Pedal Pub Questions
Everything you need before your pedal bar tour
Head over to the Book Online page to begin booking your Detroit Rolling Pub tour. Select which type of tour you would like to go on: our downtown tour (6-rider minimum/16 rider maximum). Use the calendar to navigate to your date, then the drop down menu to see remaining time slots that are available that day. You will see ONLY tour times that have not been booked already. Simply enter your credit card information to pay in full. Our system does not allow for a deposit or partial payment, and your card will be immediately charged.
While On the Rolling Pub
Detroit Rolling Pub is meant to offer a fun and novel approach to touring downtown Detroit, the greatest city in the world! We ask all of our pedal pub riders to show the same level of respect to our bike, your driver, and the city of Detroit as you would any other upscale pub. Groups exhibiting excessive intoxication or other inappropriate behavior will have their tour immediately terminated, without refund.
Detroit Rolling Pub takes the highest pride in safety. All of our drivers go through a mandatory two week training program and our bikes are put through rigorous testing on a regular basis to ensure they are at peak performance at the time of operation. In addition, we are the only bar bikes in Detroit with SEAT BACKS! While these provide a better and more comfortable ride, we chose to include these on our bikes as an extra measure of security and safety for all of our passengers. Lastly, we take the City Of Detroit’s rules and regulations very seriously so please be sure to listen to your driver.
Can I Choose My Own Stops?
Yes! Make as many stops as your group elects on our pre-determined route. Many groups choose the Detroit Rolling Pub pre-selected tour.
Why? Because we have worked out Detroit Rolling Pub exclusive specials ahead of time for you at some of the city’s best stops!
How Many People Can Ride?
Downtown Detroit: Minimum 6, Maximum 16 (you bring your own bartender!)
Can I bring my own liquor?
YES!If you bring glass bottles please bring plastic cups to pour your beverage into.
Where Do Tours Start and End?
We start all of our pedal pub tours at Bookies Bar and Grille! We suggest arriving early so you can avoid traffic or any other things that may come up! Bookies will have exclusive Drink specials only for our customers! Stay tuned for details!
Bookies Bar and Grille – www.bookiesbar.com
2208 Cass Ave. Detroit, MI 48201
Please arrive at least 10-15 minutes before your tour’s starting time. Make sure you have the waiver signed and ready to show your driver so your tour can start on time!
Where Should We Park?
We start and finish all tours at Bookies Bar & Grille. We recommend paying to park in one of the secured parking lots near Bookies Bar.
What Hours Does the Cycle Pub Run?
7 Days a Week:
10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Detroit Rolling Pub operates YEAR ROUND! We even will peddle through the snow! Riders stay nice and warm from all the peddling and various stops!
The only time we don’t operate is when Mother Nature doesn’t play nice. If this happens you will be contacted and given a future credit for a ride.
Is There Music On The Rolling Pub? Can We Bring Our Own Playlist?
Yes, bring your own device! We have a state-of-the-art outdoor soundbar, so you can be your own DJ or we can choose the music for you.
Eating before or after your ride!
What should I bring for my tour?
Our pedal pub tours only include the Rolling Pub, coolers, optional helmets, and your tour guide/driver.
Suggested items you should bring include: cups, decorations, ice, beverages and snack food (chips, pretzels, etc…). The Rolling Pub has ample overhead storage for purses and backpacks. If you bring glass bottles please bring plastic cups to pour your beverage into.
Are There Any Restricted Items?
Yes, we’re sorry to say we don’t allow kegs. You can bring glass but YOU MUST pour into a cup.
Do All Riders Need to Be 21+ Years Old?
No! We encourage riders of all ages to participate on our tours!
However, please note: some bars may not let under age participants in their establishment. And in order to consume alcohol at any point of the tour, you must be 21+.
Detroit Rolling Pub is a great way to take your family on a history tour of downtown.
Who Should Rent Detroit Rolling Pub?
Bachelor and Bachelorette Parties, Corporations/Businesses: Team Building, Group Rewards, Promotions, Parties
- Birthday Parties
- Church Outings
- Sports Teams
- Pub Crawls
- Family Reunions
- Tailgates (Which we love!)
Detroit Lions, Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings games and any other MAJOR EVENT in Detroit – we do them all (and adjust our hours)!
Do all your bikes/ pedal bars/ pedalers/pedal pubs have motors?
Yes they do! All of our bikes do. As the Detroit favorite we go above and beyond to make sure your experience is unforgettable and easy as you want to make it! Only thing we don’t have are Handlebar(s).
Who Drives this Bad Boy?!
We like to think we have the world’s greatest Pedal Pub drivers, because we really do! All of our drivers have to go through top notch training to make sure they are providing you with the best experience possible! We are proud as a company to hire everybody from College Students, Nurses, Teachers, Vets, Active Duty, Retirees and even local Detroit Firefighters. We strive to provide the best staff possible because we have the best groups around! So, the best deserves the best!
Think you want to drive for Detroit’s #1 Pedal Pub? Shoot us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and let’s see if you have what it takes!
Can I Jump On When I See The Cycle Pub Rolling By?
Sorry, no. Detroit Rolling Pub is a group event, and nearly all of our pedal bar tours either to capacity, or are a private party for a special occasion.
How Much Does It Cost? When Do I Pay? How Do I Pay?
Monday – Thursday
$275 per 2 hour tour
Friday – Saturday
$350 per 2 hour tour
$325 per 2 hour tour
You can pay by Visa, Mastercard and American Express. We do not have an option to pay in cash. Head over to Book Online to begin booking!
Can I Buy A Gift Certificate?
Of course! This is a perfect birthday gift, anniversary, graduation and so much more! Just shoot us an email to
email@example.com and we will set you up!
What Is Your Refund/Reschedule/Weather Policy?
Once a tour is booked it is non-refundable. If you need to reschedule for any reason, you are able to do so within 48 hours of your tour for a store credit.
A weather cancellation can only be determined by the company. Weather related cancellations will be determined on the day of the scheduled tour only. If it is raining the tour will still go on as scheduled. If the weather is severe the company will contact you within 2 hours of your tour and provide you with a store credit which you can use to book another tour in the future.
Do You Combine Groups? What's The Smallest Group You Accommodate?
Sorry, we need a minimum of 6 riders in order to move the Rolling Pub. Detroit Rolling Pub cannot combine small groups. We have tried in the past and has proven to be too difficult to accommodate for many reasons.
Should We Tip Our Driver?
Well, that’s up to you, but as we say… “If you enjoyed your ride, then tip your guide!”
Can I Book More Than 2 Hours?
If you are interested in renting our pedal pub for the whole day or multiple days for your special event or outing- shoot us an e-mail and we will give you a special rate.
EVERYBODY IN YOUR GROUP MUST SIGN ONLINE AHEAD OF THE TOUR. CLICK HERE TO SIGN. Each individual needs to sign this. You will get a confirmation email saying you signed. Please PRESIGN ahead of your tour to save time and prevent cutting into your tour time. Each individual will need to show the driver their signed waiver conrfirmation email.