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April 1, 2018

We hope that by the time you are reading this we are enjoying some warmer weather.  Its been a cold spring but that has not kept Eastern down.  The spring fever run was a lot of fun, both Howdy Mills and Dan Walton braved the cold and rode their bikes.  At the end of t...

June 29, 2016

As we reported earlier the budget problems in Illinois have placed the Cycle Rider Safety Training Program at risk due to lack of funding.  ABATE of Illinois has been working in Springfield to look for a way to salvage the CRSTP.  Following communication with the Gover...

June 28, 2016

There are two days left in this year's fiscal budget for Illinois.  And there is no budget resolution in sight.  Yesterday the Illinois Department of Transportation shared with site directors of the Cycle Riders Safety Training Program that if no budget agreement is re...

June 17, 2016

During Summer Boogie 2016 Eastern Illinois ABATE's 1st President, Craig Tharp, shared a message with the crowd during the field events.  Craig reminded us all how things were 30 years ago and why membership in ABATE is still so very important today.  Great hearing from...

June 16, 2016

Last year Eastern Illinois ABATE member Alan Z. successfully applied for and was awarded a grant from the American Motorcycle Association (AMA) Government Relations Department allowing Eastern Illinois ABATE to purchase a portable decibel meter.  With this meter we are...

June 9, 2016

This December Eastern Illinois ABATE will be 30 years old. What better way to kick off our celebration year than having a GREAT Summer Boogie? Typical to the Boogie norm the weekend didn’t go without a little rain and a little mud. Wouldn’t be Boogie without it, right?


May 18, 2016


MRF Press Release


For Immediate Release


May 17, 2016




WASHINGTON, DC – Last week over 100 members of the Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF) made the trip to Washington, DC to connect with elected...

May 16, 2016




We want to thank everyone that came out.  We had 40 sign up for the run and 25 bikes.  All in all we thought that to be a very good turn out considering the temps stayed below 50 all day.  It was a brisk ride to say the least.  Everyone bundled up and it looked like...

April 28, 2016

On Saturday April 30th several members from the Eastern Illinois chapter of ABATE of Illinois will be standing at the intersection of Prospect Avenue and Marketview Drive in Champaign.  They will be holding signs that say; Look For Motorcycles, I’m a Mother See Me, Loo...

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