Lansing Beer Week Presents: Automotive History Bike Tour - June 23, 2013
Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 10:00 AM (EDT)
Lansing Beer Week Presents: Automotive History Bike Tour
Sunday June 23, 2013 - 10am
Come out and enjoy biking in Lansing. You will bike by former automobile factory sites in Reo Town and downtown Lansing. Let our tour guides take you on a leisurely bike ride through Lansing’s past and present. A 10 mile tour that offers you a relaxed riding pace for all biking abilities. Tickets include guided historical commentary, SAG support, LBW Pint Glass, 2 beers and lunch at Reo Town Pub.
Event Start / Parking: Reo Town Pub and Grille
Click link for map - 1145 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48910
This Lansing Beer Week event is brought to you by:
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event? You must be 21 and over with ID to enter this event.
What are my parking options at the event? Parking is available on the street - 1145 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48910
Is my registration/ticket transferrable? Yes. The guest can come with your ticket and present that ticket on your behalf at registration.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Yes, but if you forget, we will have your name on a will-call list at the registration table at the event. Please bring your printed ticket as a back-up.
What is the refund policy? There are no refunds. All sales are final.
What is included on the bike tour? Ticket includes a guided bike tour with support staff, historical commentary, 2 beverages (craft beer or soda) and lunch all at Reo Town Pub. Please note - ‘BYOB’ - Bring Your Own Bike for this tour. No Bike Rentals are available.
Do I get to drink alcohol during the bike tour? This is a bike tour about Lansing Automotive history and not a drinking tour. We reward your day of exercise and education with a couple of beers or soda at the end of the tour. We support responsible biking and do not encourage drinking during our bike tours, but have no problem rewarding it at the end of the tour!
How many tickets are available per bike tour? We limit the tickets to 30 per tour.
How far do we bike and is it hard? 10 miles or less.
What if I am late to the bike tour? We operate on a specific timeline. Please be at the designated departure location at least 20 minutes prior to the start time of the tour. Ending times for tours may vary slightly due to weather, traffic, etc. Call the number listed on your ticket with any issues prior to the start of the tour.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? Steve - 248-850-2563 Steve@LansingBeerWeek.com
What steps are taken to ensure rider safety? We avoid automobile traffic when possible. Each tour begins with a safety and bike usage talk. Your tour guides are trained to perform basic bike care, but please bring bikes that are ready to ride. Mountain, comfort or road bikes are fine for this bike tour route. For your safety, helmets are strongly recommended for all of our tours.
What should I bring with me on the bike tour? Yourself, a bike in good working condition, helmet, water, bike lock, identification, cell phone, a little money for other purchases, tire pump and a spare bike tube. The tour guide will have a bike pump with him/her as well. Please wear seasonally appropriate clothing, sunblock, rain gear (if needed) and don’t forget your camera! We will have plenty of picture taking opportunities.
Is there anything I should do prior to arriving to the bike tour?
Please check the following items on your bike:
-Tires - Inflate tires to rated pressure listed on sidewall of tire.
-Chain - Check the chain. If the chain skips, you may need an adjustment.
-Wheel - Wheel hubs and/or quick release levers need to be tight on the bike frame.
-Inspect - Inspect the bike for loose or broken parts. Tighten or fix them before you ride.
-Ride - Take a quick ride to ensure derailleurs and brakes are working properly.
tips courtesy of the League of Michigan Bicyclists website (http://lmb.org)
When & Where
Lansing Beer Week
Lansing Beer Week
Lansing, MI - The third annual Lansing Beer Week will take place from June 20-28, 2014. This week-long celebration will feature Michigan craft beer themed events throughout the greater Lansing area. The goal of Lansing Beer Week is to raise awareness of the Michigan craft beer industry while promoting patronage to local establishments and stimulating the greater Lansing area’s retail economy and Michigan made products.
Lansing Beer Week was established by ‘I’m a Beer Hound’ founder, Paul Star and ‘Motor City Brew Tours’ founder, Steve Johnson. Building on the successes of other cities beer weeks, organizers are partnering with local breweries and beer bars to create beer events.
About I’m A Beer Hound
I'm a Beer Hound is about raising awareness for the rich craft beer culture in Michigan. By working with brewers, restaurants/bars, retailers and beer enthusiasts, we want a forum that shares ideas & info for all things beer-related in an open and friendly setting. We hope this can expand our state's mark on the national craft beer scene. Find us online: http://ImaBeerHound.com or http://Facebook.com/ImaBeerHound.com
About Motor Brew Tours:
We offer guided Bus, Bike & Walking tours to breweries in Michigan. Find us online: http://MotorCityBrewTours.com or http://Facebook.com/MotorCityBrewTours