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29th Annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour

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Name: 29th Annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour
Date: April 27, 2018 - April 28, 2018
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

INDIVIDUAL PRICING & REGISTRATION
Individual Registrations- 30, 50, Metric Century & Century Ride
$45 if received by Dec. 31
$50 if received by Feb. 28
$55 if received by Mar. 31
$60 if received before the close of online registration April 20

Note: The 2018 event is expected to sell out; on site registration may be offered on Friday, April 27 if space allows.
Join us for the Friday Fun Ride! 
Select the combo option for an additional $15 to add the 15-mile Friday Fun Ride to your weekend itinerary.

Printable Individual Registration Form


TEAM PRICING & REGISTRATION

Team Registrations (6 or more cyclists) 30, 50, Metric Century & Century Ride
$40 per cyclist if received by Dec. 31
$45 per cyclist if received before the close of online registration April 20

Note: The 2018 event is expected to sell out; on site registration may be offered on Friday, April 27 if space allows.

Join us for the Friday Fun Ride! 
Select the combo option for an additional $15 to add the 15-mile Friday Fun Ride to your weekend itinerary.

Printable Team Registration Form  

*Teams of 6 or more registered cyclists are eligible for a discounted rate
To qualify:
    Identify your Team Name and Team Captain
    Indicate Team Name and Team Captain during registration process (please decide before registering)
    Select Team Registration
    Registration must include six completed registrations by April 20
    NOTE: Teams who do not make
 the minimum 6 registrants by April 20 will be billed the
    difference at packet pickup.  
      

Team Check In:  If a team opts into a "TEAM PICKUP" all members will be included. It is an all or none option. Team captains will be allowed to check-in all team members. All waivers must be complete with a "WET INK" signature. Please consult your captain on your team's check-in procedures.


2018 WAIVER INFO

-Individual Registrants must "WET INK" sign the waiver at packet pickup.
-All electronic signatures, pdfsjpgs and faxes are deemed invalid.
-Photo ID or copy is required at packet pickup.

-All Team Registrants must have all waivers signed for team pickup.

 
NEW! FRIDAY FUN RIDE
2018 brings the launch of a new event -- the Friday Fun Ride! This 15-mile out and back route on Friday, April 27, from 12-4 pm will begin and end in Bethany Beach and take riders along coastal Route 1 to the Indian River Inlet Bridge. While you're there, enjoy a pit stop at the Big Chill Beach Club and picturesque views of the ocean meeting the inlet. Note: The Friday Fun Ride is offered as a combo option for Saturday cyclists. See pricing info for combo registrants above.


SATURDAY BIKE TOUR QUICK INFO
All routes start and end in Bethany Beach.
All races will feature a ceremonial start at launch of the designated start range.*

    -7:00-7:30 am Century Cyclists
    -7:30-8:00 am Metric Century Cyclists
    -8:00-8:30 am 50 Mile Cyclists
    -8:30-9:00 am 30+ Mile Cyclists

*Rest stop and SAG support cannot be guaranteed for cyclists that start after their designated start range.
Completion of the ride is optional.
SAG Wagon support will be available from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm.

      -SAG Wagons will drop cyclist at the CLOSEST REST STOP
      -There will be a final ride back to the Post Party Tent only at the close of the 
rest stop; please have a back up plan! 
Rest stops will have restrooms, light snacks, and beverages. 
Continue the Tour After Party will run from 12-5 pm with live music, food, and door prizes. 

The ride will take place rain or shine; however, if extreme weather is forecasted, the Bike Tour may be canceled. No refunds will be given.
 

SAFETY 101
All participants must complete an event waiver prior to participating in the ride.
Participants age 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult and must wear a helmet. All participants are expected to obey all traffic laws and Delaware bicycle laws.
Bicycle Law- Rules of the Road!


RIDE SCHEDULES & ROUTES
Due to the number of cyclists on the roads event day, all cyclists must follow the below schedule to ensure the safety of everyone. Bib numbers must be visible for entry at all rest stops. 
Stay tuned for 2018 cue sheets, which will detail hours and locations of each rest stop. Final race routes will be emailed prior to event.

Saturday Start Times: 
Courtesy of COASTAL SPOKES CLUB 

-Century: 7:00-7:30 am start time
-Metric Century: 7:30-8:00 am start time
-50 Mile Route:  8:00-8:30 am start time
-30 Mile Route:  8:30-9:00 am start time

NOTE: Routes provided are 2017 routes; 2018 routes will see minimal changes and may be updated through 2018 event. 


REST STOPS & HOURS OF OPERATION
-Ocean to Bay Tent- All Cyclists start & finish: 7:00 am-5:00 pm
-Tower Rd. Bayside- Century Ride only: 8:00 am-10:00 am
-Bay Forest Clubhouse- 30, 50, Metric Routes & Century: 7:30 am- 11:30 am
-Bishop's Landing Clubhouse -30 Mile & Century Route: 9:00 am-1:00 pm
-Selbyville- 50, Metric Century, Century Routes: 9:00 am-2:00 pm
-Bayside- 50, Metric Century, Century Routes: 9:30 am-3:30 pm
-Lighthouse Lakes - Century Only 12pm-4pm


VISTAS & VIEWS

-Holt's Landing State Park: visited by 30, 50, MC & Century routes
-Salt Grass Point: visited by 50, MC & Century routes

-​Dirickson Creek: visited by 30, 50, MC, & Century 
-Tower Rd.: visited by Century only
-Indian River Inlet & Bridge: visited by Friday Fun Ride & Century 


EVENT CHECK IN & PACKET PICKUP
All registered cyclists must check in to pick up bibs, event shirts, and sign waivers.  All cyclists must be wearing their bib numbers to have access to event support (e.g. SAG wagon, rest stops, emergency services etc.)
 
Packet Pick up Times
Friday, April 27 · 12-8 pm  
 PNC PARKING LOT (2 S. Pennsylvania Ave.)
Saturday, April 28 · 7-9 am  PNC PARKING LOT (2 S. Pennsylvania Ave.)


"Continue the Tour" Tent Location: 
Downtown Bethany Beach: 2 Pennsylvania Ave., Bethany Beach, DE 19930
Now in its fifth year, the Chamber and local businesses are pleased to present "Continue the Tour." Enjoy the best of what the Quiet Resorts has to offer in food, entertainment and fun! 
 


ACCOMMODATION DISCOUNTS

Holiday Inn Express at Bethany Beach
Guests can enjoy a discounted rate by mentioning group code OTB or Ocean to Bay 2018. To confirm the group rate, reservations should be made via phone at 302-541-9200.


Stay tuned for more info on the following coming soon!
-Bike Tour Shirts + Custom Voler Jersey
-Weekend Specials + More Accommodations Discounts

-Bike Expo:Businesses
-Bib Voucher Participants
-Prize Packages
-Sponsorship Opportunities


QUESTIONS & CONTACT INFORMATION
Race Director: Lauren Weaver
Event Manager: Amy Dalrymple

Host: Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce
Mailing Address: 36913 Coastal Hwy., Fenwick Island, DE 19944
Email: amy@bethany-fenwick.org
Phone: (302)539-1919
Fax: (302)539-9434


VOLUNTEER! 
It takes over 150 volunteers in the month of April to make the Ocean to Bay Bike Tour happen. A call for volunteers will launch in January, including detailed information on how you can support this annual, community event. Student volunteers and work incentive volunteers will be provided the necessary paperwork for credit. 


OTHER REGIONAL TOURS & COLLABORATING ORGANIZATIONS
Amish Country Bike Tour
Sea Gull Century 



 

Event Media:
Event Sponsors:

Presenting

Supporting

Continue the Tour

Location:

Continue the Tour Expo & Packet Pickup
Downtown Bethany Beach
Friday, April 27, 12-8pm

Friday Fun Ride Start & Finish
Downtown Bethany Beach
Friday, April 27, 12-4pm

Continue the Tour Tent
Start & Finish Line
PNC Parking Lot (2 S. Pennsylvania Ave.)
Saturday, April 28, 7 am-5 pm

Date/Time Information:
OCEAN TO BAY: Packet Pickup & Expo
Friday, April 27, 12-8 pm in Downtown Bethany Beach 
Saturday, April 28, 7-9 am at PNC Bank parking lot


FRIDAY FUN RIDE
Friday, April 27, 12-4 pm

OCEAN TO BAY BIKE RIDE
Saturday, April 28, 7:00 am Ceremonial Start
Contact Information:
Amy Dalrymple
Fees/Admission:
 
Dates Individual Individual Combo Team (6+) Team Combo (6+)
November & December  $45 $60 $40 $55
January & February $50 $65 $45 $60
March $55 $70 $45 $60
April 1-20 $60 $75 $45 $60

NOTE: The 2018 event is expected to sell out; on site registration may be available on Friday, April 27 if space allows.
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