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Montgomery County Maryland Chapter

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There are many rides and events in our calendar to do this year. Please join us for great rides, good cheer, and fun!

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Scheduled Events for September 2018

Date

Time

Name of Event

Event Information

Event Type

4th
(Tuesday)

9:30am-2:30pm

Trigger Time Tuesday

Ride departs from District Harley-Davidson. We will take back roads through Montgomery and Frederick counties and end up at a target shooting center of the RC's choice. Please note the HOG ride is over upon arrival at the range. Length of ride: 60 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (ML)

Members and 1 guest each

7th
(Friday)

 

Frederick HOG Bike Night

This is the primary event for Frederick HOG. A chapter ride to this event has not been submitted by a Road Captain. See the Frederick HOG website.

Info

8th
(Saturday)

9:15am-4:15pm

MDAMRA Annual Crab Run!

Ride departs from Dempsey's. Join us for the MDAMRA Crab Run at Chesapeake Landing, St. Michaels, MD. Chesapeake Landing will allow individual checks, and regular menu available, however they would like a courtesy tentative count for "All You Can Eat" crabs in order to ensure they have enough to cover the group. Remember to bring your EZ-Pass for the Bay Bridge! Find their menu here.

Length of ride: 180 total miles, 140 highway. 2 stops are planned. (HP)

Members and 1 guest each

9th
(Sunday)

 

Canceled: Just a Ride

This ride has been canceled due to forecast of inclement weather.

Info

10th
(Monday)

 

No ride: Marksmanship Monday

This ride has been canceled due to forecast of inclement weather. Meet at Gilbert's at noon.

Info

13th
(Thursday)

7:00pm-8:30pm

Monthly Chapter Meeting

The meeting will be held at District Harley-Davidson.

    7830 Airpark Road
    Gaithersburg, Maryland

Please feel free to attend any of our meetings. See This Link for a map to the meeting location.

All Welcome

15th
(Saturday)

 

Canceled: Ride to Taneytown

Ride canceled due to forecast of rain.

Info

16th
(Sunday)

11:00am

New Member Ride

Although all chapter members are invited on these rides, a new member ride is designed as a nice way for our new chapter members to meet other chapter members and learn our chapter's riding style. New member rides depart from District Harley-Davidson.

Find this departure point here. Rides usually last about 2 hours, with an hour being spent having lunch, with the route staying close the the Montgomery County area.

Guest ride leader John B. will lead this ride. No more details are available.

Members
+1 guest each

17th
(Monday)

 

Canceled: Marksmanship Monday

Ride canceled due to forecast of rain. Meet at Gilberts at noon.

Info

23rd
(Sunday)

10:00am-11:00am

Ride to Chapter Picnic

Ride departs from District H-D. Please join us for a 1 hour fun ride to the annual chapter picnic. We'll take some fun and scenic roads and will arrive at the Black Hills Shelter J at the start of the picnic. This ride ends at the picnic shelter. Length of ride: 30 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (JW)

Members and 1 guest each

11:00am

HOG Chapter Picnic

Join your fellow HOG Members at the annual picnic. It will be held at the Black Hills Regional Park, Shelter I, starting at 11:00am. There will be food, games, motorcycle challenges, and lots of fun. Bring the family! Admission: $15 for members, $20 for guests; children under 10 free. Please submit your sign-up form at a chapter meeting or by mail with a check payable to "MCHOG." Sign-up form is here.

All Welcome

24th
(Monday)

9:30am-2:30pm

Marksmanship Monday

Ride departs from District Harley-Davidson. We will take back roads through Montgomery and Frederick counties and end up at a target shooting center of the RC's choice. Please note the HOG ride is over upon arrival at the range. Length of ride: 60 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (ML)

Members and 1 guest each

29th
(Saturday)

1:30pm-4:00pm

Afternoon Ice Cream Ride

Ride departs from District H-D. For those who want to spend time with their family and not all day riding, we will be taking back roads through Montgomery, Howard and Frederick counties to Jimmie Cone in Mt. Airy for ice cream. We will return to the dealership via more back roads. Length of ride: 73 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (BW)

Members and 1 guest each

30th
(Sunday)

10:00am-3:00pm

High Rock Ride

Ride departs from District H-D. This ride will take us on a scenic and long route to Taneytown, Maryland and then it will wind its way into Pennsylvania to Blue Ridge Summit using seldom seen scenic roads. We will also be riding on Iron Springs and Jacks Mountain road in Pennsylvania where the scenery is pristine. We will stop for lunch at Mike Travis's Shadow Mountain Diner. From here we will ride to High Rock (also called Tom McCarty Jump Rock) for a photo opportunity and then head home on some fun roads. Please join us for this fun and scenic ride. Heated gear may be a consideration. Length of ride: 110 total miles, 0 highway. 3 stops are planned. (JW)

Members and 1 guest each

Scheduled Events for October 2018

Date

Time

Name of Event

Event Information

Event Type

1st
(Monday)

9:30am-2:30pm

Marksmanship Monday

Ride departs from District Harley-Davidson. We will take back roads through Montgomery and Frederick counties and end up at a target shooting center of the RC's choice. Please note the HOG ride is over upon arrival at the range. Length of ride: 60 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (ML)

Members and 1 guest each

7th
(Sunday)

10:00am

Just a Ride

Ride departs from District H-D. We will take back roads somewhere to eat. Maybe ice cream later. More details to come. (ML)

Members and 1 guest each

8th
(Monday)

9:30am-2:30pm

Marksmanship Monday

Ride departs from District Harley-Davidson. We will take back roads through Montgomery and Frederick counties and end up at a target shooting center of the RC's choice. Please note the HOG ride is over upon arrival at the range. Length of ride: 60 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (ML)

Members and 1 guest each

11th
(Thursday)

7:00pm-8:30pm

Monthly Chapter Meeting

The meeting will be held at District Harley-Davidson.

    7830 Airpark Road
    Gaithersburg, Maryland

Please feel free to attend any of our meetings. See This Link for a map to the meeting location.

All Welcome

13th
(Saturday)

8:30am

First State HOG's Lucky-13 Poker Run

***No chapter ride to this event (yet). *** First State HOG Chapter's Primary Event, details as they become available.

Info

9:30am-3:30pm

Maryland Horse Country Ride

Ride departs from District H-D. This ride is called the Maryland Horse Country ride and will take us through Montgomery, Carroll, and Baltimore counties and some of the premier Maryland horse farms in northern Baltimore county. The scenery on these roads is wonderful and highlights the best of Maryland's horse country estates, particularly along Butler, Worthington, and Tufton roads. We will stop for lunch at Andy Nelson's BBQ in Cockeysville, Maryland. After lunch we will ride around Loch Raven Reservoir, get lost (we always get lost riding around Lock Raven), stop at Rita's for ice cream off Padonia road and then head home Please arrive on time, gassed up and ready to go. Length of ride: 110 total miles, 0 highway. 3 stops are planned. (JW)

Members and 1 guest each

14th
(Sunday)

11:00am-2:00pm

New Member Ride

Ride departs from District H-D. Ride the back roads through Montgomery and Howard Counties with a lunch stop at Boulder Restaurant in Mt. Airy. Following lunch we will wind our way back on more back roads ending at the dealership. Length of ride: 76 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (BW)

Members and 1 guest each

15th
(Monday)

9:30am-2:30pm

Marksmanship Monday

Ride departs from District Harley-Davidson. We will take back roads through Montgomery and Frederick counties and end up at a target shooting center of the RC's choice. Please note the HOG ride is over upon arrival at the range. Length of ride: 60 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (ML)

Members and 1 guest each

22nd
(Monday)

9:30am-2:30pm

Marksmanship Monday

Ride departs from District Harley-Davidson. We will take back roads through Montgomery and Frederick counties and end up at a target shooting center of the RC's choice. Please note the HOG ride is over upon arrival at the range. Length of ride: 60 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (ML)

Members and 1 guest each

27th
(Saturday)

9:30am-3:00pm

Reverse Antietam Ride

Ride departs from District H-D. This is a new ride similar to the back roads route we take to Williamsport except on this route we will be turning off Burnside Bridge road before we get to Sharpsburg and will ride through the Antietam National Battlefield from the southwest to the Visitor's Center which is the opposite direction of the normal visitor route. Our first stop will be Bloody Lane. After visiting the Battlefield we will have lunch at Bonnies at the Red Bird then ride to Boonsboro, Middletown and a stop for ice cream. Length of ride: 110 total miles, 0 highway. 3 stops are planned. (JW)

Members and 1 guest each

29th
(Monday)

9:30am-2:30pm

Marksmanship Monday

Ride departs from District Harley-Davidson. We will take back roads through Montgomery and Frederick counties and end up at a target shooting center of the RC's choice. Please note the HOG ride is over upon arrival at the range. Length of ride: 60 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (ML)

Members and 1 guest each

Scheduled Events for November 2018

Date

Time

Name of Event

Event Information

Event Type

4th
(Sunday)

2:00am

Daylight Saving Time ends

Don't forget that the clocks move back an hour at 2am! If you forget, you may show up early for your ride!

Info

8th
(Thursday)

7:00pm-8:30pm

Monthly Chapter Meeting

The meeting will be held at District Harley-Davidson.

    7830 Airpark Road
    Gaithersburg, Maryland

Please feel free to attend any of our meetings. See This Link for a map to the meeting location.

All Welcome

25th
(Sunday)

12:00am-3:00pm

Sykesville Ice Cream Ride

Ride departs from District H-D. Ok enough of Thanksgiving already - it's time to ride! Please join us for a fun ride to Sykesville for ice cream at the Twin Kiss. Make sure you eat lunch before we go because this is a dessert-only ride. We'll take some fun roads there and some even better roads on the way home. Please come gassed up and ready to go. Length of ride: 75 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (JW)

Members and 1 guest each

Scheduled Events for December 2018

Date

Time

Name of Event

Event Information

Event Type

8th
(Saturday)

10:00am-3:00pm

Dog Days of December Ride

Ride departs from District H-D. Please join us for an excuse to get some wind therapy and seat time in before the riding season ends. On this ride we will have lunch in Frederick and then ride to Brunswick for ice cream at coaches. And then head home to watch football. Length of ride: 90 total miles, 0 highway. 2 stops are planned. (JW)

Members and 1 guest each

13th
(Thursday)

7:00pm-8:30pm

Monthly Chapter Meeting

The meeting will be held at District Harley-Davidson.

    7830 Airpark Road
    Gaithersburg, Maryland

Please feel free to attend any of our meetings. See This Link for a map to the meeting location.

All Welcome

16th
(Sunday)

10:00am-3:30pm

Joes Covered Bridge Ride

Ride departs from District H-D. There are six covered bridges in Maryland. One in Harford County, two in Carol County and three in Frederick County. On this ride we will visit the 3 covered bridges in Frederick County known as: the Utica Road, Loys Station, and Roddys Road covered bridges. We will stop for a group photo at the Loys Station covered bridge since there is safe place at this location to pull over and park. We will stop for lunch at Chubby's BBQ near Emmitsburg before taking a scenic route back to the dealership. Make sure you arrive gassed up and ready to ride. Heated gear may be a consideration. Length of ride: 107 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (JW)

Members and 1 guest each

Legend for the Road Captains leading the rides.

BW = Bob W.
CK = Cynthia K.
DS = Daniel S.
FM = Fred M.
GC = George C.
HP = Harold "Pick" P.
JH = John H.
JP = Jack P.
JW = Joe W.
MB = Mike B.
ML = Michael L.
RE = Roger E.
SY = Sam Y.
TG = Tim G.
TM = Tom M.
TP = Tom Mc.
***Please remember that HOG sanctioned events are limited to the ride itself, and never the activities at a destination, outing, meal, etc. All riders are required to show up for rides sober and remain sober for the duration of the ride. Riders will not be permitted to continue with the group if their abilities to ride are impaired by the use of alcohol or controlled substances. In the interest of safety, the chapter reserves the right, through its officers and designated road captains, to refuse any person from riding with the group.