Do you know what the acronym "CBA" stands for?
Do you know what the acronym "ABATE" stands for?
Are you aware of why these groups were formed and what their work is about?
You may have joined one of their charitable rides, may have taken toys to a holiday run, may have been to the annual Swap Meet but still aren't sure what CBA/ABATE is all about.
Claude Chavis aka Boda knows and he's pulled out his history files filled with stories and photos to tell you the story and inform us all of the impact of CBA/ABATE on all riders.
In the previous segment of this series focused on rider Safety, Gary talked at length about his motorcycle and bike gear of choice as he considers his long-distance travels. An ardent rider, he takes on his ride as he would one of his engineering projects. Just as he takes route planning and vehicle choice seriously, Gary works very hard to keep himself injury-free throughout his travels. Here he explains in great detail about the full protective safety gear that he wears when he rides. Read on to delve into Gary's choices based on some deep research into the highest quality products and materials available for riders.
Sparked by fellow-columnist and friend, Bub's, recent motorcycle crash, Shaggy sets off on a rant .. and asks a question we might all ponder: Why Risk it? Why get on a bike at all when we know all the risks involved? Shaggy chews on it in his usual Shaggy way ... then some readers respond to what his rant. So, WHY RISK IT? Why do we ride motorcycles when we know there are serious levels of risk involved? Why do you? Read on and consider how you've come to your place of 2-wheeled comfort...