Special Needs & Rhoades Car

Don’t you love it when you create something and it ends up providing a new solution in addition to what you originally created it for?  Or when you finish a project and you look back and see how rewarding it was to see the fruit it produced?  As we’ve seen Rhoades Car move into different […]

Exploring The Benefits of a Rhoades Car Electric Bike Rental Fleet
Rhoades Cars have long been an extremely durable and reliable form of personal transportation and as the brand continues to grow at a rapid rate, there are some exciting benefits of having a rental (or tour) fleet in your city.  If you’ve traveled around to some of the most popular tourist cities, you’ve probably noticed the Segway tours, bicycle rentals, golf cart tours, bus tours, and trolley tours.  They’re fun and an alternative to having to learn and see parts of the city that you otherwise wouldn’t know about.  Rhoades Car quadricycles provide an exciting and healthy way to explore a new city and enjoy it with your friends and family (while also getting a good exercise, cause who doesn’t want that, right?).

Tourism Stats
Tourism throughout the world is surprisingly growing year over year despite travel concerns.  A recent article from the World Tourism Organization UNWTO explains:

Demand for international tourism remained robust in 2016 despite challenges. International tourist arrivals grew by 3.9% to reach a total of 1,235 million, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Some 46 million more tourists (overnight visitors) travelled internationally last year compared to 2015.

2016 was the seventh consecutive year of sustained growth following the 2009 global economic and financial crisis. A comparable sequence of uninterrupted solid growth has not been recorded since the 1960s. As a result, 300 million more international tourists travelled the world in 2016 as compared to the pre-crisis record in 2008.

Looking at the numbers
As tourism continues to grow, tourists are looking for new and different ways to explore their destination cities and Rhoades Car has the uniqueness to not only give them a bucket-list experience, but also want more of the same on their next trip.

Since there’s quite a few benefits of a Rhoades Car electric bike rental fleet, we’ll focus on some of the major advantages.  With any other business, having a great return on investment (ROI) is important.  Let’s explore a rental program and use estimates:
Here’s an example of a business investing in the rental program which includes six total GoBoy models (includes 2 seat and 1 seat models).  Initial investment is approx. $15,000 including shipping charges.  Average rental per hour on the 2 seater is $20 and $15 on the one seater.  In a high traffic area in peak season, you could realistically rent each one out 4 x per day. That’s $440 per day in rentals.  Divide your total investment of $15,000 by the estimated daily rental fees of $440 and you would receive your entire investment back in 34 days.  How’s that for ROI?  You can also add other upgrades to different models and charge extra depending on what upgrades they choose.  If you’re not in a high traffic area or you are applying these to another aspect of your business, then it could be a few months longer but what a great opportunity!

Electric bikes and electric modes of transportation are the new craze now even in the rental and tour markets.  And why not, they’re energy-efficient and they’re extremely easy to use.  Adding the electric motor-assist to your Rhoades Car fleet continues this enthusiasm by not only making their experience a bit easier but it also creates an added level of quality and professionalism in your product that shows how much you care and want your customers to enjoy their ride even more.  Canopies are also a great addition as they offer shade from the sun but they still allow you to enjoy the breeze and fresh air of the city around you.  Another great practical aspect of our canopies is that they are also easy to take on and off, which allows the business owner to give options to their customers.  Looking for additional parts that customers will love, try these out – cupholders, arm rests, fenders, speedometers, and rear-view mirrors!

Why Rhoades Car?
With lots of tourist companies trying to gain market share, what sets Rhoades Cars apart from the competition?  It’s the same combination that sets them apart from others in the personal transportation market – combining exercise and quality time!  It’s a valuable and healthy alternative that no rental or tour fleet can offer.  Our quadricycles also provide the safest cycling experience for the elderly or those who need a more stable riding platform.  With four wheels and comfortable seating, it’s the best of both worlds!

Have you been looking for an investment opportunity that’s fun and allows you to help people experience a healthy way to tour a city?  Maybe you’ve been looking for a business that will allow you to succeed in the tourism industry and promote your city?  Now’s the time to take advantage!

Call today to get your new Rhoades Car rental fleet started soon!  1-888-938-2272


Referenced source:
Sustained growth in international tourism despite challenges by World Tourism Organization UNWTO

Replacing your golf cart with a Rhoades Car

With the direction of fuel costs always being uncertain and the costs of battery replacement and general maintenance, many golf cart owners are choosing to take a different direction with their personal transportation needs.  These factors are hard to predict and most of the time they come at a high price and the worst timing (multiple […]

Quadricycle VS Tandem Bike

A common question we hear is “How does your quadricycle compare to a tandem bike?”  Since there are some obvious differences such as the number of wheels, width, stability, and side-by-side seating, we thought it would be important to explain the non-obvious advantages of a quadricycle compared to a tandem bicycle.  For this particular study, […]

5 More Ways to Enjoy a Rhoades Car

One of the great advantages of owning a Rhoades Car is getting to explore the vast amount of applications that it can give you.  We love hearing and seeing customers send us their experiences with their Rhoades Cars and how they’ve either added something that they made to the quad or how they use it […]

Year-end Review – Rhoades Car

Rhoades Car is now almost 26 years old.  At this point in human form, RC is now having to really understand how truly hard life is and coming to the understanding that the real world is not your friend, at all.  But, you’re free and young and daring to face any fears while your responsibilities […]

Rhoades to Life – September Edition

Rhoades to Life – September Edition your monthly subscription to “All Things Rhoades Car” CAN YOU BELIEVE IT’S ALMOST OCTOBER? We can’t believe it’s almost October, which means the last quarter of the year and great fall weather!  What does this mean to you?  It means you’ve only got a few more months to take advantage of […]

Rhoades to Life – August Edition

Rhoades to Life – August Edition your monthly subscription to “All Things Rhoades Car” DOUBLING OUR REFERRAL PROGRAM! This month we released the new referral rates for our Rhoades Car owner’s referral program and we’ve already heard tremendous feedback.  What used to be $150 to any current owner who referred a new customer to Rhoades Car, […]

Rhoades to Life – July Edition

Rhoades to Life – July Edition your monthly subscription to “All Things Rhoades Car” MID-YEAR REVIEW We’ve spent the last week reviewing how the first half of the year has done and we’re extremely pleased with 2016.  One thing that has really exceeded our expectations is the 25th Year Anniversary bike.  When we set out […]

Rhoades to Life – June Edition

Rhoades to Life – June Edition your monthly subscription to “All Things Rhoades Car” BRINGING NEW LIFE After 25 years of business, Rhoades Cars have fulfilled many different purposes and platforms.  It’s truly a joy to see how many different applications our bikes have taken on over the years and how many lives have been impacted […]