Empire City Motorcycle Club:
54 Years of Riding & Brotherhood!


Empire City Motorcycle Club, Inc. of New York City, was founded by a group of twelve motorcycle riders in October, 1964 as a motorcycle owner/rider club. We are the oldest ongoing gay all riding organisation in the country and a vital part of the gay community in New York metropolitan area.

Empire City MC's open general meetings are held 8pm-9pm on the first Wednesday of each month* at "The Centre" 208 W 13th St. Check the activity sheet at the front desk to see which room we will be in. All interested men and prospective members are welcome to attend. *Always check our calendar in event of inclement weather or public holiday.


Featured Upcoming Rides & Events



Although you can see our complete calendar online and in the box at the bottom of this webpage, here are a few featured upcoming rides and events for you to consider:

Sat, 14 July: RIDE: Leake & Watts Buddy Ride (closed ride - ask an ECMC member for an invite)

Fri, 20 July: RIDE: Vision Zero Run. Meet up at 1pm, KSU at 2pm. See flyer for details!

Wed, 1 August, 20:00–21:00: Empire City MC's Open General Meeting, held 8pm-9pm on the first Wednesday of each month at "The Centre" 208 W 13th St, New York, NY 10011. All interested men and prospective members are welcome to attend. Always check with the front desk/schedule to see which room we're booked into.

Fri-Sun, 3-4 August: RIDE & EVENT: Arktos Bear Run. Arktos of Ohio (a bear club) is over 30 years old and they do not hold a run every year -- but in 2018, they will be holding their 24th run at Freedom Valley Gay Men's Campground with the theme: "Bears in the Woods 2018: School Daze!"

Thu-Mon, 16-20 August: RIDE: Gay Pride Montréal. We have had a lot of success with this trip the last four years and there's still more to do that we've done! As with last year, several groups will go up and come back at their own pace. Everyone will need to make their own accommodation plans and we'll use What'sApp or SMS to arrange meet-ups for breakfast to chat about the day's plans.

Fri-Sun, 24-26 August: EVENT: CLAWS Sordid Summer Blow-Out, Pigs In The Pool. CLAWS 18th Anniversary Leather Run @ Metropolis Entertainment Complex, home of the Parliament Resort in Augusta, Georgia.

Wed, 5 September, 20:00–21:00: Empire City MC's Open General Meeting, held 8pm-9pm on the first Wednesday of each month at "The Centre" 208 W 13th St, New York, NY 10011. All interested men and prospective members are welcome to attend. Always check with the front desk/schedule to see which room we're booked into.

Fri-Sun, 14-16 September: RIDE: Black & Blue Weekend at Oneida Campground.

Thu-Sun, 20-23 September, 20:00–21:00: RIDE: Cycle for the Cause.

Sat, 22 September: RIDE: 6th Annual Brad Fox Joe Wargo Fallen Heroes Motorcycle Run.

Fri-Sun, 28-30 September, 20:00–21:00: EVENT: 22nd Mates Leather Weekend. Provincetown, MA, USA.

Sun, 30 September: RIDE: The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride. On Sunday September 30th 2018, tens of thousands of distinguished gentlefolk in hundreds of cities worldwide will don their cravats, tweak their moustaches, press their tweed and sit astride their classic and vintage styled motorcycles to raise funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer and men's mental health.

Wed, 3 October, 20:00–21:00: Empire City MC's Open General Meeting, held 8pm-9pm on the first Wednesday of each month at "The Centre" 208 W 13th St, New York, NY 10011. All interested men and prospective members are welcome to attend. Always check with the front desk/schedule to see which room we're booked into.

REMEMBER: There are plenty of other events and rides added to our official calendar on a regular basis, especially day rides! Bookmark our official calendar at calendar.EmpireCityMC.com and come along with us on some great rides!


ECMC featured in UNION MAG



Union Mag (United Kingdom) came across the Atlantic to interview Empire City MC! Watch their view interview in the box above or by clicking here. Visit Union Mag's website at: "UnionMag.co.uk"


See the ECMC documentary



Watch episode two of Kiwi Callahan's "Where I Don't Belong" in the box above or by clicking here. "Where I Don't Belong" is a documentary series dedicated to smashing stereotypes and obliterating "old wives' tales". In episode two, Kiwi gets an exclusive look into the history and inner workings of Empire City Motorcycle Club. This is an exciting project for everyone involved, as we've has never opened our doors to a journalist at this level ever before.


ECMC featured in OUT! Magazine!

Click on 'Evil' Ed's bulge to see the article and photo spread!




Rides & Events Calendar



To see a full-screen, monthly Rides & Events Calendar, click here.


ECMC is Online!

Websites are so "one directional"... Join the conversation on our facebook groups! Both ECMC and AMCC have them -- click on the logos to get there. We are also pleased to publish a monthly newsletter full of all sorts of gossip... er, news and information! There are loads of photos and only a few big words, so even us bikers can enjoy it!






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