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KickSTART Reviews and Press Releases
Iron 883 VS Lee Parks Total Control Advanced Riding Clinic
Like many riders who have day jobs, every Monday the Dark Custom editors and I start counting the hours until the weekend, when we can hit the road for some extended riding. We’re checking blogs for cool rides, charting courses on Google maps and talking with friends about swap meets, parties, concerts, BBQs … basically any excuse to get out on the bike. It was in one of these obsessive frenzies that I remembered hearing about Lee Parks Total Control Advanced Riding Clinic in upstate New York. We checked out their local site, Christine’s KickSTART, and were curious about how their proposed “high performance street riding techniques” would translate to a cruiser. At the very least, I figured it’d be pretty fun to find out. So I hopped on a new Sportster Iron 883 and began my quest to drag some knee. Read More >
Christine at Putnam CAP’s 5th Annual Motorcycle Run
Christine will be offering an advanced riding presentation and demo on the ten steps to proper cornering at the 5th Annual Motorcycle Run for H.O.P.E fundraising event taking place on Sunday, July 26th, 2009.
The event will take place at the Route 312 shopping center near the old Linens-n-Things store in Brewster. Registration takes place from 9:30 – 11:00 am. Because it is an escorted ride, the bikers will be leaving promptly at 11:00 am to go out on the ride. Please support this very worthwhile event. Check the CAP website for more information.
Christine comments on MSF course in June 11, 2007
Poughkeepsie Journal Article about the increasing dangers of motorcycle riding.
Read this recent review of Total Control
April 06 KickSTART DVD review in Helmet Hair Magazine
Sept 05 New York ARC review in American Iron Magazine
Nov 06 review (copy) of KickSTART in Women Riders Now
Helmet Hair Moto Arts Auction to Benefit India Street Kids Project
Helmet Hair Magazine.com
is sponsoring an online charity eBay Moto Arts Auction beginning November 9, 2007 to benefit the WIMA India Street Kids Project (ISKP). The Helmet Hair Moto Arts Auction consists of motorcycle-themed artwork, books and videos created by well known talents in the female motorcycle community including Lory Lockwood, Christina Shook, Carla King, and Christine Firehock. All auction proceeds will go directly to the ISKP organization. Winning bidders will have their names added to the ISKP scroll that is traveling around the globe in show of support. For info: www.helmethairmagazine.com/featuredartist-october2007.htm
How to Ride a Motorcycle featuring Christine’s KickSTART™ Series
— A comprehensive and inspiring instruction manual for the novice to intermediate motorcycle rider. Benefits both motorcycle instructors and students featuring instructional tips and troubleshooting advice. Also a resource guide for the motorcycle lifestyle and culture, in general. A uniquely developed curriculum based upon 20 years of experience taught by the American Motorcycle Driving School Inc. and five generation motorcycle family.
Also available, an companion 120 minute, interactive instructional DVD, featuring celebrity interviews, detailed instructions, proper riding demonstrations, and practice set-ups.
This book and DVD is the first of its kind. Never before has a book and DVD been available to dictate step-by-step, systematic set-up and practice parking lot diagrams. This is the first instructional book written by a female. Her experience and credentials are unmatched. Finally there is a true, beginners guide, written from a real teachers perspective and targeted at true novices and self-taught riders, addressing their actual concerns. This book has blazed the road, setting a new industry standard for beginner rider training.
Written by Christine Firehock, Motorcycle Instructor
Special Consultant, Diana L. Marafioti, Motorcycle Instructor
American Motorcycle Driving School, INC.AMA, 2004 MVP AWARD Winner
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