In 2017, Peter Vollmer lost his cousin to throat cancer. On his way home from the funeral, he heard a radio commercial for the Empire State Ride. Peter felt compelled to participate in honor of all of those in... 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.
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
Brain cancer can be incredibly difficult to treat, which is why finding new therapeutic approaches is critical to saving lives. New research conducted by Drs. Robert Fenstermaker and Michael Cieselski at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center shows that one of the... Read more
The amount of time and energy our riders put into fundraising to bring an end to cancer is remarkable. We always want to offer the best tools to help your efforts, which is why we’re so excited that you... Read more
Imagine that your child is sick, but no one can tell you what’s wrong. That’s what happened to Kyle’s parents when he took a strange fall and started having trouble walking. He kept waking up in great pain in... Read more