Ride for Pride

RIDE FOR PRIDE 8 GOAL $50,000!!!

Please be a part of this wonderful event by supporting one of our dedicated bikers! Simply click on the name of the rider you would like to support. You will be redirected to their secure donation page.

If you would rather not donate on-line, you can send the name of the rider you would like to support along with a check to:              

Gay Alliance 100 College Avenue Rochester, NY  14607

Your support at any level is appreciated by so many.

Our 2017 Riders

Our 2017 Sponsors

Thank you so much to our wonderful 2017 Ride For Pride Sponsors! Please support these local companies who have given so generously!

New this year and our top sponsor: LeChase Construction! Founded in Rochester in 1944, LeChase Construction is a full-service construction management and general construction firm with extensive experience in a broad range of industry sectors. Widely recognized for its commitment to quality, innovation and safety, LeChase prides itself on ensuring its core values resonate from its corporate offices to each of its jobsites. Check them out at: http://www.lechase.com/

Roger Levy of Freewheelers Bicycle Shop has sponsored Ride For Pride for seven years in a row!!! Freewheelers is devoted to alternative transportation. All buyers of new bikes receive free tuneups for LIFE!  This is one of the last one-person bike shops. Please take time to visit Freewheelers Bike Shop to thank Roger for his continued support!   http://www.freewheelersbikes.com/

Amiel’s Original Submarines is providing sandwiches, chips and waters for all of our riders and support crew for the sixth year in a row.  Next time you are in the mood for a sub, please head to Amiel’s in Victor or Henrietta and thank them for their support! http://www.amiels.com/

Thank you Eric Marshall of Guerrilla Tees in Victor, NY for sponsoring us for the sixth year in a row with discounted tees for our riders. Check out Guerrilla Tees for funny printed tees as well as custom orders at: https://www.guerrillatees.com

Mike Kelly Massage will be providing chair massages for all of the riders at the post-ride party for the fifth year in a row. Mmmmmmmm!!! Mike is also donating gift certificates to the riders who bring in the most in donations!  For appointments email: MikellyMassageandBodywork@gmail.com

The Bachelor Forum, Rochester’s oldest gay owned and operated bar, is sponsoring Ride For Pride for the fourth year in a row! Go grab a beer and thank the owner, Peter Mohr, for his ongoing support of the Gay Alliance, Roc Pride, DinesOUT and Ride For Pride! Top fundraisers will find a nice treat from the Bachelor Forum in their gift buckets this year! http://www.bachelor4m.com/

Long Acre Farms and JD Wine Cellars, located in Macedon, NY, will be an official stop again this year on our Ride For Pride route! They will be supporting us for a fourth year in a row, by offering free drinks and ice cream to all the riders, as well as some free Barn Buster passes to our top fundraisers. What a great LGBTQ welcoming place to bring your whole family! http://www.longacrefarms.com/

Marshall Street Bar and Grill, located at 81 Marshall Street, is sponsoring Ride For Pride for the fourth year in a row! They feature great drink specials, a full service menu and a friendly neighborhood atmosphere. Marshall Street Bar and Grill was a proud participant of DinesOUT for the Gay Alliance and they have donated gift cards for the top riders! Check out their website and menu at: http://www.marshallstreetbarandgrill.com/

For the fourth year in a row, ImageOUT will be an official Ride For Pride sponsor! ImageOut is donating certificates for the purchase of tickets to Rochester’s amazing LGBT Film and Video Festival in October! Check out their website for film updates at: http://www.imageout.org/index.php

Les Eisenberg, of Tryon Bike has been a Ride For Pride rider for several years. Tryon Bike will be an official sponsor of Ride For Pride for the third year in a row! Stop by and check out Tryon Bike at 80 Rockwood Place (near Record Archive). http://www.tryonbike.com/

Acupuncturist Ronald Pratt has been a Ride For Pride biker for several years now and Ronald Pratt Acupuncture is an official sponsor for the third year in a row! Is chronic pain holding you back from things you once loved? Ronald can help! http://www.acupuncture-rochester.com/

Bike Zone is back on board as an official sponsor for a second year! Located at 2100 W Ridge Rd, Bike Zone was voted one of America’s best bike shops in 2014! Thinking of buying a new bike? Check out their website. http://bikezonebikes.com/

New this year, Barilla Pasta! Last year Barilla Pasta came through with gift bags for all of the riders! This year they are an official sponsor! Barilla Pasta can make any meal that much tastier. Discover dinner recipes, different pastas, sauces and more at: https://www.barilla.com/en-us

New this year, PrintRoc! This environmentally conscious, LGBTQ friendly, commercial printing service offers traditional print services as well as advertising banners, point of purchase displays, e-services, environmentally-friendly packaging, and much more! Check them out at: http://www.printroc.com/

New this year, Harris Corporation! For the second consecutive year, Harris Corporation has been recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). From ocean to orbit and everywhere in between, they provide mission-critical solutions to connect, inform and protect the world. Check them out at: http://www.harris.com/

New this year, HCR Home Care! HCR is committed to providing welcoming and affirming home care to the LGBTQ community. They are proud to have been named a Leader in LGBT Healthcare by the Human Rights Campaign’s Healthcare Equality Index for three years running. Check them out at: http://www.hcrhealth.com/

New this year, Hot Shots Volleyball! Hot Shots was the birthplace of the original idea for Ride For Pride and we are thrilled to see them on-board as a full sponsor this year! THE happenin’ spot in Rochester for great volleyball, food, drinks and fun in the sand! Check them out at: http://www.hotshotsvball.com/

New this year, Lento! Lento is committed to providing unique and delicious dishes using food procured as much as possible from local, sustainable and organic purveyors. They make everything from scratch, from food that was raised by sustainable and ecologically friendly practices. Check them out at: http://www.lentorestaurant.com/

New this year, Yellow Haus Bicycles! Yellow Haus Bicycles is passionate about aesthetics and useful steel bicycles. Their experienced and passionate staff excel at listening and efficiently creating the perfect bicycle for your individual requirements. Check them out at: http://www.yellow.haus/

New this year, Cat-Ears! Featuring AirStreamz, the original, bestselling, and most effective wind noise reduction products on the market, as well as an assortment of ear covers and other wonderful products! Check them out at: https://www.cat-ears.com

Thank you to all our sponsors, riders and supporters!

Jeanne Gainsburg
Gay Alliance Education Director and Ride For Pride Coordinator

* Questions?  Please contact Jeanne Gainsburg at: jeanneg@gayalliance.org or 585-244-8640 ext. 14.