Fifth Third Bike the Drive is a fundraiser event for the Active Transportation Alliance, a non-profit advocacy organization working to improve conditions for walking, biking, and public transit throughout Chicagoland.
This event is from 6:30 am – 10:30 am with a Festival from 8 am – 12:30 pm. The main location is Butler Field in Grant Park. Over 16,000 bike riders attended the 20th Annual Fifth Third Bike the Drive in 2021.
Grab your bike and reconnect with friends and family on Jean Baptiste Point DuSable Lake Shore Drive. Whether you’re new to biking, a seasoned veteran, or biking with kids, Fifth Third Bike the Drive is an event to remember. With sweeping views of the lake and skyline, you’ll enjoy fresh air and the wind on your face! Ride as little or as much of the 30-mile course as you’d like and then enjoy a post-ride festival in Grant Park.
No bike? No problem! Rentals are available. Don’t miss this once-a-year event when bicycles reign over DuSable Lake Shore Drive.
Special thanks to Michael Nelson for contributing this report.