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

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

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

Tapering 101

The hardest part about training for a week-long ride such as the Empire State Ride is to know when it’s time to back off on training. Many new athletes mistakenly feel as if they need to ride long and... Read more