Saturday 15th June 2023

Lovely visit from our friends at the French chapter Chapter Caen HD today


A visit to the local dealership Leeds Harley-Davidson but unfortunately for the weather we were not able to make the ride out.


Saturday 22nd July 2023

The annual Leeds Harley Davidson birthday bash

Great event and very well attended including live bands, BBQ, a fire eater and our very own master chef Michelle again knocking it out of the park for the Ladies of Harley with those great onion bhajis 

Saturday 22nd July 2023

Chapters 2 gether -Fields of Thunder rally

The first Fields of Thunder rally created to celebrate Hogs 40th birthday held down at Leighton Buzzard.

Aire Valley members including our director, representing the chapter for the weekend

Monday 21st August 2023

Aire valley had the chance to meet up and escort rider Jim Claraman to Wetherby on his trip around 33 countries to raise awareness for brain cancer in chidlren to support his 5 year old grandson in his fight against the disease. 


Hats off to this man and we wish him the best in his mission.

Safe Riding Jim

Sunday 27th August 2023

Aire Valley were asked again to marshal the 44th Baildon rally for 2023 following on from success of 2022

The event was extremely well attended and is believed to be one of the UK largest Harley Davidson events

Our head road caption & safety officer Neil Walmsley,  said “there’s no event quite like Baildon”, “This is the only motorcycle brand and therefore the only family that comes from the motorcycle brand”

We even made it into the Telegraph and Argus new covering the event

Read the news article here

Saturday 9th September 2023

Annual Pork Pie Run


The event of the year, Aire Valley’s famous pork pie run. Held each year we sample 5 different pork pies from different butchers around the Yorkshire area and each member of the chapter votes for the favorite.

This is definitely one event not to be missed 

Friday 22nd – 24th September 2023

The Dunes Hotel weekend break


One of the many weekends away that Aire valley hold through out the year at different venues. This year we were joined by the Mancunian & Chrome Hill chapters making for a fantastic weekend

Wednesday October 11th 2023

Monthly Curry club

The first of many to follow for our new monthly curry club. We pick a random venue each month because as the saying goes “variety is the spice of life”, this month was held at “The Spiced Mango”. Well attended and next months curry meeting cant come quick enough.

Wednesday 1st November 2023

AMG meeting we hold each year to go through the details of the chapter and present the awards to members

Well done to all.

Director  Award 2023

For work carried out on the Aire Valley social media & website during 2023

  • Kenny

Dedication to the Chapter Award

Those riders that attend regular rides out and have the certain je ne sais quoi.

  • Jim Harrison
  • Sam Routh
  • Mark & Sharon Williamson
  • Derek Hunter
  • Martin Crompton
  • Steve Crowther

Hero Awards

Those members that rode around wearing a cape and helped out in times of need


  • Derek Hunter – for helping another member during a weekend away when mechanical issue struck

Recognition Awards

The award to highlight the member that assisted when the Cean Chaptor come over from France & Aire Valley escorted them to & around Leeds  despite the treacherous weather over the weekend

  • Mick Pierce
  • Andie Hannam
  • Sam Routh
  • Mick Crossland
  • Neil Walmsley

Stand out awards

For those members that have put on stand out events within the chapter

  • Neil Walmsley – For time spent during 2023 as role of head road captain
  • Andy & Michelle Mchale – for the lovey ladies of Harley coffee mornings & DGR ride
  • Tom (Leeds Harley Davidson) – Helping bridge the connection between Aire Valley and Leeds Harley
  • Mick & Sue Pierce – For the weekend away & other planned events during 2023
  • Trevor Philips –  For his excellent rides out during the year
  • Martin Weston – For him taking on the task of the quarterly newsletters

New Road Captains

Recognition for our members who has officially passed out on their new role as road captain

  • Mark Hickey
  • Andy McHale
  • John Liput

Head Road Captain Award

An award for outstanding ride outs and dedication to the role of road captain 

  • Phil McDonald

Support Recognition Award 

Some chapters have glass cabinets full of trophies. We haven’t got any (yet). What we have to remind us of our past history is Sandra Gaunt. We love hearing about our past from Sandra.

Thank you for your hard work and continued support Sandra.