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Ride your own way: our favorite bike routes in WNY

If you already have plans for Saturday, August 7 but still want to support the Ride for Roswell, we have the perfect opportunity for you. Riding your own way is your chance to experience the Ride on your terms. You choose the date, location and distance! This allows you to still support cancer patients at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center while fitting it into your busy, summer schedule.

Need some help creating a route? Our team is here to help! This year, we have even more curated routes for you to enjoy that take you all around Western New York

Here is a list of our favorite scenic, fun, and tasty bike routes. Take a look, pick your favorite and enjoy the Ride your own way.

This family-friendly route provides a safe environment for you to loop around the University at Buffalo’s North campus biking trail.

Let the train tracks be your guide and ride along Cheektowaga’s historic rails to trails.

Ride from one park to another along Ellicott Creek, around UB North campus and back.

Enjoy views of the Niagara River and stop for a sweet treat – you deserve it!

Brush up on local history as you ride along the Erie Canal from Amherst to Lockport, then back on a Ride-approved bike path.

Take a nice ride through the city and enjoy a cold beverage or two to fuel you. This is a great route to enjoy with friends!


Marvel at the public art, quaint villages and the beautiful views of the Niagara River as you ride around Lewiston and Fort Niagara.

Curious about Clarence? Why not explore it from your bike as you ride through the town into Akron.

Did you know there is a train track that loops around Kenmore into Tonawanda and back? You will after you finish your ride through this beautiful historic trail.

Explore the Clarence Parkway trail as you pedal your way through Clarence to Akron.        

Ride along the Erie Canal and take in its beauty while also learning about local history.

If you love peaceful, open and lush views, this is the route for you! Enjoy the Clarence countryside while you ride to end cancer.

Do you know about Fredrick Law Olmsted? Learn about him and his work along this route. Take a tour of his parks on this epic ride through the city.

Let the water be your guide as you ride along Tonawanda Creek, down to the Erie Canal and back. You’ll pass by farms, villages and historical landmarks.

As always, no matter where you Ride for Roswell, it is important to practice safe cycling. Check out our biker safety tips here.

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