EUROPEAN WOMEN BIKERS' GATHERING
de' Melegari Autodrome (Parma) - Italy
organized by Motocicliste.net
BMW MOTORRAD ITALIA
with the participation of
LOTTOMATICA - FORMULA GP101
EUROPEAN WOMEN BIKERS' GATHERING
year's European women bikers' gathering, now at its 3rd edition,
will once again take place at Varano de' Melegari
(Parma), 23rd-24th August. This
event confirms itself as a landmark happening in the panorama
of female motorcycling.
Organized by Motocicliste.net - the Italian
female motorcyclists website - this year's event will once
again be supported by the precious collaboration of BMW
Motorrad Italia (our main sponsor), with Lottomatica
also coming in as a new sponsor, and we are hoping to attract
yet many more as the project reaches higher definition.
is THE meeting for women of all ages, from around
Europe (or even around the world) with in common
one great hobby: motorcycles. This is a fiesta of colours,
sounds and engines for 2 whole days, dedicated just to us!
There will be a wide variety of opportunities to live motorcycling
the way you like it, in all its different aspects: from speed
to enduro, from travel to technique, all in a fun and relaxed
context- the main ingredient of passion on two wheels!
take part, all you need is to be a woman and to love bikes!
year's very successful courses and workshops will of course
driving courses will be held in the equipped paddock
area, using a a F650 Scarver, and are intended for those
participants who have never driven a motorcycle, under the
supervision and tutoring of Guidare Pilotare.
driving courses to coach intermediate level motorcyclists
with theory sessions and practical tryouts, with hands-on
exercises in the paddock area and on track with instructors
of Guidare Pilotare.
track sessions for the more expert pilots, under
the attentive supervision of the BMW instructors who will
offer their theoretical feedback to help improve your technique.
all-terrain courses will take place on the specific
off-road area of the autodrome and offer the girls a primary
approach to all-terrain driving, using BMW F650 GS bikes
with the help of Motociclismo instructors.There will also
be a whole range of BMW bikes available for on-the-road
and technical courses conducted by BMW mechanical
experts intermittently in the box area, will focus on enriching
one's technical knowledge: how to cope with a sudden technical
failure or fault, clean the spark plugs, go about changing
the lubricants, lubricate the chain, check the dampers,
the fluids, repair a puncture, etc.
motorcycle" workshop will tackle how to choose
a bike, adapt it to suit one's personal requirements (seat,
handlebar, pedal adjustments), how to fine tune it to best
suit your needs (city use, track use or travelling, etc.)
workshop how to prepare your motorcycle for a long
trip, what to check before setting out, do's and don't's
about luggage, advice and tips by veteran travellers.
and health" workshop get to know the most
common medical problems that occur to motorcyclists, learn
how to prevent and cure them; build your little first aid
box to take with you on trips, what to do and what not to
whilst waiting for the ambulance.
will be a beautiful touristic itinerary to
take the girls along the foot of the Apenines, in stunning
evening festa time in the paddock of the autodrome!
There will be a dinner, music and prizes.
year's new features are:
tryouts made available for the ladies, and also
for their children. A special area to cater for children,
with the possibility for them to check out minibikes, and
a "Children and motorcycle" workshop: how to carry
your little ones on your motorbike, where to find the appropriate
gear for them, how and when to introduce your children to
this hobby, when to start teaching them how to handle a
bike, how to get yourselves organized for the weekend, for
biking holidays, etc.
"Safety on the road" course will
be held by a Federation representative: active and passive
safety measures, things to look out for whilst driving,
accidents, new street code rules.
Last but not least, an event dedicated to those girls who
wish to approach the world of racing: a SuperpolE
will be organized for all those throttle thirsty gals, to
check out how many girls there are in Italy who would like
to transform this hobby into a sport.
The boxes will be available for those girls who wish to spend
the night in their sleeping bags beside the speedway next
to their bikes, on Friday and Saturday night.
TO GET THERE
further information, firstname.lastname@example.org