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Yes - there is a Manhattan about 110th Street. The 5BBC is helping to lead a push for greater bicycling infrastructure in Harlem. As the Summer Streets Program kicks off - the 5BBC is featuring two rides from Harlem. These rides have been recognized by the New York Daily News. The article quotes such 5BBC luminaries as Wendy Frank, Ken Williams and David MEL Meltzer. Great to see the club... Read more


New Rides. Old Favorites. One from the cue sheet library that catches your eye.
Happy Face Rides. Moderate Rides. Quick Spin Light and Quick Spin.
Urban Rides [with our without potholes], Rural Rides, or rides in the 'Burbs.
Long rides. Short rides. Day rides. Night rides.
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Dear 5BBC - There is a lot that goes on behind the scenes of every ride that we do. This is the essential work of the 5BBC Elected Board and various appointed positions. Without these positions being filled, the Club cannot operate properly. We currently have the need for a few good people to work as Day Trips Coordinator, Weekend Trips Coordinator and as Membership Coordinator. These... Read more


Congratulations to Vincenzo Nibali for his Tour de France win and to... Read more

Dear 5BBC'ers

I would like to offer a few rides out of town during the Summer and the Fall. Usually it would mean getting there by Metro North but some really nice and rural destinations are only reachable by a car. I have one ride scouted out and already scheduled for Saturday, August 9, 2014 in the Taconic/Harlem Valley area:

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I've just completed the 2014 5BBC leadership course. Successfully, I might add :) I wanted to share some things while the memories are still fresh.

I guess some people may just decide themselves to become a ride leader while some grow to it over time. I'm the later. I have been riding with 5BBC on and off for 10 years. Yup, 2014 is my 10th anniversary!

I always enjoyed... Read more

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