We are so excited to sponsor the 29th Annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour on Saturday, April 28th. This is a great event put on by the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce and we know many Bayside residents love to participate in this fun day. Below is all the information on the day from the Chamber of Commerce, we will have a rest stop in Bayside for cyclists so even if you do not ride, you can come out and cheer riders on!

Event Description:

Individual Registrations– 30, 50, Metric Century & Century Ride
$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 Registrations (6 or more cyclists) 30, 50, Metric Century & Century Ride
$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.


-Individual Registrants must “WET INK” sign the waiver at packet pickup.
-All electronic signatures, pdfs, jpgs 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.

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.

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.

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 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:
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. 

-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

-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 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! 


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

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: [email protected]
Phone: (302)539-1919
Fax: (302)539-9434

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.

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