Announcements

At least once every year we try to bring our members together for a forum where we will have interesting speakers on Saturday August 11th from 4pm-5pm and mix and mingle 3-4 for the early arrivers and 5-6 for those riding a bit longer before or after Summer Streets - which to remind you is August 4, 11, 18 on Park Avenue (7am-1pm) - and we need volunteer mechanics (e-mail: communications@5bbc.org... Read more

We are bringing a new product to market for our members. Stickers! We will have two types - 1) Regular or plain and 2) REFLECTIVE You can buy them in a strip of 6 1"x1" - $2 for plain and $3 for reflective. A strip of 3 2"x2" - $3 for plain and $4 for reflective. A strip of 2 3"x3" - $4 for plain and $5 for reflective. Or the best deal going - a sheet with a total of 11 stickers - 6 1"x1", 3 2"x2... Read more

Welcome to Five Borough Bicycle Club

Articles

by Andrea Mercado

Discover new places and meet new friends!  Our day trips are all freee!!   We are all about adventure-- but also about your safety. Our rides are lead by trained, responsive and responsible leaders who adhere to ride descriptions that they themselves post.  Helmets are required on all rides. Come try us out!  We have insurance in the rare case that something goes wrong on a ride.  It's not our... Read more

by Sharon Behnke

I learned to ride a bike when I was very young but growing up in a small town in an era when cars were boss, my love of cycling, ironically, didn’t take off until I moved to the Big City.  It was more a need for an inexpensive social activity than a desire to become more physically fit that lead me to get serious about cycling in New York City.   I owned a bicycle as a young mother raising my... Read more

Bicycling for a cause

by Nina Sabghir

Bicycles have been my go to means of transportation ever since I survived the crash and burn school of bike riding, the method endorsed by my big brother. Soon I was begging my uncle for a real bike from his hardware store. That Huffy three speed went where few three speeds dare to roll with camping trips from Denver into the mountains. A few years later, I was bicycling through Europe solo on a... Read more

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