Au Revoir Aux Ducs

Posted: May 9, 2016 by Adrian Vaughan in Chapter News, people, buy priligy uk Riding Posts, Social Posts


I wanted to thank everyone who played a part in this weeks twinning visit between the Black Mountains Chapter Wales and the Ducs d’ Normandie Chapter France.

Starting at mid-day on Thursday in Cardiff and ending with tears of sadness at mid-day today at Tintern Abbey, our road crew, members and guests escorted the Ducs from one side of Wales to the other and back again.

There were so many fantastic highlights, its difficult to choose a favorite moment. Facebook is overflowing with hundreds of twinning photos and comments. I think its fair to say that each day was packed with great rides and fun social activities.

I have been totally overwhelmed with positive comments from members of both chapters and others who also attended the events. Each one of you that took part should be very proud of hosting such an outstanding exchange visit.

A big thank you to all members of the Black Mountains Chapter, Swansea Harley Davidson our relatives and friends who helped organise each event and also to our very good friends at the Ducs d’ Normandie Chapter.

Looking forward to our visit to Normandy in June.



All Black Mountains Members are welcome to join in any of the social and riding activities during the Duc’s twinned chapter visit to Wales.


16:00pm – Meet at the Angel Hotel, Castle Street and join a short walking tour of Cardiff City Centre and old shopping arcades.

17:00pm – Cardiff Bay Aquabus from Cardiff Castle to Mermaid Quay.

19:00pm – Meal at Demiro’s Restaurant Mermaid Quay, Cardiff Bay.

FRIDAY 6th May

11:00am – Organised Ride from Ogmore-by-Sea Beachfront Carpark. Via Bwlch & Rigos Mountains, Penderyn Distillery, Storey Arms, Crai Resevoir. Buffet Lunch at Llangeinor Arms (Compliments of Black Mountains Chapter).

17:30pm - Refreshments and Nibbles provided at Dealership (Compliments of Swansea Harley Davidson).

20:00pm – Social evening at Village Hotel Bar, Swansea Bay SA1.


10:00am – Organised Ride from Village Hotel Swansea to Pembroke Castle. Via, Laugharne, Pendine, Amroth, Wisemans Bridge, Saundersfoot. Lunch / Free time at Tenby. Visit Pembroke Castle (Entry fee and refreshments compliments of Black Mountains Chapter). Return to Village Hotel.

20:00pm – Meet at Village Hotel for social evening and walk around Swansea Marina.

SUNDAY 8th May

11:00am – Organised Ride from Swansea Harley Davidson to Llandovery, Llyn-Brianne Resevoir and Tregaron. Free time and lunch at Tregaron.

19:00pm – Social evening and Bon Voyage at Village Hotel, Swansea Bay SA1.

BMC Ride to Cider Rally

Posted: April 25, 2016 by Adrian Vaughan in Activities, buy priligy uk Riding Posts, Social Posts

Any one wishing to join the Chapter ride to the Cider Rally please note there are 2 meeting points.

1) 12:00 midday in motorway services bottom car park on the M4 Junction 33 (Cardiff West).

2) 12:30 in motorway services at Magor Services on the M4 Junction 23A

We will leave J33 (Cardiff West) at 12:30 and ride direct to Magor services to collect members from east side of Cardiff. Leave Magor at 13:00 and ride direct to the Rally site via the Seven Bridge, M49 and M5. The distance is under 60 miles so there will be no stops, please ensure you have enough fuel for the ride.

Members from the east/Swansea may want to ride direct to Magor to take a short coffee break but be ready to leave at 13:00.

See you Friday



Dragon Fever Rally – July 2016

Posted: September 29, 2015 by Black Mountains Chapter Wales HOG in Activities, Chapter News, people

DF2016We are pleased to announce next years Black Mountains Chapter Wales, Dragon Fever Rally to be held at Bryn Bettws Lodge, Pontrhydyfen, Port Talbot on 22nd - 24th July 2016.

If you wish to book tickets and/or accommodation, please contact Nicola Brimble our Activities Officer by email,

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OR alternatively, download a booking form BY CLICKING HERE.


Prices are as follows for remaining accommodation;
Weekend Ticket which includes a Camping Pitch (no hook-up) £30 per person.
Weekend Ticket with Motorhome Pitch (no hook-up) £40 per person.

Weekend Ticket in Camping Pods (3 People) £50 per person.
Weekend Ticket with camp bed (provide own sleeping bag) in a Yurt (3 People) £75 per person
Weekend Ticket with camp bed (provide own sleeping bad) in a Yurt (5 People) £75 per person
Weekend Ticket with Bunk in Shared Bunkhouse with shower and toilet (Various Size Rooms) £50 per person.

Bedding provided for all beds in cabins, camping pods and bunkhouses. Female and male shower and toilet blocks available for camping, motorhomes and camping pods.

It is anticipated that accommodation will be sold out very quickly, so please don’t leave it too late. Payment for tickets and cabins / bunkhouse accommodation will be required upon booking.


Spring 2016 Newsletter


BMC club night december 2015

Posted: December 16, 2015 by paul dillon in Club & Natter Nights, people, Social Posts

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Swansea Christmas Club Night

Posted: December 13, 2015 by Adrian Vaughan in Uncategorized

Please note for December, the Swansea Club Night next Tuesday 15th will be held at Finks Diner at Swansea HD. Its a Crimbo Theme, so please do wear your festive accessories.

There will be a Christmas Raffle and additional prizes will be given for the most festive dressed male and female members.

Our sewing lady will also be in attendance for any patch sewing or other clothing alterations requirements. Complimentary Turkey & Stuffing Rolls and Chips for every member attending.

‘Refreshments’ will be available to purchase on the night.

The Harley Davidson dealership will also have a festive discount for HOG/Chapter members and will also be kept open until 7:00pm. Announcements and raffle will be made at approximately 8:30pm.

Hi Everyone,

Update to Ride-Out Sunday 13th Dec 2015.

Due to possible adverse road conditions and weather this weekend, we are suggesting that we meet at Swansea Harley Davidson. 1000am.
Have coffee etc and if weather permitting a small ride to the Gower (Verdis) or Llandovery (Owls Nest).
If the weather is foul (car) just meet up for a chat etc in Fink's Diner.

Road Captain - Neil Lewis

On Sunday 25th October, the Chapter will be presenting Ty Cwtch Children's Home (a part of the Craig y Parc Special School in Pentyrch) with a cheque at approx.12:00 noon. We will also get a chance to meet the kids and for them to look round our bikes. BMC members will leave from Swansea HD side car park, meet 10:00am for 10:30 departure. Picking up at M4 Junction 33 at 11:30am for an 11:45am departure. The home is 7 miles from J33. Please all be fuelled and ready to leave on time. The presentation will take 30 minutes.

Sorry for the short notice.

Thanks Lawrence & Paul

Ride-Out 1st November 2015

Posted: October 21, 2015 by Adrian Vaughan in Activities, buy priligy uk Riding Posts, road crew

The ride out on Sunday 1st November will be led by Ian Mead and will start at Tesco car park Llantrisant just off M4 Junction 34.

Meet at 10:00am for 10:30am start all fuelled up and MT bladdered.
As we will then be in the winter season the ride will be approx 110 miles:-
Fair weather will take us around the valleys.
Wet weather will take us around the coast.
Either way we will end up at the Bryn Owain restaurant on the A48 just outside Cowbridge, excellent-meals from £4.99.
At the start venue Ian will telephone ahead to give them approximate numbers for meals.
Any new ride crew wanting to gain experience please get in touch by October 1st.


Posted: October 11, 2015 by Doberman47 in Uncategorized


Hi all,
Sunday 18th October 2015 HTB details are, leave Swansea H-D at 8am, pick up at Mcdonalds Pencoed, leave at 8.45am, then on to Cardiff West 9am and finally onto Magor services, the meeting point for HTB is Magor services where briefing will take place at 10.20 am for a 10.30departure for Severnview . HTB begins 11am, this will end at Chepstow Race Course. There will be Music and Refreshments plus Trader Stalls and Swansea Harley Davidson.
More details on the HTB web site.

Lawrence HRC