Empire City Motorcycle Club:
51 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 organization 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:

August 20th: RIDE: Bike Night in Times Square! Bikes park free along 43rd Street – bring as many people as you want. Click here for more information. Hosted by Gotham City BikeLife Motorcycle Crew.

August 27th-September 1st: As there is sadly no Rochester Rams’ Run this year, Empire City MC will instead trek to Toronto, Ontario, Canada to raise a little hell! Bikers leave NYC on Thursday 27th and stay one night at The Ranch, then complete the three-hour journey to Toronto for a fantastic weekend of fun! Non-bikers are welcome to meet us at our host hotel, The Ramada Plaza Toronto Downtown, 300 Jarvis St, Toronto. If you are going, please let us know, shoot an e-mail to ecmc@empirecitymc.com so we’ll look for you!

September 2nd: Empire City MC's open general meeting is held the first Wednesday of the month at The Centre, 208 W 13th St, NYC. All interested men and prospective members are welcome to attend. Check the posted schedule to see which room we’re in.

September 10th: RIDE: Ground Zero Memorial Midnight Ride. Meet up at NYC Harley-Davidson, 42-11 Northern Blvd. Arrive by 10PM, Kickstands up at 11PM for this escorted ride from Queens to One World Trade Centre, arriving at midnight for services.

September 12th: RIDE: Six Flags Great Adventure! Join us for some roller-coaster thrills! E-mail us at ecmc@empirecitymc.com if interested.

September 18th-20th: RIDE: Rehoboth Beach/Ocean City Bike Week. Contact road-captain@empirecitymc.com if you want to come along!

September 18th-28th: RIDE: “Loop-the-Lake”, an 11-day, 1,500 mile around Lake Ontario featuring Spearhead of Toronto LDSC’s 45th Anniversary Run! Click here for details, register with ecmc@empirecitymc.com prior to 3rd September 2015 and also register with Spearhead LDSC at spearheadtoronto.com if you’re going to participate on the run!

September 25th-27th: EVENT: Spearhead LDSC’s 45th Anniversary In-Town Run, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. spearheadtoronto.com

October 7th: Empire City MC's open general meeting is held the first Wednesday of the month at The Centre, 208 W 13th St, NYC. All interested men and prospective members are welcome to attend. Check the posted schedule to see which room we’re in.

October 11th(Daytime): RIDE: Concrete Canyon Run

October 11th(Evening): Empire City MC’s 51st Anniversary Dinner. Speak to any ECMC member if you’d like an invitation to attend.

October 16th-18th: RIDE/EVENT: Harbour Masters’ Annual Run, Ogunquit, ME. harbormastersofmaine.com

December 4th: BARNIGHT: Excelsior MC’s Annual Trim-A-Tree to be held at the Eagle NYC!

December 5th: Empire City MC’s 51st Annual Holiday Party & Toy Drive to benefit Leake & Watts. More information forthcoming!

January 16th 2016: BARNIGHT: Join ECMC at The *NEW* DC Eagle for an amazing and sexy barnight on Saturday night during the Centaur MC’s Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend! Mark your calendars now!

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.


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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