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Annual Spring Bike Event

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Please join us and help us celebrate our tenth year of biking and raising money.

The Cause, The Goal

We are riding to support the academic and health services of the Cavaillon Orphange and the All of God’s Children Orphanage in Haiti.
100% of the funds raised by this Bike4Beds event will assist the Cavailon Orphange provide tuition, school supplies, school uniforms, food, and medical items for their orphans as well as fund an exciting IT education program at the All of God’s Children Orphanage elementary school.

The Ride

We invite people of all ages and biking abilities to join us on a lively, spring bike ride. We offer options for everyone Choose from four different routes ranging from 50 miles to the full century ride and now introducing a weekend double century.

There are multiple rest stops with attendants, beverages, heath bars and homemade southwestern chicken wraps.

We have volunteers and drivers to help with bikes and transportation along the way. Explore tranquil pinewood forests, and ride past old, weathered farmhouses with wildflowers and vegetable stands in the front yard.

Come feel the refreshing sea breeze against your face as we ride into Avalon and down along the coast. Sightsee the pastel cottages of Stone Harbor before crossing the bridge into Wildwood.

Finish up the day with the salty wind against your back as you ride towards our final destination, The Fountain Motel.

Relax with a beer or Gatorade and good company during our post ride pizza party; before catching a ride back to your car. Or, stay over and help us celebrate another successful bike ride to the shore!

How To Sign Up

1). Choose Your Ride
2). Fill Out the Bikers Registration Form
3). Make Hotel Accomodations (If you are staying overnight)
4). Find Sponsors To Support You (Optional)
5). Show Up And Bike!


Bike and Accommodations

Rest Stops
Transportation Options
50 Mile Bike Course Map
70, 100, 200 Mile Bike Course Map
What to bring
Hotel Accommodations

Choose Your Ride

We accommodate different biking abilities, and experience within a spectrum of routes. All routes are clearly marked with road paint. Bikers will be provided with cue sheets and emergency contact numbers for support volunteers.

We accommodate different biking abilities, we have two starting locations (and different starting times):

1) Half Century start at 9:00am St John Bosco Parish (Parish of All Saints), Millville, NJ

2) Metric or Full Century start at 7:30am ACME in Woodstown, NJ


Half Century 50 miles (50 miles)

This route is ideal for the intermediate biker who is interested in biking along the coast; but isn’t prepared for a full century ride. Enjoy biking the first The first 12 miles takes you to lunch at WAWA. After lunch, get back on your bike for the final 43 miles through the Pine Barrens and straight down the coast into Wildwood.

Metric Century 70 (miles 1-58 & 89-100)

Ideal for intermediate to experienced riders who wish to bike through the most scenic areas, but who aren’t comfortable with the full century. Enjoy the first moderately flat 30 miles through western Jersey and then get a lift in the vans to the halfway point for lunch at Wawa. After lunch, get back on your bike for the final 40 miles through the Pine Barrens and straight down the coast into Wildwood. This route offers two sizeable legs with a nice break in the middle.

Bike4Beds Century 100 (100 miles)

This route is ideal for experienced bikers who are interested in the full century ride through the width of New Jersey and down the coast into Wildwood. This is the original route that we mapped out in an effort to take riders over quiet country roads with scenic views. This moderately flat course is a good course to do your first century. Riders should train for this route. There are multiple rest stops with refreshing beverages and snacks. We will stop at Wawa for lunch.

Bike4Beds Double Century 200 (100 miles Saturday & 100 miles Sunday)

New this year, we have several bikers showing an interest in doing a double century weekend. This will include biking century on Saturday and on Sunday biking a century back to your car. Please only select this option if you are able bike at a decent pace and know how to maintain your bike, due to limited support on Sunday's bike ride back to Woodstown.


Half Century Bike Course

The bike course: 50 Mile Bike to Wildwood (Map)
Note: Helmets are required!


Rest stops at miles 12(BR), 38, *40(BR)
(BR) bathroom available
* Not an official rest stop, but there is a Wawa at mile 40


St John Bosco Parish (Parish of All Saints) - Half Century starting location, time, & Directions

We will be starting at the St John Bosco Parish in Millville NJ at 9:00 am. This means that you should be in the parking lot by 8:30. St John Bosco Parish, 2 Hillcrest Ave, Millville, NJ 08332 Please bring spare inner tubes, bike helmet, and cell phone. The route is intended to have little automobile traffic, however there are a few places where the automobile traffic is heavy. There are not any bathrooms at the Parish, please stop at the Wawa located 1/4 mile prior to the Parish.
St John Bosco Parish Millville, NJ 08332

Directions to the St Jonh Bosco Parish, Millville, NJ from PA

US-322 E Comm Barry Bridge(into NJ) [16.1 mi]
Take the New Jersey 55 S ramp to Malaga [.3 mi]
Merge onto NJ-55 S [25.5 mi]
Take exit 24 for NJ-49 [.3 mi]
Merge onto NJ-49 W/E Main St [3.1 mi]
Turn left onto Hillcrest Ave (Destination on Right) <


Metric and Full Century Bike Course

The bike course: 75, 100, & 200 Mile Bike to Wildwood (Map)
Note: Helmets are required!


Rest stops at miles 31.8(BR), 46, 58(BR), 80(BR) 95
(BR) bathroom available

ACME - Metric and Full Century starting location, time, & Directions

We will be starting at the Acme in Woodstown NJ at 7:30am. It is important that the bikers doing the Century and the Metric Century start biking at 7:30am. This means that you should be in the parking lot by 7:00. 857 Route 45 Woodstown, NJ 08098. Please bring spare inner tubes, bike helmet, and cell phone. The route is intended to have little automobile traffic, however there are a few places where the automobile traffic is heavy. Acme Market Woodstown, NJ 08098

Directions to the Acme Market, Woodstown, NJ from PA

US-322 E/Barry Bridge follow US-322 E Entering New Jersey
Turn right onto County Rd 671/Locke Ave 1.4 mi
Turn right onto Auburn Ave/County Rd 551 S 328 ft
Turn left onto Mechanic St 0.1 mi
Turn right onto County Rd 620 0.5 mi
Turn left onto County Rd 605/Woodstown Rd 3.9 mi
Continue onto Swedesboro Rd 1.2 mi
Turn left onto High Bridge Bypass Rd 0.1 mi
Take the 1st right onto N Main St 0.9 mi
Turn right onto NJ-45 S/West Ave
Continue to follow NJ-45 S
Destination will be on the right


Rest Stops

There will be rest stops for bikers to get water, Gatorade, power bars and wraps. Please see your bike course for where the rest stops mileage or click here to see Rest Stops & Starting Locations.


Transportation Options

Join us for the full day event or head back to the starting point after your ride. We will provide transportation for you, your bike, and your gear back to your car at the Acme in Woodstown, NJ and the St John's Parish in Millville, NJ.

Van A – Traveling back to Millville & Woodstown NJ from Wildwood, NJ at 6 - 7pm on Saturday May 13th

Van B – Traveling back to Millville & Woodstown NJ from Wildwood, NJ between 12pm - 1pm on Sunday May 14th


What to bring

Please bring spare inner tubes, bike helmet, and cell phone. The route is intended to have little automobile traffic, however there are a few places where the automobile traffic is heavy. Note: Helmets are required!


Hotel Accommodations

After the ride we will be hosting a pizza party at the Fountain Motel in Wildwood, NJ. Kick back, have a beverage and a slice of pizza; and relax after an active day in the sun! If you are staying the night, bring a bathing suit so you can cool off in the pool or the Ocean. For information on hotel accommodations please check out the links below. Don’t forget to mention that you are with the Bike for Beds organization for a preferred rate.
The Fountain Motel