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Miami's Four Best Bike-Friendly Bars, According to the Miami Bike Scene

Yeah, Miami's bike scene is a kinda big deal.
Yeah, Miami's bike scene is a kinda big deal.
Photo by Michael E. Miller

You don't have to be a hardcore cyclist to know that the 305 bike scene is a thriving movement.

Just take a look at the swarm of cyclists that storm the streets of Downtown during Miami Critical Mass (even D-Wade and Gabrielle Union have been spotted among the helmets).

Or at the po-po drama sparked by the June 28, 2013 arrest of chef AJ Constantin for selling ice cream during the gathering and the hit-and-run incident involving a Mount Sinai doctor that same night.

Yeah... The bike scene is pretty rad and it's momentum is only growing with every ride.

See also: Miami's Top Ten Hipster Bars

Rydel Deed of the Miami Bike Scene organizes monthly events for cyclists across the Magic City, much like the Beer Snob Bicycle Pub Crawl going down this Saturday.

Starting at 4 p.m., the nine-mile pub crawl will hit up five watering holes including 5 Napkin Grill on SoBe, the Abbey, World of Beer Midtown, Gramps, and end at the Filling Station.

In the spirit of the night, here are Miami's best bike-friendly bars, according to the cyclist himself.

Miami's Four Best Bike-Friendly Bars, According to the Miami Bike Scene
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Gramps. 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693; grampsbar.com.

"Gramps in Wynwood allows cyclists to bring there bicycles inside their courtyard," Deed explains.

"They typically have $4 draft specials for cyclists during pub crawls and provide cyclists with an outdoor water cooler to keep them hydrated."

Sounds like a cyclist's dream come true.

The Miami Tridents may be a rugby team, but we're sure they'll agree with Deed on this one.
The Miami Tridents may be a rugby team, but we're sure they'll agree with Deed on this one.

The Filling Station. 95 SE 2nd St., Miami; 786-425-1990; thefillingstationmiami.com.

"They do not have a space to accommodate bicycles," Deed admits. "But they always offer beer and food specials to cyclists during Critical Mass, bicycle pub crawls, etc."

Guess the Filling Station makes up for its lack of space with booze and grub.

 

Miami's Four Best Bike-Friendly Bars, According to the Miami Bike Scene
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Wood Tavern. 2531 NW 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-748-2828; woodtavernmiami.com.

"I believe Wood Tavern allows bicycles in the back patio, at least I know they used to."

We haven't really spotted too many bikes on the patio lately, but hey, you can always find a safe place nearby... Just be sure to bring a lock.

The Corner. 1035 North Miami Ave., Miami; 305-961-7887; thecornermiami.com.

"The Corner also offers beer specials for cyclists and they donate use of their extra space across the street to the non-profit, Magic City Bicycle Collective."

It's like the gift that keeps on giving.

Miami's Four Best Bike-Friendly Bars, According to the Miami Bike Scene

Beer Snob Bicycle Pub Crawl. Saturday, September 21, 4 p.m., 5 Napkin Grill, 455 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach; 305-538-2277; 5napkinburger.com.. The pub crawl will run through the Abbey, World of Beer Midtown, Gramps, and the Filling Station with drink specials at every stop. Visit themiamibikescene.com.

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5 Napkin Grill

455 Lincoln Road
Miami Beach, FL 33139

305-538-2277

www.5napkinburger.com

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Gramps

176 NW 24th St.
Miami, FL 33127

305-699-2669

www.gramps.com

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Wood Tavern
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The Corner

1035 N. Miami Ave.
Miami, FL 33136

305-961-7887

www.thecornermiami.com


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