Vision Zero & The Motorcyclist

This concept seems to be the wave of the future with certain US cities like Seattle and New York considering implementing it.  We need to be heard on this so it is done with motorcycles taken into consideration. It was recently introduced in Sweden with one official saying, “We must prevent the recruiting of new […]

Update on Ethanol Issue

Back in April, I wrote about the growing problem with ethanol in our fuel.  I covered how it would damage motorcycle and other small engines, and how it would actually create more pollution.  This topic is rapidly evolving and I thought I’d post an update on what has been happening.

Bikers Inside The Beltway (BITB) – May 12, 2016

On May 12, 2016, Members of ABATE of the Garden State met with Congressman Frank Lo Biondo (Rep, NJ) in Washington DC during the Bikers Inside the Beltway (BITB) event. 

What You Need to Know about Ethanol

It’s very confusing.  You see the placard at the pump that says this fuel “contains less than 10% ethanol.”  You hear terms like “E10,” “E15” and “blender pumps” bandied about.  You are told that this fuel is good for the environment on the one hand, but will ruin your bike and void your warranty on […]

End Fed Funding For Motorcycle Roadside Checkpoints

Call to Action – Help End the Federal Funding of the Motorcycle-Only Roadside Checkpoints The US Congress has moved forward on the highway funding bill. They recently named the Conferees that will negotiate the differences between the House and the Senate versions of the bill. This is a crucial juncture for the legislation that would […]

Congress Moves to Abolish Motorcycle-only Checkpoints

Motorcycle-only checkpoints have revved up concern in Congress, and wording was recently inserted into the House highway bill that would bar the U.S. Department of Transportation from providing grants to local or state governments for such discriminatory inspections. The action arose over motorcycle-exclusive roadblocks set up in Georgia and New York under federal safety grants […]