Bikers in the Beltway 2017
By Andy Kelly
The 9th annual Bikers Inside the Beltway (BITB), Lobby Day, was held at Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.
HAZEN 2017- 40th ANNIVERSARY
By Bob Watkins, Hazen Committee Chairman
Hard to believe 40 years ago it all began, for me 22 years and no matter my purpose for being there partying or working the last 9 or so it has always been a BLAST! Iíve worn many hats at the party and have never had a bad weekend. Many express concerns about the weather but rain or shine itís always a good time. We have to wonder if those who started it all thought we would be coming back 40 years later and making the party better and better each year. read more...
MRF June Update
By Andy Kelly
On Monday, April 24, the nominations for the Motorcycle Advisory Council closed but the results will not be known for a few weeks. Hopefully we will all know the ten (10) appointed counsel members by the time you read this. read more...
Motorcyclists Rally at the State Capitol
May 22, 2017 - Harrisburg, PA - Members of ABATE, the Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education, held its annual Motorcyclists Rights Rally at Noon in the rotunda of the state capitol. Hundreds of riders from Erie to Philadelphia gathered to be updated on motorcycle legislation pending before the state Legislature. read more...
2017 Senator Clarence Bell Scholarship Winner Announced
Chris Miller, Lancaster County Chapter
What A.B.A.T.E means to me.
When I first heard about A.B.A.T.E. I was recovering from a motorcycle accident. I was visiting the Millersville VFW with my father when I first saw A.B.A.T.E members. They had stopped by the VFW as an annual stop on the PA Wounded Warrior Ride. After talking to the A.B.A.T.E riders and receiving more information on the local chapter, my curiosity grew and I decided to learn more.
NEWS FLASH! 2017 FREEDOM WEEKEND
by Sonnie Mauk
Freedom Weekend will take place at the Mechanicsburg Club Picnic Grounds from Noon, Saturday, May 20th until we roll out for the Rights Rally on Monday, May 22nd. The address is 80 Glendale Drive, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050. The cost is only $20.00 per person.
MRF May Update
By Andy Kelly
On March 21, 2017 Megan Ekstrom, Vice-President, Government Affairs of the Motorcycle Riders Foundation sent a letter to Michael Griffith of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Office of Safety. The letter was about the concerns the MRF has with the ten positions on the Motorcycle Advisory Council (MAC). Past Motorcycle Advisory Councils had four motorcycle associations represented out of the ten seats. read more...
MRF APRIL UPDATE
by Andy Kelly
I wanted to start off by talking about the Motorcycle Advisory Council (MAC). MAC is supposed to serve and advise the Federal Highway Administration on issues critical to motorcyclists across the nation. The intent of MAC was to give motorcyclists the opportunity to discuss how we are affected by highway design, and the emergence of intelligent transportation systems. read more...
2017 L & L Sponsors Recognized
Thank you to all of the 2017 Leadership & Legislative Seminar Sponsors. read more...
NEW FLASH! FREEDOM WEEKEND
Freedom Weekend will take place at the Mechanicsburg Club Picnic Grounds from Noon, Saturday, May 20 until we roll out for the Rights Rally on Monday, May 22. The address is 80 Glendale Drive, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050. The cost is only $20.00 per person. read more...