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Philly Bike Ride is a closed-road, car-free bike ride that traverses 20 miles of Philly streets past monuments and memorials. Philly Bike Ride is a non-competitive scenic bike ride that culminates with a Finish Festival by the iconic Rocky Stairs and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Event proceeds benefit the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia and local partners working to build a stronger community.
The 2023 Philly Bike Ride will take place on October 14, 2023. Registration opens soon.
Philly Bike Ride Start Line is located by the Philadelphia Museum of Art, at 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130.
The 2023 ride will consist of 20-miles of Philly roadways, historic sites, and epic views.
Yes! Philly Bike Ride will take place rain or shine.
The 2023 Philly Bike Ride Official Event Guide will be published and emailed to all registrants 15 before the ride.
You can check the 2022 Philly Bike Ride 2022 Official Event Guide for reference.
Children must be 3 years or older to participate. Children in the age group of 3-7 are FREE and must ride on a child bike seat, tagalong bike, or tandem bike, in a bike trailer or in a bike cargo. A parent or guardian must accompany youth riders in the age group of 8-17.
Philly Bike Ride welcomes class 1, 2 and 3 e-bikes. Class 1 and 3 e-bikes have a motor that provides assistance only when the rider is pedaling. Class 2 e-bikes have a throttle. If you participate with a class 2 e-bike, you are not allowed to exclusively use the motor to propel the e-bike for an extended period of time without pedaling.
Regardless of the pedal assist of the e-bike, the maximum speed of all e-bikes during our event cannot exceed 18 mph.
Please note that the motor of the e-bike cannot be more than 750 watts.
No, all riders must begin at the Start Line. The event is a closed-course due to public safety officers regulating the street closures in order to provide a car-free experience for registrants. Please arrive before 7:15 AM EST to get situated in your corral.
No, we work closely with police and traffic enforcement to create the rolling closure to provide registrants with the car-free ride. The road opens back up after the last rider. The course is not designed to be ridden more than once.
Visit the Registration Portal to log into your account and make edits to your Philly Bike Ride order. You can change attendees information, upgrade your registration type, and transfer your ticket to a friend or future event.
Visit the Registration Portal and log into your account to access the receipt and tickets for your Philly Bike Ride orders.
You can find your confirmation email in your inbox. Search for Philly Bike Ride: Your Order Confirmation or emails from firstname.lastname@example.org to locate the confirmation email and don’t forget to check your junk/spam folder as well. If you can’t find your confirmation email, send us your name or order number to email@example.com. We’re happy to resend your confirmation email.
To find your order number, search for “Order Confirmation from Philly Bike Ride” in your email inbox. Our emails are sent from firstname.lastname@example.org. And don’t forget to check your spam folder as well. Your order number will be at the bottom of your confirmation email (see below).
All participants must sign the Philly Bike Ride Participant Waiver to get their Rider Identification Kit.
The main participant of each order (the purchaser) signs their waiver during registration, while the remaining attendees will receive an email with a link to access and sign their waiver. The email address is provided by the purchaser during the registration process.
Riders can also access the waiver link in the Registration Portal. Access your account, select the order with waiver signature pending, and click on sign waiver. To sign the waiver, type your full name on the waiver signature line and you are all set.
Yes! You can upgrade a Standard Registration to a VIP, Rent & Ride, or Standard + Jersey until August 31.
Visit the Registration Portal to log into your account and select your Philly Bike Ride order. Click on change, and then, on upgrade tickets. You can upgrade the ticket type of one or all riders within your order. Click on edit next to the ticket selected and choose your new registration type. After that, proceed to checkout to complete the process.
Registrations are transferable, but NOT refundable. The deadline to transfer your Philly Bike Ride 2022 registration is August 31. To transfer your Philly Bike Ride registration, visit the Registration Portal, log into your account and make edits to your Philly Bike Ride order. You can change attendees’ information, upgrade your registration type, and transfer your ticket to a friend or future event.
No, registrations are NOT refundable. We have a no-refund policy, which all registrants agree to during registration. You can transfer your registration to a new attendee or future event, at no cost, by August 31.
Visit the Registration Portal and log into your account to make edits to your Philly Bike Ride order.
PACKET AND RENTAL PICKUP QUESTIONS
2023 Philly Bike Ride Packet Pickup Party details:
Friday, 10/13 from 11AM-8PM
Location will be announced during summer.
No, packets won’t be available for pick-up the morning of the ride. Registrants can choose between packet pickup and packet mailing as their shipping option during registration.
Packets will be sent out in waves. All packet-mailing registrants will receive their packets by end of August. VIP and Standard + Jersey registrants get FREE packet mailing. Those who select packet pickup must attend Packet Pickup Party, or send a proxy.
The ride ends near the Philadelphia Museum of Art where the Philly Bike Ride Finish Festival takes place.
The Finish Festival is free and open to the public, so please invite those who won’t ride with you to hang out after the ride! The Finish Festival will take place from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST and offer music, food trucks, and more. Enjoy fun-filled activities and photo booths to create cherished memories.
Food and beverage options will be available for purchase. VIP Riders will receive a catered lunch in the VIP lounge (included with the VIP registration). Vendors interested in participating can email us at email@example.com.