Hello fellow 5BBC members. My trip is going out again. I am a leader with 5BBC, a leader with Morris Area Freewheelers and a leader, and past President for 5 years with the Staten Island Bicycling... more
How can we enable members to show their pride in 5BBC? Bring Back Products! We are getting back into retail. And giving you a broader selection of jersey designs than ever before... 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
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