How to Register Dubai Ride Cycling Event on Sheikh Zayed Road

Calling all cyclists, you can now register for the Dubai Ride cycling event which will take place on Dubai’s Sheikh Zayed Road on November 12, 2023. This Dubai Ride is a community gathering event that is part of the lineup of activities of the Dubai Fitness Challenge this year.

All cyclists are welcome. Last year, over 20,000 cyclists took part in the said event, which was the first-ever Dubai Ride activity.

Also Read: All You Need to Know About Cycling in Dubai


  • You own your own bike. Rentals will not be available
  • You can competently cycle a minimum of 4km
  • You will wear a helmet throughout the Dubai Ride
  • You intend to participate in the event on 5th November
  • Wear closed shoes
  • Wear sportswear/cycling clothing – must dress modestly and be respectful
  • No rucksack/backpack for safety reasons

There are water stations and repair stations along the routes so there’s no need to carry anything with you on the event.

2 Cycling Routes in Dubai Ride Event

Bike owners are invited to take part in two circuit routes,

  • 4km Family Route – 4km around Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard in Downtown Dubai (ages 5+). This route  goes past The Dubai Mall, Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai, and the Burj Khalifa. It is suitable for participants aged 5 and older who can competently cycle 4km.
  • General Sheikh Zayed Road Route – 14km around Sheikh Zayed Road, Business Bay, Dubai Water Canal and Downtown Dubai (ages 13+). The Sheikh Zayed Road Route is a longer 14km route that includes changes in elevation. This route is suitable for participants aged 10 and older who can competently cycle 14km+.
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Bike routes of Dubai Ride

It’s important to plan ahead for this historic event. Participants will need to bring their own bike, helmet, and water. Every rider must be registered and receive a confirmation to take part in the exclusive circuits.

Step by Step Guide: Dubai Ride Registration Process

Registration is FREE for this bike ride event, but you need to sign up via their website –

Step 1: Go to the website – and click the “Register” button.

Step 2: Enter your details including – Name, Email, mobile number, gender, date of birth, Address.

Step 3: Enter your chosen route details. You can choose between the two cycling circuits: Family Route or General Route.

Step 4: Confirm the terms and conditions.

Step 5: Choose your Time Slot and Start Location.

Step 6: You will get a QR Code after you have successfully registered for the Dubai Ride.

Step 7: During the day of the ride, present your QR code and collect your bib before the event. Anyone arriving at Dubai Ride without a bib will unfortunately not be able to take part.

So this is the process of registering for the Dubai Ride event. We hope you follow the rules and guidelines set up in order to ensure a safe and secure activity for everyone.

Photos: Crown Prince of Dubai Invites Everyone to Participate in Dubai Bike Ride

Here are some pictures of His Highness during his cycling adventure where he invited everyone to participate in the Dubai Ride:

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Below are some posts shared by His Highness in his Twitter account:

Today, I was pleased to participate in a bike ride with leaders of top global businesses operating in Dubai as part of the @DXBFitChallenge. We talked about ways to overcome current challenges through the flourishing partnership that has long-connected Dubai to its private sector

While discussing economic and business affairs is essential, the importance of sports and fitness cannot be ignored. Dubai has made sports a key part of its everyday life. We must continue to encourage this – it is directly linked to productive, healthy and happy societies.