If you still have a question that we don’t cover below, feel free to shoot us an email at stlbarcycle@gmail.com.

Do we actually have to pedal?

The most frequently asked question! Drum roll…yes. We do ask that guests pedal while riding the BarCycle. No need to panic though! Light pedaling does the trick and each bike is equipped with a small motor to assist on hills and the more strenuous streets of Soulard.

How many people does it hold?


Do we bring our own drinks and coolers?

Yes! We encourage parties to bring a stocked cooler or two to keep everyone hydrated between bar stops. You/your guests are responsible for providing your own drinks, coolers, and ice. Please, no glass bottles onboard.

How much does it cost to book?

It depends on what day you want to ride! Reservations are for a two-hour time slot for up to 14 passengers. Note, beverages and coolers are not included or provided.

Monday-Thursday: $325
Sunday: $350

What times are available?

Each booking is for a two-hour time slot.
Monday – Thursday: 4:45pm, 7pm
Friday: 2:30pm, 4:45pm, 7pm
Saturday: 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm, 7pm
Sunday: 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm

Can we bring snacks?

Snacks are welcome! We recommend limiting it to small, easy to manage food items like chips, popcorn, candy, etc. due to the limited storage space available.

Can we play music?

Yes! Our BarCycles are equipped with speakers (featuring aux capabilities and/or Bluetooth connectivity) so you can play your own music!

Do we have to make a reservation?

Yes! Reservations are required and must be made at least four days in advance of your desired date and time.

Can we decorate the BarCycle?

Yes! Balloons, streamers or any other fun decoration can be added to the BarCycle to help enhance your experience. We do ask that you or your guests bring the necessary items needed to add and remove the decorations when your ride is done and also ask that you only use clear tape to adhere things. We do not provide party supplies or decorations.

Is there an age, height, or weight limit?

Guests must be 18 to ride and 21 to drink, no exceptions.

We recommend riders be at least 5’0 and under 300lbs to ride comfortably.

Where do we go while on the ride?

Totally up to you! We can stop at any of your favorite Soulard bars. Don’t know the area well? No worries. Our drivers know all the ins-and-outs of Soulard and its many fine bars, they’ll be happy to make recommendations based on what your group might be looking for.

What is the cancellation policy?

  • Cancellations prior to 7 days will receive a full refund or option for a credit to ride at a later date.
  • Cancellations within 7 days only receive a credit to ride at a later date, no refund.

Should we tip the driver?

Yes, please! Our fun, personable drivers work mainly for tips and do their best to make sure you and your group have a safe and memorable BarCycle trip around Soulard. Average tip is $80 – drivers accept cash, Venmo, and CashApp.

What happens if it rains or is cold?

The party (safely) continues! We roll in just about any temperature and simply ask parties to dress accordingly for anticipated temps the day of their ride. As for weather, each BarCycle has a roof and will be stocked with ponchos to help keep passengers dry if starts raining during a party. Note, if there is lightning, heavy rain/hail, tornado alerts in the area, or poor road conditions we will reschedule.

Where do we start and end with BarCycle?

We typically pick-up and drop-off at McGurk’s Irish Pub located at 12th and Russell. However, if you have a preference for another location within Soulard, please let us know at least two days in advance of your party date and we will do our best to accommodate.

How fast will we go?

They cruise at a cool 3-5 mph on flat land…we are not in any hurry!

Where did this thing come from?

The idea came from Europe, they are very popular in Amsterdam and Germany. They are now in many U.S. cities.

Does BarCycle run during Mardi Gras?

No. Due to numerous street closures and heavy foot-traffic the various events draw, we do not operate during any Mardi Gras events. This includes 12th Night, Taste of Soulard, Pet Parade, and Grand Parade day.


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