Past Meetup

Sunday lunch ride to Pickle Bills

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13 people went

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Casual ride to Pickle Bills (Grand River, OH) All Back roads to make about 1.5 hour ride.

Pickle Bills info:
The name Pickle Bill's was derived in the mind of a thirty year old man named Gerald Gibson Powell back in 1967. W.C.Fields, the famous actor of the 1930's black and white movie era, was a favorite of Jerry's. Field's first name, William, was shortened to Bill, and due to the fact that his movie character was always "pickled", the "Pickle Bill's" name was created. This is the reason why the silhouette of Fields is used as our company logo.

These same movies were shown throughout the evening at Pickle Bill's first location on Old River Road in the Cleveland flats. The restaurant's seating capacity was approximately 250 guests. It's 11 year existence had a very limited menu, in comparison with today's. Prices ranged from $3.00 pitchers of beer, $.60 beer mugs, and mixed drinks at $1.00. A shrimp cocktail was $1.25, a cut of prime rib was $4.50, and a select steak at $4.95. A copy of the original menu can be found permanently laminated on one of the tables in the "Fireplace Room."

Please make sure you feel comfortable to ride in group formation.

Route will be:

Brecksville Rd / E Pleasant Valley Rd / Alexander Rd / Pettibone Rd / OH 306 / Chillicothe Rd / Heisley Rd / Olive St / River St