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.

Rider Spotlight: Scott Posner

“To win the battle, we need as many soldiers as possible.” Cycling enthusiast Scott Posner is always up for a challenge. So when he learned about The Empire State Ride, he knew he needed to be a part of... Read more

Nutrition and Spring

If you’ve been on your trainer during the cold winter months, you probably can’t wait to finally ride outside. But if you want to enjoy a worry-free ride you should check the condition of your bike. This includes tires,... Read more

Picking the right equipment

Taking on 500+ miles over seven days in the fight to end cancer is a very impressive commitment and also one that requires appropriate preparation and equipment. So here at the Empire State Ride, we have compiled several resources... Read more

Rider Spotlight: Melissa Delforte

The year 2018 will mark Melissa Delforte’s first Empire State Ride. She is a cancer survivor. She is a Canandaigua Road Warrior. She first learned about the Empire State Ride a few years ago when she saw a poster... Read more

Diversify your fundraising

We know that reaching your fundraising goal can seem like a daunting task at times but we’re here to help you reach your goals. Here are some great ways that you can diversify raising funds for your Empire State... Read more