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Seminar program at BikeBandit.com AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days features AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famers, noted experts

June 27, 2014

PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The seminar program at BikeBandit.com AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring Indian Motorcycle, will provide a rare opportunity for enthusiasts to hear from living legends and noted motorcycling specialists this July 11-13 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.

"The seminar speakers at BikeBandit.com AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring Indian Motorcycle, are in many ways the heart and soul of the event, sharing their personal experiences and expertise with others who love motorcycling," said AMA Vice President of Operations Jeff Massey. "The advice and insider stories from these experts and Hall of Famers are priceless."

This year's seminar lineup includes topics such as "The Art of Motorcycle Customization" by Tony Prust with Analog Motorcycles, "Motocross: The Early Years" by Tom White, "Vintage Restorations: From Basic to Concours" by the Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Club and "Amazing Stories of Streamlining from the Vetter Fuel Challenges" by Craig Vetter.

Other speakers and groups include members of the Louisville Vintage Motorworks, representatives from Motorcycle Ohio, Mike Seate, Terry Hershner, Bob Munden, Bridgestone Motorcycle Club members, Eric Trow, Mark Merical, Steve Salisbury from the AMA Government Relations Department, Joe Bromley from the AMA Organizer Services and Racing Department, and representatives from the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers.

A complete schedule of seminars is below.

To attend the seminars at BikeBandit.com AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring Indian Motorcycle, make plans to come to the event now. For tickets, visit www.midohio.com or call (800) 643-6446.

With proceeds supporting the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, BikeBandit.com AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring Indian Motorcycle, is the country's premier celebration of vintage motorcycles and motorcycling heritage.

For 2014, the event is shining the spotlight on the famed Indian Wrecking Crew, which in the early 1950s made an indelible mark on the history books and solidified the reputation of Indian Motocycles, as the company was then known, as one of the 20th Century's greatest marques. Bobby Hill and Bill Tuman, the surviving members of the Indian Wrecking Crew, which also included the late Ernie Beckman, will serve as grand marshals of BikeBandit.com AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring Indian Motorcycle.

Join thousands of other vintage motorcycling fans this July 11-13 as history comes alive in northern Ohio at the country's premier vintage motorcycling event. Enjoy national championship vintage road racing, motocross, harescrambles, trials and dirt track competition, as well as bike shows, demo rides of new motorcycles and North America's largest motorcycle swap meet.

For more on BikeBandit.com AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring Indian Motorcycle, see www.amavintagemotorcycledays.com.

2014 BikeBandit.com AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring Indian Motorcycle, Seminar Schedule

All seminars are in the at the Goodyear Tower, fourth floor, unless otherwise noted

Friday: July 11

10 - 11 a.m.: "E15 Seminar" by the American Fuel & Petrochemicals Manufacturers

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: "Coast 2 Coast in Under 50 Hours on a Honda 125" by Bob Munden

Noon - 1 p.m.: "Motocross: The Early Years" by Tom White at the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Auxiliary Tent

1 - 2 p.m.: "Restoration and History of Bridgestone Motorcycles" by the Bridgestone Motorcycle Club

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.: "Go Pro Camera Tutorial" by Andrew Raitz with the Louisville Vintage Motorworks at the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Auxiliary Tent

2 - 3 p.m.: "Fifth Season of Café Racer TV" by Mike Seate at the Café Racer Tent on Champ Row

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.: "Do you want to race or put one on?" by the AMA's Joe Bromley

3 - 4 p.m.: "The Art of Motorcycle Customization" by Tony Prust with Analog Motorcycles at the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Auxiliary Tent

Saturday: July 12

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.: "Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: Your Favorite Off-Highway Motorcycle Ride" by the AMA's Steve Salisbury

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Windjammer Fairings, Triumph Hurricane, the Mystery Ship and more" by Craig Vetter at the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Auxiliary Tent

Noon - 1 p.m.: "Cross Country on an Electric Motorcycle" by Terry Hershner

12:45 - 1:45 p.m.: "Safety Fast" by Eric Trow in the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Auxiliary Tent

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.: "Coast 2 Coast in Under 50 Hours on a Honda 125" by Bob Munden

2 - 3 p.m.: "The Art of Motorcycle Customization" by Tony Prust with Analog Motorcycles at the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Auxiliary Tent

3 - 4:30 p.m.: "Motorcycle Ohio Class Offerings" by Motorcycle Ohio

3:15 - 4:15 p.m.: "The Moth Story Slam" by Louisville Vintage Motorworks at the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Auxiliary Tent

5 p.m.: "Vintage Restorations: From Basic to Concours" by the Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Club at the club tent on the infield

Sunday: July 13

7:30 a.m.: Worship Services provided by Mark Merical

10 - 11 a.m.: "Safety Fast" by Eric Trow

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.: "Amazing Stories of Streamlining from the Vetter Fuel Challenges" by Craig Vetter at the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Auxiliary Tent

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: "Restoration and History of Bridgestone Motorcycles" by the Bridgestone Motorcycle Club

1 - 2:30 p.m.: "Motorcycle Ohio Class Offerings" by Motorcycle Ohio

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.: "Basic Measuring and Understanding of Screw Threads" by Lewis Meyer with Louisville Vintage Motorworks at the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Auxiliary Tent 

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