The goal of our nonprofit organization is to provide children with equipment and training and to promote bicycle safety.


Rickey always said that it's all about the next ride...

we just want it to be a safe one!





Our Projects

Want to know more about us and our projects? Then click here to read more about the work we do.


Please check out our photos from our first helmet distribution at Casselberry Elementary School, Rickey's former elementary school.

On the Evening News in Missouri!

On the news in Missouri! Please click on the picture to see the newsclip.

Casselberry Elementary School

Dauphin Island Elementary School

HELMETS DONATED TO DATE: 4000 and countimg! 

In September of 2016, we reached our goal of donating helmets to schools in each of the 50 states!

Do you like what we do and want to do what you can to help? Read more about us.


Donations are now being accepted.  Please make checks payable to Rickey Bates BMX Banned Together Charity and send to PO Box 1344, Stony Brook, NY 11790.


We are a 501(c)(3) public charity, so all contributions are tax deductible. To receive an acknowledgement of your contribution, please include your return address.