Rider Number & VIP Jersey Pick Up
• Drop off donations
• Pick up your rider number (first opportunity to receive your rider number!)
- 2013 VIPs pick up your reserved gold rider number
• Learn more about volunteer opportunities
• 2014 VIPs, pick up your commemorative VIP jersey and credentials**
*You must meet the participation requirements by this date.
**We must have received your $1,000 by this date.
Discounts, Raffles & Giveaways
• Discounted registration available
• Awesome prizes including a bike donated by Peddler’s Shop!
• Check out each area’s tent to receive giveaways
• Visit each tent and mark off your Expo Pass to be entered to win cool prizes!
• Special thank you to ALL of our sponsors, including Dunkin Donuts
Bike Shop Demos & Merchandise
Sponsoring Bike Shops will be there to:
• Sell merchandise
• Provide demonstrations, like how to change a flat tire and proper bike and helmet fit
• Answer questions about basic bike mechanics.
Thank you to our sponsoring bike shops for their raffle donations!
Route, Rest Stop & Start Information
• Learn more about the fully supported route
• Pick up the 2014 cue sheets (first chance they are available!)
• View the route map
• Ask questions and receive additional information about the route, rest stops, and start locations
Fundraising Tools and Incentives
• Learn how to navigate the website and the Participant Center
• Check out the NEW 2014 prizes
• Update your pledge & win big!
• Talk to fellow top fundraisers on how they achieve top status
• Learn how to reach VIP status
• See if you landed in the Top 250 from 2013
Why We Ride & Your Impact
• Hear stories of the 2014 Champions
• Find out why others ride and share your story
• If you are living with MS, find out more about the 'I Ride With MS' program
• See the impact of your fundraising efforts
Safe & Courteous Cycling – Take Action!
• Talk to League of American Bicyclist Certified Instructors about becoming a Responsible Cyclist
• Sign up for the upcoming Group Riding Skills course at the Rider Expo and be entered to win a bike package courtesy of Keswick Cycle
• Attend a Group Riding Skills course in September and ask questions! Instructors will be giving out water bottles to active participants courtesy of Peddlers Shop and Guys Bikes
Ocean City Experience: Make the Most of your Trip to Ocean City
The Ocean City finish line is the most festive party around! Plus, ensure you make the most out of everything Ocean City has to offer and how to continue creating memories even after the ride has ended! Learn more about the Saturday Ocean City Finish Line.
• Don’t let the fun stop after you cross the finish line! Book your Ocean City housing through Access Ocean City
• Find out what Ocean City businesses are offering City to Shore cyclists riding weekend so that you can take advantage of everything they are offering
• Enjoy some favorite Ocean City treats!
Opportunities for Rookie Riders (First Year City to Shore Cyclists)
If this is your first year riding City to Shore, you don’t want to miss this event. Originally designed specifically for YOU, our First Year City to Shore cyclists, the Rider Expo will provide you with everything you need to know to ensure your first City to Shore is the best!
• Ask questions about every aspect of the ride
• Learn about the entire City to Shore experience and feel more prepared for ride weekend
• Chat with veteran cyclists
• Receive encouragement and learn that you CAN do the ride!
• Learn about the Rookie Raffle Program ride weekend
• Network with team captains looking for YOU to join their team
• Meet training buddies
Opportunities for Team Captains
• Drop off your team jersey to be entered in the team jersey contest
• Help us talk up the ride and answer cyclists’ questions, and maybe even recruit a few new team members!