Every Monday, Tarpon River Brewing hosts a group bike ride around downtown Fort Lauderdale, from 8pm-9:30pm.
The ride moves at roughly 8-12mph, so all bikes are welcome! Be sure to arrive a little early; take off is at 8pm sharp. So if you wanna have a beer before hand, we recommend arriving around 7:30pm. We get back to the brewery around 9:30pm, giving you just enough time to order your post-ride meal (kitchen closes at 10pm on Mondays).
Once a month (second Monday every month), Conte’s Bike Shop joins in as a sponsor. Meaning the ride will be led by the fine folks of Conte’s, and afterward they’ll be doing raffle giveaways of bike swag! The brewery will also do raffle giveaways of beer. For these sponsored rides, in order to qualify for raffle tickets, you must join in on the actual bike ride. After that, you’ll receive one raffle ticket for every purchase (for example: order a beer, get a ticket. Order another beer, get another ticket. Get a plate of chicken wings, get another ticket!).
The purpose of this ride, aside from the obvious fact that we want you to hang out with us on Mondays, is to promote bike awareness in South Florida. South Florida is currently one of the country’s most dangerous cities for cyclists. Being out on the road with a group is one of the safest ways to enjoy a casual ride around these parts–we are always stronger together. With that said, we ask that you:
- Wear a helmet
- Bring your bike lights
- Stay within the lane of the group
- Participate in group communication (such as shouting “LEFT TURN” or “CAR UP” or “POTHOLE”)
- Respect the rules of the road and the traffic we share it with
See you on Mondays, and remember, pedals up at 8pm!