"Freedom of Choice"



ABATE continually educates legislators at all levels through out the state of Illinois, from the State Capital in Springfield to the smallest communities on issues affecting our right to ride as we decide. Educate don’t legislate! 

The ABATE Motorcycle Awareness Program and the partnership with the Illinois Department of Transportation’s “Start Seeing Motorcycles” shows how ABATE of Illinois believes that education of both riders and non-riders, is an effective key to reducing motorcycle accidents, injuries and fatalities. Share the road safely, so that we can all make it home.  

Two great reasons to support our organization if you are not a member of ABATE.

Now is a great time to join your fellow riders in support of the motorcycling community.  JOIN NOW

ABATE of Illinois State Seminar

January 18-19, 2019

Northfield Inn, Springfield, IL 

"Advanced" State Seminar Tickets available

ABATE State Swap Meet

February 17, 2019

State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL 

ABATE Legislative Day

March 6th, 2019

Springfield, IL 

2018 ABATE of Illinois Bike Raffle Grand Prize Winner

1st Prize. 2018 HARLEY Breakout - Mark D. Custer, Oregon, IL

Check out the other winners on the Bike Raffle page

ABATE Store is now available - See above menu bar for access

ABATE Mission

A Brotherhood Aimed Toward Education; A.B.A.T.E. of Illinois, Inc is organized for charitable, educational, civic, benevolent, social, and athletic purposes, including such purposes as the promotion of motorcycle use, acceptance, safety, and enjoyment. Said purposes include promoting of motorcycle interests of the corporation’s members and affiliates. Said corporation is further organized to undertake such interactions, including lobbying and litigation support, with various governmental bodies as may be necessary or desirable to promote the motorcycling interests of the corporation’s members and affiliates.

So says the legalese at the beginning of our Bylaws; but what does that mean? The bottom line is; A.B.A.T.E. of Illinois, Inc. is a Motor Rights Organization. Yes, we do charitable work. What better way to promote motorcycling, and a positive image of motorcyclists’ to the rest of the world? Yes, we educate; we educate our members on the merits of taking the motorcycle safety courses offered by IDOT. We educate anyone who will listen to be aware of motorcycles, both through individual effort and through our Safety and Education program. We also educate legislators that laws, which discriminate against motorcyclists, and motorcycling are unacceptable. On the civic level we encourage all A.B.A.T.E. of Illinois, Inc members to be not only registered, but active voters. We also believe that all citizens should be active in their communities.

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Contact Us: A.B.A.T.E. of Illinois Inc. - 311 E. Main Street, Suite 418
Galesburg, IL 61401

Phone: 800-87-ABATE - Local: (309) 343-6588 - Fax: (309) 343-6387