Bike the Drive in Chicago this Weekend

Pedal down Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive this Sunday with the wind in your hair and no traffic in the annual Bike the Drive.    With Chicago recently being named the #1 bicycling city in America by Bicycling magazine, what better way to celebrate than with a ride on the city’s crown jewel roadway — Lake Shore Drive. So grab your bike and enjoy almost 5 hours of car-free riding on Sunday, May 28th, starting at 5:30 am.  Proceeds benefit Active Transportation Alliance’s work to improve biking, walking, and transit throughout Chicagoland.


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New this year:

30-mile Challenge– Are you one of our long-time participants possibly looking for a new challenge this year?  Are you a first-time rider who is hoping to rack up some miles? Whatever your motivation, while you’re out on the course, tackle the new Active Trans 30 Mile Challenge*. Conquer Lake Shore Drive and track your progress with an app on your smartphone. After your ride, check in at the Active Trans Membership tent at Butler Field and your achievement will be rewarded!


*Remember MB Bike the Drive is open to riders of all skill level, so please be cautious while competing in the challenge.


Custom rider numbers– Strut your stuff with customized rider numbers. While you are registering take the opportunity to jazz up your race day rider materials. Use your nickname, pay tribute to a loved one, propose to your significant other. Whatever—add your personal flair.


Bike the Drive allows bikers to celebrate the No. 1 bicycling city in America in a five-hour, car-free event. Sunday, May 28 at 5:30 a.m.

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