Pedal Virginia's Eastern Shore. Tucked between Bay & Sea, revel in the longest stretch of natural coastline remaining on the east coast.  Starting on the Chesapeake Bay, cycle along golden fields, and through historic, seaside hamlets. For hobbyists to uber cyclists.

Start/Finish: Sunset Beach Resort, Cape Charles [Half mile north Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel]  

 Celebrate our 25th Anniversary with OINK & OYSTER ROAST!

Oyster Roast & BBQ @Sunset Beach Resort, after Bike Tour 6PM

With a quarter century of bike tours under our wheels, Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore provides all you need for your cycling adventure. REGISTER NOW! SAVE YOUR SPOT & SAVE $$

                                            Feel good - Pedal to Protect Virginia's Eastern Shore!

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    SAVE YOUR CONFIRMATION EMAIL & PRINT YOUR TICKETS! You need tickets for "Oink & Oyster Roast" and tickets get you through Bike Tour sign-in faster.[Can also show on your mobile device] 

ROUTES & STARTING TIMES

100-mile English Century - 7:30 a.m.

60-mile Metric Century - 8:00 a.m.

40-mile - 9:00 a.m.

25-mile - 10:00 a.m.

REST STOP DISTANCES*

 25 Mile Route - 3 stops 7 to 8 miles apart.  You drive your car to the lunch site.

40 Mile Route - 4 stops 7 to 10 miles apart with lunch at approximately 25 miles

60 Mile Route - 6 stops 7 to 17 miles apart with lunch at approximately 35 miles

100 Mile Route - 6 stops 7 to 22 miles apart with lunch at approximately 48 miles.

*Approximate distances, routes being finalized

Bike Tour Held: RAIN OR SHINE ________________________________

Enjoy water views on both sides of the Delmarva peninsula. CBES is grateful for hospitality of private homeowners who open their properties for rest stops. Rest stops have beverages, light snacks, toilet. Stops open on published schedule found on your cue sheet. If you reach a stop before or after its scheduled operating time, service may not be available. Picnic lunch all routes.

Eastern Shore is flat- NO hills. All public roads paved, with good bit of mileage being asphault and the remaining mileage [60+ percent] being tar and chip.Asphalt rolls very smoothly, the tar and chips rolls a bit more rough. Our county roads have little traffic- we don't usually ride  US Rte. 13. 

SAG

Professional service from Salisbury Cycle & Fitness available at the start/finish area and lunch stop. Several marked vehicles ride routes & available all day to assist riders. Most rest stops can contact them. 

  • Police/Rescue Squads are aware of Tour and routes.
  • If you have medical or police emergency, call 911 ASAP.
  • If you need service or other assistance from the Tour, contact host personnel at any stop.

BIKE TOUR FEES*

Adult -$50  [$65 after Sept 15]               

Kids (6 -12 years) $15 [$20 after Sept 15]

Under 6 FREE with adult 

 Fill out registeration form for each rider

*NO REFUNDS

[The Bike Tour enables our small, grassroots nonprofit to continue to operate.  Please understand we cannot do refunds.]

BIKE HELMETS REQUIRED

For More Information:

Sally Richardson, Bike Tour Coordinator

biketour@cbes.org

757-678-3551

If you prefer to send registration via US Mail              [1 form needed for each rider]                    CLICK & PRINT FORM 

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Celebrate with fellow riders at the  OINK & OYSTER ROAST

A sellout, boutique bike tour limited to 1,000 Riders. CBES 25th Anniversary Between the Waters Bike Tour begins on the cape of the Eastern Shore 70-mile peninsula, at Sunset Beach Resort located just half-mile north of Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. Routes are designed for your cycling pleasure. Includes scenic rests stops that overlook our tidal waters. Flat terrain, very little traffic make for a serene spin. This Bike Tour is CBES major fundraiser. Never been to our shores? Watch "A Day on Virginia's Eastern Shore."  

 Start/Finish: Sunset Beach Resort, 32246 Lankford Hwy., Cape Charles, VA  

                        OPENS AT 7 AM                       

Go to Start/Finish Location to sign-in, pick up cue sheets, and receive your               25th Anniversary Bike Tour Water Bottle

HELMETS REQUIRED

ROUTES

Bike Tour is on public roads except for driveways leading to rest stops/lunch. Directional arrows painted on right edge of pavement at all public road intersections. Mileage on cue sheets are "car miles." Your bike miles may vary a bit.

ALL RIDERS RECEIVE

  • Free 25th Anniversary Commerative Water Bottle 
  • Free Friday Fun Ride [As space permits -info below] 
  • Well Marked Scenic Route, Map/Cue Sheet 
  • Full Picnic Lunch
  • Rest Stops Stocked with Snacks & Beverages
  • SAG Service
  • Our Heartfelt Thanks as You "Pedal to Protect VA's Eastern Shore!"

New! OINK & OYSTER ROAST 


6PM at the Bike Tour Finish @Sunset Beach Resort, Cape Charles 

Celebrate our 25th Anniversary with expanded "Between the Waters Bike Tour Oyster Roast" 400 tickets -now more can enjoy an Eastern Shore tradition! Also the best dang BBQ south of the Mason-Dixon Line.

Aside the bay & under the stars, oysters are roasted and served up on long tables. Bushels and more bushels, plucked fresh from local waters. Orginial Eastern Shore Clam Chowder-YUM! BBQ and ALL the fixin's for landlubbers. Dessert too if you have room. Soft drinks/water. Cash bar with regional beers & wine.

Festive -foot stompin' blue grass music by bike tour favs "Pound Net."  Bring oyster knives (few available) and glove.Ticket $55 

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW- IT'S "SHORE" TO BE A SELLOUT!

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NEW! By Popular Request: Professional Cycling Jerseys for Sale 

25th Anniversary Between the Waters Bike Tour commerative jerseys will be offered by Jakroo USA. Stay tuned for weblink to order yours!

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    FRIDAY FUN RIDE  

CBES offers Bike Tour Riders a FREE Friday afternoon guided fun ride with 12 and/or 20 mile routes at discretion of volunteer bike guides.Different scenic route from Sat.'s ride. Announced by summer's end. Check Friday Ride box on registration form if plan to participate. [As space permits.]

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS!