Sponsored by the White Clay Bicycle Club, the event travels to the Delaware Bay and then to the Maryland border and back to Smyrna

The White Clay Bicycle Club is hosting the Delaware Double Cross bicycle ride on Saturday, July 1, starting and ending at Smyrna High School, 500 Duck Creek Parkway, Smyrna.

Registration will be open from 7-9 a.m.

There isn't a mass start. Riders can begin after registering.

Support vehicles begins traveling the course at 8 a.m. Rest stops and support will be available until 3 p.m.

Two routes will be provided, each 31 miles, for a total of 62 miles.

This metric century ride is laid out in a figure-eight pattern, beginning and ending at Smyrna High School.

Riders will first head east on a 31-mile loop to Woodland Beach on the Delaware Bay, passing through Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge and the town of Leipsic before returning to Smyrna High.

After a brief rest, riders will depart on the second half of the metric century, heading west to Millington, Maryland. This 31-mile loop will travel through the Millington Wildlife Demonstration Area and the Blackiston Wildlife Area along the way back to Smyrna High.

Registration is open online at http://www.Active.com, by searching "doublecross" or "white clay bicycle club."

For more information, email the major ride director, Dianne Leipold, at doublecross@whiteclaybicycleclub.org.