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Recovering from Your Daily Empire State Rides

August 1st, 2017 | Category: Blog
Riding 500+ miles over 7 consecutive days requires a keen focus on daily recovery protocols. Get it right and you’ll be surprised how well your body responds each day. Ignore it and your week will feel much harder and...

In case you’re wondering what’s on that bike …

July 31st, 2017 | Category: Blog
Are you planning on following the Empire State Riders this year? All the cool kids are! Just follow #ESR17 and #NYC2NF on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to get updates from the 100+ riders who are cycling 546 miles across...

Meet Charlie Livermore: ESR Trainer on the Road!

July 24th, 2017 | Category: Blog
The Empire State Ride is committed to making sure its riders have a safe and enjoyable journey across New York State. That’s why we are proud to have a professional cycling trainer amongst the ranks of the 2017 Empire...

Riding Marshal Program Launches to Make the Empire State Ride a Great Experience For All

July 21st, 2017 | Category: Blog
When the Empire State Ride calls itself a fully supported 500+ mile ride to end cancer, it means it. Let’s take a look at the “fully supported” part of this description for a moment. Not only does the Empire...

How to ride hills efficiently and with less effort

July 20th, 2017 | Category: Blog
Riding on rolling hills can be the most fun type of terrain to ride if you know how to do it right. On the other hand it can feel like the most difficult type of terrain if your technique...

Meet 2017 Rider Tracey Maciejewski

March 27th, 2017 | Category: Blog
“I’m in for 2017.” After she watched her friend complete the Empire State Ride last year, Tracey knew she wanted to join in on the fun. She’s looking at her ride as a personal challenge — but also as...

2017 Empire State Rider: Alan Kurtz

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February 21st, 2017 | Category: Blog
From Running to Cycling: Meet 2017 Rider Alan Kurtz Alan is coming all the way from his hometown in Florida to take part in the Empire State Ride. Learn why he decided to make the trip north — and...

2017 Empire State Rider: Janice Hetrick

February 15th, 2017 | Category: Blog
“Cancer will never control me!” Janice is a registered nurse from Lancaster, New York who has a very personal connection to cancer. Learn how she found out about the Empire State Ride and why she made the decision to...

We Did It!

August 8th, 2016 | Category: Blog
While the 2016 Empire State Ride has ended, the impact of our efforts has only just begun. When we arrived in New York City, we were not quite sure what we got ourselves into. We had no idea what...

Final Prep

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July 28th, 2016 | Category: Blog
Well, it’s been a long 35 weeks since I started blogging tips and tricks to get you safely through the Empire State Ride. I have met several of the riders and I guarantee you’ll have an amazing time this...