Pricing and Packages

The freedom of the road beckons on Sunday, May 24.  Hop on your bike the one day of the year when the length of Lake Shore Drive is open to cyclists and closed to auto traffic.

Sign up to ride MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive and enjoy the striking skyline with us

Ride car-free to have fun and support the nonprofit Active Transportation Alliance.


  • • Save $5 on all registration deals until noon on March 2, 2015  
  •      Discounts automatically taken from listed event pricing!
  • • Save $2 on all registration deals until noon on March 23, 2015
  •      Discounts automatically taken from listed event pricing!
  • • Standard base price for all registraton deals from March 23 - May 5, 2015
  • • $5 Late Registration Fee begins at noon on May 5, 2015  
  •      Late fees automatically added to event pricing!
  • • Last day to have your rider materials mailed to you when you register - May 10, 2015 
  •      Celebrate Mother's Day. Enjoy skipping the line at Packet Pick-up!
  • • $63 Day-of Adult Registration on Sunday, May 24  
  •       Event T-shirt not included for day-of registrants


Sign up to ride! Sign up to support the nonprofit Active Transportation Alliance, Chicagoland's nonprofit voice for better biking, walking and transit.

Adult Registration + Fundraising: New this year - fundraise in support of Active Trans' work to improve biking, walking and transit in Chicagoland.  Riders who raise $150 or more will have their registration refunded, with our appreciation. 

  • Adult Registration + Fundraising base price = $47

Adult Registration + Membership: Save both on registration and the benefits of being a member of Active Transportation Alliance by combining your purchase!

  • Adult Registration + Membership base price = $70

Adult Registration: You guessed it - almost four hours of open access to carfree Lake Shore Drive for you enjoy at your own pace.  (Don't forget - speed demons stay to the left, sightseers stay to the right.)

  • Adult Registration base price = $47

Youth Registration: All riders 17 years of age or younger, accompanied by an adult, get to take advantage of the flat, steeply discounted registration.  Not sure if your child needs to register?  All youth on their own bikes or tagalongs must register. For those in trailers or child bike seats, registration is not required.  Our motto is - you pedal, you pay.   

  • Youth Registraion price remains constant at $16

Boulevard Lakefront Tour: Bookend your summer with bike ride fundraisers for Active Trans! Join us on the Boulevard Lakefront Tour for in-traffic scenic group rides around Chicago on Sunday, August 23. 

  • Adult Registration + Boulevard Lakefront Tour base price = $82
  • or add Boulevard Lakefront Tour to other registration packages for $35
  • Events will be held rain or shine. No refunds.