Welcome to Orange County New
York Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.) Chapter,
We are a
family oriented group of motorcyclists of varying skill levels
who share a passion for Harley-Davidson motorcycles and the open
road. The Harley Owners Group is a worldwide motorcycle
organization with more than 1,000,000 members.
been riding since 2001 and currently ride a 2003 Black Heritage
Softail Classic. I have ridden a Harley from day one. The main
reasons I bought a Harley-Davidson motorcycle include it being
American-made, and the way it sound and feels when I ride and,
the camaraderie and “family” that is H.O.G.
H.O.G. Chapters? Simply put, Chapters are a family of H.O.G.®
members gathering at a local level "To Ride and Have Fun!" Last
year our Chapter had many different types of rides. These rides
included something for everyone:
Breakfast, lunch and
Rides for various skill
Rides to motorcycle shows and Rallies
Rides to just ride
Rides to nowhere
are interested in riding and making new friends, I invite you to
join us. Our rides and events are listed on our Events calendar.
Join us for a ride! Guests are welcome to come along on
a few rides. After that I hope you will decide to become a
member and continue to ride with us as a new member. Joining is
simple. The first requirement is that you own a Harley-Davidson
motorcycle. Next, you must be a National H.O.G. member. Once you
have your National H.O.G. number, complete our membership form
and submit it to us with the $24 annual dues. I hope you will
join us soon!
If I can answer any questions, feel free
to contact me at
Keep the paint up and
the rubber down,
2015 Director OCNY HOG
Bowling Nights !!
February 15th ; March 15th
Pat Tarsio Lanes, Newburgh, NY
time: 05:00 PM
$10. pp includes 3 games, bowling shoes and slice of
Earn your Polar Bear Patch !!
to a meeting in Jan and/or Feb on your bike, or ride to an event in
the winter (2014 Toy Run and VA Trip counts too) and any
earn a patch ! See Paul DelNegro for more details.
Club Meetings are held
250 Lake Street, Newburgh, NY 12550
Motorcycle Museum which contains the largest collection of antique and
unique motorcycles, memorabilia and an indoor motordrome in the Hudson
** Volunteers Needed !
If interested, see info.
The January Meeting Minutes have been posted in the Members
Only Section and January Meeting pics have been posted in
the 2015 Photo Album Here.
The January Newsletter has been
posted in the Members Only Section. Note: New PW is in
effect now. If you have not received a newsletter, please
contact Linda (Editor).
Here ! Check it out for events, rides and other Club
information. (Note: This will not be replacing the website -
just another way to get information out to Club Members)
Nights at Moroney's - There will be at
least one Club Officer at Moroney's every Thursday. Stop by,
say hello, get a bite to eat together..
On the third Thursday of the
month, join us for food and drinks compliments of
MORONEY's ! Great fun with friends..
Ladies of Harley
Next Meeting: -
- Last Meeting:
We are also still collecting the
following items for Support Our Heroes:
to cover the cost of shipping, or individual stamps of $5.60
each for shipping, plastic bottles of 24 count juices
(plastic only), ziplock bags (small and large size),
cookies, chips/snacks, slim jims, body wash for men and
women, bars of soap,12 oz body lotions, hair gel, shampoo,
conditioner, long thick black socks,gift cards for BJ's,
Sams Club, or Walmart. Donations can be made via PayPal on
the website, or by check to Lucy Mercado's home address.
Please visit the Support Our Heroes website for the address
and more information(supportourheroes.net)
Items for either cause
may be brought into a Chapter meeting, LOH meeting, or to
Moroney's on Thursday nights when an Officer will be there
to except them.
High Mileage Contest
This year's High Milieage Contest will run from 3/1/14 -
12/1/14. First place will be awarded a $100. Moroney's Gift Card !!
To sign up for this contest, you MUST:
- Be registered for the National HOG Mileage Program
- Must have mileage recorded by a Primary Officer or Head Road
Now get out there and Ride !!
ABC's of Touring:
This is a great contest by National HOG and one you should
consider in your Bike Travels this year. Check the program
out at hog.com.
To view ride destinations, click
All rides leave from Moroney's Parking Lot. The only
time that changes is when we ride after our Club Meetings. Then the
ride leaves from "The Motorcycle Museum".
Make sure you have a FULL tank of gas before we
We always have a "pre-ride" meeting. Road Captain
positions are announced along with the route.
Here are the Start Times of our rides:
* April /
May: Start Time - 10:00 am
* June - Sept.: Start Time - 09:00 am
* Oct. / Nov.: Start Time - 10:00 am
Here ! Check it out for events, rides and other Club
Patch / Points: What's our "Chapter Pride Patch" ?
How do you earn points towards it ? Read all about it
HERE and get involved !!!
Pay your 2015 Membership dues
online, right now, using PayPal !!! .
When your Contact Information changes (i.e. Email address,
Home address, Phone, etc.) you MUST
notify the Secretary of this change !! Email
address corrections are not being done properly and when
sending out the Newsletters and Mail from the Officers, many
addresses come back as invalid or non-existent. Updating the
"Member Info" in the Members Only section is voluntary and
therefore not the correct way to make your changes known to
the Officers. So please make sure you let the Secretary know
when your contact info. changes. Thank you !!
- The "Members Only" section is
(In this area, you will find the
Newsletters, a link to the "Member Listing" and a "Suggestion Box" !!)
The Membership Form has been uploaded. If you
need a copy, click
- Members meet every Thursday
night (Rain or Shine) at Moroney's - 6:30 pm for dinner !
"The Annual Charter for HOG Chapters" can be viewed
Here . The
OCNYHOG By-Laws can be viewed
Here. Every member
should take the time to review these.
|Clothing Drive for St. Mary's
Outreach (Newburgh) - Cleaning out closets and draws of those clothes, shoes and other items you no longer wear? Anyone interested in donating their gently-used clothing items to the St.
Mary's Outreach can contact Marietta Allen (email@example.com) to arrange for drop-off.
Food pantry suppporting the needy and the Veteran's of Newburgh.
|"The goal of this local HOG chapter shall be to promote responsible
motorcycling activities for the Harley Owners Group members by
conducting chapter activities and encouraging participation in other HOG
events. We would like to increase the level of enthusiasm for
riding Harley Davidson motorcycles and create a family oriented
atmosphere in which all members regardless of gender, race, age or
political affiliation can live the Harley Davidson experience."
Events at a Glance:
- February 08th -OCNYHOG Meeting
10:00 AM "Motorcyclepedia" building 250 Lake Street, Newburgh NY 12550
- Feb. 15th and
March 15th - Bowling Night at Tarsio's Bowling. 5 pm
- LOH Meeting
- Check Events Calendar
Rides leave from Moroney's. KSU at
View Road Captain Assignments and ride destinations