Empire City Motorcycle Club:
56 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.


9th Annual Motorcycle Weekend



We are aware that people are concerned about the transmission of Coronaviris COVID-19; however, we are being optomistic and planning that our annual Motorcycle Weekend will take place without issue on Memorial Day Weekend, 2020. Here's how we're doing it this year:

1) Download, fill-in and mail your Run Application with a cheque or money order payable to Empire City MC

2) We will HOLD all payments and not deposit them until 15 May, if there are no more COVID-19 health risks

3) If there are any quarantined zones or health alerts as of 15 May, we shall send your payments back 100%.



CLICK HERE to download the Run Application



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:

Wed 1st April 2020 20:00–21:00: Wed 1st April, 20:00 – 21:00: Empire City MC's Open General Meeting, due to Coronavirus COVID-19, this month’s meeting will be held by teleconference only. If you want to attend, reach out to ChazAntonelli@gmail.com to make arrangements.

Sun 26th April, 09:00 – 17:00: RIDE: The 12th Annual Hogs For Hope Run to benefit the Ronald McDonald House. More information and sign up: www.empireharley.com/event/5439/hogs4hope

Wed 6th May 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.

22nd-25th May: RIDE: Empire City MC's 9th Annual Motorcycle Weekend in the Finger Lakes Region! Click here for a Run Application! Payments will not be cashed until after 15th May 2020 and only if we get the “all clear” from the Department of Health – if there are any issues with the virus after 15th May at your location or ours, we shall cancel the event and return your personal cheque or money orders. We’re only looking for a commitment in cash at this time.

Fri 29th – Sun 31st May: EVENT: Bear Albany presents "Bear Pride" in Albany, NY. Information at: www.bearalbany.com

Wed 3rd June 2020 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 19th June, 18:00-21:00: EVENT: ECMC Bike Blessing at Ty's Bar NYC, 114 Christopher St, New York, NY

Sat 20th June, 09:00-18:00: RIDE: ECMC’s 56th Annual FREE Biker Picnic (entry by motorcycle only!) More information coming soon, but we’ll meet up at Sweet Life Cafe, 147 Christopher St, New York, NY 10014 at 09:00 for coffee/breakfast, ksu (kick-stands-up) at 10:00 and we’ll ride to an undisclosed location for our free biker picnic!

Sun 21st June, 10:00-17:00: EVENT: Folsom Street East, 23rd Anniversary at W 27th St & 11th Ave, New York, NY

Sun 28th June, 10:00-17:00: RIDE: NYC Gay Pride March / 51st Anniversary of Stonewall

Wed 1st July, 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 in.

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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