Starting outside of New York City, Velocity offers riders one route with four distinct distances to choose from: 62.5, 45, 25, or 10 miles.

Our route begins 62.5 miles outside of New York City. As the route progresses, riders from each distance will merge into the route, gaining momentum to become one unstoppable force crossing the finish line together at Columbia and the end of cancer.

All routes are safe, well marked, and fully supported with SAG vehicles and rest areas complete with food, drink, bike tech, and medical services.


Your distance options, registration, and fundraising commitments are as follows. Riding with friends? No need to all choose the same route; we merge together and become one!



Velocity will begin 62.5 miles outside of New York City up the Hudson River. Exact Start Area and merge zone locations will be published as soon as we receive final confirmations from the jurisdictions and site locations.

From the New York City area?

Transportation from New York City to each Start Area will be available for you and your bike. You’ll be able to check a bag with a change of clothes and any other post-ride necessities and we’ll transport it for you to the Velocity Finish Festival.

Driving yourself to your Start Area?

Parking will be available at each Start Area location. Transportation will be available back to each Start Area for you and your bike from the Velocity Finish Festival.