***ONEIDA COUNTY’S ONLY RIDE THAT HONORS CHILDREN IMPACTED BY CANCER AND LEUKEMIA***
THE RIDE WILL RETURN !!!
Here is some history !
***SATURDAY AUGUST 24th 2019***
5th Annual Ride for joe
Here is the commercial!
5th Anniversary Special Edition Ride !!
Community Final Mile Ride !!
CJ CASTALETTI LEAD US DURING OUR FINAL MILE RIDE
IN THIS INCREDIBLE RACE CAR
Sponsored by NBT Bank, Passalaqua Associates, WKTV & Seymour’s Diner !!
2019 Honorees !!!!!!!!!
Oriskany Chief Jeff Burkhart will ride in his turnout gear!!!!
Founder of Believe 271 (supports firefighters with cancer) Brian McQueen rides this year!!!
*All riders should be at Seymour’s to register & load bikes before 8:30am. We will depart Seymour’s by bus en route to the Sheriff’s Office at 9am.
After presentations at the Sheriff’s office we will depart at 10am
****Contact Dr. Montgomery with any questions: 315.723.7359****
$100.00 (tax deductable) entry fee includes band, bbq, GREAT goody bag, shirt & 5th anniversary challenge coin.
(2017 coin is pictured here)
Rider coordinator: Leland McCormac 315.520.2329
WE’LL LAUNCH FROM THE ONEIDA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
RIDERS: ARRIVE AT SEYMOUR’S BY 8:15am to register & LOAD BIKES!!!
The route for the 2019 Ride for joe
Leave the Sheriff’s Office and turn left onto 840
Take your immediate right turn onto Coleman Mills Road
Cross rt. 233 onto Bartlett road (3.3 miles)
Left onto West Carter Road (2.3 miles)
Right on Cider Street (3.6 miles)
Left on Stop 7 rd (.2 miles)
Left on Stone Road (.2 miles)
Right on Peckville rd (.8 miles
Right on Westmorland rd (.7 miles)
Right on East Main St. (1.8 miles) Stop at Meelin’s for a group photo.
Right on Stop 7 rd (.4 miles)
Left on East Main St. (1.7 miles)
Left on Station road (.5 miles) ***Final mile ride begins here***
Station Road to Seymour’s Diner (1.3 miles)
BBQ & Band after we ride to Seymour’s in Westmoreland!
***FINAL MILE RIDERS: BE AT THE WESTMORLAND FIRE HOUSE AT 10:30***
***It’s NOT about the miles…it’s about the message,
“you suffer alone no more”
SATURDAY AUGUST 25th
4th Annual The 2018 Ride for joe
Sponsored by Bikes & Boards in New Hartford and Roc Star Ice Cream & Eatery!
***McKenzie Fuller was THE 2018 HONOREE***
***SPECIAL GUEST RIDER RACHEL WITTER FROM WUTR***
Celebrity rider Rachel Witter conquers “Chemo Hill”
This was her first biking season!
We started and ended at Roc Star Ice Cream in Waterville
We surprised the Langones with a thank you plaque!
9:00-9:30 Arrive, prepare and receive route information and protocols.
9:45-10:00 Honoring families with a moment of silence.
****Alex Wright will speak****
Review course notes and protocols
10:00-10:10 Line-up and launch!!!
Distance: 10.71 miles…GORGEOUS ROUTE
***FOR THE FIRST AND ONLY TIME, we will disembark and walk up part of one hill***
11:15-11:30 Arrive at Roc-Star Ice cream
11:45: Lunch and Ice Cream!
“The Happy Haggs Dance Troupe performed!
Cost: $50.00! Lunch & ice cream provided after the ride!
Sponsored by Roc-Star Ice Cream!
***It’s NOT about the miles…it’s about the message, “you suffer alone no more”
FEE IS TAX DEDUCTIBLE: VISIT THE “DONATE” TAB OR PAY THAT MORNING
On August 26th 2017, Dr. Montgomery finished the statewide tour of 62 counties!
We honored EMS, fire fighters and law enforcement like no other.
The ride theme is a message to those impacted by Cancer and Leukemia:
“you suffer alone no more”
The 2017 Oneida County ‘ride for joe’
Dr. Montgomery carried “Da Moose” with the bag of honor to remember Mya Corigliano who could not attend that day.
A wonderful article written about the ride:
First county rides of 2017 were Dutchess & Ulster
For the first time, Dr. Montgomery rode with two Deputies. Both from Dutchess County!
The Deputies and Dr. Montgomery pose in front of a piece of twisted iron from one of the twin towers from 911.
First county ride of 2016 was Niagara County
With thanks to Bikes and Boards in New Hartford, Leg Cancer survivor Isaiah Snow (above) lead the 2016 “ride for joe”
SATURDAY AUGUST 26TH 2017
DR. MONTGOMERY WILL FINISH RIDING IN ALL 62 COUNTIES AND END BACK IN ONEIDA COUNTY and MVCC with RIDE TEAM JOE
Bikes and Boards of New Hartford
SCALISE TAE KWON DO
Big Apple Music
A&P Master Images
2017 Honoree Sarah Bostick receives a bike from Assistant Chief Wendy Rogers & Sargeant Dave Olney.
Sarah will lead the 2017 Ride for joe
Inspiration and legally blind runner (running half marathons in all 50 states) Andrew Ruffino will be a lead as he runs the final mile.
The final 1.7 miles of the ride will also be lead by race-car driver CJ Castelletti and his car!!!!
*****The Mark Bolos Band will be performing at the post-ride party*****
***SPECIAL GUEST RIDERS***
Dr. Randall Van Wagoner, President of Mohawk Valley Community College
Anthony Picente, Oneida County Executive
Eleanor Picente, Social Worker, Utica City Schools
Army National Guard
New York Yankees Car
DISTANCES: 14 miles & 1.75 mile Community/Survivor/Active battlers!
****THERE IS NO FEE TO RIDE THE MILE SECTION: DONATIONS APPRECIATED****
Route (click on it to expose the hyperlink): Joe’s Ride 2017_Draft-1-A
SERGEANT DAVE OLNEY DESIGNED A SPECIAL EDITION CHALLENGE COIN FOR 14 MILE RIDERS.
SATURDAY AUGUST 26TH 2017
2017 Honorees: Colleen Anderson, The Corigliano & Wright families & Sara Bostick
We will also honor these children and more.
****TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2017 RIDE for Joe***
YOUR TAX DEDUCTIBLE contribution of $75.00 will include:
“Joe” athletic dry fit T-SHIRT and a “62 county challenge coin”
Joseph’s Experience Inc.
P.O. Box 522 Whitesboro, New York 13492
***Paypal is also available on this website***
PARTY AT THE FINISH!
*****PARTICIPANTS ARE ASKED TO WEAR A JOSEPH’S EXPERIENCE SHIRT*****
***Please indicate your shirt size and your preference for long or short sleeve***
**** TENTATIVE Timeline & Protocols for the 2017 Oneida County ride***
7am-7:45 Registration (obtain shirt & bike loading):PAYNE HALL AT MVCC
7:50 bikers load onto the bus with an 8am departure to Herkimer.
Remarks: Moment of silence for fallen firefighters, ems, law enforcement, veterans and those impacted by Cancer and Leukemia.
National Anthem will be sung by UNDERSHERIFF ROBERT SWENZKOWSKI
9:00 Line up & Departure
Army & families arrive at Masonic Care Community
WHEN ARRIVING USE THE BLEECKER STREET ENTRANCE !!!!!!
10:15-10:30 The 14 mile riders arrive at Masonic Care Community
Presentation by Kathy Contino-Turner, Sheriff Robert Maciol & Alex Wright
Collective moment of silence
10:40 Line up for final mile & departure to MVCC
a.) Law enforcement
b.) Race car
c.) NY Yankees Car
d.) Andy Ruffino/The Army National Guard joins on the turn.
e.) Sarah Bostick & Isaiah Snow
f.) Dr. Montgomery & family
h.) All riders
i.) Army National Guard with special riders.
j.) Law enforcement and EMS.
11:00. Arrive @ MVCC Jorgenson Center & prepare for presentations.
Bus from MVCC to Masonic Care Community for those who need to obtain vehicles left there for the final mile participation.
11:45 Food is available & THE MARK BOLOS BAND!
1:30 event ends.
IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE, PLEASE ADHERE TO THE FOLLOWING PROTOCOLS
A.) Riders are expected to be riding a bicycle that is compatible with a 12 mph ride program.
B.) All riders MUST wear an appropriate biking helmet.
C.) Biking water bottles are the ONLY type that can be used during the ride.
D.)*****PARTICIPANTS ARE urged TO WEAR A JOSEPH’S EXPERIENCE SHIRT****
For additional information, contact Dr. Montgomery
On August 8th 2015, Joseph’s Experience made history in Oneida County with “The Ride for joe”
HERE ARE SOME PICTURES FROM THE INAUGURAL 2015 RIDE!
There were NO bicycle rides in central NY which highlight what law enforcement does for the community, EMS, veterans, or for those who are impacted by Cancer and Leukemia….THERE IS NOW and ITS A BIG ONE! See you in 2016!
***THIS WAS A HISTORICAL EVENT AND RIDERS WERE ENCOURAGED TO JOIN THIS INCREDIBLE INAUGURAL RIDE***
- Oneida County Sheriff’s Office
- Edwards Ambulance
- Bridgewater Fire Company Inc.
- Cassville Fire Department
- Sauquoit Fire Department
- Willowvale Fire Company Inc.
- Clayville Fire Department
- New Hartford Fire Department
- New Hartford Police Department
- Clinton Fire and Rescue
- New York State Police
Special Guest Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente presented at the ride!
The inaugural fundraising ride took riders from Bridgewater to Willowvale Fire Department in Chadwicks where Deputy Smoulcey serves & Ms. Kari Clive who is the 2nd honoree, resides.
Each riding season, the ride will take Dr. Montgomery & any other riders to designated locations. Eventually all 62 counties in New York State will be visited, starting each season with a ride in Oneida County to honor someone impacted by Cancer & Leukemia. Law enforcement and people in each county impacted by Cancer and Leukemia honored. He/they will carry items from those impacted during the ride to honor them.
2015 COUNTIES (22 completed)
CHENANGO ** completed**
The purpose of the ride is:
-Raise awareness and support for those impacted by Cancer and Leukemia.
-Thank law enforcement for their support, protection, and to bring attention to the contributions they make to communities.
-Support the mission of Joseph’s Experience Inc. at the annual Cops. vs. Celebrities Basketball Game!
Here are photos from the inaugural season. As you can see, many people wished Dr. Montgomery well on his county journey at our annual pancake breakfast which is held at the Clayville Fire House.