HU B E TH MINARS & S SE TATION SEN YCLES OTORC RE Y OF M ISTOR P LOCATE D BET WEEN P OLARIS AND THE H SPEAKERS & TOPICS GADGETS AND ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR BIKE Brian Jeffreys, Twisted Throttle www.twistedthrottle.com You just can’t seem to find the right bag, accessory, or gadget to make your motorcycle riding work. Come hear what the specialists from Twisted Throttle have to offer. Twisted Throttle is a leading online parts and accessories store – and they know how to deck your bike out for maximum touring comfort and carrying capacity. This seminar will cover such topics as long distance comfort, crash protection, safety, luggage, gadget mounting, and maintenance. Brian Jeffreys is Twisted Throttle’s west coast representative and has been with the company since 2007. He’s been riding since 2002 and has owned a wide variety of bikes, including standards, sport bikes, dual-sports, and supermotos. Brian holds an expert road race license and has previously worked as a track day control rider in the northeast. ALL ABOUT MOTORCYCLE HELMETS Bruce Porter, Arai Helmet Company www.araihelmet.com Why wear a helmet? And is this old one I dug out of my attic gonna work? This comprehensive seminar will cover everything you should know about modern motorcycle helmets. Topics will include helmet care, life span, how helmets are built to protect, how your helmet should fit, and common myths about helmets. Bring your questions and come learn from one of the industry’s most knowledgeable helmet professionals. Native Californian Bruce Porter has been riding motorcycles for 45 years, has been working in the motorcycle industry for 30 years, and has been working with Arai helmet company for 25 years. He is constantly on the road working on helmet sponsorship programs with top motorcycle and auto racers, as well as hosting shows and helmet seminars. Bruce attended his first International Motorcycle Show in 1987, and has since attended over 200 shows! MOTORCYCLE INSURANCE DEMYSTIFIED Doug Quinn, Progressive Insurance www.progressive.com Deciding which insurance policy is best for you and your motorcycle is one of the most confusing pieces of the motorcycling puzzle. At this seminar, you will learn all of the basics about different kinds of policies, what coverages you need and what they do for you, and ways to get discounts on your motorcycle insurance. Doug Quinn has been a motorcycle enthusiast for over 30 years and enjoys riding during his time away from work. He shares his riding time between a 2005 Electra Glide Classic, 1990 Heritage, 2003 Yamaha TW200 Enduro & a 2004 Yamaha 660 Grizzly ATV. Doug has been with Progressive Insurance for over fifteen years and in his free time he coordinates many motorcycle rallies and events. TOTAL CONTROL ADVANCED RIDING CLINIC Lee Parks, Lee Parks Design www.leeparksdesign.com, www.totalcontroltraining.net Lee Parks’ Total Control Advanced Riding Clinic helps riders improve their skills in a controlled environment with expert instruction. Lee will walk show attendees through the classroom portion, covering how a rider’s actions affect the bike’s ability to maintain traction and control, and how to gradually build riding skills. Lee will also present his landmark “10 Steps to Proper Cornering Technology”, proven to make any rider, regardless of street or track experience a better, safer rider. Chief instructor Lee Parks has been riding and championship racing for over 25 years. He spent five years as the editor and chief test rider of Motorcycle Consumer News, becoming one of the top performance-testing journalists in the world. His best-selling book Total Control is considered the bible of high-performance riding technique and sells around the world in three languages. Lee is also the president of Lee Parks Design, a motorcycle gear and accessory manufacturer. GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR TIRES Nick Kapfer, Dunlop www.dunloptires.com Tires. One of the most costly parts of your motorcycle to maintain. So how do you get the most out of each set? Find out from an industry tire expert who will discuss tire selection, care, and maintenance and how to maximize mileage, improve safety, and achieve higher levels of performance. Nick Kapfer represents the central region sales force for Dunlop Tire Co. An avid rider who started out at 5 years of age, Nick can be found both on the street or shredding in the dirt. FINDING THE PERFECT BIKE FOR YOU Sue Slate, Women’s Motorcyclist Foundation PREPPING AND PACKING FOR LONG www.womensmotorcyclistfoundation.com DISTANCE RIDING How do you know which bike is best for you? Does the bike you’re considering fit your physique as well as your lifestyle and experience level? Join seasoned motorcyclist mentor Sue Slate for an in-depth seminar on how to figure out which motorcycle or scooter best fits your wants, needs, and budget. Finding the perfect bike will enhance your riding experience immensely! Sue Slate has managed to infuse motorcycling into every aspect of her life. She co-founded the Women’s Motorcyclist Foundation, Inc., a charitable networking organization. The WMF also raises funds for charitable missions through many of the activities focusing primarily on eradicating breast cancer. Sue also works as a ride coach for Learn2Ride MSF and with Riders of Kawasaki. OFF ROAD RIDING Van May, Van May’s Academy of Off Road Riding www.vanmayoffroadschool.com In this fun filled seminar Van will cover what you need to know and how to prepare for a safe and memorable off-road riding experience. If you are young or young at heart, a first time rider or have years of experience, Van has some riding tips for you. Topics in this seminar include: Assessing Risk, Riding Gear - function, fit, comfort, style, Warm-up Exercises, ATV / Dirt Bike Controls, Safe and Responsible Riding Practices, Trail Etiquette - Tread Lightly Van May has been off-road riding for over 35 years in every terrain imaginable from coast to coast. He has over 18 years of instructing and is a licensed Chief Instructor with the ATV Safety Institute and a certified Dirt Bike Coach with the Motorcycle Safety Foundation. Van runs Van May’s Academy of Off Road Riding located in eastern Ohio and most recently in Las Vegas, Nevada. Van is also an accomplished dirt bike and ATV competitor.
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