Brew bike passengers can drink and ride in July


Starting July 1, you’ll actually be able to get drunk on those booze bikes—you know, the ones with all the WOOO!-ing people.

Let me clarify: Right now, businesses like the Sac Brew Bike and Off the Chain Bike Bus Tours link up with local bars to fuel their riders with suds. But in July, patrons will actually be able to drink while riding the enormous bikes, not just after parking and unloading.

The change came last night after Sacramento City Council voted unanimously to allow beer and wine on these pedicabs. Last year, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senator Richard Pan’s bill, SB 530, which allowed cities to make the final call on the matter. Under the Sacramento city ordinance, passengers would need to bring their own beverages; the bike companies would not be able to sell drinks onboard. 

Photo by Lauran Worthy

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