Bike At Starbucks in Westwood, NJ (Photo Credit: Dave Zornow)

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Rockland Bicycling Club hosts rides during the cycling season and monthly membership meetings throughout the year. 

RBC is a not-for-profit, volunteer-based organization dedicated to promoting cycling and bicycle advocacy in and around Rockland County, New York. We think that riding bikes is good for people, good for communities and good for the environment.

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2019 RBC Ride of Silence
The Rockland Bicycling Club joined groups around the country and around the world to ride in silence on May 15, 2019 to commemorate cyclists who have been injured or killed in crashes with cars.

There were 40 crashes involving a car and a cyclist in Rockland County in 2018.

Each May RBC joins cyclists across the country and around the world to cycle slowly and quietly in a Ride of Silence to raise awareness of bike safety issues. At the May 15, 2019 Ride of Silence meetup at the Rockland County Courthouse, Rockland Bicycling Club President Mike Hays spoke about the 1934 hit and run crash of 18 year old Ted Vernon on NYS Route 9W.

Since the first Ride of Silence following the death of Plano, (2019 RBC Ride of Silence continues ...)

What's the Braking News for May 2019?

  • May 15 Ride of Silence starting at the Rockland County Courthouse
  • Advocacy: Updates on Greenbush Bypass, SUP Hours
  • May/June regional rides
  • Save This Date, Sun June 2 at 2p, for Rolling By The River,  a "slow roll" community cycling event.
READ MORE in the May edition of the RBC monthly newsletter, Braking News.

Mario Cuomo Bridge Shared Use Path Hours: How You Can Help

By Rockland Bicycling Club on 2/14/19 updated 4/28/19

The mayor of South Nyack is on record saying the future shared use path should only be open during daylight hours. The RBC disagrees, and in January we wrote to NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo to tell him why: RBC Asks Governor, NYS Thruway Exec Director To Keep Mario Cuomo Bridge Shared Use Path Open 24/7

If you agree that this infrastructure investment should encourage people to try active, green and healthy bicycle commuting in the near future, write to Governor Andrew Cuomo, NYS Senator David Carlucci, (Mario Cuomo Bridge Shared Use Path Hours: How You Can Help continues ...)