Date & Location
August 21, 2021
Lakeside Beach State Park
13691 Roosevelt Hwy
Routes from 25 and 60 miles
Fundraising Minimum: $200
Age Minimum: 12
7:00 AM start time
Stay tuned for our 2021 event schedule.
Routes & Maps
Start at Lakeside Beach and ride along Great Lake Ontario, across the Erie Canal and through the oak orchards of Western New York along with a community of riders dedicated to changing the world for people with MS. Feel the extraordinary support and excitement throughout this one-day journey as we come together to reach our goal—a world free of MS.
Stay up-to-the-minute with conversation and event details by joining our Facebook Event. Please mark yourself as "going" on the ROC the Great Lakes Facebook Event Page. We will use this page for event updates, recognition, encouragement and more.
We won't have in-person bike get-togethers this year, but may have virtual gatherings. We're happy to attend your virtual team kick-off or celebration.
Complete challenges and mileage goals as you train and take on the open road.
Your training rides bring you out into your community and past some scenic destinations and we want to see them too!
Snap a selfie at a designated landmark and share it with your fellow MS cyclists using our submission form. Complete all 4 challenges by your event day and get a Bike MS-branded tire tool and be entered into a grand prize drawing for one of two Garmin Edge 130s. Flats happen—now you’ll be prepared!
Complete the weekly mileage goals—or ride even more!—to rack up badges along the way.
Team Captain Meetup #1
6/22/2021 7:00 PM ET
Join other Bike MS Team Captains for our first official meetup and be the first to preview Bike MS: ROC the Great Lakes 2021. Get the latest COVID-19 safety protocols and event details, successful recruitment and fundraising strategies, tips for using our fundraising platform, and more!
Use the button below to join the meetup. There is no need to preregister.
Team Captain Meetup #2
7/27/2021 7:00 PM ET
With Bike MS: ROC the Great Lakes 2021 right around the corner, we invite you to join our second official Team Captain Meetup to hear the latest event information and ride details. Get important COVID-19 protocols and safety updates, highlights of the event experience, logistical reminders including packet pick-up information, fundraising progress, the latest event schedule, and more!
Use the button below to join the meetup. There is no need to register in advance.
8/10/2021 7:00 PM ET
Your local Bike MS staff and amazing guest speakers will share information about staying safe at Bike MS. Topics will include cycling safety and COVID-19 protocols, ride support, bike inspections, suggested packing list, and more.
Use the button below to join the clinic. There is no need to RSVP.
While you are out on training rides, use RunBuddy to let your friends and loved ones know you are safe on the road. RunBuddy is a smartphone safety app for runners, walkers and cyclists and will donate $1 from each annual subscription to ROC the Great Lakes when you use the referral code BIKEMS.
Meals & Support
Bike MS is an extraordinary ride no matter where you are! Whether you have a flat tire or need a snack to help get you across the finish line, we’ve got you covered…
Each route includes fully-stocked rest stops every 10 to 12 miles with some of the best snacks and volunteers around. Relax, hydrate, use the restroom, re-apply sunscreen and enjoy the volunteers. Bike mechanics and support and gear (SAG) vehicles will also be on the route to assist you.
After the ride, we will have plenty of food at the finish line.