FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

Q) What are the dates & time of the show?
A) The show is a one day show on Saturday February 8th 2020.  The hours are Noon – Midnight.


Q) How do I enter my bike in the show?
A) Nominations for bikes (yours or someone you know) to be considered for the curated show ended on DECEMBER 15th 2019. Bike categories include: Pro Custom, Garage Custom, Classic Bikes, Race Bikes and People’s Choice award.  If you missed nominating a bike for this year’s show , mark your calendar for next year and get your bike builds completed!  Nominate A Bike Here


Q) Where is the show held? 
A) The show is centrally located in Cincinnati Ohio inside of the Rhinegeist brewery located in the downtown neighborhood of Over The Rhine (OTR). Visit the brewery web site for location information: http://rhinegeist.com/  located at 1910 Elm Street, Cincinnati OH 45202 513-381-1367


Q) What is the cost to get into the show?
A) The show is FREE to the public to attend.  We want everyone to feel welcome and we want to expose non motorcycle enthusiasts to something new.  
Beer is for sale by the brewery and 3-4 food vendors will be on site if you’d like to purchase something to eat.  Other vendors will be setup with merchandise for sale as well.  But you can come in and enjoy the show for free.


Q) Will There Be Food?
A) Yes we have three or four food vendors that day in the upper event center room.  Also, check out the Dunlap Cafe one block away from the show venue. The Dunlap Cafe is our official after-party location with food and drink. Check out their web site at: https://www.dunlapcafe.com/  or their Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/dunlapcafe

Q) Is There Parking Nearby
A) Yes but parking is very limited in this older part of town and we are expecting thousands of people. A better option is to take a taxi, Lyft or Uber car to the venue. See our Parking page for details and Map.  Or ride your motorcycle and park out front!  Also, the Cincinnati Streetcar can bring you to and from the brewery from parking lots and garages further south in downtown.  See the transit map here: http://www.cincinnati-oh.gov/streetcar/design-route/


Q) Can You Recommend A Hotel?
A) Sure, we created a blog post about hotels. https://garagebrewed.com/hotel-recos/  Also, check out this blog post about local restaurants: Get Your Gub On at Garage Brewed Moto Show


Q) Can Children Attend the Show?
A) Since the venue is a brewery with a bar, children are allowed entry until 8pm when it becomes 21+ only event due to the state of Ohio laws.


Q) How many motorbikes are in the show?
A) We will have approx 55 – 60 bikes from around the country in this year’s show.


Q) Are there awards for the bikes?
A) Yes, judges will vote for their favorite bikes in 4 categories. Pro Custom, Garage Custom, Classic Bikes and Race Bike. Visitors to the show can vote for a People’s Choice award.  Trophies for the winners of each category will be awarded.


Q) Can I see some of the bikes?
A) Yes, some of the bikes will be shared prior to the show on social media such as Facebook, Pinterest & Instagram.


Q) Who is hosting this show?
A) The show is being hosted by the Cincinnati Cafe Racer club which is a social club of motorcycle enthusiasts of all types.  Don’t let the name fool you, the interests span far more than just cafe bikes. 


Q) What Else Is There To Do?

A) We have an official after party one block away at the Dunlap Cafe which is a small neighborhood bar with one of the biggest beer can collections dating back several decades.  They have great food and drinks. In the summer their back patio is a favorite bike night venue. And breakfast is served All-Day!  They are open until 1AM on Saturday night / Sunday morning.  https://www.dunlapcafe.com/ 1926 Dunlap St, Cincinnati, OH 45214

The Dunlap is open until 1am Saturday Night. They are closed Sunday.


Hosted inside of the Rhinegeist Brewery located at 1910 Elm Street, Cincinnati OH 45202 513-381-1367

The Show is produced by the Cincinnati Cafe Racer club and regional motorcycle enthusiasts.  We thank them all for their efforts.