AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Michael Farabaugh, founder of the Motorcycle Riders Foundation, has passed away. He was 68 years old.
AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Michael Farabaugh has passed away.
Mr. Farabaugh was a leader in the grassroots motorcyclists rights movement as well as rider safety. He was the executive director of ABATE of Indiana from 1978 to 1990, guiding that organization from a small group of 600 members to a thriving organization 12,000 strong.
Mr. Farabaugh served on the AMA Board of Directors and founded the Motorcycle Riders Foundation, an organization he led as president for years.
Mr. Farabaugh was a chief instructor for the Motorcycle Safety Foundation and operated the Movin’ On Motorcycle School.
Mr. Farabaugh was also a noted motorcycling photographer, author and philanthropist.
To learn more about Mr. Farabaugh and his contributions to motorcycling, see his AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Biography.