The Ultimate 1-Day Bike Ride

Anyone with a bike can ride Toronto’s highways, traffic free, while supporting world-leading
research, innovation, care and education at Baycrest for Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

SUNDAY, JUNE 1, 2025

The Ultimate
1-Day Bike Ride

Anyone with a bike can ride Toronto’s highways, traffic free, while supporting world-leading research, innovation, care and education at Baycrest for Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2024

Be part of Canada’s largest 1-day cycling event

SUNDAY, JUNE 1, 2025

  • Toronto’s DVP and Gardiner Expressway are closed for one day when over 10,000 cyclists ride in support of our goal to defeat dementia.

  • Proceeds support programs at Baycrest for prevention, early detection, new clinical trials, and improving care for people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

  • It’s a day for anyone with a bike to experience riding in a world class event.

  • It requires minimal preparation and training. 

  • Ride solo, with your family or on a team.

  • It’s easy to achieve fundraising milestones and earn awesome rewards.

Being part of the BIKE is easy and rewarding

Registration
& Fundraising

Registration Fees:
16 and older: $35. See Limited time early registration offer.
15 and under: $25
Corporate: $300

Minimum fundraising is $175 or more for all routes for all participants 16 years of age and older. Registration fee is not included in the minimum fundraising.

Find out how to achieve Fearless Fundraiser status, which earns you the Official 2025 Bike Jersey and VIP treatment on event day.

Routes
& Distances

Choose from four routes with unique challenges for recreational and endurance riders alike.

There are 25km, 50km or 75km routes, plus, new in 2024, a 10KM family friendly route.

The route opens for 25km, 50km and 75km at 6 am and access closes at 9 am. The 10km route opens at 9:30 am and closes at 10:30 am.

The suggested start time for 75km riders is between 6–7am.

See our Route Details page for important details, route maps, downloadable gpx files and more.

Fully
Supported

Visit the Cycling Village, featuring top brands in the cycling industry showing off the latest gear, clothing, and bikes! Minor adjustments available for free and larger repairs available.

Rest stops located approximately every 12 KMs. Medical support is also offered along the routes.

Pedal palooza logo

Get ready for a wheely good time at PedalPalooza!

Kids can safely ride the highway with their parents and come back for a try at our kids obstacle course, plus earn their keepsake Bike for Brain Health personal license card.

It’s the ultimate family day.

See why past participants rate the event 9.5/10

Bike for Brain Health Anybody Any Bike

Anybody  |  Any Bike

Go at your own pace, as far as you want.

Bike for Brain Health Father and Son

Ride with Purpose

Ride in the name of your loved ones.

Bike for Brain Health Traffic Free

Safe & Traffic Free

Riding a bike never felt this awesome.

Bike for Brain Health Family Ride

A wheely Great time

The BIKE is open to all ages. Families with young children can take advantage of the 10KM route.

Bike for Brain Health Finish Line

Real Impact

Raising $Millions to defeat dementia.

Bike for Brain Health Finish Lne

World Class Event

An experience you’ll never forget.

Bike for Brain Health Team

Team Up

Ride with your colleagues or community and make a bigger impact.

Bike for Brain Health Bike Celebration

Reach New Goals

Challenge yourself to go the distance and reach Fearless Fundraiser level.

Title Sponsor

Bike for Brain Health Mattamy Homes logo

Gold Sponsors

Bike for Brain Health Fedex logo
Bike for Brain Health Longos logo
Bike for Brain Health Longos logo

Silver Sponsors

Bike for Brain Health CIBC logo
Bike for Brain Health Fabricland logo