From the Bike Federation of Wisconsin

"[Wisconsin]ís influential motorcycle lobby group is asking their members to oppose the vulnerable users legislation (LRB 173/2) we have been working on with Senator Olsen (R) and Representative Beis (R). We tried to work with A.B.A.T.E. (A Brotherhood Against Totalitarian Enactments) on this legislation for the last 18 months, and even agreed to remove mention of motorcycles from this bill at their request, but they still oppose any legislation that recognizes that some road users are more vulnerable in a crash. It is vitally important that you contact your elected official to tell them you support LRB 1701/3, the Vulnerable Users Bill and encourage them to sign on as co-sponsors. ...."

http://wisconsinbikefed.org/2013/09/...able-user-bill