2019 Event Schedule
The N.I.T.E. Ride is not just a night-time event, but a full day packed with bicycling activities.
Where are things at the Indianapolis City Market?
Friday, June 21
4:00 - 8:00 pm
T-Shirt Pick up at the Indianapolis City Market (222 E Market St) on the second floor near the Tomlinson Tap Room.
Saturday, June 22
Registration, Check-In, & CIBA Merchandise Booth opens at the Indianapolis City Market.
5:00 - 7:30 pm
Dinner Ride! Ride length is about 19 miles. Starts and ends at the Indianapolis City Market. Maps and Ride Leaders are provided. Dinner on your expense.
Afternoon and Evening
Come Downtown, enjoy the Indy Greenways and the Cultural Trail, visit museums, watch an IMAX movie, stroll the Indianapolis Zoo, take in an Indy Eleven Soccer game at IUPUI's Carroll Stadium, shop Circle Center Mall, and more! For more information go to the 'Activites' page.
“L.I.T.E. Up Your Bike” Photos @ Start Line on the corner of Market and Alabama Streets (details here)
REGISTRATION and CHECK-IN CLOSED (NITE Ride Merchandise open thru 2:00 am)
PLAN TO ARRIVE WELL BEFORE 10:00 PM TO CHECK IN
Bicycle Garage Indy / GIANT Bicycles Cruiser Bike Giveaway (you must be present to win, ready to ride to be eligible)
N.I.T.E. RIDE BEGINS
12:30 am - 2:00 am
Post-Ride Party – Free dinner and music!
HAVE A SAFE TRIP HOME!
What Should I Bring?
* Bicycle - in good working order!
* BICYCLE HELMET REQUIRED! Eye protection (clear riding glasses) also recommended
* HEADLIGHT REQUIRED! Bicycle Garage Indy will have headlights for sale at the event.
* Bring a piece of I.D., tools for minor repairs, and rain gear just in case
* NO ALCOHOL PERMITTED ON THE RIDE! Remember, drinking and bicycling don't mix!
* Know and obey Indiana traffic laws! Stay on your side of the center line; stop at red lights and stop signs; obey course marshals and ride officials; ride predictably and courteously!
Perks for Pre-Registered Riders
All pre-registered riders who register before June 14th will receive one N.I.T.E. Ride T-shirt, plus any
additional shirts purchased with your registration, in the size(s) you selected. If you did not indicate a T-shirt
size, you may be given an XL T-shirt. If you register on the day of the event, you will NOT
receive a T-shirt. All registered riders will receive refreshments at the Rest Stop and the Post-Ride Dinner.
Special Edition N.I.T.E. Ride Sweatshirts and extra T-shirts will be on sale, subject to availability, through
Group ride of about 19 miles starts at 5:00 PM at The Indianapolis City Market. Maps and Ride Leaders will be provided. Dinner (your own expense, generally less than $10) will be available during the ride.
"L.I.T.E. Up Your Bike" Contest
L.I.T.E. Up Your Bike and compete for great prizes from Bicycle
Garage Indy! Entrant photos will be taken at the Start Line. For details see information here.
GIANT Bicycles Cruiser Bike Giveaway
The Bicycle Garage Indy / GIANT Bicycles Cruiser Bike Giveaway winners will be posted at the Bicycle Garage Indy table (4-H Exhibit Hall) at 10:15 PM. You must have checked in at the event to be eligible!
Parking options are listed on the NITE Ride Parking page. We also encourage participants to carpool or ride their bikes to the event.
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 N.I.T.E. 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.
Checkout other activities during the day in downtown Indy during your visit.