Workshops: Women’s Sportbike Rally WEST – July 14-16, 2017 – Big Bear, CA

Workshop Facilitator + Synopsis Details
Saturday, July 15, 2017

*All workshop lengths are approximately 45 minutes.



Motorcycle Maintenance 101Amy Mulligan will share her experiences of building, wrenching, and overcoming the female stigma as a professional aerospace mechanic and custom motorcycle builder. She’ll cover some basic motorcycle maintenance you can/should do at home. Demo: how to clean an air filter.






Why We Rock the GearBrittany Morrow will share her near-death experience as a passenger who went down without protective apparel and the life-changing effects it had on her body, her family and her future. Demo: see/touch 11-year-old full thickness skin graft scars.






Going the DistanceCristi Farrell “ADVGoddess” will share her experiences traveling the world solo on a motorcycle and teach us how to plan, pack and attack long-distance journeys.




Sportbike vs ShortbikeJoanne Donn, GearChic.  At 5’2″, she’s ridden over 25 bikes, well beyond her 28″ inseam up to a 35″ seat height. Joanne shares her tips for success, including skill development, ergonomics, proper suspension and motorcycle gear to help you ride the tall bikes of your dreams. Demo: Parking a Motorcycle.




Track Days 101Jen Dunstan, CoFOunder of Fable Riders will share insider info on trackday hacks for anyone interested in track days who have never been or feel as if they need a refresher. Demo: how to prep your bike for the track.




13490848_10206753539734191_769470051662277351_oHow to School the Street – Brittany Morrow will discuss the importance of learning beyond basic skills, developing muscle memory and practicing a calm mental state. She’ll explain intermediate safe riding techniques for public roads, how to be more visible to drivers, and answer questions about riding within your limits. DEMO: body position for corners.






Suspension 101 – Amy Mulligan and David Hall will cover suspension basics and why it is so important for sportbike riders in particular. Demo: how to adjust/set your suspension for your weight.





Stunting 101Robyn Diamond will share with us her experiences as a professional female stunt rider filming music videos, wheelie doubling for stars like Taylor Swift and even shooting an Armani fashion campaign on one wheel. Demo: how to pick up a dropped motorcycle without help.



How to Rock the Gear  –Joanne Donn, GearChic will tell you how to find the best fitting motorcycle gear including popular brands and custom gear options. She’ll also provide personalized recommendations for any gear you may be looking for.

Demo: How to determine proper helmet fit and sizing


Can’t decide? Let us guide you on your path to enlightenment!
Suggested workshop bundles:

Be Your Own Hero: Life Savers – Why We Rock the Gear, How to School the Street, How to Rock the Gear

Just Browsing: New Riders/Sportbike Inquisitors – Why We Rock the Gear, Sportbike vs Shortbike, How to Rock the Gear

Performance Enhancement: Adrenaline Junkies  – Motorcycle Maintenance 101, Track Days 101, Suspension 101

Independence Day: Adventurous Ladies – Going the Distance, How to School the Street, Stunting 101

Total Domination: Customizing Fiends – Motorcycle Maintenance 101, Sportbike vs Shortbike, Suspension 101

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