Classic 65 Mile Route

The Ben to the Shore Bike Tour is a scenic 65 mile bike ride that starts at the base of the Ben Franklin Bridge at 6th and Race Streets in Philadelphia and ends at the Showboat in Atlantic City. Starting promptly at 7am, riders make their way over the Ben Franklin Bridge then continue through scenic South Jersey all the way to Atlantic City.

turn-by-turn directions of the 2019 Classic Route     route changes for 2019



Riders must be off the roads and in Atlantic City by 1:30pm.

If you are still on the roads at 1:30pm, a support vehicle will pick up you and your bike and drive you to the finish line. The time chart below will help you successfully complete the ride.

Start Riding – 7:00 a.m. (16 miles to Rest Stop #1)
Rest Stop #1 – arrive by 8:30 a.m. (18.75 miles to next Rest Stop) 
Rest Stop #2 – arrive by 10:10 a.m. (10.75 miles to next Rest Stop)
Rest Stop #3 – arrive by 11:15 a.m. (9 miles to next Rest Stop)
Rest Stop #4 – arrive by 12:10 a.m. (10.5 miles to ATLANTIC CITY!)
Arrive in Atlantic City – 1:30 p.m. SHARP! (65 miles!)
*If you arrive by set time, you have 10 minutes to refuel in order to promptly make it to the next Rest Stop. (Pace estimated at 12 mph)

Rest Stops

All of our rest stops are stocked with water, Gatorade, fruit and snacks. We also have first aid and bike support set up at each stop should you have any issues along the way. Please make sure to see one of our certified bike shops prior to the ride to receive your bike safety certification. If you have issues with your bike and do not have the bike inspection tag, you will be seen after those with the tag. Click here to learn more about our bike safety check.

FOP Lodge 56 
235 Pine Ave 
Berlin, NJ 
Kathedral Event Center
499 S. Egg Harbor Rd 
Hammonton, NJ 
Key Rec Field 
Duerer and Buffalo Intersection 
Egg Harbor City, NJ 
Galloway Municipal Complex 
300 E. Jimmie Leeds Rd 
Galloway, NJ

Please remember all of our rest stops and a majority of the route are run by volunteers, and all food and beverages are donated. Please be respectful, do not litter and make sure to clean up after yourself before you begin riding again. Thank you to all of our volunteers who station each rest stop!

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2019 Classic route

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