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HCC to offer advanced one-day riding clinic for motorcyclists

May 22, 2010

Hagerstown Community College's Continuing Education and Community Services Division will offer a one-day Total Control Advanced Riding Clinic for motorcyclists Saturday, June 19, and again Saturday, Sept. 4.

The clinic will teach participants a variety of skills including:

o How to reduce fear while turning

o How to position your body for optimum cornering

o How to lean your bike with more comfort

o How to control the throttle for smooth acceleration

o How to modulate the brakes for controlled deceleration

o How to transition easily through "S" turns

o How to adjust your suspension for a better ride

o How to increase ground clearance to eliminate dragging parts

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The clinic will be held at HCC's truck driving range at the Volvo Powertrain complex near Maugansville. Riders are required to provide their own licensed/tagged motorcycle and proof of insurance. Participants are encouraged to register early as class size is limited.

For more information, contact Deb Bauer, transportation safety specialist, at 301-790-2800, ext. 508, or e-mail bauerd@hagerstowncc.edu">bauerd@hagerstowncc.edu. To register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236.

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