Moonlight Ramble® Rules for 2020

Here are some things to know about the event and to help us ensure another safe Moonlight Ramble®!

  • Registration is required for participation. Only registered riders with the proper credentials will be allowed to participate. However, children five and under riding with an adult will be admitted free, however they are still required to register.
  • The Moonlight Ramble® is a leisurely ride to enjoy Saint Louis at night, largely free from traffic. It is NOT a race. There are no prizes, awards, places or official times.
  • The Moonlight Ramble® begins at 10:00 pm on August 17th. Plan on arriving at the staging area between 7:00pm and 9:45pm on Saturday night, August 17th. The last rider must begin by 10:30pm. After 1:00am, the Moonlight Ramble® no longer provides police vehicles, support vehicles or any other form of assistance along the route.
  • The use of toe clips, cycling shoes, etc., is not recommended. The Moonlight Ramble and its sponsors will not be held responsible for injuries resulting from the use of such equipment.
  • Outside alcoholic beverages, glass containers and coolers are prohibited in the starting area or along the Moonlight Ramble® route. This will be strictly enforced.
  • Observe all traffic regulations and lights, stop signs, etc. unless otherwise directed by police. Police will enforce all traffic laws.
  • Youth under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult guardian.
  • Operate a bicycle that is in good mechanical condition and properly equipped for night riding; call your local bicycle shop for information.
  • You are required to wear a helmet meeting or exceeding ASTM or Snell Foundation standards.
  • The City of Saint Louis requires proper lamps, reflectors and brakes on bicycles when used at night. Please refer to city ordinances for details.
  • Wear white or light-colored clothing.
  • As always, the ride will take place come rain or (moon)shine! However, the Moonlight Ramble reserves the right to cancel, postpone, and/or delay the start of the event due to severe weather and/or other conditions.