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Tickets will be emailed to you prior to the race. Once available, you can log into your account to download and print. You may log in at https://manage.hakuapp.com/login/ata

Bike the Drive is produced by and benefits Active Transportation Alliance. We are a small but mighty 16-person non-profit that works to improve walking, biking, and public transit. Our work spans across Illinois and sometimes into neighboring states. We started Bike the Drive over two decades ago and the event has grown into our centerpiece fundraiser. We are ecstatic that the event is now a household name here in Chicagoland.

In order to make edits to your registration, you will have to log into your participant account.

Once you have successfully logged into your account, click on “Your Registration.”
Click on your active Bike the Drive registration. 

Click on “Your Registration Information” 

Here, you can make any demographic information changes as needed. 

To purchase products, you will click on “Buy Products” along the top bar. 

Here, you will see all products available and you can add to your cart and checkout. 

To confirm your registration, click on this page and search for your name. If you are registered, your name will populate and you can email your confirmation to yourself.

We apologize for the trouble. If you are trying to register on a phone, please try registering on a desktop computer instead. If you’re still having trouble, contact btdinfo@activetrans.org, describe your issue in detail, and we’ll get back to you ASAP. You may also try calling our customer service line at (844) 299-2087

To register two or more riders under the same transaction, you will have the ability to add another registration prior to going into step 2. Click on the button labeled “I want to add another registration.”

By signing up another participant, you will need to send their waiver directly to them thru the registration system for their signature.

Here are instructions on how to send the waiver to them from your account.

Our rule is “if you pedal, you pay.” All youth on their own bikes or tag-alongs must register. For those in trailers or child bike seats, registration is not required.

To find your member number, you will need to log into your account: https://manage.hakuapp.com/login/ata
Under the “Membership” tab on the left side of the screen you will see your membership number.

Refund Policy

Bike the Drive will be held rain or shine and no refunds will be permitted.

New to bike riding and looking for some tips? We’ve got you covered! Visit our resources page!

The pancake breakfast is back for 2024!! Chow down after the ride with a delicious breakfast from our friends at Chris Cakes! Breakfast includes Fluffy Chris Cakes pancakes drizzled in syrup (regular and sugar free) and also includes sausage and a glass of classic Tang.


We will no longer offer packets. Instead, your rider number will be emailed to you closer to the event. Please print your rider number and affix to your bike prior to entering DuSable Lake Shore Drive. Event t-shirts and Challenge medals can be picked up at all three rest stops along the course and in the festival.

If you opted-in for our free event t-shirt, you may pick it up at any of our three rest stops along the route or in the festival. Please print your t-shirt voucher that was emailed to you.


Bike the Drive will be held rain or shine. If there is a warning about serious weather, volunteers will direct riders to a safe location along the route. Additionally, please provide your cell phone number during registration when prompted in the event that ride organizers need to send important mass text messages during the ride.

For your safety, all participants should start at one of the below locations. We strongly discourage starting at any other point along the route. Starting locations: Main Festival (Grant Park), Bryn Mawr Ave., Fullerton Ave., Oakwood Blvd., Museum of Science & Industry.

No. For the safety of all participants, only bikes will be allowed on DuSable Lake Shore Drive. (eBikes are allowed; please remember to fully charge your eBike)

We have a parking deal with Millennium Park Lakeside Garage. Learn more.

Bike the Drive is a fundraiser held by

Active Transportation Alliance is a non-profit advocacy organization working to improve conditions for walking, biking, and public transit throughout chicagoland.

What participants have said about Bike the Drive

“Great event. Doing it again next year!!”

“This is a really well run, wonderful event. It was great to see so many people and families out on their bikes and enjoying this great city. We will be back next year. Thanks to the amazing volunteers for their hard work in making it a very enjoyable ride.”

“One of the best events ever.”

Bike the Drive is produced by and benefits

Active Transportation Alliance is a non-profit advocacy organization working to improve conditions for walking, biking, and public transit throughout chicagoland.

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