FAQ

What is Bikes on the Bricks?

Bikes on the Bricks was founded in 2007.  It is a premier bike event in Flint, Michigan featuring bike shows, police skills competition, food and merchandise vendors, biker fashion show, special guests, and a police escorted ride – everything for the motorcycle enthusiast!  The proceeds from the ride are donated to charitable organizations in Genesee County.

Where is Bikes on the Bricks?

Downtown Flint, Michigan in Genesee County conveniently located off I-69 and I-475.

When is Bikes on the Bricks?

The weekend long event is September 9-11, 2016.  For details, please check the Schedule.

Ride – What are the details on the ride?

The ride is Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 11:00am.  It is police escorted with intersection blockers, approximately 30 miles long throughout Genesee County, has varying speeds up to 40mph, and starts at Vehicle City Harley Davidson.  Registration is 8:00-11:00am at Vehicle City Harley Davidson.  At approximately 1:30pm the ride ends in Downtown Flint.

Ride – Where is Vehicle City Harley Davidson located?

2400 Austins Parkway, Flint, Michigan, 48507, just northeast of the Miller Road exit off I-75.

Ride – Do I receive a ticket to participate in the ride?

You will receive a wristband to participate in the ride.

Ride – Is there an additional cost if I have a rider?

It is $10 each for the rider and passenger.

Ride – Where can I purchase a ride wristband?

Prior to the ride you can purchase a ride wristband at Vehicle City Harley Davidson (2400 Austins Parkway, Flint, MI, 48507), or Top End Cycle (G-3360 S. Dort Highway, Burton, MI, 48529).  The day of the ride wristbands can only be purchased at Vehicle City Harley Davidson.

Ride – Is there a discount if I purchase my ride wristband early?

No

Ride – Do I get preferential placement for the ride if I buy my ride wristband early?

No

Ride – Do you offer any group discounts?

No

Ride – Do you offer any Military/Veteran, Student/Senior, Police/Fire discounts?

No

Ride – If I am unable to attend can I get a refund?

We do not offer refunds. All sales are final.

Ride – Do you offer refunds if the ride is cancelled due to inclement weather?

We do not offer refunds.  All sales are final.

Ride – If the ride is cancelled due to inclement weather, when will I find out?

The morning of the ride at the start of the ride at Vehicle City Harley Davidson and/or at the event in Downtown Flint.

Ride – Is there special bike parking for ride participants in Downtown Flint?

Yes, participates will have designated parking when the ride enters Downtown Flint.

Do I have to purchase a ticket to attend the event?

It’s free.

Is there a registration fee to enter my bike in the show?

It’s free.

Is the event appropriate for children?

Yes, Bikes on the Bricks is a family friendly event.

Police Skills Competition – Can civilians participate in the police skills competition?

No. Due to safety and liability issues this is a Police only event.

Police Skills Competition – Who can participate in the police skills competition?

Only active uniformed police officers can participate.

Police Skills Competition – Do police officers have to register to participate?

Yes

Police Skills Competition – Is there a cost to participate?

No

Are there food and merchandise vendors at the event?

Yes.  Also at the start of the ride at Vehicle City Harley Davidson they sell merchandise and food at their Classic Diner.

Are credit cards accepted at the event?

Credit cards are accepted at the designated Bikes on the Bricks booth for merchandise and in the beer tent.  Acceptance at food and merchandise vendors is determined by each individual vendor.

Can I put a “For Sale” sign on my bike?

Yes.  All motorcycles must be driven, no trailered bikes.

Can I bring my dog to the event?

It is not recommended for the safety of your animal due to the hot pavement, large number of bikes and people.

 
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