The experience.

This is a ride you do not want to miss.

Empire State Ride Long Island is a perfect, family-friendly charity bike ride. Ride on Saturday, July 22 through the beautiful beaches, woodlands and historic destinations in and around Oyster Bay all while helping cancer patients gain access to the newest clinical trials.

What to expect.

Choose from one of our three routes with varying distances and start times, each beginning and ending in historic Downtown Oyster Bay. Get ready to fundraise for an amazing cause. Every penny goes toward clinical trials for cancer patients at Catholic Health Cancer Institutes and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. When you’re not riding, enjoy live music, vendors, food trucks and more. You will walk away from this event feeling fulfilled and knowing that every pedal got the world one step closer to ending cancer.

A mother, father, daughter, and son pose for the camera at Empire State Ride Long Island in Oyster Bay
A woman in a bike helmet smiles in the foreground at Empire State Ride Long Island
Woman rides bike by water

Ways to register.

Join as an individual or a team. The registration fee is $25. There is a suggested fundraising minimum of $200 for adults and $75 for youth (under 18). Your $25 registration fee will kick start your fundraising.

Group of bike riders pose for photo at Empire State Ride Long Island in Oyster Bay
Two bike riders pose for photo at Empire State Ride Long Island in Oyster Bay

Ride day.

Enjoy a beautiful bike ride this summer with live music, food trucks and a positive atmosphere. Meet us at the historic post office brick patio across from the bandstand at 1 Shore Avenue, Oyster Bay for check in and breakfast at least 30 minutes before your start time.

After your ride through Long Island's scenic north shore and beaches, finish up at the rocking Oyster Bay Street Fair!

Oyster Bay Street Fair!

Join the Oyster Bay Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Association from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the start/finish line!

Area businesses will line the streets with food, live music by local classic rock and roll band Crisis and family fun including inflatables and games.

The heart of historic Oyster Bay will be filled with ESR Long Island & Street Fair partners with Audrey Avenue between Spring and South Streets closed to vehicular traffic. Visitors can cheer on riders as they finish their ride through Oyster Bay.

In partnership with

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Oyster Bay Main Street Association Logo

Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park in Oyster Bay.

Catholic Health Cancer Institutes and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center are proud to be in partnership with the Town of Oyster Bay. Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park, a beautiful space at the heart of Oyster Bay, includes waterfront views, a beach, playground and more. After the ride, you can enjoy the snack bar, stroll the shoreline and watch the boats to celebrate your accomplishment. 

Oyster Bay Town photo


Parking is available in the Long Island Railroad (LIRR) parking lot, just outside the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park gate. Park in the LIRR lot and walk your bike to the start line.

There’s something for everyone to enjoy!

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Connect with us!

Contact info.

Elm & Carlton Streets
Buffalo, NY 14263​


Funds raised directly benefit