COVID-19 Guidelines



Ride Registration

  1. Day-of registration will not be available.
  2. Contactless online registration option available

Check-In and T-Shirt Pick Up

  1. Guided, small group ride participants to arrive 20 minutes before their confirmed start time
  2. Tables will be set up for outdoor check-in at start locations
  3. Prepared event bags will be mailed prior to event
  4. Hand sanitizer will be available
  5. Masks REQUIRED at rider check-in and start of ride when six-feet distance isn’t possible

Start and Rest Stop Safety

  1. 30-minute staggered start times for guided small group ride to ensure social distancing
  2. Five designated ride start locations: Winter Park, Eatonville, Maitland, Casselberry and Orlando
  3. Single serve snack portions only and bottled water will be available
  4. Hand sanitizer will be available at all stops


  • at each city start location when six-feet minimum distance isn’t possible
  • at the city rest stops when six-feet minimum distance isn’t possible
  • at the request of the ride leader
  • at all stops – such as traffic signals, stop signs, etc. when six-feet distance isn’t possible
  • at crowded locations along the trail or route such as Cady Way and Baldwin Park
    Extra masks available at all city locations. Please see CDC Considerations for Wearing a Mask.

Rider Safety

  • Staggered start times to enhance social distancing throughout the event.
  • All riders must carry a mask with them to wear per local ordinances in Orange and Seminole Counties.
  • A limited number of replacement masks will be available at start and stops.
  • Avoid drafting. Recommended 20-foot distance from the rider in front and behind them.
  • If you have to sneeze, cough, blow your nose, etc., you must drop back and ensure that no one is in your slip stream.
  • No physical contact (passing of water bottles, food, handshakes, hugs, etc.) between riders while on the bike, in the parking lot, or at a rest stop
  • Carry hand sanitizer and latex gloves. These items will also be available at the ride start and rest stops
  • Clean your hands before eating, touching your face, etc.
  • Stay home if you have had fever, chills, cough, upper respiratory infection symptoms, body aches, loss of smell or taste in the last 14 days.
  • If you have had contact with any known or suspected COVID-19 individuals in the past 14 days, you may not ride Bike 5 Cities.

Q: What if I test positive for or have symptoms of COVID-19?

Please stay home if you are positive for COVID-19, have been exposed to the virus or are experiencing any of the symptoms. Temperature checks may be conducted at check-in at the discretion of ride organizer.

• Fever and chills
• Cough
• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
• Fatigue
• Muscle or body aches
• Headache
• New loss of taste or smell
• Sore throat
• Congestion or runny nose
• Nausea or vomiting
• Diarrhea
This list does not include all possible symptoms. CDC will continue to update this list as they learn more about COVID-19.

Please contact us at [email protected] with any questions.