Start the Cycle is a registered non-profit 501c3 organization. 

We welcome your donations!

Here is our 2024 sponsor packet for businesses and individuals: Sponsor Levels 2024

Every dollar we receive goes towards the program and our goals. Money helps pay for:

  • Bikes for each team member
  • Helmets, biking shorts, gloves, hydration packs, tools, jerseys, etc.
  • Insurance
  • Parts and tools for our trailer
  • Food and drink for the team members after each practice
  • Transportation for some of our point-to-point practices and races
  • This website that we use to communicate with our team members, their family and our mentors!



Donations may also be mailed to:

Start The Cycle
P.O. Box 815
Marquette, MI 49855


Thank you to our 2023 sponsors: Marquette Mountain Bike Park, Cleveland Cliffs Inc., Provisions MQT, Integrated Designs Inc., Tristan’s Legacy of Hope & Healing, Tailored, Select Realty Sean Leahy, Blackrocks, Quickstop Bike Shop, West End Ski & Trail, Sportsrack, West End Health Foundation, Upper Peninsula Health Systems, Meijer, Rippling River Resort, Peninsula Solar, Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum, Northstar Investments and Ore To Shore Mountain Bike Epic