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The 5BBC is pleased to be offering a Montreal Weekend Trip again in 2016. Timed to participate in the local Tour La Nuit (Friday June 3rd) and Tour de L'ile (Sunday June 5th, similar to NYC's Five Borough Bike Tour giving various options in terms of length of ride - details to follow as available). The trip is priced at $429, with Early Bird Pricing available at $389 through Monday February 29th... Read more

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A North of the Border Adventure

by David Meltzer
For those of you who wanted to go last year but found the ride sold out, or those of you new to the club wanting to get a sense for what a weekend trip with the club is like, we are re-printing this article by Dave Meltzer on his perspective on the trip. If you'd like to speak to others on the trip - reach out to communications@5bbc.org and we will connect you with someone willing to share... Read more

What the B&O hath wrought, we can use for a path.

by Edward D DeFreitas
Hi fellow 5BBC'ers, On Sunday November 2nd, I led an unusual ride with an unusual response from the Trippers. The theme of the ride was to show where the abandoned North/West Side Staten Island Railway is. The hopes of some Staten Islanders is that it gets turned into a green way. The Trippers who are not from S. I., were totally taken with what they saw. I say that because, unlike with the... Read more

Survival Guide

by David Meltzer
I blame the tilt of the Earth's axis for Winter.  The weather's colder.  The days are shorter.  It it seems like the Spring and Summer are either in the rear view mirror or in the distant horizon.  Yes, the Winter season is upon us, and we have the opton of hibernation or exploration.   I know that there are many who will opt to hibernate, and we will look forward to seeing you in the Spring.  ... Read more

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