Welcome to the ABATE of Oklahoma website!
The mission statement of ABATE of Oklahoma is to promote and defend motorcyclists freedom, safety, and awareness through education and legislation to make Oklahoma the best place to ride.
All visitors can browse our site with limited access.
If you are already a member, please sign-in using your login/password to get full access. If you don't recall your login and/or password, or don't remember receiving one via an email, (be sure to check your spam folder), you just need to contact your chapter membership coordinator, who can then have the system send you another email with your login and a random generated password. The password is only provided to YOU via the email address you provided and is assigned to your profile. This keeps your password private to you and YOU ONLY! Once you receive the email with the random password, you can login using it, and then change it to something more personal if you prefer.
Be sure to check your spam folder for this email if you don't seem to have gotten it once you have asked to have it resent to you.
The following positions on the ABATE of Oklahoma State Board are now open for elections.
Nominations opened 07/10/2016 for both positions and will remain open until the end of the State Board Meeting on Sept 10th.
Votes will be cast during the Oct 8th State Board Meeting and the elected members taking the roles starting Jan 2017 for a two year period.
Be sure to notify the State Secretary no later than Sept 9th if you have any nominations!
(Anita McMullen, ABATE of Oklahoma Secretary, 580-541-3149)
Nominations (closed) as of 9/10/2016 are as follows:
Mike "McNasty" Scholten
Chisholm Trial 412 Chapter member, member since 11/01/2008
Current - Sgt-at-Arms for ABATE of Oklahoma
Past - CT 412 Chapter President
Charles "Papa Bear" Criner
Three Sands Chapter member, member since 5/1/2007
Current - Chapter Representative to ABATE of OK State Board
Past - Three Sands Chapter President
Bob "Mo" Mobley
Heartland Chapter member, member since 2/9/2013
Current - ABATE of OK webmaster, since Jun 2014
Current - Heartland Chapter Vice-President (2016-present)
Past - USAF Squadron Resource Advisor (1996-97. military equivalent to "treasurer")
State Board Meeting
Our next State Board Meeting is scheduled for 12 noon Saturday, Oct 8, 2016 at Forman's Harley-Davidson Roadhouse in Stillwater.
If you are on a committee, remember the committees meet prior to the State Board meeting (the committee chair will provide start times as needed).
The 2nd Annual Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF) Member Appreciation Cookout is set for Oct 15 at Lake Altus (Quartz Mountain Park). It will coincide with the Save Second Base Poker Run (Southwest Chapter's Breast Cancer Awareness run). See the flyer on the "Events Flyer" page or the "Events Calendar" for more details on both events.
If you're not a MRF member, the cost is $30 per person or $50 a couple, but you get a free meal and MRF membership for both!
Last year the cookout was awesome with great food and fellowship. We even got some new members! Children are invited too!
The above sign was placed in Tulsa on South Memorial between 34th & 35th streets on the west side of the road. Rick
Cassady has been working to get this to happen, and with the help of David Patrick, the city of Tulsa came through on it.
Let's all urge our local cities/towns/villages to do the same in our areas! Thanks for sharing Rick and Mary!
Safety Tip of the Month
Always ensure your tire pressure is at the proper levels, your tread is good and watch for road grime (salt, sand and etc)
The Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF), incorporated in 1987, is a membership-based national motorcyclists’ rights organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. The MRF monitors and when necessary, sways federal legislation and regulatory action that pertains to street riders. The MRF concerns itself with what is going on in the arena of motorcycling safety education, training, licensing, and public awareness. The MRF provides members and state motorcyclists’ rights organizations with direction and information to protect motorcyclists’ rights and motorcycling. The MRF sponsors annual regional and national educational seminars for motorcyclists’ rights activists and publishes a bi-monthly newsletter, The MRF Reports.
“To Promote awareness and education in the motorcycle community to improve rider safety.
To educate non-riders globally in the interest of all riders’ safety.”
Let's attempt to get more members of ABATE of OK to join the MRF and get our voices heard, not just here at home, but in Washington D.C. as well!