31st Annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour
The Annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour is back for 2020! Join more than 2,500 cyclists of all levels April 24-25, 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-, metric century, and century ride on flat terrain - the perfect destination for an early season spring ride.
INDIVIDUAL PRICING & REGISTRATION
Individual Registrations- 30+, 50, Metric Century & Century Ride
$45 if received by 7 am December 3
$50 if received by 7 am January 1
$60 if received by 7 am March 1
$65 if received by 7 am April 1
$75 if received by 4 pm Friday, April 17
Join us for the Friday Fun Ride!
Enjoy the 15 Mile Friday Fun- Ride featuring an out-and-back route from Bethany Beach to the Indian River Inlet. Complete with pit-stop at the Big Chill Beach Club for $35. Select the Combo Option to add the 15-mile Friday Fun Ride to to your Saturday ride for only an additional $15.
|Dates||Individual||Individual Combo||Fun Ride||Team
|Team Combo (6+)|
|Jan & Feb||$60||$75||$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 on Friday, April 24 if space allows, but is not guaranteed.
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 7am on December 3
$45 per cyclist if received by 7am January 1
$50 per cyclist if received by 7am on March 1
$50 per cyclist if received by 4pm on March 31.
NO TEAM REGISTRATION IN APRIL
|Dates||Team (6+)||Team Combo (6+)|
|January & February||$50||$65|
NOTE: No refunds will be given for canceled registrations. The 2020 event is expected to sell out. Team registration pricing will not be available after March 31.
*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 March 31.
NOTE: Teams who do not make the minimum 6 registrants by March 31 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.
Printable Team Registration Form
2020 WAIVER INFO
-Photo ID or copy of photo ID is required at packet pickup.
-All Team Registrants must have all waivers signed for team pickup.
A printable waiver will be posted when available.
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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 times.*
-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 (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.
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 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.
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
*Course links will be updated when available*
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
-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
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 24 · 12-7 pm
Saturday, April 25 · 7-9 am
Call 302-539-2100 ext. 115 for questions.
"CONTINUE THE TOUR"
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. A photo of the jersey will be posted when available.
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!
QUESTIONS & CONTACT INFORMATION
Race Director: Lauren Weaver
Host: Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce
Mailing Address: 36913 Coastal Hwy., Fenwick Island, DE 19944
No refunds will be given for canceled registrations.
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