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Montgomery County Maryland Chapter

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the Hogline at 240-206-6022

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 August 2017

Date

Time

Name of Event

Event Information

Event Type

1st
(Tuesday)

9:30am-2:30pm

Trigger Time Tuesday

Ride departs from McDonald's. We will take back roads through Montgomery and Frederick counties and end up at Heritage Training and Shooting Center. They require that you attend a 10 minute safety briefing if this is your first time there. Please check their website for more information regarding specifications and requirements. This will be a rain or shine event. If the weather is bad, just meet us at the range. Should be a "blast". This will be a weekly event. Please note the MCHOG event is over upon arrival at the range. Length of ride: 60 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (ML, JW)

Members and 1 guest each

4th
(Friday)

5:15pm-8:00pm

Frederick HOG Bike Night

Ride departs from Bob Evans. This is the primary event for the Frederick HOG Chapter. This will be an 80s themed night full of big hair, headbands, shoulder pads and leg warmers. There will be a DJ spinning tunes and games to play. They will have a photo booth which will accommodate your motorcycle. You will also have the opportunity to try one of their amazing pulled pork sandwiches. Make sure to give your donation and sign up as attending for our chapter. Length of ride: 22 total miles, 0 highway. (CG)

Members and 1 guest each

6th
(Sunday)

10:00am-2:00pm

Ride to Kent Island for Crabs.

Ride departs from McDonald's. Please join us for a fun ride to the Kentmorr Restaurant and Crab House on Kend Island for crabs. After lunch we will take a direct highway route home. Length of ride: 128 total miles, 104 highway. (SF)

Members and 1 guest each

8th
(Tuesday)

9:30am-2:30pm

Trigger Time Tuesday

Ride departs from McDonald's. We will take back roads through Montgomery and Frederick counties and end up at Heritage Training and Shooting Center. They require that you attend a 10 minute safety briefing if this is your first time there. Please check their website for more information regarding specifications and requirements. This will be a rain or shine event. If the weather is bad, just meet us at the range. Should be a "blast". This will be a weekly event. Please note the MCHOG event is over upon arrival at the range. Length of ride: 60 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (ML, JW)

Members and 1 guest each

10th
(Thursday)

7:00pm-9:00pm

Monthly Chapter Meeting

The meeting will be held at our sponsoring Dealership: Battley 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

12th
(Saturday)

 

Ride to Chesapeake Chapter HOG Poker Run canceled.

Due to the forecast of rain, the ride to the Chesapeake Chapter's Poker Run has been canceled.

Info

13th
(Sunday)

10:30am-2:00pm

Quest for the Best Sub in MD Part 4

Ride departs from Bob Evans. Please join us on a fun and scenic ride on backroads to Annapolis for lunch at Giolittis Deli, where we will have our choice of indoor or outdoor seating. After lunch we will take a direct highway route home. Length of ride: 100 total miles, 50 highway. (SF, JW)

Members and 1 guest each

15th
(Tuesday)

9:30am-2:30pm

Trigger Time Tuesday

Ride departs from McDonald's. We will take back roads through Montgomery and Frederick counties and end up at Heritage Training and Shooting Center. They require that you attend a 10 minute safety briefing if this is your first time there. Please check their website for more information regarding specifications and requirements. This will be a rain or shine event. If the weather is bad, just meet us at the range. Should be a "blast". This will be a weekly event. Please note the MCHOG event is over upon arrival at the range. Length of ride: 60 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (ML, JW)

Members and 1 guest each

17th - 19th
(Thursday - Saturday)

 

H.O.G. Rally in the Valley

Location: Grantville, Pennsylvania, about 8 miles north of Hershey. This will be the closest HOG rally to Maryland since HOG eliminated state rallies in 2017. More information here

Info

20th
(Sunday)

11:00am

New Member Ride to J&P New York Pizza

Ride departs from McDonald's. Take a ride through the back roads of Montgomery County up to Mt. Airy, where we'll eat at J&P New York Pizza!

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 McDonald's.
Find this departure point here.

Length of ride: 35 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (DS)

Members
+1 guest each

22nd
(Tuesday)

9:30am-2:30pm

Trigger Time Tuesday

Ride departs from McDonald's. We will take back roads through Montgomery and Frederick counties and end up at Heritage Training and Shooting Center. They require that you attend a 10 minute safety briefing if this is your first time there. Please check their website for more information regarding specifications and requirements. This will be a rain or shine event. If the weather is bad, just meet us at the range. Should be a "blast". This will be a weekly event. Please note the MCHOG event is over upon arrival at the range. Length of ride: 60 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (ML, JW)

Members and 1 guest each

27th
(Sunday)

9:00am-4:00pm

Cumberland Scenic Ride

Ride departs from McDonald's. This is a very scenic ride through the mountains of western Maryland. There will be one fuel stop in Williamsport, MD, then a lunch stop at The Crabby Pig in Cumberland. Fuel up and ride the highway home. Another fuel stop by the Hagerstown Outlets then home. This ride is a all-day ride, we should be back by 4pm. Length of ride: 260 total miles, 140 highway. 4 stops are planned. (GC, SF)

Members and 1 guest each

29th
(Tuesday)

9:30am-2:30pm

Trigger Time Tuesday

Ride departs from McDonald's. We will take back roads through Montgomery and Frederick counties and end up at Heritage Training and Shooting Center. They require that you attend a 10 minute safety briefing if this is your first time there. Please check their website for more information regarding specifications and requirements. This will be a rain or shine event. If the weather is bad, just meet us at the range. Should be a "blast". This will be a weekly event. Please note the MCHOG event is over upon arrival at the range. Length of ride: 60 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (ML, JW)

Members and 1 guest each

Scheduled Events for September 2017

Date

Time

Name of Event

Event Information

Event Type

2nd
(Saturday)

9:00am-3:00pm

Shepherdstown, WV Lunch Ride

Ride departs from Bob Evans. Weather permitting we will take a ride to 200 E High St., Shepherdstown, WV, for lunch, enjoying the scenery as we go. Bring cash as some places to eat in Shepherdstown only takes cash. RC Tom plans to eat at the Bluemoon Cafe but there are plenty of other places to dine in this historic old town. We will gather after lunch to ride to Battley HD taking all back roads and likely stopping for some ice cream along the way. Length of ride: 140 total miles, 5 highway. 3 stops are planned. (TP, GC)

Members and 1 guest each

5th
(Tuesday)

9:30am-2:30pm

Trigger Time Tuesday

Ride departs from McDonald's. We will take back roads through Montgomery and Frederick counties and end up at Heritage Training and Shooting Center. They require that you attend a 10 minute safety briefing if this is your first time there. Please check their website for more information regarding specifications and requirements. This will be a rain or shine event. If the weather is bad, just meet us at the range. Should be a "blast". This will be a weekly event. Please note the MCHOG event is over upon arrival at the range. Length of ride: 60 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (ML, JW)

Members and 1 guest each

9th
(Saturday)

 

MD/DE HOG Association Crab Run

This event is sponored by the MD/DE Harley Dealer's Association for the HOG chapters. More information about this event will be posted when known. Check back.

Info

12th
(Tuesday)

9:30am-2:30pm

Trigger Time Tuesday

Ride departs from McDonald's. We will take back roads through Montgomery and Frederick counties and end up at Heritage Training and Shooting Center. They require that you attend a 10 minute safety briefing if this is your first time there. Please check their website for more information regarding specifications and requirements. This will be a rain or shine event. If the weather is bad, just meet us at the range. Should be a "blast". This will be a weekly event. Please note the MCHOG event is over upon arrival at the range. Length of ride: 60 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (ML, JW)

Members and 1 guest each

14th
(Thursday)

7:00pm-9:00pm

Monthly Chapter Meeting

The meeting will be held at our sponsoring Dealership: Battley 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
(Saturday)

10:30am

Quest for the Best Sub in MD Part 5

Ride departs from McDonald's. Please join us for a fun ride to Southern Maryland for our Part 5 sub quest. This ride will take us to the New York Deli located in Brandywine, Maryland. We will take backroads getting there and a more direct highway route on the way home. Length of Ride: 110 miles, 55 highway. (SF)

Members and 1 guest each

19th
(Tuesday)

9:30am-2:30pm

Trigger Time Tuesday

Ride departs from McDonald's. We will take back roads through Montgomery and Frederick counties and end up at Heritage Training and Shooting Center. They require that you attend a 10 minute safety briefing if this is your first time there. Please check their website for more information regarding specifications and requirements. This will be a rain or shine event. If the weather is bad, just meet us at the range. Should be a "blast". This will be a weekly event. Please note the MCHOG event is over upon arrival at the range. Length of ride: 60 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (ML, JW)

Members and 1 guest each

24th
(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 McDonald's.
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.

Members
+1 guest each

26th
(Tuesday)

9:30am-2:30pm

Trigger Time Tuesday

Ride departs from McDonald's. We will take back roads through Montgomery and Frederick counties and end up at Heritage Training and Shooting Center. They require that you attend a 10 minute safety briefing if this is your first time there. Please check their website for more information regarding specifications and requirements. This will be a rain or shine event. If the weather is bad, just meet us at the range. Should be a "blast". This will be a weekly event. Please note the MCHOG event is over upon arrival at the range. Length of ride: 60 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (ML, JW)

Members and 1 guest each

29th - 30th
(Friday - Saturday)

 

HOGs at the Beach

This is the "HOGs at the Beach" event in Ocean City, Maryland, sponsored by the MD/DE Harley Dealer's Association. More information will be provided in the chapter newsletter.

Info

Scheduled Events for October 2017

Date

Time

Name of Event

Event Information

Event Type

3rd
(Tuesday)

9:30am-2:30pm

Trigger Time Tuesday

Ride departs from McDonald's. We will take back roads through Montgomery and Frederick counties and end up at Heritage Training and Shooting Center. They require that you attend a 10 minute safety briefing if this is your first time there. Please check their website for more information regarding specifications and requirements. This will be a rain or shine event. If the weather is bad, just meet us at the range. Should be a "blast". This will be a weekly event. Please note the MCHOG event is over upon arrival at the range. Length of ride: 60 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (ML, JW)

Members and 1 guest each

8th
(Sunday)

10:00am-4:00pm

Catoctin Columbus Ride

Ride departs from McDonald's. Explore sweeping vistas through corn fields and backroads of rural Frederick and Washington Counties.

We will make our way up through Frederick, and wind our way along Alt Rt. 40 to Middletown. We'll head north on MD Rt 17 to Harmony Road through Wolfsville to MD-77. We then will head west to Smithsburg where we will have lunch at the Dixie Diner.

After a quick gas stop along MD-64 in S. Smithsburg, we will get back to MD-77, Foxville Road, and ride through the Catoctin Ridge (Catoctin National Park on the left and Cunningham State Park on the right).

We will go through historic Thurmont, then Taneytown to the Loys Station Covered Bridge for a quick photo stop.

Then we return via Old Frederick Road to MD-550 south through Creagerstown to MD-194 through Woodsboro, then home. Length of ride: 134 total miles, 0 highway. 3 stops are planned. (RL)

Members
+1 guest each

10th
(Tuesday)

9:30am-2:30pm

Trigger Time Tuesday

Ride departs from McDonald's. We will take back roads through Montgomery and Frederick counties and end up at Heritage Training and Shooting Center. They require that you attend a 10 minute safety briefing if this is your first time there. Please check their website for more information regarding specifications and requirements. This will be a rain or shine event. If the weather is bad, just meet us at the range. Should be a "blast". This will be a weekly event. Please note the MCHOG event is over upon arrival at the range. Length of ride: 60 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (ML, JW)

Members and 1 guest each

12th
(Thursday)

7:00pm-9:00pm

Monthly Chapter Meeting

The meeting will be held at our sponsoring Dealership: Battley 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

17th
(Tuesday)

9:30am-2:30pm

Trigger Time Tuesday

Ride departs from McDonald's. We will take back roads through Montgomery and Frederick counties and end up at Heritage Training and Shooting Center. They require that you attend a 10 minute safety briefing if this is your first time there. Please check their website for more information regarding specifications and requirements. This will be a rain or shine event. If the weather is bad, just meet us at the range. Should be a "blast". This will be a weekly event. Please note the MCHOG event is over upon arrival at the range. Length of ride: 60 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (ML, JW)

Members and 1 guest each

22nd
(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 McDonald's.
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.

Members
+1 guest each

24th
(Tuesday)

9:30am-2:30pm

Trigger Time Tuesday

Ride departs from McDonald's. We will take back roads through Montgomery and Frederick counties and end up at Heritage Training and Shooting Center. They require that you attend a 10 minute safety briefing if this is your first time there. Please check their website for more information regarding specifications and requirements. This will be a rain or shine event. If the weather is bad, just meet us at the range. Should be a "blast". This will be a weekly event. Please note the MCHOG event is over upon arrival at the range. Length of ride: 60 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (ML, JW)

Members and 1 guest each

31st
(Tuesday)

9:30am-2:30pm

Trigger Time Tuesday

Ride departs from McDonald's. We will take back roads through Montgomery and Frederick counties and end up at Heritage Training and Shooting Center. They require that you attend a 10 minute safety briefing if this is your first time there. Please check their website for more information regarding specifications and requirements. This will be a rain or shine event. If the weather is bad, just meet us at the range. Should be a "blast". This will be a weekly event. Please note the MCHOG event is over upon arrival at the range. Length of ride: 60 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (ML, JW)

Members and 1 guest each

Scheduled Events for November 2017

Date

Time

Name of Event

Event Information

Event Type

5th
(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

9:00am-2:00pm

Fall Ride to Woodsboro VFC Breakfast!

Ride departs from Bob Evans. Join us as we head north for our Fall ride to Woodsboro VFC for a classic country breakfast buffet. AYCE, eggs, pancakes, bacon, home fries, pudding, sausage, french toast, OJ, coffee, and lots more! Cash or check only. Adults $9, Kids 5-10 yrs. $5, under 5 FREE! Proceeds benefit the Woodsboro Vol. Fire/Rescue Company. We will take a direct route to breakfast, stay about 1.5 hours, then take a more scenic route back to the area, through Thurmont, and the Catoctin Mountains. Length of ride: 120 total miles, 0 highway. 1 stop is planned. (HP, ML)

Members and 1 guest each

9th
(Thursday)

7:00pm-9:00pm

Monthly Chapter Meeting

The meeting will be held at our sponsoring Dealership: Battley 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

Scheduled Events for December 2017

Date

Time

Name of Event

Event Information

Event Type

7th
(Thursday)

7:00pm-9:00pm

Monthly Chapter Meeting

The meeting will be held at our sponsoring Dealership: Battley 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

Legend for the Road Captains leading the rides.

BC = Bob C. (TR)
CG = Carol G.
CK = Cynthia K.
CM = Carol S.
DM = Don M.
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.
NA = Neal A.
RE = Roger E.
RL = Rocky L.
SF = Steve F.
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.