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ABATE U Deadlines Fast Approaching

Room reservations need to be made by March 24th. After that date, they will be open to the public. Reserve your room now to guarantee lodging for the weekend. Contact: Holiday Inn 320-763-6577.

Intermediate Rider Course and Road Guard classes are filling up fast.  If you want to take the training: Contact Jane at 763-754-5644.

Permit to carry class is also filling up. Contact: Laura at 218-252-1631.

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:
Todd Riba
Legislative Director
ABATE of Minnesota
952-239-0929

toddriba@gmail.com

 

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.

Your Voice + Your Vote = Your Ride

Please take some time to check out the ABATE of Minnesota Candidate Survey in the October issue of Road Noise. If a candidate in your district did not respond, please contact them and find out where they stand on our issues. Please be polite, but firm. When you do get a response, or if you need assistance, call Todd Riba, ABATE of MN Legislative Director, at 952-239-0929.

ABATE's Candidate Survey Needs Your Help

The candidate survey for ABATE of Minnesota’s voters guide, which will be in the October issue of Road Noise and on our web site, has been mailed to every candidate running for Minnesota State Senate and the Minnesota House of Representatives. The survey asks candidates for their opinions on motorcycle helmet laws, motorcycle profiling, and motorcycle insurance issues.

Don't Forget to Vote in the Minnesota Primary Election

Minnesota’s Primary Election, in which voters of each political party decide who will be on the November General Election ballot, will be held on August 9th, 2016. Most voters will not have a problem going to the polls and casting their vote. But for many, especially Minnesota motorcyclists, the timing of the Primary Election will find them at Sturgis Rally Week or on vacation away from their homes.

Great News From the MRF

For Immediate Release

July 14, 2016

Congressional Proposal Introduced Concerning Motorcycle Profiling

WASHINGTON, DC– This week, Representatives Reid Ribble (R-Wisc.) and Tim Walberg (R-Mich.) jointly introduced a resolution concerning the profiling of motorcyclists. H.Res.831, formally titled, “Promoting awareness of motorcycle profiling and encourage collaboration and communication with the motorcycle community and law enforcement officials to prevent instances of profiling” was introduced and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.