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The 39th ABATE of Washington Spring Opener Coming June 22-25-2017

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Spring Opener 2015

Seen you all at Spring Opener 2015
 Dragoni & The (
BFB) Network
Love Loyalty and Respect Always

"Give support, Where support is given!"

 


Spring Opener 2014

Seen you all at Spring Opener 2014
 Dragoni & The (
BFB) Network
Love Loyalty and Respect Always

Check out some of my (BFB) Sponsors below!
"Give support, Where support is given!"


Spring Opener 2013

Spring Opener


Spring Opener 2012

The ABATE of WA Spring Opener 2012 was bigger & better than 2011.


The entrainment is was provided by: Arrowood Productions!

The main bands were well know in the North West
Friday Night,..... Live Music By: Rock Fish & Friends
Saturday Night,.....Live Music By: Sub Vinyl Juke Box

"Both of these bands were great bands!"


Spring Opener 2011

Thursday, June 16, 2011 to Sunday, June 19, 2011

ABATE of Washington

BTW Patch By: Robin Cole

  The Patch say’s it all, ABATE of Washington Spring Opener 2011 went Back to the woods!

It was the First Spring Opener at the Sliver Ridge Ranch in EASTON, WA.
This was a pleasant change from the flat dry open fields of Toppenish & Goldendale, WA.

  Virginia & I arrived on Thursday June 16th. At around 4pm, we could not believe the size and
 beauty of our campsite. Level ground almost no rocks, trees for shade and our own campfire!
We even had our own picnic table next to the campfire! As we looked straight out of our tent we
 could see the Band Stage for the entertainment in the huge valley in front of us.

  This was the first Spring Opener in many years that I was not working at the Event as a State
 Officer of ABATE of Washington; It was now my time to party! As we walked around the Silver
 ridge Ranch we could see all the Tents and RV’s setting up camp in the wooded areas. I thought I
 was in a State Park everything looked great. You could drive your tent stakes with your hand.

 They had one Central Bathhouse close to the main entrance both the ladies and the Guy’s
 bathrooms had showers. The cold water was free, but you had to pay 25 cents for some hot water
 if you wanted it for your shower. The Vendors were back to our right about 200 yards, and yes
 they were in the woods to.  ABATE did a real good job on the setups for locating all the Vendors
 down Vendor Row. They had vendors for Food, Tattoos, Leather, Tee Shirts, Patches, Jewelry,
 and a lot more. I found a nice Leather Halter Top for my lady & New Chain Wallet for me and Our
 Back to the Woods Patch. We had a few burgers & Fries and enjoyed all the Vendors.

  Friday the Rock Band “Moose Knuckle” was rocking the Ranch with High Energy Rock N Rock!
Everyone we talked with said they loved the new location for Spring Opener and they were having
 a great time this year. Virginia & I rocked the Night away with a Bottle of Fireball in my Vest!

  Saturday morning it was time for the Bike Games, The weather was beautiful about 72 or 75 just
 perfect not hot and not cold.  This year I decided to try my New Harley with my New Lady in a few
 Bike games. This was Virginia’s first Spring Opener! We tried the Clothes Line Race & the Weenie
 Bite Contest. No we did not win anything but it was a lot of fun!

 Then after time bike Games we decided to ride in to Cle Elum & Roslyn to see the sites.

 Saturday Night the well know Classic Rock Band “CYLAS” keep everybody dancing!
The dance area was packed with people enjoying the entertainment.

  About 11:30pm the Band took a break, for the Spring Opener wet Tee Shirt Contest!
The Girls all lined up to get watered down as the crowd grew with anticipation.
They let each Girl do a little dance on stage as the crowd voted on the winners.

 “Good Job By: the ABATE of WA Spring Opener 2011 Committee!”

 Back to the Woods By: Dragoni of (BFB) & QT Magazine NW

(BFB) and Quick Throttle Magazine
 Helped Sponsor and promote the 2011 event in print &
on line.
 A big thanks to all of our
ABATE of WA Officers and
 Spring Opener 2011 Sponsors  for there efforts and support
 of  the
ABATE of WA Spring Opener 2011.


Spring Opener 2010

The ABATE of WA Spring Opener 2010 was bigger & better than 2009.

The entrainment was provided by: (W) Watchdog Media !

The main bands this year are SHIFTER & GRINDER
"Both of these bands are hot on the charts!"

This year we will have High Energy Music with Laser Light Shows!

 We had a few Sponsors for 2010, to help us pay for the event.
  We also gave away tickets on
KZOK & more to promote the event.

We also donated tickets for some local raffles & Giveaways

 
(BFB) and Quick Throttle Magazine
 Helped
Sponsor and promote the 2010 event in print & on line.
 A big thanks to all of our
ABATE of WA Officers and
 Spring Opener 2010
Sponsors  for there efforts and support
 of  the
ABATE of WA Spring Opener 2010.

 

You can see a button tab on the main menu
 that takes you to Pictures
menus for each year.
We Hope you enjoy our Pictures & Photo Shows on line.

Dragoni, FlagMan, TonyR &  DennisL
Team (
BFB)

Dragoni , FlagMan , TonyR,  DennisL
Members & Sponsors ABATE of WA

(BFB) BikerFriendlyBar.com
ENWSYSTEMS.COM


Spring Opener 2009

 Update:02/07/09

   Commissioners give green light to ABATE motorcycle festival

 By Rachel Cavanaugh
 Editor, The Sentinel

     Klickitat County commissioners have decided to allow a motorcycle festival,
     which had drawn debate in recent weeks, to take
     place this spring at the Klickitat County fairgrounds.
     At their regular meeting last Tuesday, commissioners discussed the
     ABATE Spring Opener with local law enforcement including Police Chief
     Rick Johnson and County Sheriff Rick McComas.
     Although Commissioner David Sauter said McComas would have rather
     postponed the event to next year, he deferred it to the commissioners.
     "His preference was still to wait another year," said Sauter. "But he was okay
     with it happening in '2009 if that was our choice."
     Sauter said festival organizers agreed to hire a third party security firm and will
     name the county in a $2 million liability insurance policy,
     set to cover costs in the case of an incident.
     Furthermore, Sauter said, they used "clear, strong language"
     in the contract to about who would be responsible.
     "We want this to work and they want this to work," said Sauter.
     "We're all kind of going out on a limb here and we're going to see how it goes."
     The ABATE group will hold a fundraiser at the event
      to go to a local cause, Sauter added.

 

 

 
  ABATE OF WASHINGTON
  State West Side Deputy 2nd term
 "Dragoni" Dutch Phillips

A Few High Lights From our 2009 Event in Goldendale Washington

Abate of Washington

   On July 10th ABATE of Washington had a meeting in Goldendale, WA
 with the Goldendale police, city officials, & the county police to discus Spring Opener 2009.
 ABATE of Washington was told they had brought over 1200 people to this small town for a much needed
 economic shot in the arm with no problems.
 The city and county officials welcome and ask for the return of the Spring Opener in Goldendale, WA.

  At the ABATE of Washington Board of Directors meeting the
 Officers have now voted to have Spring Opener 32  for 2010, Fathers Day Weekend in Goldendale, WA.



Spring Opener 2008

The ABATE of WA Spring Opener 2008 was bigger & better than 2007.
We had a lot of work and planning to put this size event together.

But once again we made it happen
The entrainment was provided by:
Arrowood Productions  & (BFB)!

Last Year we had more than 1000 people come thru the gates! for 2007

This Year I want to 2000, or more at Spring Opener 2008

 We had a lot of real good Sponsors for 2008, to help us pay for the event.
  We will also gave away tickets on
KZOK & KMPS to promote the event.

We also donated tickets for some local raffles & Giveaways

(BFB) and Quick Throttle Magazine
 Again, were
Sponsors and promoted the 2008 event in print & on line.
 A big thanks to all of our
ABATE of WA Officers and
 Spring Opener 2008
Sponsors  for there efforts and support
 of  the
ABATE of WA Spring Opener 2008.

You can see a button tab on the main menu
 that takes you to Pictures menus for each year.
We Hope you enjoy our Pictures & Photo Shows on line.

Dragoni, FlagMan, TonyR & DennisL
Team (
BFB)

Dragoni , FlagMan , TonyR, DennisL
Members & Sponsors ABATE of WA
(BFB)
BikerFriendlyBar.com
ENWSYSTEMS.COM


Spring Opener 2007

The ABATE of WA Spring Opener 2007 was even bigger & better than 2006.
There was a lot of work and planning to put this size event together.
The entrainment was provided by:
Arrowood Productions  & (BFB)!

We had more than 1000 people come thru the gates! for 2007

We had not expected  the attendance at Spring Opener 2007 to be this good.
Also we had a lot of real good
Sponsors for 2007, to help us pay for the event.
  We gave away tickets on KZOK & KMPS to promote the event.
 
(
BFB) and Quick Throttle Magazine
 Again,
Sponsored and promoted the 2007 event in print & on line.
 A big thanks to all of our
ABATE of WA Officers and
 Spring Opener 2007
Sponsors  for there efforts and support
 of  the
ABATE of WA Spring Opener 2007.

A Big Thanks for all that attended 2007 event, You make it happen!


Spring Opener 2006

Spring Opener 2006 Was Bigger & Better!
There was a lot of work and planning to put that event together.
The entrainment was provided by
Arrowood Productions

The attendance in 2006 was very good, also in 2006 we had a
 lot of good sponsors to help us pay for the event. 
 In 2006 we gave away tickets on KZOK & KMPS to promote the event.
 
(
BFB) and Quick Throttle Magazine
Sponsored and promoted the 2006 event in print & on line.
 A big thanks to all of our
ABATE of WA Officers and /or Spring Opener 2006
 Sponsors  for there efforts and support of
ABATE of WA Spring Opener 2006.
You can see a button tab on the main menu
that takes you to Pictures
menus for each year.
We Hope you enjoy our Pictures & Photo Shows on line.



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