CHICAGO (CBS) — It was a beautiful morning Sunday to pedal away along Lake Michigan.
The 20th Annual Fifth Third Bank Bike the Drive was held Sunday. The event closes off DuSable Lake Shore Drive to vehicles to make room for bicycles on all eight lanes.READ MORE: 5 Killed, 40 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago
The full route stretches 30 miles round-trip, from Bryn Mawr Avenue on the north to 57th Street on the south.READ MORE: Man Shot, Critically Wounded In Car Downtown
But cyclists could join the fun at any of five entry points along the way.
To cut down on congestion, riders could start anytime after 5:30 a.m. Sunday.MORE NEWS: One Person Rushed To Hospital After Multi-Vehicle Crash On Edens Expressway
They were also welcomed at a Bike the Drive Festival in Grant Park – as long as they wore a mask and maintained social distance.