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Family Ride

organized and led by CIBA

Families, children and recreational bicyclists will love our leisurely ride through downtown Indianapolis! This is a 3.5 mile ride that follows along the Indianapolis Cultural Trail. The ride will start and end at the IU Health Indy Criterium where free bike parking is available.

This ride is led and organized by our friends at CIBA and is suitable for riders of all ages, skills, and abilities.


Cost - Free!


Route Map

Map My Ride route map

Check-In & Ride Info

Onsite Registration & Check-In: 9:30-10:15AM

Location: W. Ohio St. between Meridian/Illinois


Pre-registering in advance will expedite your check-in process at the event; however, onsite registration is also available. Please arrive NO LATER than 10:00AM to check in and sign the ride waiver. If you have already pre-registered online, simply pull up your registration confirmation on your smart phone and we can check you in. 

CIBA and the Indy Crit will provide CLIF bars, Gatorade and water at Check-In but riders are always encouraged to bring additional hydration and energy (gels, fruit, etc.) if needed.

Start Time & Location

10:15AM:  Rider staging and pre-ride announcements.

10:30AM:  Ride start on Meridian St. at Start/Finish line.


What to Bring
  • Bicycle

  • Helmet (REQUIRED)

  • Hydration (water bottle or sports drink)

  • Sunscreen

Ride Rules & Etiquette 

  • Helmets are required on the ride.

  • Children under the age of 12 need to be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian.

  • All participants must be on bicycles. No runners, pedestrians or scooters please.

  • Bicycles with trailers are welcome.

  • Obey all traffic laws as they pertain to bicyclists. If you see that a traffic signal is going to turn red, please stop and call out "stopping" for the other riders.

  • Please be courteous to motorists and to each other at all times. When passing others on a road or trail, always let other riders and pedestrians know you are there by calling out "on your right" or "on your left."

Parking Options​

We've got you covered!  Check out our event parking options here.

Shower Facilities

Need to freshen up after you ride so that you can stay downtown and enjoy the festivities? No problem! Showering facilities are available at two of our downtown YMCA branches:

YMCA Athenaeum open: Saturday 7:00am - 7:00pm

YMCA City Market open: Saturday 7:00am - 1:00pm 

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