FAQ

Listed below are some of the most common questions and answers we hear frequently on the Great Lakes Pub Cruiser.

What do I need to do to prepare for my tour?

Who can ride the Great Lakes Pub Cruiser?

  • Anyone with ID age 18 – 100+ is welcome on the Pub Cruiser. Note: After 8:30pm, restaurants/bars may not allow the entrance of people under 21.

Can we drink on the Great Lakes Pub Cruiser?

  • NO! The City of Grand Rapids does not allow us to drink and bike.

What kind of shoes can I wear on the GL Pub Cruiser?

  • Tennis shoes or sandals with straps are needed to ride the GL Pub Cruiser. Leave your flip flops at home! If you’re having a fancy night out and want to wear heels, wedges are better than stilettos 😉 

Does the Great Lakes Pub Cruiser supply food or beverages?

  • We supply bottled water. Riders may bring on any food they wish. We recommend easily consumed snacks like pretzels, string cheese, or fruit. We’ve got LOTS of space in the inside roof rack.

How many people ride maximum? How many pedal? What’s the least amount of people?

  • The Great Lakes Pub Cruiser carries 16 passengers maximum, plus the “Pilot.” On each side there are five pedaling seats and one non-pedaling seat over the rear wheels. There is also a bench in the back of the Pub Cruiser that seats three or four. We recommend a minimum of eight people to rent the Pub Cruiser. If you have 6 or 7 people, the only route available is the North Monroe Route as it is flat and easy.

So how did the Great Lakes Pub Cruiser get its name?

  •  The original Dutch translates to “Bike Café.” After much consideration, we settled on Great Lakes Pub Cruiser, as we are proud of our Great Lakes.