FULL MEMBERS – A Full Member must meet the following requirements:
a) A person of good character and morality.
b) One who chooses the logical approach to life and its situations; one who shall never accept “faith” as an answer to any question.
c) One who will dedicate their actions and loyalties to the Reason Riders Association.
d) One who will honor the traditions and hierarchy of the motorcycling community.
e) Members who ride shall maintain, at all times, current license to operate a motorcycle in whatever state they reside, current registration for the motorcycle they operate, and any state minimum insurance coverage their home state requires. Provide proof of information to the Sergeant At Arms and must be kept on file with the Secretary of each chapter.
f) Set-up and Tear-down of meeting spaces and event booths.
g) Socialize with other associations, groups, independent Riders, and clubs.
h) Pick-up, and drop-off of supplies related to Association activities.
i) Maintain communication with Association member and its officers.
j) Participating in formal elections for Officers.
k) Participating in votes for Association activities (where applicable).
l) Must pay their chapter dues as set forth by the Full Member vote. Dues shall be set to reflect the economic demographic of each chapter’s area but shall not exceed $20 per month per member.
m) Must attend a minimum of 6 General Monthly Meetings and 6 events/rides per calendar year. It shall be the attempt of each member to exceed the minimum attendance requirements. New members shall endeavor to attend as many meetings, events, and rides as possible and available during the remainder of their first calendar year. In the event that a new member is not presented with the minimum requirements; it shall not be held against that new member.
n) All Full Members are at the discretion of the governing officers, any disciplinary action that requires separation of a member from the Association shall be final. A separated former member may petition the National Chapter (Chapter 1) for reinstatement after a calendar sum of 90 days.
GYPSY MEMBERS – A Gypsy Member must meet the following requirements:
a) A Gypsy Member shall be defined as a person meeting all of the Requirements of a Full Member, Section 1(a-e) who, due to isolation (physical or social) from like-minded individuals, cannot join a standing chapter.
b) All Gypsy Members shall belong to the National Chapter (Chapter 1) until they are able to create or join a nearby chapter.
c) Gypsy Members shall be required to pay the dues at whatever the National Chapter’s rate may be, not to exceed $20 dollars per member per month.
d) Gypsy Members shall affix a small straight tape in similar manner of officer name tapes, with red lettering, black background and black border, but shall bear the word “GYPSY.”
e) Gypsy Members are subject to all RRAMA bylaws and guidelines and shall meet all requirements. It should be noted that a Gypsy Member is NOT the desired long term status of a member, and that any “GYPSY” should attempt to join or charter a permanent Chapter.”
PROBATIONARY MEMBERS – Probationary member must meet the following requirements:
a) Serve a minimum of a 3 month probationary period which begins after receipt of application to desired chapter.
b) Applicant must attend a minimum of 3 monthly meetings and 3 group events and/or rides.
c) Shall be defined as a person meeting Requirements of a Full Member, Section 1(a-i).
d) Will be assigned to a sponsoring officer decided by the Chapter President.
e) Will carry out requests from their sponsoring officer.
a) The Reason Riders shall, in all ways, attempt to serve the communities they exist in. They shall never detract from the public trust and they shall never shock the conscience of the governing bodies of the municipalities. The Reason Riders should, at all times, further the Atheist philosophy and acceptance by the community, by acting responsibly and showing respect to all. It should be the intent of each member and probationary member to exhibit good deeds and behavior without the need or use of theology. Reason Riders will never expect a reward for their actions and shall remain humble.
b) All Members shall conduct themselves in a manner that shall not bring embarrassment or discredit to the RRAMA, the atheist community or the groups they associate with.
c) No Member shall force a RRAMA agenda on another member, another motorcyclist, or a citizen of the community. Reason Riders shall not be evangelical to those that do not wish to engage with RRAMA.
d) By applying for membership to the Reason Riders Atheist Motorcycle Association, applicants are giving the authorization to verify any information provided on the membership application to the RRAMA.
IT IS TO BE UNDERSTOOD THAT THE REASON RIDERS ATHEIST MOTORCYCLE ASSOCIATION IS NOT A MOTORCYCLE CLUB. NO CLAIMS SHOULD BE MADE TO THAT EFFECT. WE DO NOT “PROSPECT.” ANY MISCONCEPTIONS PERCEIVED BY NON MEMBERS OR MEMBERS OF MOTORCYCLE CLUBS SHALL BE IMMEDIATELY ADDRESSED AND CORRECTED.
a) Any RRAMA members that are enlisted in the Armed Forces (Military) shall not change status or pay dues during deployment and/or military obligations.
b) Full Members vote on ride routes and destinations, Association Chapter expenditures, acceptance/declination of meeting agendas and/or reports, and locations of general monthly meetings.
c) Voting rights and privileges – Voting on different activities and expenditures shall be conducted as a formal process and recorded by the chapter Secretary.
d) No member shall be required to perform any duties that would be degrading, in any way, to them.