Why Ride?

Rare cancers include brain, pancreatic, stomach, ovarian, and thyroid cancers; leukemia and lymphoma; all pediatric cancers; and many others. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center treats more than 400 subtypes of cancer each year, and every dollar raised by Cycle for Survival goes directly to lifesaving research at the institution.

Your support is helping patients worldwide by ensuring that rare cancers get the research funding they need and deserve.

Learn more about rare cancers

How It Works

  • 1. Register

    Become a team captain and start a team—or register as a member of an existing team that you’ve been invited to join. Another option is to go "Extreme" and ride the entire four-hour shift on your own bike. Whichever you choose, spread the word and ask friends, family, and colleagues to ride too!


  • 2. Raise Money

    Set an ambitious goal and start raising money through your fundraising page. It’s easier than you think, and we’re here to help you every step of the way. Check out our helpful tips to get started and don’t forget: 100% of every donation directly funds rare cancer research!

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  • 3. Ride!

    Cycle for Survival’s high-energy indoor team cycling events require no experience—you can pedal hard or hardly pedal! By being a part of this empowering and fun day, you are making true progress possible in the fight to beat rare cancers.

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Every bike makes a difference


of every dollar raised funds pioneering research led by Memorial Sloan Kettering, the world's oldest and largest private cancer center.


has been raised by Cycle for Survival since 2007 to beat rare cancers.


clinical trials, research studies, and major research initiatives have been funded by Cycle for Survival.