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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-03-2012, 06:32 PM Thread Starter
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Which group to join?

Was thinking of joining A.B.A.T.E. or A.M.A. or maybe some other "help out the motorcyclest" group. Could use any input you may have. My local A.B.A.T.E. group seems to have alot going for it, but was still woundering and needing help deciding.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-03-2012, 06:41 PM
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If you cannot join both, my vote is for ABATE

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-03-2012, 07:30 PM
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The AMA gets my vote. I've been a member since 1967.
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-03-2012, 07:31 PM
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I belong to both.

AMA fights for national rights and some state issues where ABATE does the same, they also contribute to your local area and chapter. I pay less than $80 a year for both. I think the moneys well spent to have someone looking at out for our rights.

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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-03-2012, 08:16 PM
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Why not both? They are good organizations and both have their advantages. It's kinda like being a member of the VFW and the American Legion.

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-04-2012, 05:37 PM
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I'm a member of the AMA...I really like the Roadside Assistance Program.
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