District 12 - ABATE of Iowa


Last Updated 04/16/2017



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Mission Statement:

ABATE stands for A Brotherhood Aimed Toward Education. ABATE works for you, the motorcyle enthusiast.  ABATE is a not-for-profit organization registered in the state of Iowa.  ABATE is a neutral organization that allows ALL riders to unite in brotherhood to safeguard our rights and still remain individuals with differing views.  ABATE of Iowa beleive that all motorcyclists are brothers with a common interest...RIDING FREE.

District 12 serves the following counties:

  • Appanoose

  • Clark (eastern half)

  • Davis (western half)

  • Decatur (eastern half)

  • Lucas

  • Monroe

  • Wayne


PIGOUT 2017 - June 2nd and 3rd:

-Free tent camping only available on The Retreat property
-Additional camping availabe across the street from The Retreat. Nightly rates below. Will be allowed to set up Thursday.  If staying Thursday night, must pay based on rates noted.
     *Tent camping $5 per night
     *Campers (no electric) $10 per night
     *Campers with electric $15 per night (only 8 spots available); 
-Please note the new starting times for the Fun Run (12pm) and Pork on a Plate (5pm)

Shot Gun Shoot-Out 2017 - In memory of Rick Holmes; Saturday June 24th; more information to come...






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Justice Anthony Kennedy
US Jurist (1936 - 


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John Updike
(1932 - 2009)


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Abraham Lincon
(1809 - 1865)