Frequently Asked Questions: policies, rates, weather, ages, etc…

Does the bike run rain or shine?
YES we will still operate the bike in the rain and the bike has a canopy. We reserve the right to cancel in the case of a hurricane, tornado or other dangerous weather conditions, to be determined by one of our staff members.
Do we have to sign a liability waiver to ride the bike?
Yes we will provide a liability waiver for all riders to sign.
Can a rider be under 21 years of age?
We will offer the bike to riders who are under 21 years of age when accompanied by a guardian.
Do we tip the driver or guide?
Yes please! We encourage guests to tip the driver or guide since they rely on it to pay their bills. Suggested tip for parties of of 2 = $10-$15, party of 4 = $20-$30 and a full tour booking = $100+
How does the bike move?
The bike moves by pedal power so get ready for fun exercise!!
What stops are on the tours?
East Side Ride:

  • Yellow Jacket Social Club (cocktails)
  • The Grackle (old fashioned on tap)
  • Zilker Brewing (local brewery)
  • El Chilito (frozen mimosas)
  • Whisler’s (tequila / craft cocktails)*
  • ​Stay Gold​ (margaritas)*
  • Craftsman (champagne on tap)*

Craft Beer Ride:

  • Blue Owl Brewing
  • Zilker Brewing
  • Lazarus Brewing
  • Hops & Grain Brewery.

*opens late afternoon

How many seats are there?
There are 15 seats for passengers and we have one or two staff on board to drive and help serve as tour guide.
Do all seats have pedals?
No, only 10 seats have pedals. Two seats do not have pedals and three seats are on the back bench.
What’s your cancellation and refund policy?
We accept schedule changes and cancellations more than 2 weeks prior to event date with a transfer to a different date, or a refund. Late cancellations within 2 weeks may result in a full forfeit of your deposit.
What features are on the bike?
  • USB/phone chargers
  • stereo system & PA
  • adjustable seats with backs
  • overhead storage
  • cooling fans
  • coolers & ice
What can we bring on the bike?
You may bring BEER, CIDER or WINE ONLY in plastic or aluminum containers (NO GLASS!!), and snacks. Only guests 21 years of age or older may bring alcoholic beverages. We provide cups and paper towels but we do not carry utensils or plates. No firearms or other weapons are allowed on the bike. Please recognize that Hipside Peddler is not responsible for lost or stolen items left behind either on the bike, at stops or in between. We do our best to remind our customers to remember their items before they leave.
Are there stops along the route?
Yes we will likely have 2-3 stops where riders can exit the bike, walk around and patronize shops, restaurants and bars. Please be respectful of other guests and the servers at each locations by being courteous and combining your tabs.
How long is the bike tour?
Tours last 2 hours including any stops.
Are there any special rates for bike riders?
Yes, for our Group Tours ONLY we offer a 15% discount to ticket holders with jobs associated with the military, emergency, education and healthcare. Just use the Promo Code THANKYOUFORYOURSERVICE during checkout. Not to be combined with other discounts and only redeemable on Group Tours. Keep an eye out for special rates on our social media: Facebook, Instagram or Twitter
Is there storage on the bike?
Yes we have coolers for beverages and a canopy area to put bags, jackets and supplies.
Where do we park?
Parking is at your own risk on the streets in the surrounding blocks and more detailed instructions will be emailed to you upon booking.
Can you customize tour routes and stops?
Yes we can make customized tour routes and stops based on availability. To find out more please contact us.
Do you provide tours for corporate groups, parties or celebrations?
Yes we provide private group tours including team building, scavenger hunts and more for groups of 6-15 people. To find out more please contact us.