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Sunset Rides Return at COTA

Cruise COTA’s famed stars and stripes in a stress-free environment without the worry of city traffic while admiring fantastic sunset views of COTA’s signature Observation Deck and Austin skyline. After the evening ride concludes, cyclists can replenish and recharge with an ice-cold drink, mouth-watering refreshments and great conversations and camaraderie with fellow riders. Get in the spirit and start planning your outfits for the upcoming Bike Night themed rides!

Please note: Bike Night will not occur on select Tuesday nights due to NASCAR, MotoGP and other track activity. Dates and times are subject to change. 

Tuesday – Night Ride
July 16
September 3
Tuesday – Punk Rock
September 10
September 17
September 24
October 1
Tuesday – Formula 1
October 8
October 29

Course Map

Cross the finish line like so many World Champions before you. Our 20 turns are calling your name. Join beginning and experienced cyclers alike on an exciting bike ride on the only permanent purpose-built Formula 1 track in the United States.

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Rider Rules

Stay to the right if you’re a slower rider while others pass on the left.

Always check your shoulders — especially when re-entering the track.

Signal when merging or changing lanes to pass.

Adhere to guidance and the requests of track marshals.

Respect fellow riders.

Do not participate in aggressive or reckless riding.


When do rides take place?

We hit the track on from 5:30PM until dusk each Bike Night. After dark, the fun continues with a tailgate. Bring your folding chairs!

*Please note that track activity may delay track open times.

Pricing and registration?

Riders should register online prior to the event here. Adult registration costs $15 online and $18 on-site. Children under 11 can register for $8. Season passes which guarantee multiple rides are available for $170. Online registration for the event closes at 5PM on Tuesday.

Are helmets required?

Wearing a helmet is highly encouraged, and all riders must sign a waiver at check-in. Riders age 18 and younger are required to wear a helmet.

If I bought a season pass, do I need to do anything?

If you bought a a season pass, just sign the waiver and you’re all set. You will automatically be registered for the rest of the season. Show up and check-in to get your wristband. Then, you’re all ready to ride!

Are bikes available for rent?

Bikes will not be available to rent at Bike Night. Please bring your own to ride the track.

Will water be available?

We recommend bringing your own water bottle or hydration pack to stay refreshed. We will have water bottles available for purchase. In addition, there will be a water checkpoint at Turn 9.

Do you accept cash?

COTA is a cashless venue. COTA accepts Discover®, MasterCard®, and VISA®.

Are electric bicycles allowed?

Class 1, pedal assist bicycles are permitted for use during Bike Night. We do not allow Class 2 or Class 3 electric bicycles. Any bicycle with a motorized throttle is prohibited during Bike Night. Additionally, skateboards, electric skateboards, scooters, electric scooters, roller blades, and electric uni-cycles are not allowed.

What about inclement weather?

Operating hours and openings may be impacted by weather conditions. Riding in wet conditions is not permitted. Temperatures above 95 or below 45 degrees Fahrenheit, high winds, rain, or extreme heat warnings issued by the national weather service may limit operations.

Follow COTA’s social media accounts and this page for updated information.