31st Annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour

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Name: 31st Annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour
Date: April 24, 2020 - April 25, 2020
Event Description:

Attention: In accordance with the Governor of Delaware's State of Emergency restrictions, the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce staff is working closely with State and Local officials for approval of a new plan for the 31st Annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour. We will continue to dispense information as it becomes available to all participants.

We appreciate your patience during this time as the COVID-19 situation continues to unfold. Please follow the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce on social media (The Quiet Resorts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) and the event website for updates.

The Annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour is back for 2020! Join more than 2,500 cyclists of all levels on October 16-17, 2020 in the Quiet Resorts for a cycling tour through Sussex County's beautiful beaches, bays, and beyond!

This award-winning event, presented by the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce, offers cyclists a 30-, 50-, and metric century ride on flat terrain. 

Individual Registrations- 30+, 50, & Metric Century
Join us for the Friday Coastal Cruise! 

Enjoy the 10-mile Friday Coastal Cruise from 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm featuring an out-and-back route from Bethany Beach to the Big Chill Beach Club for $35. Select the Combo Option to add the 10-mile Friday Coastal Cruise to your Saturday ride for only an additional $15.

Individual Individual Combo Fun Ride Team
Team Combo (6+)
$65 $80 $35 $50 $65

NOTE: No refunds will be given for canceled registrations. The 2020 event is expected to sell out; on-site registration may be available for the Friday Coastal Cruise, but is not guaranteed. No on-site registration will be available for the Saturday ride.

For a printable Individual Registration form, please click here.


Team Registrations (6 or more cyclists) 30+, 50, & Metric Century
$50 per cyclist


Team (6+) Team Combo (6+)
$50 $65

NOTE: No refunds will be given for canceled registrations. The 2020 event is expected to sell out; on-site registration may be available for the Friday Coastal Cruise, but is not guaranteed. No on-site registration will be available for the Saturday ride.

*Teams of 6 or more registered cyclists are eligible for a discounted rate
To qualify for Team Registration:
    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 October 1.
    NOTE: Teams who do not make
 the minimum 6 registrants by October 1 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.

For a printable Team Registration form, please click here.


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

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

For a printable waiver, please click here.
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All routes start and end in Bethany Beach.
All races will feature a ceremonial start at launch of the designated start times.*

    -7:30-8:00 am Metric Century Cyclists
    -8:00-8:30 am 50 Mile Cyclists
    -8:30-9:00 am 30+ Mile Cyclists (27 mile bailout option)

*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.
The Post 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.

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!

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 2020 cue sheets, which will detail hours and locations of each rest stop. Final race routes will be emailed prior to event.

Saturday Start Times: 
Proposed 2020 maps, subject to changes through March. Please note that the links are to the 2019 maps.
- 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
*Course links will be updated when available*

-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
-Holts Landing- 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


-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 

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 24 · 12-7 pm

Saturday, April 25 · 7-9 am

Call 302-539-2100 ext. 115 for questions.

Now in its eighth year, the Chamber and local businesses are pleased to "Continue the Tour" once again! Enjoy the best of what the Quiet Resorts has to offer in food, entertainment and fun! Each cyclist will receive a $5 voucher to use in all of the participating stores. Stay tuned for the complete list of Ocean to Bay Bike Tour  business partners. 



Order a Voler commemorative jersey for the ride! Be sure to order in advance for only $70. The jersey will be available for pick-up at event check-in.



Bethany Beach Ocean Suites, a Residence Inn by Marriott
Book your group rate today for the 31st Annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour for just $229 per night!

Holiday Inn Express at Bethany Beach
Book your stay today for the 31st Annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour for just. Select any date between April 23 through April 26 to receive a discounted rate. No promo code required.

ResortQuest: Wyndham Vacation Rentals
Turn your Ocean to Bay Bike Tour Adventure into the long beach weekend you deserve. Book a 4-night stay in a participating Delaware beach rental and receive your 4th night free.
Stay for 4 nights, but pay for only 3! Offer valid on any of the eligible rentals below with travel dates from April 24-30, 2020 To qualify for this great deal, book online using Promo Code OCEAN2BAY. Act fast and book now!

Fenwick Inn
Call 800-641-0011 to make your reservations and ask to be added to the Bay to Beach group block. Rooms are available from April 24 through April 26. A 2 night minimum stay is required and the first night's room & tax are due at the time of booking. There is a 72 hour cancellation policy.

Room with 2 double beds - $125 plus 11% tax per night

Room with King bed - $135 plus 11% tax per night

Check in time is 4pm

Check out time is 11am

It takes over 150 volunteers in the month of April to make the Ocean to Bay Bike Tour happen. Student volunteers and work incentive volunteers will be provided the necessary paperwork for credit. Please return completed volunteer info sheet with preferred volunteer slot, along with signed volunteer waiver, via email to events@thequietresorts.org or via fax at 302-539-9434.

We've launched an online volunteer sign-up that updates available shifts in real time. Click here to review available volunteer shifts! If you prefer to fill out a paper volunteer shift form, please click here.

Banks Wines & Spirits

  • Friday, April 24 from 3:00 - 6:00 pm: FitVine Wines Tasting. Bring your bib in to save $1 off per bottle
  • Saturday, April 25 from 12:00 - 3:00 pm: Beam Brands Engraving. Commemorate the Ocean to Bay Bike Tour by personalizing a bottle from Banks
  • Saturday, April 25 from 3:00 - 6:00 pm: FitVine Wines Tasting. Bring your bib in to save $1 off per bottle

Race Director: Lauren Weaver
Host: Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce
Mailing Address: 36913 Coastal Hwy., Fenwick Island, DE 19944
Email: events@bethany-fenwick.org
Phone: (302)539-1919

Fax: (302)539-9434
No refunds will be given for canceled registrations.

Amish Country Bike Tour
Sea Gull Century 

Event Media:
Event Sponsors:


Friday Fun Ride

Official Tent Sponsor

Media Sponsor


Ocean to Bay Expo & Packet Pickup
Friday, April 24, 12-7pm 

Friday Fun Ride Start & Finish
Friday, April 24, 12-4pm

Ocean to Bay
Start & Finish Line
Saturday, April 25, 7 am-5 pm

Date/Time Information:
OCEAN TO BAY: Packet Pickup
Friday, April 24, 12-8 pm
Saturday, April 25, 7-9 am

Friday, April 24, 12-4 pm

Saturday, April 25, 7:00 am Ceremonial Century Start
Contact Information:
Events Manager 302-539-2100 ext. 115
Dates Individual Individual Combo Fun Ride Team (6+) Team Combo (6+)
December  $50 $65 $35 $45 $60
Jan & Feb $60 $75 $35 $50 $65
March $65 $80 $35 $50 $65
April 1-17 $75 $90 $35    

NOTE: The 2020 event is expected to sell out; on site registration may be available on Friday, April 24 if space allows. There will not be day of registration on Saturday, April 25.
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