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It's become a tradition. We can't do it in person in 2020 but we can celebrate our club and the holidays virtually! Join the 5BBC for our annual holiday party.

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Black Friday 2020: How can... more

We want access for bicycles and pedestrians to the Verrazzano Bridge

Now when more and more commuters are shunning public transportation because of the pandemic, we need... more

        You get any group of cyclists together, and inevitably they will start bitching about infrastructure. Crowding on the Brooklyn and Queensboro Bridges. Poorly marked bike lanes. Terrible... more

To all of our longstanding members we want to take a moment to thank you for your patience and support during the pandemic.

To our many new members who are taking up cycling anew or after a... more

It is very clear that this pandemic is, unfortunately, not a "short" thing. This too will pass, but we have no clue when.

As we have written elsewhere about the 5BBC - we are a community.... more

 

Covid-19 is a worldwide pandemic respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus. Typical symptoms include fever and cough.

Covid-19 is highly prevalent in the... more

Volunteers are the lifeblood of 

  • our club, 
  • most of the bike clubs in our area and around the country, 
  • and in fact - even the mass rides that support the... more

Winter is Coming

In Game of Thrones, the phrase “Winter is Coming” was meant to instill fear. So too, many cyclists also fear the winter. As the temperatures drop, the bike... more

One of our unique attributes as a club is the Point Drop Sweep (PDS) System that we use on most of our rides.

 

There are other philosophies in cycling that focus on speed, getting... more

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