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Biketober 2023

Biketober 2023

Take a ride. Win prizes. Starts October 1st! 

It’s time to gear up for the region’s annual Biketober challenge! Biketober is a fun competition that encourages all metro Atlantans to experience the joy of riding a bike.

The challenge kicks off on October 1 and continues all month with weekly prize giveaways, friendly competition and the chance to win an e-bike from Edison Bicycles worth over $2,300. 

Take part as an individual, with your co-workers, on a social team, or all three!

Sponsored by Georgia Commute Options (GCO), register before October 1 and be entered to win a $1,000 Airbnb gift card for your next bike adventure! Happy riding!

You can also earn points by encouraging others, so grab a friend and register online! Then check out our Biketober celebration events below:

Register Today!

Midtown Alliance Biketober Events

Midtown Biketober Movie Night: ET

Friday October 20th | 7pm - 9pm | 10th Street Park - 1005 Peachtree St NE | More Information

This epic movie, presented in partnership with Out on Film, will warm your heart and have you feeling all the good vibes. Costumes are encouraged! This is a free event and, in celebration of Biketober, we will have a free bike valet available and giveaways for those who make this a bike-in movie. We'll also provide free popcorn (and Reese's Pieces!), but don't forget to bring your own chairs, snacks, and drinks for the ultimate movie night experience.

Atlanta Streets Alive

Sunday October 22nd | 1pm - 5pm | Peachtree Street - From Mitchell St SW in Downtown to 15th St NE in Midtown | More Information

Join Midtown Alliance at Atlanta Streets Alive, where cars on Peachtree are out of the equation for the afternoon. Inspired by open street projects all over the world, Atlanta Streets Alive encourages you to explore your community streets in a safer, healthier, more livable way.

Critical Mass Kickoff

Friday October 27th | 4:30pm - 6pm | Larakin- 208 12th Street | More Information

Join Midtown Alliance at Larakin to kick off Critical Mass. Hang out, talk about bikes, and catch the vibe before heading to Woodruff Park for the social, no drop group ride. We'll be providing refreshments and fun, free Midtown giveaways for attendees. Please note: Critical Mass is not hosted by or affiliated with Midtown Alliance.

Free Community Group Bike Rides

Community Events

Tune Ups, Test Rides, and Treats

Wednesday October 4th | 4:00pm - 6pm | Atlantic Station | More Information

ASAP is kicking off Biketober at Atlantic Station on Wednesday October 4th! Stop by the corner of District Avenue and 17 1/2th Street for a free bike tune up. You can also test ride a new Edison V2 E-bike and grab a treat.

October Bike Commuter Breakfast

Thursday October 5th | 7:00am - 9am | El Viñedo Local | 730 Peachtree Street NE | More Information

Join Bicycle Commuters of Atlanta for their monthly Bike Commuter breakfast on Thursday October 5th! Enjoy coffee and stay for a bite to eat while you socialize and share your bike commuter stories and experiences. 

Queer Ride - Halfway Crooks

Tuesday October 10th | 6:15pm | 640 Reed St | More Information

Join Benjamin Merva of Halfway Crooks on a Pre-Pride, Biketober group ride honoring the queer history of Midtown. The route will leave from the brewery in Summerhill, follow the pride parade route up Peachtree, then head over to Piedmont Park to celebrate Atlanta's large and diverse LGBTQIA+ community. Ride back to Halfway Crooks with the group after for optional beer, food, or NA bevs.

Note: if you're riding from Midtown, join Benjamin at 5:45 to leave from 10th St Park!

Northwest BeltLine Trail & Park Tour!

Saturdays in October | 9:00am - 12pm | More Information

Take a ride along the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership’s newest bike tour route. The Northwest BeltLine Trails & Parks Tour highlights newer segments of the Atlanta BeltLine and PATH Foundation trail network and features two of Atlanta’s recently completed green spaces. Route map link.

Keep on Pedaling: Buckhead Bike Social

Wednesday October 18th | 5:00pm - 7pm | 3350 Peachtree Greenspace | More Information

Join Livable Buckhead and enjoy light appetizers and drinks, all while encouraging Biketober participants to keep pedaling. The evening will feature a lineup of biking-centered activities designed exclusively for the Buckhead community. Highlights include PropelATL, a bike fix-it station, Lime e-bikes, helmet giveaways, valuable insights on utilizing local bike amenities, and more!

The “Sustainability in Action” Bike Tour

Saturday October 21st | 1:30pm - 4:30pm | More Information

Bicycle Tours of Atlanta invites you to join them in exploring the urban landscape by bike, travel through our historic city and see how Atlanta has embraced sustainable practices and innovations relating to environment, economic, and social responsibilities - presented in partnership with Root Local.

The "Fall In Love With Atlanta" Bike Tour

Throughout October | More Information

Hosted daily, Bicycle Tours of Atlanta invites you to join them on their "Fall In Love With Atlanta" bike tour, with a route that includes the Atlanta BeltLine, Inman Park, the Krog Tunnel, Jackson Street Bridge, Cabbagetown, The Old Fourth Ward, Oakland Cemetery, and the King Historic District.

Atlanta Cycling Festival Fall Bike Camping!

October 21st - 22nd | Atlanta to Rockmart | More Information

ACF's camping trip kicks off again this Fall. Join them on October 21st-22nd and experience one of the most popular rides of the year. All you have to do is ride, eat, and enjoy and they will take care of the rest! This is a fully catered, and fully supported event that will ride from Atlanta to Rockmart along the Silver Comet Trail.


Free Custom Route Planning

Midtown Bike Map + Other Resources

Optimize Your Commute: Take Your Bike on the Bus or Train!

Free Beginner City Cycling Classes

Propel ATL's Bike Commuter Guide

Women's Bike News + Resources