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.

Download our fundraising app

Support cutting-edge cancer research at Roswell Park right from your phone with our fundraising app So you’ve signed up for the Empire State Ride – now what? Start your fundraising! When you make the commitment to become an Empire... Read more

Picking a training plan

Google search “Training plan for long-distance, multi-day cycling adventure.” Crazy, right? There are so many different approaches to training for a cycling tour. So here at the Empire State Ride, we have compiled several resources that we think will... Read more

Holiday Conversations & Fundraising

The holidays are a great time to share with your family and friends that you’re participating in an adventure to end cancer with the Empire State Ride. When you are asked the common questions like “What’s new?” or “Anything... Read more

The 22-Week Training Plan

Congratulations on signing up for the Empire State Ride (ESR)! It’s going to be a great week of riding and we want to help you prepare. We’ve worked with Charlie Livermore, professional cycling coach at Carmichael Training Systems, to... Read more