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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

Round and round and round we may go, and where we stop.. well, ultimately back where we started, but that is the essence of a true perimeter ride – after all, we are The FIVE... more

What the heck is a “Dutch Reach”? 

 

If you, or anyone you know, has ever been “doored”, then you need to practice the Dutch Reach.

 

What do the Dutch reach for?... more

 

This page is dedicated to the 5BBC's special relationship with Bike New York.

The 5BBC has been involved in supporting the TD Five Boro Bike Tour since inception. We know it well... more

The Velodrome is where man and machine become one, for the single purpose of going faster than the next guy. It's the bicycle equivilent of a speedway, with its banked corners, smooth surface, and... more

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