The Forged Alliance RC (FARC) is a national motorcycle riding club founded in New York City by a group of riders known as The NYC Crew. FARC was formed on November 18, 2006. The NYC Crew has been around since May 2003.
We are not a “one brand club.” All models and makes of motorcycles are welcome, as are riders of both sexes. We are family oriented. We are not competitive riders. FARC is based on old school traditions and values. We ride to enjoy the scenery and the company of friends. Our primary goal is to have fun.
We are not a 1% club. We are a social riding club. The name of our club demonstrates the commitment we have to our brothers and sisters and our values; Unity - Friendship - Fidelity.
We strive to promote a positive image of motorcyclists, safety, and camaraderie wherever we go. We obey all traffic laws and protect our members by adhering to safe riding practices. We consider ourselves to be ambassadors to the public for all motorcyclists and conduct ourselves accordingly.
We are not territorial and do not condone illegal activities by our members.We ask all our members to wear their patch proudly and to always show respect for all other clubs, and riders. We do not take sides or involve ourselves when it comes to other club politics.
Since we are family, each member has an equal say in making decisions for the Chapter. We encourage and appreciate anyone who wants to "step up to the plate" to lead a ride, recommend a destination, or help out with our membership recruitment efforts. In the same vein, we believe that it is healthy to disagree and openly discuss issues to resolve them. Majority rules and there are no hard feelings.
We are a Riding Club. Simply put...We ride!!
Joining a riding club such as FARC ensures that there is always someone to ride with and share the adventure. Membership is $25.00 per year. New members receive the club patch on payment of their first years dues. You can apply for membership online. Acceptance into the club is subject to the clubs bylaws.
The Meaning Behind Our Patch
The patch we wear on our backs, is very much like the shield that was carried by Knights while on their quest. Our patch has a shield bearing three hands surrounded by a golden yellow laurel. Each one of the hands symbolize the bond that keeps us together; unity, friendship, and fidelity.
The Laurel is a symbol of victory. With our unity, friendship, and fidelity we will always be victorious.
Yellow symbolizes hope, light and energy.
Black represents power, elegance, and sophistication.
White represents cleanliness, purity, and spirituality. Thus the white wings symbolizing the freedom of our ride.
Grey is the combination of black and white. Grey symbolizes security, maturity and reliability.
Blue signifies trust.
As you can see, the patch we wear is more than just a pleasing design; it stands for the principles on which the Forged Alliance RC was founded.
4/24/2013 NYC Crew 10 Years Strong! - In May 2013, we celebrate the 10 year anniversary of The NYC Crew, founders of the Forged Alliance Riding Club. To celebrate this milestone, a commemorative patch was designed by Ian aka Phantom. Each member of the NYC chapter will be receiving one (free). Congratulations to the Crew. I look forward to sharing the road with you all real soon.
11/11/2012 Chapter 1 Newly Elected Officers - Please join us in welcoming Chapter 1's newly elected officers:
Ian - President
Steve - Vice President
Jacob - Treasurer
We'd also like to thank Partyboy for his years of service and leadership as the President of NYC Chapter 1 and his executive cabinet.
Great things are about to happen.
4/17/2012 FARC Welcomes The Finger Lakes Chapter - Please join us in welcoming our newest chapter to the FARC family, Chapter 18, The Finger Lakes Chapter, located in New York State. We wish chapter president Eric Johnson and his crew good luck and look forward to their growth and success. Since we're almost neighbors, The NYC Crew may just be visiting. :)
2/12/2012 FARC Welcomes Chapter 17 Members - Please join us in welcoming Mountain Lakes Chapter 17 (West Virginia) brothers and sisters to the family. We look forward to riding with chapter president Rick King and his crew in the coming months. - From your brothers and sisters in NYC Chapter 1.
2/5/2012 Come Take A Ride With Us - You do not have to be a member of this club to participate in our events, we love company and you are invited to come along anytime you desire. Contact an officer of your local chapter for details.
12/31/2011 Weclome 2012 - On behalf of the NYC Crew, we wish all of our brothers and sisters, and their families and friends, a very happy, healthy, prosperous New Year.
We look forward to sharing the road with all of you in the coming year.
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