Now that you’ve made the commitment to ride the Empire State Ride, you’re probably well into your training for this 500+ mile adventure. The biggest training mistake that riders make is they don’t work hard enough on big effort... Read more
Welcome to the Empire State Ride Blog! You’ll find all the tips, tricks, and info you’ll need to help you train, fundraise and prepare for the ESR right here.
There are million different reasons to participate in the Empire State Ride. For Rick Bartlett, there is one that stands out. The avid cyclist was diagnosed with prostate cancer in the beginning of 2017. Due to early detection and... Read more
While fundraising is thrilling, it can also be quite challenging. Our Empire State Riders are champions when it comes to raising funds. We appreciate all the time, effort and energy they put into fundraising to change the state of... Read more
There’s a new strategy being tested at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center that delivers a two-pronged attack against cancer cells by super-charging the immune system. Developed at Roswell Park, this therapy is being studied through a phase 1 clinical trial.... Read more
What is a Custom Ride? The typical custom rider is someone who wants to be part of the Empire State Ride, but cannot participate for the whole week due to a hectic schedule or responsibilities. When you join as... Read more
Peter Vollmer, a cycling enthusiast, usually cringes when people claim everything happens for a reason. But when the 62-year-old was on his way home after his cousin’s funeral, who lost his battle with throat cancer, he heard a radio... Read more