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

What do I pack?!

Beyond all the riding and fundraising, the Empire State Ride is a week-long outdoor adventure. While you will have a packing list with clothing/gear needed, there are a few extras that any timeworn traveler will tell you are “must... Read more