Experience the Thrill of Bicycling by Starlight!
New Start Location for 2015: The Indiana State Fairground
For 2015 the N.I.T.E. Ride will start and finish at the Indiana State Fairground. The N.I.T.E. Ride route will continue to go through Butler University, IUPUI and Downtown Indy. There will be a rest stop in Downtown Indy with light refreshments. Bicycle races will be held at the Fairgrounds for your viewing enjoyment. Check In will be in an air conditioned building.
- Saturday Morning Bicycle Tour
- Dinner Ride
- Special Edition N.I.T.E. Ride T-Shirt
- Rest Stop Downtown
- Bicycling Merchandise Sale
- L.I.T.E. Up Your Bike Contest
- Great Giveaways
- After-Ride Party
- LIVE Entertainment!
Enjoy the Fairgrounds, Downtown, Broad Ripple, the Indy Greenways and the Cultural Trail, Bicycle races. 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.
Congratulations L.I.T.E. Up Your Bike Contest Winners
We are happy to announce the NITE Ride LITE Up Your Bike Contest 2014 Winners: Mandi Hall & Lisa Tolle of Fishers, IN. Thanks to everyone who entered and voted! Follow the link to see the top five finishers!
Nonattending Pre-Registered Riders
If you were pre-registered and unable to attend the event but still want a T-shirt mailed to you, please send a check made out to the NITE Ride for $3.00 for postage and a T-shirt will be mailed to you. The address to send the check to is:
PO Box 39221
Indianapolis, IN 46239-0221
The N.I.T.E. Ride starts at 11:00 pm (at NIGHT!) from IUPUI’s Carroll Stadium on New York Street, travels along well-lit roads through Downtown Indianapolis, the Indiana Statehouse, Monument Circle, Butler University, Indianapolis Museum of Art, wanders along the White River and through the IUPUI Campus.
Check out this list for preparing to ride the N.I.T.E. Ride.
L.I.T.E. Up Your Bike Contest
NITE Ride "LITE Up Your Bike" Contest, sponsored by Bicycle Garage Indy.
LITE Up Your Bike and win!
Here's how the LITE Up Your Bike Contest works:
1. Sign up at the BGI Tent for the contest anytime between 4-10 pm (during the NITE Ride).
2. At 10 pm, line up with your bike at the front of the line for photos of you and your bike.
3. The link to the photos will be posted on Monday, June 30 for voting on www.niteride.org.
4. Share the link with family, friends, co-workers and encourage them to vote for your photo - winners will be based on total number of likes and comments.
5. Voting ends 7/8/14.
6. Winners will be announced by 7/10/14.
1st place: $100 Gift Card to Bicycle Garage Indy
2nd place: $75 Gift Card to Bicycle Garage Indy
3rd place: $50 Gift Card to Bicycle Garage Indy
4th place: $25 Gift Card to Bicycle Garage Indy
5th place: $25 Gift Card to Bicycle Garage Indy
Each Contest Entry in the LITE Up Your Bike Contest will receive $10 Gift Card for Bicycle Garage Indy.
Service/Repair Area Access
If you need your bike checked for service/repairs, bring your bike to Bicycle Garage Indy's tent for service and repair.