9AM-NOON: CHECK-IN AT REGISTRATION
Registration is located at the Belle Isle Boat House on Belle Isle. Follow Gears & Beers signs to Registration.
Every rider will need to check-in at the registration table between the hours of 9am and noon.
ALL RIDERS MUST FILL OUT AND SIGN A WAIVER. Waivers will be located near the registration area.
Please have your e-tickets pulled up on your Smartphone or bring a printed copy of your e-ticket.
At registration you will receive a wristband and official course map of Detroit’s most interesting neighborhoods, points of interest and notorious watering holes! Wristbands must be worn for the duration of the event to receive SAG support and entry to the after party. There is limited beer sampling along the way and offered at the discretion of the participating venues to promote their brews and specials for the day. The samples are NOT part of your ticket to Gears & Beers. Most bars will be sampling brews of their choice. There will be a greeter at each stop to answer questions and fill you in on details..
Any purchased swag can be picked up at registration throughout the day.
Be sure to bring your PHOTO ID to pick up your purchased Items.
If you did not order any swag there will be limited amounts of swag for sale at the SWAG TABLE
9AM-NOON: HEAD OUT!
Those that are doing a self-guided tour can come and go as they please.
Those who want a guided tour have chosen a start time of 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, or 11:30am.
In order to enjoy each stop along the routes, we do not recommend starting the ride after noon.
4-7PM: AFTER PARTY!
The Gears & Beers After Party is located at the Belle Isle Boat House, and includes pizza, salad, a commemorative pint glass, entry into the Boat House Beer Fest and live entertainment.