Weekend Trips

Sat, May 26, 2018

Memorial Day Weekend Ride to Bear Mountain & Harriman State Parks


50 each way miles / Start Location TBD


May 26-28, 2018 (Saturday morning to Monday evening)
Space available: 12 5BBC members

Transportation: self-contained. Start Point: Chelsea Piers, outdoors, near drinking fountain & public bathroom.
Lodging: Cabins, dorm rooms and tenting
Advanced moderate: 50 miles each way with some very steep hills. [Little Tor Hill has a 9.9% grade, .8 miles long]
Leaders: Manny Sanudo, Steve Lyon, Doug Von Hoppe

Note: We have added an option to allow friends of the cyclists to join the trip! ... Read more

Fri, Jun 1, 2018

Montréal Tour De L’Ile (Tour of the Island) - 2018 Edition June 1-3


See ride description miles / Start Location TBD

MONTREAL Tour De L’Ile (Tour of the Island)

June 1-3, 2018 (Friday morning to Sunday evening - this is the weekend AFTER Memorial Day Weekend)

Survey Feedback Rated This Trip VERY HIGHLY Three Years In A ROW!! Join us for our 4th Year


Early Bird Price: $419 through April 22nd - Sign Up Via Eventbrite Here!

Regular Price: $449


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Fri, Jun 1, 2018

Bike, Boat, Wine & Dine Weekend Trip


50 - 80 miles for weekend miles / Start Location TBD

Reviving an old favorite! - Bike, Boat, Wine and Dine

Long Island North Fork and Shelter Island

After too many years away from the vineyards, our classic early June weekend to Long Island’s serenely beautiful North Fork returns. Our trip features mostly flat biking, lush vineyards, scenic coastlines, a lighthouse or two, and a visit to Shelter Island. On one day, we'll meander along the back roads to and from Greenport, where we'll take the short ferry ride across the harbor to Shelter Island for a quick tour. On the other day, we’ll tour and sample the... Read more

Fri, Jul 6, 2018

5BBC 2nd Annual Washington DC Weekend Trip!


Multiple 30-40 mile rides miles / Start Location TBD


Cycle Washington DC - our nation's capital and the Virginia and Maryland suburbs with great bike trails that surround it

Extended Early Bird: $359 through June 1st - because we had to postpone due to rain and a number of people could not make our new date, we have some number of spots at this price available.

Regular Price: $399 Double Occupancy - we will pair you up if you are not coming with a friend - if you need a room to yourself, please... Read more

Fri, Jul 13, 2018

Philly Phun & Bastille Day


15; 35; 40 miles / Start Location TBD

7/13 - 15, Fri-Sun, 3 days cycling, 2 nights hostel accommodations, 2 breakfasts, 3 days of leader guided touring.

Early Bird Price $200 through May 31st; then price increases to $225 on June 1 Sign up here!

This is an even better trip to Philly than our first one.

Don't miss the new Phun and the fabulous bon marche pricing for the City of Brotherly Love, plus Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite at Bastille Day festivities.

NOTE: Sign up ASAP as we're keeping the... Read more

Sat, Jul 21, 2018

Harlem Valley Rail Weekend 2018 (BASH BISH & HVRR)


60-145 (in 2 days) miles / Start Location TBD

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Bash Bish Falls & Harlem Valley Rail Weekend is a self-contained 5BBC weekend bicycle trip to Dutchess and Columbia Counties, NY, and Bash Bish Falls State Park, Massachusetts. Our ride leaders are Doug Von Hoppe & Steve Lyon.

On Saturday, July 21, 2018, we will meet at Grand Central Terminal at 7:15 AM and take Metro North Railroad to Harlem Valley-Wingdale. (If you would prefer to get on at 125th St. or Fordham Rd, email the leaders in advance.) To make our day even more... Read more

Fri, Jul 27, 2018

Shore to Shore (+Lob-stah!)


/ TBD miles / Start Location TBD

7/27-29 Fri-Sun, 3 days cycling, 2 nights accommodations.


Cycle North Fork Long Island to Greenport ferry; around New London port, Eastern CT, plus some of Rhode Island.


Lovely waterfront and shores galore. And of course, yummy lob-stah shack feast(s).


Bike or train back to New Haven, then RR back to NYC.


All single rooms (bedding provided), convenient and yummy meals.


This trip works well rain (dare we say that word?) or shine.

Sat, Aug 4, 2018

Not your traditional weekend trip: camp on the East End & see where the deer & buffalo roam


40-Sat 45-Sun miles / Start Location TBD

Register here 


Interested in joining us for a weekend of riding out on the East End of Long Island where the deer & buffalo roam? No? Seriously, we will see buffalo and deer if you care to wake up at 5 am or possibly at dusk.  We will stop at the infamous Briermere Farm for pie and fruit.  This is not your traditional weekend trip. This is more like two "Day" rides with tent... Read more