Acronyms for Motorcycle Groups, Rides and Organizations
ABATE - American Brotherhood Aimed Towards Education
ABATE - American Bikers Aimed Towards Equity
ABATE - American Brotherhood Against Totalitarian Enactments
AFM - American Federation of Motorcyclists
AFMC - Armed Forces of America Motorcycle Club
AHDRA - All Harley Drag Racing Association
AMCA - Antique Motorcycle Club of America
AIM - Aid to Injured Motorcyclists
AMA - American Motorcyclist Association
AMHF - American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation
AMI - American Motorcycle Institute
AMMI - American Motorcycle Manufacturing Inc
AVMRA - American Veterans Motorcycle Riding Association
BACA - Bikers Against Child Abuse
BEU - Biker Enforcement Unit
BK - Blue Knights
BAM - Bikers Against Manslaughter
BMWMOA - BMW Motorcycle Owners Association
BMWRA - BMW Riders Association
BOLT - Bikers of Lesser Tolerance
BRMC - Black Rebels Motorcycle Club
BTW - Brothers of the Third Wheel
CMA - Christian Motorcycle Association
CMDA - California Motorcycle Dealers Association
CMRO - Concerned Motorcycle Riders of Ohio
CMSP - California Motorcyclist Safety Program
CMDRA - Canadian Motorcycle Drag Racing Association
COC - Confederation of Clubs
DoD - Denizens of Doom
FEMA - Federation of European Motorcyclists Association
FORR - Freedom Of Road Riders
GWRRA - Gold Wing Road Riders Association
HAMC - Hells Angels Motorcycle Club
HLDL - Helmet Law Defense League
HOG - Harley Owners Group
IBA - Iron Butt Association (1000 miles/24 hours, etc)
ICOM - International Coalition of Motorcyclists
MAG - Motorcycle Action Group (European Rights Organization)
MCN - Motorcycle Consumer News
MIC - Motorcycle Industry Council
MILES - Motorcyclists Introducing Legislation, Education and Safety
MMA - Modified Motorcycle Association
MMA - Massachusetts Motorcycle Association
MMRA - Minnesota Motorcycle Riders Association
MRA - Magna Rider's Association
MRF - Motorcycle Riders Foundation (Good)
MRO - Motorcyclist Rights Organization
MSF - Motorcycle Safety Foundation (Bad)
MSE - Motorcycle Safety Equipment
NMA - Northwest Motorcycle Association
NMDA - National Motorcycle Dealers Association
NMMRO - New Mexico Motorcyclists' Rights Organization
NCOM - National Coalition of Motorcyclists
NANMRA - North American Nude Motorcycle Riders Association
NAMS - National Agenda for Motorcycle Safety
NABB - National Association of Black Bikers
NOCC - North Orange County Cruisers
OCC - Orange County Choppers
PCOM - Pennsylvania Coalition of Motorcyclists
PMAG - Political Motorcyclists Action Group
POBOB - Pissed Off Bastards Of Berdoo MC
UBM - United Bikers of Maine
UBV - United Biker of Vermont
USFF - United States Freedom Fighters
RFTW - Run For The Wall
RIMA - Rhode Island Motorcycle Association
RIR - Riders In Recovery
ROT - Rally Of Texas
SMRO - State Motorcycle Rights Organization
SVIA - Specialty Vehicle Institute of America
SCRC - Southern Cruisers Riding Club
SBU - Sober Bikers United
SMSA - National Association of State Motorcycle Safety Administrators
STEAM - Seminar To Educate and Motivate
SoLR - Sons of Liberty Riders
SS1K - Saddle Sore 1000 - 1000 miles in 24 hours (IBA category)
TMRA - Texas Motorcycle Rights Association
TSG - The Sabre Group (Honda Shadow Sabre internet group)
VCOM - Virginia Coalition of Motorcyclists
VFR - Virginia Freedom Riders

Common Euphemisms From the Motorcycle World
ERC - Experienced Rider Course (M$F SUCKS)
DB - Decibels (sound level measurement)
DILLIGAF - Do I Look Like I Give A F**k?
DILLIGAF - Darn It Looks Like I Got Another Flat
EMT - Emergency Medical Technician
ESA - Environmentally Sensitive Area(s)
ETA - Estimated Time of Arrival
FTW - F**k The World
FUBAR - F**ked Up Beyond All Recognition
OEM - Original Equipment Manufacturer
PAC - Political Action Committee
PITA - Pain In The Ass
POS - Piece of S**t
RE - Harley's 'Rider's Edge' Training Program
ROW - Right(s)-of-way
RUB - Rich Urban Biker
SEE - Search, Evaluate, Execute
SIPDE - Search Identify Predict Decide Execute
SNAFU - Situation Normal All F*#ked Up
TMI - Too Much Information
WYSIWYG - What You See Is What You Get

California Specific Acronyms
AI - Accident Investigation
APCF - Air Pollution Control Fund
BART - Bay Area Rapid Transit District
CAL - TRANS California Department of Transportation
CARB - California Air Resources Board
CHP - California Highway Patrol
CFR - Code of Federal Regulations
CIM - Collision Investigation Manual
CJC - California Judicial Council
CSTARS - California State Traffic Accident Reporting Software
DMV - Department of Motor Vehicles
DOF - Department of Finance
MAIT - Mulitdisciplinary Accident Investigation Team
SCR - Senate Concurrent Resolution
SJR - Senate Joint Resolution
SWITRS CHP's - Statewide Integrated Traffic Recording System
VAVR - Voluntary Accelarated Vehicle Retirement

Abbreviations for Types of Legislation
A.B. - Assembly Bill
ACR - Assembly Concurrent Resolution
AJR - Assembly Joint Resolution
S.B. - Senate Bill
H.R. - House Bill
H.J.R. - House Joint Resolution
S.J.R. - Senate Joint Resolution
H.C.R.- House Concurrent Resolution
SCR - Senate Concurrent Resolution
H.R. - House Simple Resolution
S.R. - Senate Simple Resolution

Acronyms for Gadgets & Gizmos
GPS - Global Positioning System
MIRT - Mobile Infra-Red Transmitter
MP3 - MPEG Audio Layer 3
PC - Personal Computer

Acronyms for the Feds
ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act
ANSI - American National Standards Institute
DOI - Department of Interior
DOT - Department of Transportation
DOJ - Department of Justice
EPA - Environmental Protection Agency
FMVSS - Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard
FCC - Federal Communications Commission
FHWA - Federal Highway Administration
FOIA - Freedom of Information Act
GAO - General Accounting Office (U.S. Government
HIPPA - Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
MSVSS - Motorcycle Safety and Vehicle Safety Standards
of 2003 (successor to ISTEA and TEA-21)
NHTSA - National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration
OSHA - Occupational Safety and Health Administration
ISTEA - Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (now SAFETEA)
SAFETEA - Safe, Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act
TEAs - Transportation Enhancement Activities
TEA-21 - Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century
USCOE - United States Corps of Army Engineers
USDA - United States Department of Agriculture
USDI - United States Department of the Interior
USDOT - United States Department of Transportation
USFWS - United States Fish and Wildlife Service
USFS - United State Forest Service
USGS - United States Geological Survey

Acronyms for Haters of the Motorcycle World
AAA - American Automobile Association
AHAS - Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
LEO - Law Enforcement Officer (Not always, there are some GREAT LEOs out there)