Brandy "Aint Scared" Westerfield



Vice President

David Hall



                              Welcome to ABATE of Florida Inc.   

                                                   Gulf Coast Chapter



  • The most current definition of ABATE is American Bikers Aimed Toward Education. ABATE was originally founded by Lou Chimney of California. The concept has since spread across the nation. Most ABATE organizations are run on a state level with various chapters or regions participating therein.


  • To print a newsletter to keep all bikers informed in regards to legislative actions and events around our state and throughout our country.

  • To become a powerful and viable political force in legislative matters concerning all motorcyclist rights.

  • To promote voter registration and motivate members to write their legislators.

  • To promote safe riding habits without infringing on the individual rights.

  • To educate the public about motorcycle awareness.

  • To provide a lobbyist to represent ABATE of FLORIDA, Inc. on the state and national level.


  • ABATE of Florida, Inc. is a non-profit, grassroots political corporation composed of local chapters that have been organized by motorcy-clists, to promote a positive image through local, civic, and charitable and benevolent causes; pooling resources for the common benefit of the members promoting political awareness. ABATE exists to monitor legislation and testifies in your behalf during Senate and House hearings. ABATE collects, processes, and exchanges information that may concern you or substantiate our views and places it in your hands through a newsletter or by other means.


  • Any individual 18 years of age or older interested in motor-cycle rights, regardless of their sex, race or club affiliation. It does not matter if you ride or what you ride. ABATE ensures our option on motorcycle laws will be heard

  • We are a non-profit organization of motorcycle enthusiasts from all walks of life. We lobby and educate the govern-ment and the general public to promote motorcycling in a safe and positive image. We endeavor to enlist the coopera-tion and participation of all organizations and individuals that share a similar interest in preserving our American tradi-tion of FREEDOM.

  • We promote motorcycle safety, training, & political awareness. WE ARE NOT A CLUB OR A GANG. We fund our work through toy runs, poker runs, campouts, and other motorcycle activities. We are your neighbors & friends who work, pay taxes, and get involved with our community. We serve and support our country and believe in freedom. We use all legal means to protect our rights without infringing on the rights of others. ABATE of Florida, Inc. is incorporated under the laws of Florida as a motorcycle rights organization or "MRO". ABATE of Florida, Inc. currently is the only political MRO in Florida representing the interests of its members and the motorcycling public at large. ABATE of Florida, Inc. is dedicated to securing and protecting the rights of all motorcyclists in the State of Florida.