Bike the Bridge
Bike The Bridge is back for 2017! This is it -- your only chance to ride across the border!
Registration is now closed
Riders will gather at Clark Park in Detroit starting at 6:30 a.m. for packet pick up. All registrants must present the travel document they used at the time of registration fo receive their riding bib and must carry the document with them for the duration of the ride. At 8 a.m. sharp, the group will head to the Ambassador Bridge, ride across and back, then embark on a 9-mile ride through Detroit.
After the ride, boxed lunch is included in the cost of registration. A meat, vegetarian and vegan/gluten-free option is available at registration.
The ride starts and ends at Clark Park in Detroit and is sweeper-supported. T-shirt included in the cost of registration.
*Registration will close on October 7, 2017. Advance registration is mandatory due to customs regulations. Enhanced drivers license, NEXUS or passport is required. Ride limited to 1000 registrants.
BAG RESTRICTIONS: Bags are strictly regulated on the bridge. Only fanny packs and frame bags under 7L in size are allowed. No other bags are allowed, including baskets of any kind. Bags not approved include trunk bags, saddle bags(commonly referred to as a seat bag), bags with shoulder straps (including backpacks and hydration packs), panniers or bags that hang on the side of your bike, or covered baskets. If you bring a bag on the bridge it will be confiscated by Customs Police. Tour de Troit will not be responsible for any confiscated property. If you are unsure if your bag meets the criteria, do not bring it! These instructions are per the Bridge Company, the Port of Detroit and Customs, and are a stricter version of our requirements at the TDT.
Downloads: 2017 Ride Route
In partnership with the Clark Park Coalition
In the News:
"Bike The Bridge Back on Track" - Windsor Star