MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive

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Date(s) - 05/25/2014
5:30 am - 10:15 am


Join thousands of Chicagoans for Bike the Drive, the City’s annual bicycle ride on a car-free Lake Shore Drive to benefit the Active Transportation Alliance, taking place this year on Sunday, May 25th.

Whether you’re new to biking or you’re a seasoned veteran, you’ll find MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive an event to remember-with nearly five hours of car-free riding while enjoying breathtaking views of the city and the lake. Don’t miss the one day of the year when bicycles reign on Lake Shore Drive.


5:30 a.m. Lake Shore Drive opens for ride participants (upon Chicago police approval).
5:30-7:30 a.m. Recommended time for starting the ride to maximize your time on the course.
9:30 a.m. Ride participants are no longer allowed to enter Lake Shore Drive.
9:45-10:15 a.m. At all points along the route, participants must leave Lake Shore Drive and move to the Lakefront Trail  (volunteers will help guide you to the trail). After the ride, be sure to join us at the post-ride festival at Columbus Drive and Jackson Drive.
10:15 a.m. All bicyclists must be off Lake Shore Drive. Our event permit with the Chicago Police Department and the City of Chicago stipulates that all bicyclists must leave Lake Shore Drive at 10:15 a.m.

For more information, visit http://www.bikethedrive.org.