FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE PEDAL TOURS:
CAN I CHOOSE MY OWN STOPS?
Absolutely! You can make as many stops as your group elects on our pre-determined route. We want you to have the most fun you can on your tour. Many groups choose a PIB Rolling Pub pre-selected tour because of the exclusive specials we have worked out for you with our partner establishments.
HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN RIDE?
Private Tours: Minimum 5, Maximum 16
Public Tours: Minimum 8, Maximum 16
WHERE DO THE TOURS START AND END?
We start all tours at Boathouse Bar & Grill on Hartford Avenue! Please check in with the hostess at least 30 minutes ahead of your scheduled tour time. We suggest arriving early so you can get comfortable, choose your music, and take pictures!
WHAT HOURS DOES PUT-IN-BAY ROLLING TOUR OPERATE?
Hours may vary based on the selected tour. Check out our bookings page for more detailed information on the particular tour you select. Email us with any special requests!
Typically, we operate:
Sunday-Thursday: 10:00am – 12:30am*
Friday-Saturday: 10:00am – 12:30am*
* (last tour launches at 10:00pm)
WHAT IF THE WEATHER IS BAD ON TOUR DAY?
Put-in-Bay Rolling Pub runs rain or shine, so please dress for the weather. Please note that we have an over-sized roof cover protecting you. If severe weather does occur prior to the start of your tour, Put-in-Bay Rolling Pub reserves the right to offer a credit. We are not able to offer a credit if the tour has already started.
ON THE ROLLING PUB:
Having fun is our top priority but we ask that you do so while acting responsibly and respectfully toward our bike, your driver, our partner establishments, and the island of Put-in-Bay. Groups exhibiting excessive intoxication or other inappropriate behavior will have their tour immediately terminated, without refund.
WHAT ARE YOUR RULES AND RESTRICTIONS?
Alcoholic beverages are currently not permitted on the PIB Rolling Pub. All riders must read and sign the Put-in-Bay Rolling Pub Release of Liability Waiver and Code of Conduct.
- No glass containers on the rolling pub.
- Helmets are offered. It’s your choice to wear one if you’re over 16.
- Your tour guide is in charge and the primary renter is second in command. Please listen to them both.
- No exiting the PIB Rolling Pub while in motion.
- Planned and announced stops only.
- No littering, excessive noise, or music with extreme profanity.
- A trained PIB Rolling Pub employee is the only individual permitted to drive the bike.
- Any rider observed with excessive alcohol consumption and intoxication may be removed from the tour at the discretion of the tour guide with no refund given.
DO ALL RIDERS NEED TO BE 21+?
No! We encourage riders of all ages to participate on our tours!
However, please note: if you plan to bring children or teenagers on your tour, please select a tour that is age appropriate for the entire group.
PIB Rolling Pub is a great way to explore the history of Put-in-Bay.
WHAT IF I HAVE A PRE-EXISTING MEDICAL CONDITION?
PIB Rolling Pub recommends that participants consult with a medical professional prior to participating, especially if a member has had a recent injury, surgery, pregnancy, or other health condition.
HOW FAST DOES THE PUT-IN-BAY ROLLING PUB GO?
Our rolling pub goes as fast as you make it go, which, on average, is 5 MPH. However, we can crank it up to a blazing 8 MPH with our assist (if needed).
WHAT SHOULD I BRING WITH ME FOR MY PEDAL TOUR?
Our tours include the Rolling Pub, optional helmets, coolers, music system, misting system (if needed), charging stations and your tour guide/driver only. You’re welcome to bring your own non-alcoholic beverages, snacks and decorations.
DO YOU OFFER ROOM FOR STORAGE?
Yes! The Rolling Pub has ample overhead storage for purses, backpacks, and jackets.
IS THERE MUSIC ON THE ROLLING PUB? CAN WE BRING OUR OWN PLAYLIST?
Yes! PIB Rolling Pub features a high-end outdoor soundbar with Bluetooth connectivity. You can be your own DJ or we can provide the music for you!
WHY CHOOSE PUT-IN-BAY ROLLING PUB?
Our rolling pub is designed to provide you with safety, comfort, and luxuries. Along with our awesome tour guides and partner stops you are guaranteed to experience a trip you’ll never forget! Here is a brief list of some of the features: * Room for up to 16 of your friends and/or co-workers. * Awesome tour guide provided * Electric assist to make your ride not all about the pedaling (if desired). * A misting system to keep you cool on hot summer days and nights * USB charging stations to keep your devices powered * Crisp and clear elite Bluetooth surround system. * LED lighting system to light up the night and been seen safely and stylishly * Adjustable seat backs for riders of all sizes * A commitment to both passenger safety and comfort * Made in the USA.
WHO SHOULD RENT THE ROLLING PUB?
- Bachelor and Bachelorette parties
- Corporations/ Businesses:
- team building
- group rewards
- Birthday parties
- Church outings
- Sports teams
- Pub crawls
- Family reunions and outings
- Exercise/workout groups
- Single mingles
- Wine tastings
- Progressive food tours
Head over to our online booking page to begin booking your Put-in-Bay Rolling Pub tour.
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.
Once your tour is selected, 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.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? WHEN DO I PAY? HOW DO I PAY?
- Private Tour
Sunday - Thursday
$250 per 2-hour tour
$300 per 2-hour tour
- Public Tour
Cruises require 8 pedalers to launch
Sunday - Thursday
$25 per seat
Friday & Saturday
$30 per seat
You can pay by Visa, Mastercard and American Express. We do not have an option to pay in cash. Head over to our Book Now page 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 at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll set you up!
WHAT IS THE CANCELLATION POLICY?
Private tours on PIB Rolling Pub are non-refundable once booked. However, you have the flexibility of switching your tour to another time and day for a whole year!
Refunds will be given for public tours that do not meet minimum requirement to launch.
CAN I JUMP ON WHEN I SEE THE ROLLING PUB ROLLING BY?
Sorry, no. Put-in-Bay Rolling Pub is a group event that must be booked in advance, and nearly all tours are either to capacity, or are a private party for a special occasion.
IS TIPPING CUSTOMARY ON A PUT-IN-BAY ROLLING PUB TOUR?
Tipping is customary. Our awesome tour guides work very hard to make sure you have a great time and incredible experience on your tour and tips are greatly appreciated. It’s up to you to decide how much to tip although if you enjoyed your ride please consider tipping $5-$10 per person. "If you enjoyed your ride, then tip your guide!"
CAN I BOOK MORE THAN 2 HOURS?
If you are interested in renting the bike for the whole day or multiple days for your special event or outing, please shoot us an e-mail and we will give you a special rate.