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Bikes and Beers Kalamazoo 2020

August 23 2020
Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

5th ANNUAL EVENT in Michigan!! Bikes and Beers KALAMAZOO features a 15, 30, and 50-Mile ride departing from BELL'S ECCENTRIC CAFE and traveling through the beautiful region of Kalamazoo, MI. All rides will feature rest stops with refreshments and will finish up back at Bell's. This is a ride for everyone - All riding levels welcome!

Pre Ride: Free High Brew Coffee and Pastries to get you fueled up for the ride! We'll also have some local bike shops offering free last minute tune-ups!

Post Ride festival at Bell's! Featuring:

-1 Official Bikes and Beers Pint Glass for every rider!

-Bikes and Beers Koozies for every rider!

-2 BEERS of your choice (You deserve it!)


-Delicious Food Trucks

-Outdoor fun and games

-Photo Opportunities!


Riders will also receive a free raffle ticket for a chance to win several brand new bikes and a ton of other prizes including a private brewery tour and cycling gear!

A portion of proceeds from the event will go to Kalamazoo Valley AMBUCS to pay for an Amtryke Adaptive Tricycle for a disabled child or veteran in Kalamzoo. Have fun, and give back!

Event details and schedule
START LOCATION : 355 E Kalamazoo Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

This event is limited and will sell out! Don't Wait!!

The ride couse will be posted as the ride gets closer and each rider will be given a detailed map on the day of the event. The route will also be on RideWithGPS for turn-by-turn mobile instructions. The route will be marked off and we will have 3 ride leaders for each group, plus a SAG wagon.

Please remember to bring a valid drivers license and a helmet. Feel free to dress in whatever shows your Bell's/Michigan pride! We love to see jerseys, super hero costumes, and anything that makes you happy!!

Bikes and Beers

Routes: 15, 30, 50 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: C - Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
Start Times / Itinerary

8:00 AM - 50 Mile

8:30 AM - 50 Mile

9:00 AM - 30 Mile

9:30 AM - 30 Mile

10:00 AM - 15 Mile

11:30 - 2:00 PM - Post Ride Festival


$40-$70 Based in Distance and time of sign up

What's Included?

- Free High Brew Coffee, Snacks, and Pastries in the morning Pre Ride

- Pre Ride Bicycle Shop support for tune ups

- Celebratory Mass Start 

- Deluxe Aid Stations with Liquid IV and snacks/fruit

- Course Marshalls and Ride Leaders

- Beautiful well-marked courses

- Professional SAG Support on course

- Official Bikes and Beers Pint Glass unique to the brewery

- 2 Complimentary Beers of your choice

- Official Bikes and Beers Neoprene Koozie

- Raffle ticket to be entered to win several prizes including a NEW BIKE!


- Free Post-Ride Snacks 

- Pretzel Neclace making station!


- Professional photagrapher at the finish line to get your next profile pic!


Packet Pickups

Morning of the event

Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
Route Card
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Escort / Police Escort
Roving Mechanical Support
Neutral Support Vehicles
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
Downloadable GPS files
Finish Line Chute
Feed / Aid Stations
Pre Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Event Size
500 - 1999 Riders
Start Address: Bells Brewery, 355 E Kalamazoo Ave Kalamazoo, MI 49007
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