If you would like to join and become a Member of the Great Western Chapter, you must first be a current member of H.O.G® (Harley Owner’s Group), either as a Full Member, Life Full Member, Associate Member or Life Associate Member.
You may have received a complimentary membership of H.O.G.® when you bought a new Harley Davidson, otherwise You can join online HERE.
If your H.O.G® membership expires, and is not renewed, then your membership of the Great Western Chapter also ceases. You can only be an Associate Member of H.O.G® if you are nominated by a Full H.O.G® member.
Each Member of the Chapter may introduce one guest at our “Closed” events (Chapter-specific), for whom membership of H.O.G® is not required.
Any individual guest may join us on three separate occasions, after which both H.O.G® and Chapter membership are required.
If your partner also rides a Harley (and is a Full Member of H.O.G®) you are eligible to pay a reduced joint rate.
Membership is Annual and runs from February 16th to the following February 15th.
New Chapter Membership fees may be paid via the online system.
Full information about the relationship of the Great Western Chapter to H.O.G.® is described in the Annual Charter for H.O.G.® Chapters. You are required to confirm that you have read the content of this document when signing the waiver form. The constitutional details for the Chapter are summarised in the Chapter Operational Policies. Our privacy terms are here..
Benefits of becoming a member of the Great Western Chapter:
A free Chapter Pin, with our Wings & Bridge logo plus 5, 10 and 15 year membership patches
Eligibility to purchase and wear H.O.G® / Chapter-specific pins, patches and other merchandise
You have the opportunity to attend our monthly Club Nights in the GWC area. These are great social events where you can soon make new Harley-rider friends
Receive our quarterly magazine, RoadHOG
Join a variety of rideouts/ trips throughout the year, catering for all levels of riding experience
Assisted travel to a variety of rallies, both in the UK and abroad
Attendance to (at a cost) our annual Chapter Rally, “Great Western Rumble”. We welcome your support organising and supporting the event
A wide variety of other social events, such as Christmas and Chapter birthday parties, events sponsored by Riders of Bristol etc
Very importantly, to help support the Chapter’s chosen charity
All members are invited, upon applying to join the Chapter, to become a member of the “100 Club”. For a payment of just £12 per person for the year, this gives you an opportunity to win cash prizes in our quarterly draw during Chapter Nights. The proceeds provide important support for charity