Cycling Cooks

Cycling Cooks
Riding for Liam
Cancer is the biggest killer of kids from disease in the USA, 38 children die every week. Please donate now and support our challenge to fight kids' cancer!
We've Ridden 1,463.8 mi to fight kids' cancer
Our Rankings
  • National: 76th
  • Category: 6th
We've raised $7,604.93 to fight kids' cancer Donate Now

We Are Riding For

Liam

Liam

4 Members

4 team members

Our Challenge

  • Appearance on WFSB CBS 3 CT - GreatDay @9a Today
    19 Sep 2022

    Earlier this morning, Landon, Matt and Melissa stopped by WFSB CBS Channel 3 as guests on Great Day @9a where we spoke with Caitlin Francis and Lorin Richardson about our 325 mile Great Cycle Challenge to Fight Kids' Cancer.

    See the interview at https://www.wfsb.com/video/2022/09/19/look-queen-procession-plus-cycling-cooks/

    Appearance on WFSB CBS 3 CT - GreatDay @9a Today
    Posted 76 days ago
  • Appearance on WFSB CBS 3 CT - GreatDay @9A 9-10 AM Weekdays
    19 Sep 2022

    Tomorrow, Monday, September 19, 2022 from 9-10 AM, the Cycling Cooks team members including Matt, Melissa and Landon will be interviewed live on CBS WFSB 3 CT by Scot Haney and Caitlin Francis on the local morning talk show Great Day @9A.

    Appearance on WFSB CBS 3 CT - GreatDay @9A 9-10 AM Weekdays
    Posted 77 days ago
  • Saturday's 30 Mile Ride from Cheshire to Long Wharf New Haven
    18 Sep 2022

    Today we biked 30 miles along the Farmington Greenway from the Cheshire Lock Museum to Long Wharf in New Haven and then back. It took 3 hours.

    Posted 78 days ago
  • $5,000 raised to fight kids' cancer!

    We just hit $5,000 to fight kids' cancer! Thank you so much for your support.

    Posted 81 days ago
  • Today's Ride in Hadley and Amherst, MA
    12 Sep 2022

    This morning we again headed up to the Pioneer Valley portion of Massachusetts and picked up where we left off in Northampton then headed west on the Norwottuck Branch of the Mass Central Rail Trail (MCRT). We biked the 11 mile stretch then doubled back to where we parked for a 22 mile ride.

    Posted 84 days ago
  • Saturday's Ride on the Manhan Rail Trail
    12 Sep 2022

    On Saturday we drove up to Southampton, MA then biked through Easthampton and Northampton on the Manhan Rail Trail and the Northampton Rail Trail System. Our voyage was 18.5 miles over two hours. Here's a two minute video of our adventures.

    Posted 84 days ago
  • Today's Ride in Southington, Cheshire and Hamdon
    5 Sep 2022

    Today, the Cycling Cook's biked 26.5 miles through Southington, Cheshire, Hamden and back to Southington. Trying to get some more miles in before the rains as we ride to fight kids' cancer in our Great Cycle Challenge.

    Posted 91 days ago
  • Our Journey Three Days In
    3 Sep 2022

    Here's a little video we put together of some of the highlights of the past three days of our Great Cycle Challenge 2022

    Posted 92 days ago
  • Two Sleeps to September 1
    31 Aug 2022

    On tonight's 15.5 mile training ride we biked up yo East Granby on the rail trail. Here's Matt and Landon with their 2022 GCC jerseys. Fingers crossed Melissa's arrives Thursday. Two sleeps until September 1 and the challenge begins. Can't wait!

    Two Sleeps to September 1
    Posted 96 days ago
  • Wesfield GCC Training Ride Bike Home
    29 Aug 2022

    Yesterday, we packed up our bikes, drove up to Westfield, Massachusetts and then biked 25 miles home through two states on three interconnected rail trails in six towns. We had beautiful weather. It was cloudy and not to hot or humid. Here's a photo from our adventure standing in the Point Grove Rd tunnel in Southwick MA which has an underwater mural on it. We also hit 50% of our team fundraising goal, Melissa has earned her GCC cycling Jersey, and Matt has been awarded the Peloton Club for raising $1,000 towards this year's ride.

    Posted 98 days ago

Our Sponsors

  • Kick Cancer's Butt Day matched donation sponsored Matthew Cook
    “Here's your matched donation from a group of wonderful Children's Cancer Research Fund supporters. THANK YOU so much for your awesome efforts to kick cancer's butt!”
    $972.19
    Received this donation 81 days ago
    Matthew Cook
    Matthew
    “Thank you to the group of fabulous Children's Cancer Research Fund supporters for matching the donations received on Kick Cancer's Butt Day (KCBD)!”
  • Lisa Roberts sponsored Matthew Cook
    “So proud of you and your family. What a wonderful way to support this cause.”
    $310.50
    Received this donation 74 days ago
    Matthew Cook
    Matthew
    “Lisa, Wow! Thank you for your support and extremely generous donation on behalf of my family's Great Cycle Challenge to fight kids' cancer!”
  • InfoEd Global sponsored Matthew Cook
    $258.75
    Received this donation 100 days ago
    Matthew Cook
    Matthew
    “Thank you Eddie, Rebekah and the InfoEd staff for your generous support of our challenge!”
  • Grandma and Gramp sponsored Landon Cook
    “You got this Landon! We are so proud of you! Love You!”
    $207
    Received this donation 103 days ago
    Landon Cook
    Landon
    “Thank for the donation to my challenge ride! See you Saturday!”
  • Auntie Kayla sponsored Landon Cook
    “Get that Shirt Landon! Happy Birthday 🎁 So proud of YOU!”
    $124.20
    Received this donation 101 days ago
    Landon Cook
    Landon
    “Thank you Auntie Kayla for donating and helping me earn my 2022 GCC jersey on my birthday!”
  • Barbara Case sponsored Matthew Cook
    “Good Luck Cook family! A wonderful family activity ❤️”
    $124.20
    Received this donation 81 days ago
    Matthew Cook
    Matthew
    “Barbara, thank you for being a long time and generous supporter of our family's efforts to end childhood cancer. Your support helps CCRF fund emerging young researchers, who often struggle to receive funding early in their careers, meaning their great ideas go unexplored. The GCC program helps to fund the next generation of leaders in cancer research.”
  • Mike, Jackie, Jacob, & Ryan sponsored Matthew Cook
    $124.20
    Received this donation 80 days ago
    Matthew Cook
    Matthew
    “Mike, Jackie, Jacob and Ryan, Thank you for your generous gift through the Great Cycle Challenge to fight kids' cancer. We are thrilled to have your support! All funds raised go to help Children’s Cancer Research Fund and support leading researchers develop treatments and cures for childhood cancer, the leading cause of death by disease in children.”
  • Nacole and Eddie sponsored Matthew Cook
    “What you and your family is doing is an inspiration. Good luck with the rides:)”
    $124.20
    Received this donation 81 days ago
    Matthew Cook
    Matthew
    “Thank you Nacole and Eddie for your continued support of my family's efforts. Your support helps Children's Cancer Research Fund (CCRF) fund safer, more effective treatments for kids with cancer. ”
  • Robin Kulasekararaj sponsored Matthew Cook
    “Go Cook family! Go Simsbury!”
    $124.20
    Received this donation 77 days ago
    Matthew Cook
    Matthew
    “Robin, thank you for your very generous donation and for supporting my family in our Great Cycle Challenge Ride to Fight Kids' Cancer. We appreciate your words of encouragement and support! Go Simsbury!”
  • Geiger Girls sponsored Landon Cook
    “Landon you impress us so much!!! Enjoy your new bike and this should get you to your goal of the bike shirt, so you can ride in style 😉 Hugs to the whole family ❤️ Love, Robi, Sierra & Chey”
    $103.50
    Received this donation 100 days ago
    Landon Cook
    Landon
    “Thank you Geiger Girls for your generous donation to my ride and for helping me to earn a 2022 GCC Jersey this year! The money raised in the event funds ground breaking research, so kids like Liam can have better treatments (and outcomes) when battling cancer.”
  • Grandma and Gramp! sponsored Bryce Cook
    “Enjoy all the family time together! Looking good riding with Daddy! Love you!”
    $103.50
    Received this donation 103 days ago
    Bryce Cook
    Bryce
    “Thank you Grandma and Gramp for supporting our ride! Love ya!”
  • Jacqueline Massa sponsored Matthew Cook
    “So proud of all of you! Great job for a great cause!!”
    $103.50
    Received this donation 81 days ago
    Matthew Cook
    Matthew
    “Thank you for helping us to kick cancer's butt!”
  • Jane Ungemack sponsored Matthew Cook
    $103.50
    Received this donation 60 days ago
  • Jean Brown sponsored Landon Cook
    “Ride safe Landon!”
    $103.50
    Received this donation 81 days ago
    Landon Cook
    Landon
    “Jean, thank you for supporting my challenge. I will try my best to stay safe!”
  • Anonymous sponsored Matthew Cook
    “Great Cycle Challenge via CHILDRENS CANCER RESEARCH FUND”
    $103.50
    Received this donation 66 days ago
    Matthew Cook
    Matthew
    “Thank you for your corporate matching gift donation JLL!”
  • Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) sponsored Melissa cook
    “Matching gift donation from employer”
    $103.50
    Received this donation 89 days ago
  • Lucia Anne Powers & Family sponsored Matthew Cook
    “What a wonderful family tradition!! We are so happy to support all of you in the fight to kick cancer’s butt! All the best in completing the miles ahead :)”
    $103.50
    Received this donation 81 days ago
    Matthew Cook
    Matthew
    “Lucia and Family, Thank you for your generous support of our challenge. All funds raised go to support the work of Children’s Cancer Research Fund to develop treatments and cures for childhood cancer. And we won’t stop until all kids are free from cancer! We're doing our best to kick cancer's butt all month long!”
  • Anonymous sponsored Melissa cook
    “Happy Trails! So proud of your determination and family commitment!”
    $103.50
    Received this donation 99 days ago
    Melissa cook
    Melissa
    “Thank you for your generous donation to our 3rd annual ride in support of Children’s Cancer Research Fund!”
  • Melissa Cook sponsored Melissa cook
    “Excited for year #3!”
    $103.50
    Received this donation 103 days ago
  • Melissa Cook sponsored Matthew Cook
    “Happy Kick Cancer’s Butt Day! Thank you for all of your fundraising efforts for our team, love you!”
    $103.50
    Received this donation 82 days ago
    Matthew Cook
    Matthew
    “Liss, thank you for joining me and the family on this incredible journey! I love you!”
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