Seminar Schedule
Friday, October 6 - (Dealer & Industry Members Only)
11:00 AM  Electric-assist for recumbent bikes and trikes. Roundtable discussion will include Rakesh Dhawan of FALCO eMotors, Jeff Yonker of TerraTrike and Larry Black of Mt. Airy Cycles.
12:00 PM  Increased profits by selling and installing accessories - Fulfilling your customer’s riding needs only begins with that new bike. Stocking, selling, and installing accessories can lead to greater profits, and keep bringing customers back into your shop.  T-Cycle’s Pat Franz brings years of experience designing, manufacturing and marketing specialty cycle accessories to bear, providing valuable insights to cycling dealers.
1:00 PM   Smart Bike Shop Social Media -  Social Media is more important than ever! Bentrider Online’s social media expert Bryan J. Ball will share his wisdom and insights to help your shop maximize available exposure opportunities.
2:00 PM   Installing an aftermarket e-Motor - Presented by Rakesh Dhawan of FALCO eMotors
3:00 PM   Inclusive Cycling - How To Tap Into Your Regional Market; Sell to Facilities, Organizations, Schools, Rehabs; Learn about Funding Sources; Find the Value of Professional Networking. Presented by SpinoV8’s Scott Pellett and Marnix Kwant, Marketing Manager of VanRaam.
            
Saturday, October 7
11:00 AM  Spokes Adaptive Cycling - After suffering a massive stroke 11 years ago, a neurologist in Arizona told presenter Dan Zimmerman, "wheelchair for life and no talking.” He has since proved the doctor wrong, and will discuss the riding options and opportunities available to stroke survivors and others.
12:00 PM  Training for Touring - Tour further and faster by taking advantage of these pre-tour training from Neil N. Hanson, author of a number of books for cyclist and touring cyclist.
1:00 PM  Adaptive Cycling-How Do You Fit In? - Adaptive cycling encompasses a wide and diverse world of people seeking the joys of cycling. There are challenges, but the rewards are great. David Black has spent more than twenty years addressing the needs of the adaptive cycling community.
2:00 PM  Electric-Assist Bikes, Trikes and You - An overview of electric-assist options available to retro-fit on your current recumbent bike or trike. Presented by Rakesh Dhawan of FALCO eMotors
3:00 PM  Accessorizing your ride - Getting that new bike is only the first step. Installing the right accessories can help increase your riding performance and enjoyment. Pat Franz and his company, T-Cycle, have provided innovative accessories and cycling solutions for riders around the world
4:00 PM  Minimalist Touring - “Bike Packing” and carrying only the bare essentials is a fast growing trend for cycle tourists. Author Neil M. Hanson will help you decide how little you really need to carry for safe, fun bike packing adventures.
    
Sunday, October 8
11:00 AM  Electric-Assist Bikes, Trikes and You - An overview of electric-assist options available to retro-fit on your current recumbent bike or trike. Presented by Rakesh Dhawan of FALCO eMotors
1:00 PM  Adaptive Cycling-How Do You Fit In? - Adaptive cycling encompasses a wide and diverse world of people seeking the joys of cycling. There are challenges, but the rewards are great. David Black has spent more than twenty years addressing the needs of the adaptive cycling community.
2:00 PM  Accessorizing your ride - Getting that new ride is only the first step. Installing the right accessories can help increase your riding performance and enjoyment. Pat Franz and his company, T-Cycle, provides innovative accessories and cycling solutions for riders around the world.