Congrats to the Winners of the ABATE University Motorcycle Raffle

1st Prize

Indian Chief Dark Horse: Cynthia Williams, Hewitt, MN - Ticket #645, Sold by mail.

2nd Prize

Harley Davidson Streetbob: Rick Ertl, Watkins, MN - Ticket #308, Sold by Jim Orn

3rd Prize

Harley Davidson Sportster Custom: Terri Seelye, Detroit Lakes, MN - Ticket #142, Sold by Mort Heart of Lakes Chapter

4th Prize

Indian Scout: Kenny Bitzan Jr,  Brandon, MN - Ticket #790 Sold by Mike Jeppeson Freedom First Riders Chapter


Congrats to the Winners of Freedom First Riders Chapter Gun Raffle

Winners of the gun raffle are

1 44 mag Jake Graus
2 Henry mare's leg 357 Jon Bachman
3 22-250 Cheech Burke
4 coach gun Dan Nelson
5 Walters 380 Cris Bowman
6 9 mm Ernie Swenson

Congrats some of the names were hard to read so sorry if not spelled right.

Heartland STEAM in the News

For the full story and video, click HERE.

Updated - Application Deadline Extended to May 1st - MN Motorcycle Safety Advisory Task Force (MSATF) Now Taking Applications for 2017-2018


Please consider applying to the Minnesota Motorcycle Safety Advisory Task Force (MSATF). It is very important that the views of everyone involved in Minnesota motorcycling are represented. The MSATF meetings are only two hours long, six times a year and usually held in St. Paul.

Todd Riba Asks Your Support on HF 122

Hello Freedom Fighters,

ABATE of Minnesota’s 2017 Bikerday at the Capitol was a big success and the time is now to strike while the iron is hot. Our Motorcycle Awareness Bill was well received by legislators and now we need to encourage our State Representatives to sign on as co-authors in support of this bill. This is a three part bill and here is a brief description:

The first part of the bill offers a reduction of at least 10% on motorcycle coverage to anyone who successfully completes a state approved motorcycle safety course.

ABATE of MN's Motorcycle Awareness Bill Introduced in MN Legislature

January 11, 2017


Todd Riba
Legislative Director
ABATE of Minnesota


Motorcycle Awareness Bill Introduced

Post Election Wrap Up

The big election is in the history books and now that some of the dust has settled we need to take a look at some of the results and we should get to work.

2016 ABATE of MN Candidate Survey Results - Updated 10-28-16

ABATE of MN surveyed the 2016 candidates for the MN House, and MN Senate on motorcycling issues. Only those who responded are listed. If your candidates are not listed, please contact them and ask their views before you vote. Download the results below.