Date & Time

Sunday, September 15, 2019

8 am: Brief Opening Ceremony
8:05 am: Shortly after Opening Ceremony, a controlled start will begin
8:45 am: All riders must be on the route

Address

Boom Island Park
724 Sibley St. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

Get Directions

Registration

Registration information coming soon.

About

The 13th annual Minneapolis Bike Tour starts and ends at beautiful Boom Island and features multiple fully supported routes that take riders through the spectacular park and byway system of Minneapolis at their own pace, traffic free!

Proceeds from the Minneapolis Bike Tour will benefit bike safety and education events for Minneapolis youth as well as bike trail improvement projects throughout the system.

View Photo Gallery

2019 Registration Information coming soon!

2019 Registration Information coming soon!

Route Map

The route closes at 2:30 pm and re-opens to traffic. Anyone still on the route at 2:30 p.m. may move off the parkway and complete their ride on the paved trails, or they may choose to have a SAG vehicle transport them and their bikes back to the finish.

Rest Stop Hours
Short Route
Rest Stop 1: 8:15 am-TBD
Rest Stop 2: 8:15 am-TBD
Long Route
Rest Stop 1: 8:15 am-TBD
Rest Stop 2: 8:15 am-TBD
Rest Stop 3: 8:15 am-TBD

Important Reminders

  • The ride officially begins at after a brief opening ceremony at 8 am; all riders must be on course by 8:45 am. We strongly encourage advanced/experienced riders to begin their ride at 8 am. Casual riders and families are encouraged wait to begin their ride until after 8:15 am.
  • The Minneapolis Bike Tour is not a race, riders will not be timed and no awards will be given.
  • Each participant is required to wear a helmet throughout the duration of the ride.
  • Each participant must display the Bike Tour bike tag on their bike.
  • For safety reasons, the use of headphones and cell phones on the route is prohibited.
  • Please bring a water bottle.
  • Please prepare for the weather.
  • For the duration of the ride, slower riders should STAY TO THE RIGHT to avoid congestion for all.
  • Please bring an ID (for safety purposes on the route) and cash with you for food and/or merchandise at the post-ride party.
  • Please bring only what you need and can carry for the ride, as there will be no place to store your personal items during the ride.
  • Please check your tire pressure, brakes, chain and wheels prior to arriving at the event. Mechanics will be available at each water stop.

Post-Ride After Party

Stick around after the ride to enjoy LIVE music, one FREE beer, available to participants 21+ (must show valid ID), food trucks, exhibitor booths, and Bike Tour merchandise for sale! (Cash ONLY for merchandise and beer)

The Post-Ride Party is open from 10 am-3 pm, with last call for beer at 2:30 pm. All ages are welcome into the beer garden including family members and spectators. Participants who would like a drink must show their ID and wear a wristband.

2019 Registration Information coming soon!

2019 Registration Information coming soon!