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Welcome to ABATE of California

ABATE of California is a Motorcycle Rights Organization (MRO) dedicated to preserving individual freedom and promoting safety. We fully support rider training, safety and educational programs. Our members also raise funds for the less fortunate, through charity runs and benefits. We encourage our members to become active in their local communities. 

ABATE works to protect the rights of all motorcyclists through direct involvement in the political process. Part of our job is to be a legislative watchdog for you. ABATE has a full time lobbyist in Sacramento keeping track of legislative bills that affect or are of interest to motorcyclists. You, as an individual, can help in the ongoing struggle against anti-motorcycle legislation both here in California and across the United States by becoming an ABATE member.

ABATE is non-partisan and welcomes all riders, on-road and off-road. We give those with a strong interest in motorcycling to unite and become part of one of California's strongest motorcycle rights organizations. ABATE feels that all of us, lifestyle rider to off-road fan are brothers and sisters with a common interest -- riding free.

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Please bear with us as we make some upgrades and improvements to our web page. It is going to be a busy new year and we are working to be sure we are able to bring you the most current info on the pertinent issues.


New Survey! - 2018 National Motorcycle Profiling Survey - Take the Survey!

Recently, the National Motorcycle Profiling Survey 2016-2017 concluded and the results definitively demonstrate that motorcycle profiling is an epidemic in America. Many motorcyclists in America have been targeted based on appearance, not behavior. 

Please take the time to take the 2018 National Motorcycle Profiling Survey. Note: NO PERSONAL DATA IS REQUIRED! YOUR PRIVACY AND ANONYMITY ARE IMPORTANT AND RESPECTED. By asking for no more than your zip code and email, which is completely voluntary, there is no personal information to maintain or protect.

Take the survey now...



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Join Thunder Press in Increasing Awareness About Motorcycle Profiling - Visit the Thunder Press website HERE to find out what Motorcycle Riders Foundation, Motorcycle Profiling Project, and ABATE are doing to raise national awareness of Motorcycle Profiling. While you are there follow the link to MPP Profiling Survey for 2018. Even if you have completed this survey before, do it again as this is a new survey for 2018. Thanks Thunder Press for helping to get the word out.


Fourth Quarter State Board Meeting in Victorville - October 20, 2018 - !!!NEW LOCATION!!! Holiday Inn Victorville, October 20. If you already have reservations in Fresno cancel ASAP. See the attached FLYER for schedule and lodging details. See you there!!  


ABATE Business Cards - ABATE business cards, return address labels, and refrigerator magnets are available now. Contact your Local president, Regional Representative, or the State office for info on how to order.  


September Bailing Wire Posted - The August issue of the Bailing Wire has been posted here on the website. Click on the "Newsletter" button on the drop down menu or follow this LINK to see the latest info on activity at the State Capitol and around the ABATE Locals. 
Find a Local Near You - !NEW! - ABATE of California has 19 Locals throughout the state. Click HERE to find the local nearest to you and join them for their monthly meeting. 
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2018Legislature Now in Session - The Legislature is back in session and the biggest and most pressing item is AB2972. Go to the Call to Action at the left and contact the representative as directed. It is critical that you do this ASAP as the date of the vote is not fixed and will be called when it is believed the votes are in place to pass the bill. ALL motorcyclists in California should respond to this CTA.  Thank you 
Safety First - Riding a motorcycle can be dangerous. If you do not stay aware of your surroundings and options you may find yourself in a dangerous place. Confidence is required. Sometimes you experience a crisis of confidence when riding. HERE are some thoughts on dealing with it. 
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Motorcycle Safety Program - Whether you are new to riding or a seasoned veteran there is room for improving your riding skills. If you are under 18 a MSP course is required to get your Class "M" endorsement. Check HERE for more info about classes and where you can attend.  
State by State Helmet Laws - Are you planning a trip, or maybe you are on a trip right now, and you are not certain about the helmet laws of the state you are in? The Governors Highway Safety Association has all you need to clear that up. 
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