Moonlight Ride Rules and Safety

Safety is our top priority (followed closely by FUN, of course!), so please take note of the following:


  • Helmets REQUIRED for cyclists and passengers.
  • A front white light and a rear blinking light are REQUIRED.
  • Follow the instructions of Police Officers and course marshals.
  • Riders may not pass the lead vehicle.
  • Children under the age of 17 must accompanied by a responsible adult. There is a minimum age of 5 to ride in the 3-mile Family Ride and a minimum age of 8 to ride in the 8-mile ride.
  • Sorry, but pets are not allowed.
  • Tailgating in the parking areas is prohibited. This will be monitored and strictly enforced.

Safety Tips:

  • The 8-mile and 3-mile courses are closed to vehicular traffic but police will allow vehicles to cross the course at certain intersections—PLEASE show extra caution! These intersections are:
    • – Laburnum & Hermitage
  • In addition to lights, bicycles should have front and rear reflectors.
  • Ride slower and more cautiously than you would by daylight.
  • Wear white or light colors for visibility.
  • Bike strollers should have reflectors and vertical flags.

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