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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

Have you ever wanted to lead 5BBC rides, but were unable to take or complete the 5BBC Leadership Training Course?

We have an alternative just for you.

The 5BBC Board will continue... more

This article is intended for new members to show them how to ride with the Five Borough Bicycle Club. However, we hope that all riders can benefit from what is discussed below. If you follow the... more

Must the City Destroy the East River Greenway in Order to Save It?

Would you be incensed if your city government planned to demolish the largest park in... more

As we start 2020, I thought I would just make a small tweak to my message from 2019.

Our objectives for the club remain unchanged.

Priority 1 - bring you more rides, rides, rides, We... more

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