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Important information about MSU Gran Fondo 8

September 14, 2021

Are you ready for the big ride? There is a lot of pertinent information for us to share, so here’s the breakdown of what you need to know before Saturday. See you at the starting line!

MSU researchers study compounds that could improve melanoma treatments

MSU researchers study compounds that could improve melanoma treatments

September 10, 2021

Through a grant funded by MSU Gran Fondo donations, researchers will study two compounds that could improve treatment for melanoma. The team believes a compound they developed and a second one already approved by the FDA could increase the number of melanoma patients who respond well to a therapeutic called immune checkpoint inhibitors and prevent them from developing resistance to the treatment.

Virtual Hangout with Phil Liggett!

Virtual Hangout with Phil Liggett!

September 7, 2021

The Voice of Cycling hosts an exclusive virtual hangout for top fundraisers.

What's New in 2021!

What's New in 2021!

August 11, 2021

Check out what's new at this year's big ride.

Special Offers

Special Offers

August 9, 2021

MSU Gran Fondo participants can access special offers from our community partners and sponsors.

Get your fundraising rolling!

Get your fundraising rolling!

July 28, 2021

The MSU Gran Fondo is more than just a ride, it fuels discoveries. Every single dollar you raise supports MSU College of Human Medicine's skin cancer awareness, prevention and research.

Is Your Bike Fondo Ready?

Is Your Bike Fondo Ready?

July 22, 2021 - Ralf Scharnowski

Make sure your bike is safe, reliable & fun to ride.

Is this your first MSU Gran Fondo? Here’s how to make the most of it.

Is this your first MSU Gran Fondo? Here’s how to make the most of it.

July 14, 2021 - Joel Van Kuiken

It’s a big ride! That’s the whole idea of the MSU Gran Fondo. If it’s your first one, or even your second or third, you need to make sure you are prepared.

Calling all volunteers!

Calling all volunteers!

June 10, 2021

We need your help! Join us as a volunteer at the MSU Gran Fondo on September 18.

3 Skin Cancer Prevention Tips to Remember this Summer

3 Skin Cancer Prevention Tips to Remember this Summer

May 26, 2021 - Dr. John D. Renucci

In honor of May as Skin Cancer Awareness Month, MSU College of Human Medicine clinical assistant professor Dr. John D. Renucci shares tips on reducing your risk of skin cancer.

Do you know these group ride tips?

Do you know these group ride tips?

May 10, 2021

A big group ride like the MSU Gran Fondo is more than a leisurely ride down a quiet bike path. Do you know the rules of the road? Watch this video for important safety information and group ride tips before riding the MSU Gran Fondo!

Gear Up for the Fondo

Gear Up for the Fondo

April 29, 2021

Shop the MSU Gran Fondo store to get custom gifts and gear for yourself or your favorite cyclist.

MSU Gran Fondo Date Change

January 18, 2021

MSU Gran Fondo 8 has been rescheduled to Saturday, September 18, 2021.

New drug combos may prevent resistance to melanoma treatments

New drug combos may prevent resistance to melanoma treatments

November 8, 2019

Through a grant funded by MSU Gran Fondo donations, a Michigan State University skin cancer researcher has found that new drug combinations may prevent resistance to melanoma treatments.