers annually from city and state parks, resorts, and retail outlets through corporate locations and franchised territories. For more information about Wheel Fun Rentals please visit or call 805-650-7770. Follow Wheel Fun Rentals: @WheelFunRentalsOfficial on Facebook, @WheelFunRentalsOfficial on Instagram, and @WheelFunRentals on Twitter.