Why become a Bike Dasher?
Take more direct routes that help you make more deliveries.
You won’t have to worry about traffic or parking. All while reducing your carbon footprint.
You’ll cut costs on gas, car maintenance, and trips to the gym. That means more money stays in your pocket.
Save on costs.
As a Bike Dasher, you won’t have to worry about gas, fuel, or car maintenance. That means more of your money stays in your pocket.
"The operating costs of running a bike are incredibly low, so that allows me to [keep] more earnings from dashing."
Bike Dasher in Chicago
Faster routes. Earn more.
Delivering on a bike allows Dashers to take faster routes. The more deliveries you complete, the more money you earn.
"I take shortcuts through small alleys or bike lanes in parks to get to the customers' places faster than [on a] regular route."
Bike Dasher in Toronto
Want to Dash Electric?
Add power to your pedaling
E-bikes help you go further and faster with pedal assist. With e-bikes you receive:
Up to 8 hours of battery life
Built in lights
A comfortable ride
No maintenance costs
Ride Easy with E-Bikes
If you’d prefer to put a little less pedal to the metal, DoorDash has partnered with Dirwin and Zoomo to offer exclusive savings to Bike Dashers:
Dirwin offers Dashers 30% off the purchase of an e-bike + free shipping and free assembly. Dashers also receive a FREE Start Up Accessory Package.
Zoomo offers Dashers in NYC an exclusive two weeks free or $100 off an upgraded plan of your choice.
Know Before You Go
Bike Safety & Resources
- Stay Safe on the Road
DoorDash is committed to helping keep Bike Dashers safe. That’s why we have safety programs set up to give you confidence on the road.
- Dash Towards Earnings
Check out some of the best tools Dashers use to earn more:
Frequently Asked Questions
Our signup process takes just a few minutes, and most Bike Dashers can start earning within days.
To earn money, all you need is a smartphone and bike.
Just tap the 'Already started signing up?' button after accessing sign up, and log in using the email address and phone number you used to sign up.
If you're not quite finished, we'll prompt you for missing information. Otherwise, you'll see the status of your signup.
You don't need any specific prior work experience. But if you do have previous experience in the rideshare, food, or courier service industries, delivering with DoorDash is a great way to earn money.
We welcome bikers from other gig economy or commercial services such as UberEats, Postmates, Lyft, Caviar, Eat24, Google Express, GrubHub, AmazonFresh, Instacart, Amazon, Uber, Waitr, and Bite Squad. Dashers come from all backgrounds and industries, and include catering drivers, truck drivers, and taxi drivers.
Once you receive a delivery opportunity, you'll see where it is and what you'll make, and can choose to accept or reject it. Once you accept, there are generally three steps, all of which are clearly outlined in the Dasher app:
Ride to the merchant or restaurant
Pick up the food
Ride to the customer to drop off the food