The goal of ABATE is to bring motorcycle awareness to the community. There were 85 fatalities involving motorcycles last year (2016). Randy Hucheson, president of ABATE District 20 said, “That is way too high. One is too many.”

The Arkansas Bikers Aiming Towards Education (ABATE) District 20 will be hosting a Motorcycle Awareness ride on Saturday, May 13.  Registration will begin at 9 a.m. at White Hall Motorsports located at 7001 Dollarway Road in White Hall.

The ride leaves at 10 a.m., rides to Star City to join ABATE District 18 (SE Arkansas, Monticello, Star City area). Meet at the McDonalds on Highway 425 at Star City at 11 a.m. The ride will return to White Hall Motor Sports at approximately 1 p.m. for a BBQ dinner.

The goal of ABATE is to bring motorcycle awareness to the community. There were 85 fatalities involving motorcycles last year (2016). Randy Hucheson, president of ABATE District 20 said, “That is way too high. One is too many.”

ABATE promotes motorcycle safety and education for the riders. The group also highly recommends a motorcycle safety class.

The Poker Ride cost is $10 with $5 extra hand. You do not have to ride a motorcycle to attend. The cost of lunch is $5.

Hutcheson said the money raised is going to be used to purchase Look Twice Save a Life signs to be placed in the area.

For more information contact Randy Hutcheson at 870-879-4386.