100% of Every Rider Raised Dollar Goes Directly to Cancer Research

where the money goes

Born in Charleston, LOWVELO's objective is to become the leading grassroots organization funding cancer research in the state of South Carolina. 100% of every rider-raised dollar goes directly to life-saving cancer research at Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina.


100% of dollars raised through LOWVELO will work to end cancer! Learn more about the innovative work being done at Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina and stay tuned to see LOWVELO dollars in action!

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The Blog

LOWVELO helps energize patient as she fights rare cancer
July 1, 2019

Come Nov. 2, Mary Nell Goolsby will be climbing on a bike to ride 50 miles. Her son, Turner Waldrup, and her brother, Lee Goolsby, will ride double that. Here’s why they are so motivated.

LOWVELO ambassador pushes MUSC and community to pedal for cancer
June 10, 2019

MUSC first lady Kathy Cole was intrigued when she heard about LOWVELO, a bike ride where 100 percent of money raised will go to fund cancer research.

Prominent cyclist commits to ride for the future of cancer research
June 10, 2019

Seasoned cyclist George Hincapie has raced on cycling’s largest stage – the Tour de France – 17 times. Now he’s racing for more than a medal – he’s racing for a cure.

Drum roll, please.
June 6, 2019

LOWVELO passed the 300th rider mark with the registration of Hollings Cancer Center researcher Shaun Olsen. An assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at MUSC, Olsen’s research focuses on the structural biology of proteins involved in signal transduction.

Top Eight Tips To Protect Your Skin
May 24, 2019

As summer approaches and you hit the outdoors, take time to remember these top 8 tips of how to best protect your skin. Dr. Andrea Abbott, a surgical oncologist who specializes in treating melanoma at Hollings Cancer Center, shares her top advice. The best skin cancer treatment to her? Prevention.

Hollings Cancer Center lands its highest score, receives NCI-designation renewal
May 20, 2019

As if there weren't enough reasons to ride, here's another. Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) got its highest score ever in its recent renewal of its designation as a National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Center.

Doing What He Does Best - in a New Lab and Town
March 11, 2019

Dr. Denis Guttridge, PhD, recently relocated to Charleston, SC in 2018 to join the MUSC faculty and serve as the Director of the Darby Children’s Research Institute and Associate Director of Translational Sciences at Hollings Cancer Center.

Hollings Horizons Winter 2019
March 4, 2019

Welcome to the first edition of the Hollings Horizons magazine. Published twice a year, it captures the transformational developments happening at Hollings Cancer Center.

What is LOWVELO? [low (Lowcountry) + velo (bike, French)]
January 3, 2019

With an estimated 1000+ outdoor bike riders in its inaugural year, LOWVELO is a grassroots movement intending to raise over $1.5 million for cancer research at Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).