Honda Riders of Tidewater

The Tidewater Virginia Chapter of the

Honda Rider's Club of America

Honda Riders of Tidewater (HROT) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the pursuit of happiness and riding Honda motorcycles. Regular meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of each month. Come ride with us!

PresidentJim (H)
(757)343-6196 (C)
Vice President Joe
Ride CoordinatorDale


  • The next regular meeting will be held on March 25, 2021.

    The meeting will be held at Denny's
    Address: 6360 Newtown Rd, Norfolk 23502
    Phone: tel: (757) 497-8535

    Dinner starts at 6:30
    The meeting starts at 7:00pm.

  • The HROT Virginia Grand Tour is here for 2021.

            Remember: The Ride is the Prize!

    The Honda Riders of Tidewater 2021 Virginia Grand Tour is here. Passport books are available.

    What is the Virginia Grand Tour?
    • Same old destinations week after week?
    • Looking for new places to go?
    • Would you really like to see the state of Virginia?
    This is The 2021 Virginia Grand Tour

    If you are a late-comer, and are still interested in participating in old Grand Tours, we still have books from some of the previous years. Let us know and you can still participate.

  • Saturday rides -
    Summer riding season: We ride every Saturday, weather permitting.
    Dress for the weather. If it's not raining out in the morning, we still ride, but occasionally we get caught in the rain while out. If there is a chance of rain, bring rain gear with you.

    Winter riding season: We still try to ride every Saturday, weather permitting. (As many weekends as we can)
    Dress for the weather. We like to ride in the cold. Be prepared, wear warm clothing.

  • Honda of Norfolk needs your used motor oil.

    If you have used motor oil (any kind) for disposal, bring it in to Honda of Norfolk. They use a waste oil burner for heat and they can use all you got. Yes, even during the summer. They store it up so that they have if for next winter. Any questions, give them a call, 857-0107.


Regular meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of every month.


      Don't forget our weekly ride every Saturday.
      We depart from Honda of Norfolk at 9:30 a.m.

  • Saturday morning rides:
    Each weekend, we get together for a group ride. We meet at Honda of Norfolk. Come early, visit for a while, and be ready to leave at 9:30 with a full gas tank. We normally pick a lunch destination in advance, and we plan out a fun route through the country side to get there. About mid way we stop for a break, where you can get gas, and stretch your legs, etc. Then continue our way to our lunch destination. After lunch we work our way back home. Depending on the season and weather, we might do 100-150 miles in the winter, and maybe 150 - 250 miles in the summer.

  • Ride Coordinator alert:
    Our ride coordinator sends out an e-mail alert each week to let everyone know the ride plan for the upcoming Saturday ride. If you want to be on his e-mail list and receive these alerts, please send an e-mail to Dale Miller at and let him know that you would like to receive his weekly e-mail about the upcoming rides.

  • Inclement weather guidelines:
    Normally we don't ride if it is already raining in the morning. However, if it is not yet raining in the morning, we often ride even if the weather forecast indicates a chance of rain or scattered showers. If there is any chance of rain, remember to BRING YOUR RAIN GEAR.
    During the winter we continue to ride as long as it is above freezing and there isn't any chance of rain or ice. Be prepared, dress for the cold. It's not uncommon for us to ride 100 miles or more on a winter Saturday.


     Event and ride pictures  Last updated 3/25/17.


     Membership info page

In Memoriam:

     Gone but not forgotten. Remembering our members that are no longer with us.

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