Welcome to A.B.A.T.E. of Alaska!
ABATE of Alaska has proudly offered
Motorcycle Safety classes since 1991
Motorcycle Safety class registration is open!
Please click here for more information and registration
Our General Membership Meeting is now at Sea Galley on C St. The third Thursday of every month at 7PM.
The Anchorage Assembly unanimously approved the long term use of ABATE’s training range for three years, with two-three year extensions. This allowed ABATE to make much needed range improvements. We offer the three-wheel Basic Rider, Advanced Rider Course: Sportbike Techniques, and DMV road tests for three-wheelers. After saving and planning for more than ten years, ABATE contracted Ron Webb Paving, a long time supporter of ABATE, for the job. The asphalt is done, we need to paint lines in the spring. The cost was $130,000.00 and was completely paid for by ABATE of Alaska. Fencing and landscaping is planned for this spring. Any donations to this and future work are greatly appreciated and every dollar helps. Please click on the”Donate” button above, it is tax deductible. We are looking forward to an awesome riding season in 2014!
Local Motorcycle Events
ABATE stands for — Alaskan Bikers Advocating Training and Education.
ABATE works for you, the motorcycle enthusiast.
ABATE is a not-for-profit organization registered in the state of Alaska.
ABATE is a neutral organization that allows ALL riders to unite in brotherhood to safeguard our rights and still remain individuals with differing views.
ABATE of Alaska believes that all motorcyclists are brothers with a common interest….
Though most motorcycle organizations are formed as structured riding groups where friends and family gather to have fun and socialize, A.B.A.T.E. of Alaska Inc. was founded with the mission of educating Alaska about our motorcycle community and Training Alaska’s motorcycle community. We accomplish this by:
- Encourage motorcycle awareness by working with both state and local agencies as well as concerned individuals to establish motorcycle awareness campaigns each summer. Most importantly May is our Motorcycle Awareness Month campaign: asking all motorists to watch out for motorcycles and share our roads.
- Providing the ABATE Rider Education Program. Proudly offering motorcycle riding classes since 1991, we have trained over 16,000 people. This program trains riders of different skill levels to ride defensively and safely on Alaskan roads. Upon successful completion of one of our courses a completion card is issued that is accepted by DMV to waive further testing and receive your motorcycle endorsement. ABATE is also authorized by DMV to administer the state’s endorsement test for those riders who do not wish to take a safety course.
ABATE strongly believes in individual freedom and protecting our rights to ride by working within the legislative and regulatory process. Our goal is to keep motorcycling free from unjust and unwarranted laws and to promote those that benefit motorcyclists. ABATE believes that a safer rider is more beneficial than a “safer crash”…In other words “Education, not legislation”
Finally, like all motorcycle organizations, we do enjoy the camaraderie of friends and family. As such we support the runs of others and even have a few of our own to say thanks to our members and supporters. I extend my personal invitation to you to attend one of our events and just have a good time with some good people.