Empire City Motorcycle Club, Inc.


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 organization in the country and a vital part of the gay community in New York metropolitan area.

Empire City M/C'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.



Happy Holidays!

On behalf of all the members of Empire City Motorcycle Club, we would like to wish you, your family and extended family a happy and healthy holiday season!




Upcoming Rides, Runs & Events



Although our calendar is in the box below, we'd like you to be aware (and hopefully come along) on these rides and club runs:

December 31st - New Year’s Eve & Albert’s Birthday blow-out at The Ranch in Hemlock, NY. Click here for more details.

January 7th - Empire City MC's open general meeting. Held 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.

January 16th-19th - ECMC goes to Centaur MC's M.A.L. in Washington, D.C. – More information at www.leatherweekend.com

January 25th - Come to the 9th Avenue Saloon at 3 o’clock for Gary Reynolds Retirement Party! Gary’s been the Manager at 9th Ave Saloon for some time and has been on the club circuit for 45 amazing years! Come celebrate with us!

January 25th - ECMC New Officers' Installation Dinner, starting at 6 o’clock. This is a private event. If you'd like to attend, please contact any ECMC member to be added to the guest list. Cash bar, $40 prix fixe dinner (including tax & tip)

February 4th - Empire City MC's open general meeting. Held 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.

March 20th-22nd - The Long Island Ravens present "To Kill a Raven", their 23rd Anniversary Weekend Run. For more information, visit www.liravensmc.org

May 15th-17th - Twilight Guard & Excelsior MC are teaming up again in 2015 for the “Cherry Grove 2040” Run! ECMC will be there too, so get more information and your run application at www.thetwilightguard.org and let’s have some fun!

May 22nd-25th - Empire City MC's Motorcycle Weekend! As a result of the poll we took in 2014, we’re adding another day this fantastic event at The Ranch in Hemlock, NY. More information and applications will be forthcoming.

June 28th - Empire City MC will be leading the Gay Pride March with our sister club, The Sirens MC!

August 1st-9th - Once is never enough! Empire City MC returns to the Tail of the Dragon in North Carolina for a week-long event of riding some of the twistiest roads in North America! Save the date now, applications coming out in June 2015.

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 Documentary Online!



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.


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


We've got loads of rides coming up, and you're invited! Keep an eye on our online calendar and if you see something that piques your interest, contact our Road Captain or Secretary!



Rides & Events Calendar



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



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