Plan Your Ride

After making sure that you and your bike are ready, the next step is finding the ideal route. There are a variety of ways to find the best route for you:

  • The Chicago Bike Map will reveal the closest bike lanes and recommended streets for cycling.
  • Plan your route with or another multimodal trip planner like Google Maps.
  • Ride with a friend: share routes, pass the time and have each other's back!
  • Reach out and find new friends to ride with:
  • Try the cycling community - we're online: and many more.
  • Twitter: @activetrans @activetransLFT @chicagocyclists @thechainlinkorg
  • Facebook groups: People Who Ride Bikes, 
  • Pace Ride Share matches bike riders! Login today and set up your profile: