What Koolio said. You're paying money to ride and putting a lot of time and effort into something you love - it's a hobby, or a lifestyle for some of us, and while it can be tough, you should also be having fun. It might be worth it to make the hard choice of leaving, and in the long run it'll be better than sticking around with an abusive crowd. Good luck!
It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out of your door," he used to say. "You step into the Road, and if you don't keep your feet, there is no telling where you might be swept off to."