2014 Arkansas Motorcycle Events

ABATE District One Presidents Message November 2014
Meeting Location & Times
30th Annual Swap Meet and Ride In Bike Show
Rider Education
2014 Motorcycle Events
Charter Goals
Becoming a Member
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Updated September 30, 2014

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21 CRMM Spaghetti Supper (Wynne, AR) ABATE D-25

29       PINK RIDE - Saturday,   8 a.m. - 9 a.m. 8 a.m.
- 9 a.m. Kick Stands UP at 10:00 a.m. Four States Fair Grounds
Texarkana , Ark PINK RIDE BALL - Friday, March 28,2014 6:00 p.m.- Until . Four
States Fair Grounds Fine Arts Bld. "Flash Your Pink" Mustang Sally In
concert on the Main Stage At 7:00pm



Tour of Honor Self directed ride
to visit 7 memorials in the state of Arkansas. 45 states 300 memorials.
(Visit 7 memorials in any state to achieve Finisher Status)

5 Bridge of Hope Poker Run (Vanndale, AR) ABATE D-25

12 ABATE D-25  Super Chevy Show Ride (Memphis, TN)

12 Next of Kin, 3rd Annual "Sids  Causes Heartaches, Poker Run, starts at Toad Suck Harley, 9 AM ends at 12 Noon, Springs Park, Heber Springs Arkansas, (870)213-6343

19   Parents of murdered children
M&M El Paso Contact Mary: (501)796-7070

19    ABATE D-25 Special Olympics’ Ride (Forrest City, AR)

20    Biker Easter Celebration and Bike Blessing: Everyone Welcome.  CMA Rock Riders, 9:00 AM, Burns Park, Exit 150 North Little Rock, AR Eldor Johnson Pavilion. Special Music and a Message you can relate to! Free Coffee and Donuts! 

24-27  Wild Hog Music Festival & Motorcycle
 Helena-West Helena, AR  Admission:  $20 without bike, $30
with bike


2-4   CMA Arkansas State Rally Camp Beaverfork, Conway Arkansas. 
 For more information,
contact Charles McCool,, (479) 495-0721

3 ABATE D-25 Pick in at the Park Ride(Village creek State
Park, Wynne, AR)

4 ABATE Arkansas Freedom Ride (Little Rock, AR)

10 Mother’s Day Ride ( Picnic in the Park, Village
Creek S.P.)

13 Rolling Thunder Flame of Freedom. POW-MIA       Flame Ceremony/Location TBA Conway,
AR   Contact:
Bob Lavariere, 501.269.1349

17 ABATE D-25 Rattle Snake Saloon Ride (Tuscumbia, AL)

  17 CVMA 7-1 
RUM Rally.   Rodney's Cycle House  9
am. poker run, music, food
and vendors.      The money raised will be
to help other veterans who need our help. Contact person:  Raymond "Chill" Tapp, 501-258-5569

16-17         Highways & Hedges MM Adona
Rally is  get up Sunday morning go
home after service , lots of   camping
spaces w/water & power Contact: Brother Punkin (501) 804-1929

20 Rolling Thunder,® Inc., Chapter 1 Arkansas rides    to the Wall in Washington, DC for Rolling
Thunder® XXVI. Contact: Chuck
“SeaJay” Seifert, 501.730.3443

22  Rolling Thunder,® Inc., Ch 1 AR Memorial Day  Flag Placement North Little Rock Military Cemetery, Maryland Avenue, Sherwood, AR
Contact:   Kerry Gore,

22   Special Olympics Ride from M&M
El Paso leave at 6PM.  Contact Mary: (501) 796-7070

22 Rolling Thunder,® Inc., Ch 1 AR Memorial Weekend Flag
Retrieval North Little Rock Military Cemetery, Maryland Avenue., Sherwood, AR Contact:
Kerry Gore, 501.749.5051

23-26  Backwoods Boogie, Sponsored by Booze Fighters 51, Boogie Site on the Ouachita River, Malvern Arkansas. Contact Sonny: (501)-467-1886

24 ABATE D-25  Mt. Magazine Ride (Memorial Day weekend Ride )

26     7th Annual Veterans Celebration Memorial
Day 11:00A.M. – 2:00 P.M. Tri County
Fair Ground Pavilion “Veteran
Memorial Highway” Hwy 49 South Marvell, Arkansas Lunch will be served  Handicapped Parking and Seating,

27 Rolling Thunder,® Inc., Ch 1 AR Memorial Weekend Flag Retrieval North Little Rock Military Cemetery, Maryland Avenue., Sherwood, AR Contact: Kerry Gore, 501.749.5051

29-Jun 1 Roads and trails
series Arkansas Rally hosted by CMA Mack’s Pines, Dover Arkansas 
CMA members 16 and up $10, non-CMA members free. Contact:  (479)4950721

30 ABATE D-25 31st Flea Market Ride (Canton, TX)


5-7    Arkansas
State Hog Rally, Hot Springs, (479)890-6241

5-7 D.A.R.E Ride Jonesboro Arkansas, First bike out at 9am and last bike out at 11am. The best hand will win $1,000 and worst hand wins $250. Live music all weekend. The fee to participate in this event is $30 per person. This includes a t-shirt and two raffle tickets. Free breakfast at the Central Baptist Church on June 7th. Hope to see you there!  (870)243-9054

6 ABATE D-25 7th Wynne Farm Fest (Wynne, AR)

12-15 ABATE D-25 Hog Rock Rally (Cave in Rock, IL)

14 ABATE D-25 Possum Dodgers Ride (Jonesboro, AR)

20 ABATE D-25 7th Circle the State Ride to Hot Springs, AR

21-22 ABATE of Arkansas, Circle the State for A.B.A.T.E. (Fundraiser for ABATE of Arkansas) Meet Hot Springs First Baptist Church, Central Ave, Hot Springs Arkansas, across from Oaklawn Race Track. 7 AM, KSU 7:30. $20 per bike, $5 for passenger. Everyone is welcome to ride with us. Ride will go fro Hot Springs to "Y" City, Ft. Smith, Fayetteville, Harrison, and overnight in Mountain Home. Sunday we will ride on to Jonesboro, Forrest City, Marianna, Pine Bluff and back to Hot Springs. For more info: Charles Bailey- 501-622-7540 ( or Melli Sandmon- 501-617-2358 ( Pre-register by June 11th and you will be entered to win the $200 ABATE Rebate!!! 

22     Sunrise
Honda in Searcy:   0900-1400:
Fundraiser/Poker Run. All proceeds to benefit Ark Children’s Hospital

28th – 29th Arkansas Grand Canyon & Pig
Trail Ride


4    Drifters Fourth of July Party. 4 PM, Drifters Clubhouse Vinson Road, just off Arch Street, Little Rock Arkansas. Pistol Competition, Skeet Shoot, Bike Games, Food, Camping, Fire Works after dark. More Info: 501-888-7801 or 

12  M&M Biker appreciation day
Contact Mary: (501) 796-7070 (All proceeds go to support Arkansas 

14th – 18th ABATE D-25Dragons Tail (Robbinsville, NC)


4-10  Sturgis M/C Rally Sturgis South Dakota

15-17   Mountains, Music, & Motorcycles,
Mountain View AR

15-17  ABC– Booth at Mt. View. All proceeds
from booth go to Arkansas Children’s Hospital.        

15th – 17th ABATE D-25  MT. View Rally ( MT. View, AR)


4  Hot Springs M/C Rally, Hot
Springs Convention Center, Hot Springs Arkansas (501)282-7076

13 ABC pre-register day and fundraiser Bruno's Powersport Hwy 5 Cabot, AR. Contact Don: (501)580-9250 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM

14 Ride from Bruno's Powersport Hwy 5 to Burns Park KSU 9:00 AM

14   Ride from Burns Park Pavilion. # 10 To Arkansas Children’s Hospital KSU 2 PM Contact: Don Null (501)580-9250

20   2nd Annual Thunder Across the River.  POW-MIA Recognition Run, from Eugene J. Towbin Healthcare Center, Fort Roots, to Capitol, and back to Fort Roots.  Staging begins at 9:00 am, KSU 12 noon.  Contact:  Bob Lavariere, Pres., Rolling Thunder Inc., Ch1, AR-- 501-269-1349.

24-27  Bikes Blues and Bar-B-Q Fayetteville AR


2nd – 5th ABATE D-25  Hog Rock Mardi Gras Rally (Cave in Rock, IL)

4    13 Rebels Chapter 5 First annual Harvest  Bash/Poker Run 


15-19  Changing of the Colors/International Rally National Event Location: Iron Mountain Hatfield, AR Contact: Sandy Miller  870-389-6196 x235   

25   CASA of Lonoke County RIDE N ROLL. This event will include a Dice Run, food, raffles, static displays and lots of fellowship all about helping "the Children".

31-Nov 1 Drifters Haunted House, Drifter's Club House, Vinson Road, Little Rock. More Info: 501-888-7801 or Donations accepted to benefit Arkadelphia Human Development Center.


6         Rolling
Thunder,® Inc., Ch 1 AR Veterans’ Day Flag Placement North Little Rock Military
Cemetery, Maryland Avenue, Sherwood, AR Contact: Kerry Gore, 501.749.5051

9                  Rolling
Thunder,® Inc., Ch 1 AR, Feed the Veterans at the Towbin Clinic, Fort Roots.
Stage: 12 noon Pike Plaza, KSU 1:00 pm, North Little Rock, AR  Contact: 
Kerry Gore, 01.749.5051

11 ABATE D-25  Veterans Day Ride (Wynne, AR)

12     Rolling
Thunder,® Inc., Ch 1 AR Veterans’ Day Flag Retrieval North Little Rock Military
Cemetery, Mary land Avenue, Sherwood, AR

 22   WildHearts SC 7th Annual Toys for Tots 2014,  Location: FOE, 6200 Aerie St, Little Rock, AR
Time: pm- $5.00 plus a Toy at the Door $5.00 Dinner Plate silent Auction  Live Auction 
Live Entertainment,  Pool
Tournament starts at 8:00pm  for more
info Contact : Wildhearts SC Secretary Babygirl 5017655119 or

22     Drifters of Arkansas 14th Annual Santa Run to Arkadelphia Human Development Center. Leaving Arkansas State Police Headquarters, Geyer Springs Road and I-30 at 10 AM (More Info: 501-888-7801 or

23   ABATE D-25   Jonesboro Toy Run (Jonesboro, AR)


4 ABATE D-25 Wynne Christmas Parade (Wynne, AR)

5 ABATE D-25 Forrest City Christmas Parade (Forrest City, AR)

6 ABATE D-25  Forrest City Toy Run (Forrest City, AR)

7 Toys for Tots Ride, Rodney's Cycle House, 9110 I-30,
Little Rock KSU 2 PM Contact: Donna (501) 562-


Continuing Meetings:

 AR Fallen Rider’s
st Saturday of each month @ 8 am/eat 9 am at Watson
Chapel Baptist Church-5514 Pinnacle Lane-Pine Bluff AR-Contact info: Richard
Grimmett 870-534-4448-web site:


Jan 2015

 1    Old
Three-Toed New Years Day Ride around Little Rock. Wal-Mart on Baseline and I-30 in Little Rock. KSU
2:00  PM (501)519-5184


14-15    ABATE District One, 30th Annual Bike Show and Swap Meet, Hall of Industry, Arkansas State Fair Grounds, Roosevelt Road, Little Rock Arkansas. Paul: 501-888-7801 

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