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Empire City MC’s Annual Biker Weekend – May 24th – 26th, 2014
Information and Run Application
With the help of many friends of the club and the dedication of ECMC members, we’re very excited to announce another great Memorial Day weekend riding experience with some meals, accommodations and more! Won’t you join ECMC for all or part of the weekend?
Saturday, May 24th .... Ride with us to “The Ranch” in Hemlock, NY through scenic New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the Southern Tier of New York State with multiple breaks/pick-up points.
Sunday, May 25th ... Explore upstate New York’s Finger Lakes region!
Monday, May 26th ... Ride with us back to New York City.
In order to best prepare and accommodate everyone, we ask that you carefully review the ride as outlined and submit your completed application with $25/per person run fee to Empire City MC promptly.
Important: If you are paying your run fee electronicially on EventBright, purchase ticket(s) ONLY for the location in where you are meeting up with the group and please bring your completed run application with you and give to our Road Captain when you meet up with us. (You can save the $2.37 EventBright processing charge by mailing in your application with a cheque, but we must have it in hand no later than May 24th!)
This is a motorcycle only event! No four-wheeled vehicles are allowed! We understand there are riders from all over that would like to participate in this event without having to enter New York City; therefore we have several meet-up points and times specified in the map which you can see on our website, www.EmpireCityMC.com.
Accommodations at The Ranch, two dinners and two breakfasts are included for your run fee of $25 per person. Each person must complete this form and send it in or bring it with them.
Club Affiliation (if any) ________________________________________________
City __________________________ State _________ Zip __________________
Phone Number (______) _______ - ____________ I am: [ ] Buddy Rider / [ ] Rider
When applying for our event electronicially, please choose the ticket that cooresponds to where you will meet up with our group at (see map)
Emergency Contact Name _____________________________________________
Emergency Contact Phone Number (______) _______ - ____________
Don’t forget the legal crap…
I, ____________________________, certify that I have attained at least twenty-one (21) years of age and that I, based upon mutual covenants and considerations, will not hold the Empire City Motorcycle Club, Inc. (a.k.a. ECMC) nor the individual and collective officers, members, servants, agents, employees thereof liable for any injury to my person or property during the period of the Empire City MC Annual Biker Weekend 2014. I further agree to indemnify, save harmless and hold harmless the Empire City Motorcycle Club, Inc. (a.k.a. ECMC) or the individual and collective officers, members, servants, agents, employees thereof from any and all liability, serious injury, economic loss, and any other loss arising from whatever event, source, manner and/or nature which they may suffer as a result of claims, demands, costs or judgments against them, individually and/or collectively, arising out of their individually and/or collectively granting to me the privilege of attending and participating in part and/or whole of the Empire City MC Annual Biker Weekend 2014.
Signature ________________________________________________ Date _______________
Once you’ve completed the filling in the planning portion (with the maps below), you must mail this application to our Road Captain for processing. Remember: Bed space will be assigned on a ‘first registered, first served’ basis, so don’t delay!
It’s vital that your motorcycle is in good working order and you are on time to your respective meet-up location.
Meet-up Point “A” (Lexington Candy Shop, New York, NY)
09:00 - 10:00 ... Breakfast at Lexington Candy Shop, 1226 Lexington Ave at 83rd St, New York, NY 10028
10:00 - 10:45 ... Kickstands up from Lexington Candy Shop and ride 33.9 mi (~0:42)
Meet-up Point “B” (Wendy’s in Parsippany, NJ)
10:45 - 11:15 ... Gas up at BP, bathroom/snack break and meet-up at Wendy's, 736 U.S. 46, Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ 07054
11:15 - 12:45 ... Kickstands up from Wendy's and ride 101 mi (~1:36)
Meet-up Point “C” (Pilot Truck Stop in Drums, PA)
12:45 - 13:15 ... Gas up, bathroom/snack break at Pilot Travel Center, SR 93 I-80/81/PA 93 Exit 256, Drums, PA 18222
13:15 - 14:30 ... Kickstands up from Pilot Travel Center and ride 85.3 mi (~1:19)
Meet-up Point “D” (Truck Stop in Trout Run, PA)
14:30 - 14:45 ... Gas up, bathroom/snack break at Steam Valley Restaurant/Truck Stop, 169 Pennsylvania 14, Trout Run, PA 17771
14:45 - 16:15 ... Kickstands up from Steam Valley Truck Stop and ride 103 mi (~1:36)
Meet-up Point “E” (Mobil in Wayland, NY)
16:15 - 16:30 ... Gas up, bathroom/snack break at Mobil Mini Mart, 26 E Naples St, Wayland, NY 14572
16:30 - 17:00 ... Kickstands up from Mobil Mini Mart and ride 16.4 mi (~0:22)
Meet-up Point “F” (The Ranch in Hemlock, NY)
17:00 ............... Arrive at The Ranch, 4872 Blank Rd, Hemlock, NY 14466
Bed, clean linens and towels will be provided by ‘The Ranch’, but for your safety and comfort, we recommend you bring the following:
- tool kit
- extra bungie cords
- rain gear (hope we don’t need it!)
- bike cover
- driving license, motorcycle registration, insurance card
- mobile phone charger
- personal medications
- dry clothing
- your club colours (vest)
The Ranch has play space (should you be interested), as well as a pool, hot tub, full bar, nature trails and more! Read more about what the Ranch has to offer at http://www.empirecitymc.com/files/the-ranch.htm
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Empire City Motorcycle Club
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.