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01-03-17

MRF January Update

By Andy Kelly
The election of 2016 is finally over. I hope the candidates you supported for the Senate and House of Representatives won. Overall, on the national level, the Republicans will gain control of the House, Senate, and the White House. read more...


12-04-16

Governor Wolf Signs Daniel’s Law

By Charles C. Umbenhauer
Daniel Gallatin was riding his motorcycle when he was hit from behind and killed by a woman who was texting while driving. The driver pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter, texting while driving and reckless driving. read more...


12-04-16

MRF December Update

By Andy Kelly

By the time you are reading this the Elections for 2016 will be over. Needless to say but this election was historical and like no election in the past. read more...


10-28-16

House Bill 2025 on Governor's Desk

by Charles Umbenhauer
Harrisburg, PA - Wednesday, October 26, 2016 The House of Representatives concurred in Senate Amendments to House Bill 2025. HB 2025 was a Transportation omnibus bill which included provisions of HB 853 - Daniel's Law. read more...


10-28-16

Let’s Roll Memorial Ride to Shanksville

By Bob Handwork
Sunday, September 18, 2016, was the ABATE of Pennsylvania "Let’s Roll" Memorial ride to Shanksville. It was the 15th Anniversary to honor the heroes of Flight 93. Motorcyclists joined in the benefit run meeting at Highland Harley-Davidson in Somerset, PA. read more...


10-28-16

A THANK YOU TO ALL FROM THE FALL FLING

Bob Pisaneschi, Fall Fling Chairman
The third fall fling has come and gone this year. With it comes a host of new memories and the winding down of another riding season for ABATE of PA members. Looking back at the past three events it seems hard to believe all of the changes that have taken place at this little upstart event. From the timing of the event to its actual execution every part of it has undergone changes. It has truly been a humbling experience and one I personally feel fortunate to have been a part of. read more...


10-28-16

16TH ANNUAL RIDE TO GETTYSBURG – ANOTHER SUCCESS STORY

By Charles C. Umbenhauer
Harrisburg, PA September 24 – The trek from Harrisburg to Battlefield Harley Davidson in Gettysburg was once again led by the God Bless America Motorcycle Color Guard. State Representatives Brian Barbin and Dan Moul were this years appointed ride marshals. read more...


10-28-16

Meeting of the Minds 2016

By Andy Kelly, MRF Rep
This year, the Meeting on the Minds (MOTM) was held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, from Thursday September 22 through Saturday September 24. Mark “Radar” Mitchell, Bert, and I arrived earlier so I could attend both the committee and the board meetings. read more...


10-01-16

PMSP-Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks – (At the Advanced Course)

By Stan Oakes

A good friend, ABATE of PA member, and MSP Riding Instructor Pat Bywater and I talked a lot about the Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program (MSP). Pat told me if you have enough members from a club or group you can have a private class, as the MSP schedule permits. read more...


10-01-16

MRF October Update

By Andy Kelly
Recently, Megan Ekstrom, Vice President, Government Affairs & Public Relations for the Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF), was informed that the National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) published information and research concerning helmet laws and appears to be pushing states to consider these laws in the 2017-2018 legislation sessions. The NCSL is almost like an association of state lawmakers. read more...


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