Regulations Applying to Motorcycle Plates Passed into Law and Effective August 1, 2008

These regulations were passed into law and are effective August 1, 2008. Please read carefully the regs that apply to motorcycle plates.

Meeting of the Minds 2008

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ABATE of Minnesota and SCVR receive an award from the Motorcycle Riders Foundation for being the only state in the nation to have both US Senators cosponsor S616. This legislation will end insurance discrimination against motorcyclists.

More info on MOTM 2008

Going on the Flood Run? Check out "Project Respect"


The City of Prescott, Wis., in cooperation with the Saint Croix Valley Riders, local business owners and the Police Department, is pleased to announce “Project Respect,” an effort to reduce traffic congestion, parking issues and improve compliance with city ordinances during all community events. This project will debut during the Flood Run on Saturday, April 18.

R. I. P. Bob Illingworth

Passing Of Motorcycle Hall Of Famer Bob Illingworth


Illingworth, Robert C.

MMSAC Accepting Applications

          ************                    Deadline is May 20th - Submit Your Application Now                     **********

ABATE OF Minnesota has a long tradition of members serving on the Minnesota Motorcycle Safety Advisory Committee (MMSAC). Applications are being accepted through May 20, 2009. Apply now and play a role in Minnesota motorcycle safety.

Congatulations to the ABATE-U Raffle Winners. Have a great summer on your new ride!

1st Prize:  Jerry Reineke, Alexandria, MN - Ticket #957 sold by Boyd Fiebelkorn, Glacial Ridge Chapter.

2nd Prize: Joe Hegg, Red Lake Falls, MN - Ticket #33 sold by Jim Cyr, Northwest Chapter.

3rd Prize: John Smith, St. James, MN - Ticket #175 sold by Jon Smith, Rolling Prairie Chapter.

4th Prize: Mark Beckstrand, Litchfield, MN - Ticket #398 sold by Jim Orn, South Central Chapter.

5th Prize: Robert Thompson, New London, MN - Ticket #700 sold by Gina Carlson, South Central Chapter.

Bikers Inside The DC Beltway


Photo: Metro Chapter member Charles Fletcher meets with US Representative Keith Ellison

California Call for Action


Tim Tennimon
Executive Director
ABATE of California

To all freedom fighters,

ABATE at Vikings Ride

Volunteers needed to promote ABATE of Minnesota at the Annual Vikings Ride

Jon Stutelberg, Metro Chapter, has promoted ABATE of Minnesota at this event for many years. Jon needs 20 helpers at the Hugo location and 10 people to sell memberships at the event in Hinckley. This is easy duty and not a huge time commitment.

Godspeed Linda Decker

It is with a heavy heart that I pass along the loss of one of ABATE of Minnesota's early volunteers. Linda Decker served as State Treasurer and was a tireless helper. Linda and Don Decker were also a powerful force for Motorcycle Dial A Ride when it was in its infancy.
Godspeed Linda,
Mack Backlund
State Coordinator