WHO WE ARE
We are a
non-profit organization of motorcycle enthusiasts from all walks of
life. We lobby and educate the government and the general public to
promote motorcycling in a safe and positive image. We endeavor to enlist
the cooperation and participation of all organizations and individuals
that share a similar interest in preserving our American tradition of
FREEDOM. We promote motorcycle safety, training, & political
awareness. We ARE NOT A CLUB OR A GANG. We fund our work through toy
runs, poker runs, campouts, and other motorcycle activities. We are
your neighbors & friends who work, pay taxes, and get involved with
our community. We serve and support our country and believe in freedom.
We use all legal means to protect our rights without infringing on the
rights of others.
ABATE of Florida, Inc. is incorporated under the laws of Florida as a motorcycle rights organization or
ABATE of Florida, Inc. currently
is the only political MRO in Florida representing the interests of
it's members and the motorcycling public at large.
ABATE of Florida, Inc. is dedicated to securing and protecting the rights of all motorcyclists in the state.
The ABATE of Florida, Inc. mission statement:
We will lobby and educate the government and general public to promote motorcycling in a safe and positive image.
The corporation has retained the services of a full time lobbyist.
is the duty of the lobbyist to coordinate with the Board of Directors
on matters of legislative interest and to put forth these interests to
the legislators in
lobbyist works closely with the Legislative Trustee and the state Board
of Directors to formulate favorable bills and pursue getting the bills
enacted into law.
lobbyist is also responsible for finding a willing and suitable sponsor
in the Florida House and Senate for the aforementioned bills.
ABATE of Florida, Inc.
has copyrighted a Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Program
("MSAP"). The program is designed to be presented in
schools and other public forums to better educate students and the
general public. ABATE of Florida findings show a greater need for
public awareness due to the increased numbers of motorcycles on the
streets and highways of Florida.
We will endeavor to enlist the
cooperation and participation of all organizations and individuals who
share a similar interest in preserving our American tradition of
corporation through it's chapters enlists the talents of it's members
to promote a positive public image and lobby at the local level by
contacting their respective legislators.
corporation aligns itself with other organizations and individuals who
are pursing the same rights and freedoms as guaranteed by the
Constitution of the United States and the State of Florida.
We will involve ourselves in fund raising to achieve our goals.
The corporation raises money from memberships and fund raising events at both the state and chapter level.
At the state level the main fund raising event is the campground during Bike Week in Daytona, FL.
chapters hold fund raising events throughout the year across the state
and use these funds to help the state organization pursue it's goals at
the local level.