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If you want to experience that thrill of riding a bike from your childhood! Book one of their five different tours or rent an eBike and hit the Capital Trail! One ride and you will fall in love with these bikes. I’m sure you will want one of your very own….. Marna and team can help you with that…I know I am SOLD after my recent visit!

Cheryl DePodesta

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Kul Wheels opens shop in eastern Henrico selling and renting electric bicycles

A vacation experience got Marna Bales interested in opening a business in the Richmond area.

Bales and her husband were in Austin, Texas, about six years ago whey they took a tour there on electric bicycles.

“I had a ball,” she said. “I fell in love with the experience.”

She wanted to operate a similar business in Richmond. In 2016, after a year or so learning the ropes, she created Kul Wheels to rent electric bicycles and conduct bike tours. Now the business is expanding.

Kul Wheels (Kul is pronounced “cool” and means fun in Swedish) has leased a building at 1106 New Market Road in eastern Henrico County along the Virginia Capital Trail to sell and rent electric bikes and to be a hub for its bike tours…

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RICHMOND, Va. – To start our interview for this piece, we asked Marna Bales to tell us a little bit about herself and her Swedish background.

We weren’t expecting her to pull out a red binder with a large label on the front that read: “Conrad Larson, his mother Inga & his father Oscar.”

You could see the Swedish pride in her eyes as she flipped through the pages of her family tree.

Typed notes, scans of old black and white images, pages of information on birth order, nationalities and more…

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Electric bike tours offer a joyful rush of adrenaline EVEN on hot Richmond days

Richmond is elegant and eclectic. Made of cityscape and countryside. Rich in history and filled with adventure around the next bend.

At times, it’s also unbearably hot and spectacularly humid.

Marna Bales gets to showcase the city’s appeal and help Richmonders beat the heat with Kul Wheels, her company offering electric bike tours. In fact, heat and humidity were catalysts for the business in the first place…

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  • Mondays
    • 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays
  • Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays
    • 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sundays
    • 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Bummer, your plans have changed. You MUST contact Kul Wheels at least 24 Hours BEFORE the scheduled time of your tour/rental to cancel and receive a refund. If you don’t call or email within 24 hours before you tour/rental, AND receive a written confirmation of your cancellation from Kul Wheels LLC, you will not receive a refund.

You must arrive or contact Kul Wheels no later than 15 minutes after the confirmed rental time or tour start time or Kul Wheels LLC shall assume that you are not coming and may release your e-bike to someone else or will leave without you and you will forfeit your payment.

Rental periods begin and end at the time scheduled and any additional time used will be billed at a rate of $25/hr or any portion of hour.

Dang It! The Weather is Not Playing Nicely. Kul Wheel LLC’s guides are always ready to ride, but if the forecast reflects a strong likelihood for thunderstorms, hurricanes, sleet, snow, high winds (20 mph or greater), other wraths of Mother Nature, as determined in Kul Wheels LLC’s sole discretion, OR if it is below 45 degrees (F) or above 100 degrees (F) at the time of my scheduled ride, Kul Wheels LLC will cancel the tour to keep you safe. Kul Wheels LLC may “rain check” my reservation to another day (subject to availability) OR provide a refund.

For your safety, the group’s safety, and the safety of Kul Wheel LLC’s staff and equipment, all participants MUST be able to CONFIDENTLY ride a bike. If a guest is not riding confidently enough to travel safely on Richmond trails and streets, Kul Wheels LLC will prohibit that guest from riding and will not issue a refund. deposit. If a rider is intoxicated, exhibits unsafe or dangerous riding such as jumping (our fleet bikes are NOT e-mountain bikes), for their own safety and the safety of others, Kul Wheels will prohibit that guest from riding and no refund will be allowed.

If you have an accident while riding, DO NOT continue riding the e-bike. If it’s an emergency, dial 911. If it is not an emergency, contact Kul Wheels immediately via phone and await instructions.