July MRF Update: BIKERS IN THE BELTWAY A GREAT SUCCESS
By Andy Kelly
On May 12 the MRF held their 8th annual “Biker in the Beltway.” Over 100 concerned motorcyclists, from 24 states, came to Washington D.C., to lobby their Congressmen and Senator about Motorcycle issues. Seven concerned Members of ABATE of PA rode into Washington D.C. to lobby their elected officials. Lenny Young, Stanley Oakes, Frank Carbone, Steve Zurl, Corey Harris, Mary Dixon, and myself were there to try to see or touch base with all Pennsylvania’s elected officials. read more...
Bikers Rally in Support of Daniels Law
Harrisburg, PA - The annual Motorcyclists Rights Rally which marks the opening of the riding season and the presentation of a proclamation declaring May as Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month signed by Governor Tom Wolf was opened by Dave Evans, State Coordinator of ABATE, who welcomed everyone to Harrisburg. read more...
PA Motorcycle Safety Program Update
Things to think about: Tools and Maintenance
Performing maintenance, by the rider, on motorcycles reduces operator costs, enhances the rider’s mechanical knowledge of the machine, builds rider confidence and trust of the machine, and empowers the rider to perform emergency roadside repairs. Some riders take great pride in performing maintenance on their own bikes and, are often eager to share knowledge and suggestions to other riders. read more...
MRF June Update
By Andy Kelly
With the 2016 Pennsylvania Primary in the history books, you should find out who is running for Congress in your district. For the U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania it is between Pat Toomey and Katie McGinty. You should take the time to contact the candidates and ask their thoughts and views on motorcycle related issues. To just call them “motorcycle related issues is not the whole truth. We can start with ethanol blend fuels. read more...