Experience the Thrill of Bicycling by Starlight!
Early Registration Opens February 1!
Event Location - The Indianapolis City Market!
The N.I.T.E. Ride will be on Saturday, June 23rd for 2018. Head over to City Market for the N.I.T.E. Ride – a leisurely 20-mile tour of Indianapolis – at NITE! Experience what it’s like to ride with 3,000 other cyclists under the stars over Indianapolis with a route that takes you on a tour of downtown Indianapolis, The Indianapolis Children’s Museum, Butler University, Hinkle Fieldhouse, The Indianapolis Museum of Art, IUPUI and Monument Circle.
Photo by Ian Bryant
- Saturday Morning CIBA Bicycle Tour
- Dinner Ride
- 25th Anniversary N.I.T.E. Ride T-Shirt
- Rest Stop at Hinkle Fieldhouse
- Bicycling Merchandise Sale
- L.I.T.E. Up Your Bike Contest
- Tire Flip Competition
- Great Giveaways
- After-Ride Party
Enjoy Downtown, Broad Ripple, the Indy Greenways and the Cultural Trail. Visit museums, watch an IMAX movie, stroll the Indianapolis Zoo and White River Gardens. Take in the Indianapolis Indians AAA Baseball game. Shop Circle Center Mall. To see a list of downtown activities, see the Activities page.
The N.I.T.E. Ride starts at 11:00 pm (at NIGHT!) from City Market and takes you on a tour of downtown Indianapolis, The Indianapolis Children’s Museum, Butler University, Hinkle Fieldhouse, The Indianapolis Museum of Art, IUPUI and Monument Circle. Total route length is between 17 and 20 miles.
Check out this list for preparing to ride the N.I.T.E. Ride.
NITE Ride "LITE Up Your Bike" Contest, sponsored by Bicycle Garage Indy.
LITE Up Your Bike and win!
Our friends at Bicycle Garage Indy have bicycles available for rent for the N.I.T.E. Ride! Have a friend who wants to join you? Don’t feel like your bike is up for the ride? Call Bicycle Garage Indy Downtown at 317-612-3099 and book a rental bike now! Rentals are limited and reservations are required. Rental includes front and rear lights and a helmet. Everything you need to ride the N.I.T.E. Ride! BGI Downtown is located at the N.I.T.E. Ride Start/Finish Line. Your rental will be ready and waiting for you at the N.I.T.E. Ride!
Service/Repair Area Access
Prevent bicycle breakdown on the NITE Ride route by having your bike checked for service/repairs prior to the day of ride at your local bike store. If on the day of the NITE Ride you need assistance, please bring your bike to Bicycle Garage Indy's tent for service and repair. BGI will have supplies available for purchase and can assist with minor repairs before and along the ride. Save yourself the frustration of suffering a break down the day of by having your bike checked out beforehand.