Your Pickled Playlist: 10 Songs to Get the Party Started

Good friends, fun activities, and a great playlist—these are the main ingredients for a fantastic party. Mix it up this summer with solid, cross-genre tracks that keep everyone in your group happy and dancing all day and night. Remember to bring your phone or iPod along on your Pickled Pedaler ride; we can hook it up to our sound system so all your friends can enjoy. These are ten of our top recommendations (across all genres) to get the good times rolling. 1. One Bourbon, One Scotch, and One Beer – George Thorogood & The Destroyers Written by Rudy Toombs and originally recorded by rhythm and blues singer Amos Milburn in 1953, … Continue reading

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Ride The Pickled Pedaler to Concerts at The Lawn

One of the best parts of summer is outdoor concerts! Indianapolis has one of the best outdoor concert venues, The Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park. Located in downtown Indianapolis on the east bank of the White River, The Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn attracts some of the best musicians from around the globe.   Now you can arrive at summer concerts at The Lawn in style! Book a tour on The Pickled Pedaler before a concert and our drivers will happily drop you off at White River State Park in time for the show. Get pumped by listening to your favorite band’s music on our state-of-the-art Bazooka … Continue reading

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The Pickled Pedaler’s Favorite Places for Beer in Broad Ripple

This summer, The Pickled Pedaler began party bike tours in Broad Ripple on the first Wednesday of every month. We offer two Broad Ripple tour options. Both options are 2-hour tours, but the “Wise Pedaler” package also includes dinner! You can learn more about our Broad Ripple tours here. In honor of The Pickled Pedaler coming to Broad Ripple, we’ve decided to put together a short list of our favorite places in Broad Ripple to grab a beer. Be sure to share yours in the comments below! Scotty’s Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Co. All of our Broad Ripple tours start and end at Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Co. Our riders … Continue reading

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See you at the Virginia Avenue Folk Fest!

We’re honored to be a part of the Virginia Avenue Folk Fest. If there’s one thing we love it’s good music and local beer. Wait, that’s 2 things, isn’t it?! But…you can’t really have one without the other. Wouldn’t you say? Well good news, the folk fest is going to have both and even more.   Here are a few details about the event: When: May 9 10am – 10pm Where: All up and down Virginia Avenue Cost: FREE!!! There’s going to be over 70 musical acts on 9 different stages throughout the day. You’ll have no trouble finding something to tap your toes to here! In addition to all … Continue reading

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The Pickled Pedaler is Growing: Bike Number 2 is Coming Soon!

2014 was an amazing year for The Pickled Pedaler. We had a ton of fun and were able to grow our business thanks to our awesome customers. Things went SO well that we needed to purchase a second bike to accommodate all of the pedaler’s who were looking to get pickled. Good news, that second bike is in the works right now and will be ready to hit the streets of Indianapolis starting June 12. Over the course of our first season we received a lot of helpful feedback about our bike. We took all the great suggestions and used them to make bike #2 even better than the first. … Continue reading

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Indianapolis Breweries: The Pickled Pedaler’s Favorite Stops

Indianapolis is home to many great breweries, making it a beer lover’s paradise. We love taking our Pickled Pedalers to the following breweries. Where will you go on your tour? Sun King Brewing Company No doubt you have visited, tried, or at least heard of Sun King. When Sun King opened in 2009, it made them the first full scale production brewery in Indy since the Indianapolis Brewing Company closed down in 1948. And boy have they grown fast since 2009! Now their beers are sold at many locations around the state, including Victory Field. But our favorite way to enjoy Sun King is still at the brewery. We love stopping … Continue reading

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6 Holiday Events in Indy You Simply Can’t Miss

We love Indy all year long. Festivals, sporting events, amazing museums. Our city has it all! But there’s just something about the holidays, isn’t there? Somehow, some way a little magic finds its way through the streets of Indianapolis. In an effort to help you make the most of this holiday season, we’ve put together a list of 6 holiday events in Indy you simply can’t miss. It’s by no means extensive, but this list includes some crowd favorites we know you’ll love! Christmas at the Zoo November 28 to January 4, 2015 As the sun sets over the White River State Park, enjoy the warm glow of twinkling lights, … Continue reading

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10 Delicious Drinks To Help You Survive The Holidays

The holidays are great, don’t get us wrong! Two months dedicated to spending time with loved ones, overeating, and gift giving? Yes, please! But the holidays also mean crazy travel schedules, people fist fighting in malls for $10 off the latest doll, and long, boring conversations with certain family members. You know the ones…conversations on mutual funds with your Uncle Joe, little Todd’s soccer schedule with your cousin Trish, and how things just aren’t like they used to be with your great aunt Marge. And heaven forbid you’re just out of college, in a new relationship, or don’t have kids yet because here come the questions….what are you going to … Continue reading

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Indianapolis German Fest: Games, Beer, and Weiner Dogs!

  Image source: Athenaeum Foundation Games, beer, and weiner dogs…what more could you ask for in a festival?! The Indianapolis German Fest is October 11, and we couldn’t be happier to be a part of it. Here’s a little info about the festival: The German Fest is a one-day festival that celebrates all things German. It starts at noon on October 11 and costs $8 in advance or $10 at the door for adults. It’s located at the Athenaeum on 401 E. Michigan Street Indianapolis, IN 46204. Some of the planned activities include: German music, German dancing, German food, German beer, a yodeling contest, wiener dog races, 5K OktoberFAST Run/Walk, large … Continue reading

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The Pickled Pedaler – A Custom Party Bike Built for You!

When we first started dreaming about owning and operating a party bike in Indianapolis, we weren’t exactly sure where to get started. We did know, however, that we wanted something fully customizable, super comfortable, and a little funky. And we knew we wanted a party bike with a motor to help out our pedalers if they find themselves a wee bit too pickled to pedal. As we did our research, we came across Atek Custom’s party bike and realized that was the bike for us! They fully customize each bike with specific colors, features, and personality. They put it best when they say, “The Party Bike is the original “Rolls-Royce” of … Continue reading

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