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01-14-18

STATE POOL TOURNAMENT PLANNED

By Joe Dixon
ABATE of PA chapters are presently holding their pool tournament to decide who will represent them at the District shoot offs. Then each district will be sending their winners to the state pool tournament. The state pool tournament will take place on Saturday, February 17, 2018. read more...


01-14-18

MRF January Update

By Andy Kelly
Let’s begin with self-driving/autonomous vehicles. In the beginning of November Senator John Thune, from South Dakota, Chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee and three other Senators introduced Bill S.1588, “American Vision for Safer Transportation through Advancement of Revolutionary Technologies Act” or the “AV START ACT.” read more...


01-14-18

PMSP Signs New $31 Million Dollar Contract with Total Control of California

By Charles C. Umbenhauer
Here is the announcement that relates to the new contract for the PA Motorcycle Safety Program. While I had predicted for months now that Total Control would get awarded the contract, I did not suspect that they would get the largest contract of its kind at a cost of $31 million that will be paid by motorcyclists surcharges on learners permits and licenses. read more...


11-26-17

MRF December Update

By Andy Kelly
Recently Megan Ekstrom, Vice President of Government Affairs and Public Relations, for the Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF) sent out an email about an actual case in California about profiling.
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11-05-17

MRF November Update

By Andy Kelly
This year, the Meeting of the Minds Conference was held in Williamsburg, VA, just a couple of hours down Interstate 95 from Pennsylvania if that’s the route you preferred but there are so many beautiful backs roads that Bert and I prefer to take and did. There were six people in attendance from ABATE of PA. They were Mark “Radar” Mitchell, Harper and Janine Shoap, Frank Carbone, Bert Kelly, and me. read more...


10-17-17

The Fourth Annual Fall Fling

By Sonnie Mauk
The Fourth Annual Fall Fling has come and gone and marks the end of summer as this was the last A.B.A.T.E. of PA party for the year. This was my first year attending the Fall Fling and I plan to go back again. read more...


10-17-17

MRF October Update

By Andy Kelly
My wife, Roberta (Bert) and I rode out to Sturgis this year. We really enjoyed the trip as we were able to take our time getting there and returning home. We took a lot of back roads enjoying the scenery along the way. read more...


08-28-17

17th annual Ride for the Monuments nears milestone

By Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Committee
The September 23rd Ride for the Monuments is expected to put the annual event close to a financial milestone. read more...


08-28-17

Flight 93 Memorial Run 9/11

By Bob Handwork
September 17, 2017 will be the "Let's Roll" Ride to the Flight 93 National Memorial. Ride will meet at Highland Harley-Davidson in Somerset. Ride leaves at 2:00 PM. Dealership will be open noon to 2:00 PM.
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08-28-17

Update on Motorcycle Profiling

By Charles C. Umbenhauer
In a news release by the Motorcycle Profiling Project which was published on July 5, 2017 by David “Double D” Devereaux incorrectly stated the following . . . read more...


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