2016 ACF-50 Rider's Garage Seminars at AIMExpo



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Two Days of Inside Info and Entertainment

The new ACF-50 Rider's Garage experience will offer you the opportunity to enhance your riding skills and knowledge with advance riding techniques and tips on maintenance, apparel, tires, suspension and more from motorcycle industry experts.

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Rider's Garage Schedule

Saturday, October 15

Seminar Time
Speaker
Seminar
Seminar Description
11:30amBill Lindsey – Star Brite
Fuel 101
An overview of today’s fuel issues (ethanol as an oxygenate, the resulting stabilization issues, performance and fuel economy issues, fuel delivery system issues (gum, varnish), water issues (phase separation) and then “generic” solutions.
12:30pmMike Manning - Dunlop Tires
Improving Your Relationship with Your TiresMike Manning, long-time Dunlop marketing guy, will explain why you should treat your tires like you are in a relationship with them. Just like a marriage, the more time and energy you put into the relationship, the more you get out of it! Bring your questions and be ready to learn at least one thing you didn't know before.
1:30pmLise Pearson - ACF-50
ACF-50Protecting Your Motorcycle from Corrosion: Ride Hard, leave the maintenance to us!
2:30pmMike Tole – Cardo Systems
Communication in Motion
An overview of today’s wireless headset abilities - from pack riders to those who prefer being solo – and why you should consider them.
3:30pmCat MacLeod – Leod EscapesMotorcycle Tours with MotoGP Track TimeIt’s been happening for five years now and it’s crazy good fun. What kind of rider flies overseas for five days of sport touring and then track time on a famous circuit like Mugello, Sachsenring or Phillip Island? Who would organize these crazy vacations? Why do these riders go? This seminar will include photos, video clips, quotes and a big list of hard-won international motorcycle travel tips.
4:30pmEric Trow – Stayin’ Safe Motorcycle TrainingOf Motorcycles, Men’s Rooms and MuttsWhat does an airport restroom have in common with riding twisting mountain roads? How can walking a dog help keep you out of trouble on blind curves and hillcrests? In this engaging and often humorous workshop that borrows on his popular Riding Well column in Rider magazine, Trow illustrates how we can find valuable lessons in everyday life that can help make us better and safer riders. Like the way sunscreen just might help you avoid road rash.
5:30pmMatthew Wiley – Race Tech
Turning Knobs—The Wizardry Behind Motorcycle Suspension
Today’s suspension components are sophisticated yet simple to tailor and adjust to your bike’s needs.

Sunday, October 16

Seminar Time
Speaker
Speaker
Seminar Description
11:30amMatthew Wiley – Moto-Services.netCritical Motorcycle Maintenance Items You May Have OverlookedAll too often it is up to the rider to tell the Service Department what services his or her motorcycle needs. DIY’ers may or may not be aware of some often overlooked service needs.
12:30pmSukoshi Fahey - Avon TiresThe Dark SideLearn why some riders are called Dark Siders; what works for custom tire sizes without sacrificing performance or mileage; and why manufacturers say nothing in or on your tires, amongst other fascinating trivia from the tire maven.
1:30pmLise Pearson - ACF-50ACF-50Protecting Your Motorcycle from Corrosion: Ride Hard, leave the maintenance to us!
2:30pmJohn Dunne – Spectro OilsSlippery Subjects – Motorcycle Oil 101Spectro Oils Specialty Sales Manager John Dunne reveals several recent and important developments in motorcycle oils, and discusses why car oils are not suited to motorcycle performance requirements.
3:30pmEric Trow – Stayin’ Safe Motorcycle TrainingOf Motorcycles, Men’s Rooms and MuttsWhat does an airport restroom have in common with riding twisting mountain roads? How can walking a dog help keep you out of trouble on blind curves and hillcrests? In this engaging and often humorous workshop that borrows on his popular Riding Well column in Rider magazine, Trow illustrates how we can find valuable lessons in everyday life that can help make us better and safer riders. Like the way sunscreen just might help you avoid road rash.

 

 
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