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04-14-10

Rights Rally - Monday, May 24

The ABATE of PA Motorcyclist Rights Rally will be on Monday, May 24th, at noon! The parade ride in to Harrisburg will leave the VFW Campground, Freedom Weekend, promptly at 10:30. Whether you leave from the campground, or simply meet at the Capitol is your choice. read more...


04-14-10

Freedom Weekend - Saturday & Sunday, May 22 & 23

What's Freedom Weekend? It's Camping, Live Music, a Bike Show, and More! It's a place to spend a day, a night, or the entire weekend prior to the Rights Rally. It's a place to stay for those that would be traveling several hours to get to the Rights Rally. It's a meeting place for the Parade Ride in to Harrisburg on the Morning of the Rights Rally. And, it's a party! read more...


04-14-10

Lobby Day - Tuesday, April 20

Don't forget our Lobby Day on Tuesday, April 20. We still need volunteers!
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04-14-10

Gov. Rendell Declares May as Motorcycle Safety & Awareness Month

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month by proclamation of Governor Edward G. Rendell (see attached file), and the Department of Transportation is reminding motorcyclists to fine-tune their skills through free motorcycle safety courses. In addition, A.B.A.T.E. of Pennsylvania has joined with PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program in an effort to further reduce motorcycle fatalities in a campaign to alert motor vehicle drivers to Watch for Motorcycles. read more...


04-05-10

Motorcycle Tax DeductionFederal Tax Deduction for Motorcycles

PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is reminding riders that they may be eligible for a federal tax deduction on their 2009 taxes if they bought a new motorcycle last year.
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04-05-10

Bikers Support Scott Brown for U.S. Senate

Scott Brown captured the national spotlight in his bid to replace the late Senator Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts, and he is a modern American success story, rising from relative obscurity to be the first Republican in decades elected to the U.S. Senate in the most liberal Democratic state in the country.
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04-05-10

Motorycle Club to Send Patch into Space

The South Houston chapter of the Los Carnales / La Familia law enforcement motorcycle organization has been given the opportunity to send items into space on the Space Shuttle Mission STS-134 on July 29th this year.
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04-05-10

Money Talks

I am sure that everyone is familiar with the saying, “Money makes the world go round.” Well, money also makes things happen here in Harrisburg. One of BikePAC’s major functions is to provide the means for ABATE members and officers to attend various political fundraisers for candidates. In March alone in the Harrisburg area I personally attended more than two dozen such fundraisers. read more...


04-05-10

State Pool Tournament Recap

The State Pool Tournament was another successful event for ABATE of PA. Districts 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8 participated with 27 shooters from all across the State beginning to arrive about 10:00am at the PA Roadhouse & Tavern. Registration was from 10:00am until 12:00noon with tournament play to begin at 12:30pm. read more...


03-15-10

ABATE of Pennsylvania, PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program Promote Motorcycle Awareness

There were 204 motorcycle fatalities in 2009. That is a 14% decrease from the 236 fatalities that occurred in 2008. That decrease in fatalities is encouraging, and fewer lives will be lost by reducing the number of right of way violations that are frequently the cause of automobile / motorcycle collisions. Towards that goal, A.B.A.T.E. of Pennsylvania has joined with PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program in an effort to further reduce motorcycle fatalities in a campaign to Watch for Motorcycles. read more...


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