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:

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.

Fti-Tue, 31 August-4th September: RIDE: The Delta Run (a/k/a “Gay Kink Camp”), an invitational camping event. Please note, the run is full and no more applications are being accepted and there is not a waiting list.

Wed, 5 September, 20:00–21:00: MEETING: 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.

Sat 8th September: RIDE: Leake & Watts Buddy Ride. As a hat-tip to those at Leake & Watts (Rising Ground) and all the good they go to help foster children, we’re going to give the employees and volunteers at Rising Ground a ride on the back of our bikes out of the city and into the mountains! This is a closed members-only ride. (Date is tentative!)

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 is an epic three day, 275 mile bicycle ride from Boston to New York that raises millions to fund the fight to end AIDS. Motorcycles are used to escort and coordinate this ride. All meals, fuel and accommodations are paid for in full for motorcycle volunteers for this four-day event. See: http://bit.ly/c4tc2018

Sat, 22 September: RIDE: 6th Annual Brad Fox Joe Wargo Fallen Heroes Motorcycle Run. An escorted motorcycle run paying respect to fallen peace officers and K-9s. Meet up at 5 Centre Square in Easton, PA and register at 9AM, event ends at 4PM and is a loop-ride (you’ll end up back where you started). See: https://www.facebook.com/pg/BradFoxJoeWargoFallenHerosRun

Fri-Sun, 28-30 September, 20:00–21:00: EVENT: 22nd Mates Leather Weekend, Provincetown, MA. Mates is a kick-back, have a good time, meet some hot new friends weekend for those who want to hang out, socialize, relax or party with other like-minded people in Leather, Rubber and Uniforms. Mates Leather Weekend is brought to you by Rick Conley, long-time Provincetown resident and leatherman. See https://www.matesleatherweekend.com/

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: MEETING: 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.

Wed, 14 October, 19:00–21:00: EVENT: Empire City MC's 54th Anniversary Dinner – T/B/D (Tentative date)

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!






We only send about one e-mail per month and you can unsubscribe at any time.

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