American Legion Riders

Brooks-Flicks Chapter 49 Troy, PA

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What are the membership requirements?

A: There are three option for membership, you must meet one of the following:

  • A. You must be a current member, in good standing, of the American Legion, the American Legion Auxiliary or Sons of the American Legion.

  • B. You must own a street legal motorcycle of at least 250cc, have a current motorcycle license and have the proper insurance coverage as required by law.

  • C. Or you must be the legal spouse of an American Legion Rider member, in good standing within the chapter.

  • Q: I meet the membership requirements, how do I become a member?

    A: Every application for membership in the chapter shall be in writing, and shall state in detail the applicant's name, address age and proof on membership in either the American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary or the Sons of the American Legion.
    Proof of valid insurance for the applicant's motorcycle shall be provided to the membership chairperson at the time of application.
    The application for membership shall be presented at a regular meeting and be recommended by a member of the chapter, who shall vouch for the applicant's eligibility.
    All applications for membership shall be acted upon at the next chapter meeting and shall at such meeting be accepted, rejected or referred for further investigation and consideration. If the majority of the members present show a valid reason and cast their vote against the acceptance of said application, such application shall be recorded as rejected.

    Q: I'm a member of the American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary or Sons of the American Legion but I don't own a motorcycle. Can I still be a member??

    A: The Chapter, at it's own discretion, may allow "supporting members" or "chapter supporters". The supporting type memberships do not constitute actual membership in the American Legion Riders. These memberships are of a nature as to provide recognition to those who show strong support to the American Legion Riders chapter. These supporting members must still meet the requirements of Section 1A and be current members, in good standing, the American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary or Sons of the American Legion. Furthermore all articles of clothing that contain the American Legion Riders emblem should contain the words "Supporter".

    Supporting members will be allowed to participate on committees and attend all of the chapters' functions. Supporting members will not be allowed to hold any office nor shall they carry any voting privileges.

    A copy of the PA Officers and Directors Manual, updated July 2022, can be found here.

    A copy of the Pennsylvania American Legion Riders Constitution, updated July 2022, can be found here.

    A copy of the Troy Pennsylvania American Legion Riders Chapter 49 By Laws can be found here.