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Sunday 10th April 2022

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10.00am – 4.30pm

Our 2022 Shiny Side Up Online Event is the biggest interactive live-stream of Kiwi riders, ever. We’re bringing you some huge names in the New Zealand and international motorbike scene, including Carl Fogarty, Sam McCafferty, Avalon Biddle, Chaotic Blonde, Kevin Williams and Dr Chris Hurren – right at your fingertips. You’ll also walk away knowing how to tie down your bike, how to pick it up if the dreaded ‘bike-down’ happens and so much more from our live demos.

Plus, we have heaps of great prizes to give away – enter our Show & Shine competition, ask our gurus loads of thought-provoking questions or even just sign up to get reminders!

Make sure you join us on Facebook or YouTube on Sunday 10 April from 10am.

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How to Watch the Event

Go straight to the Online Event on Facebook Live.

Go straight to the Online Event on You Tube

Presenters

Jay Reeve

Radio Host, All Round Good Guy & Shiny Side Up Presenter

Harley-Davidson enthusiast and fan of all things two wheeled, a life behind bars (of the motorbike variety) is the life for Jay Reeve.

Ray Heron

Creator, Broadcaster, Rider & Shiny Side Up Presenter

Ray Heron is a content creator and broadcaster who lives and breathes motorbiking. His mantra is “do something you love, because then it’s not work”

 

Gurus

Carl Fogarty

World Superbike Champion

Undisputed icon of motorcycle racing and a British sporting treasure. Racing fans worship his gutsy, aggressive style and a determination to win at all cost. Carl will share his career highlights, unique stories and life after the track.

Sam McCafferty

Transport designer from Wellington, New Zealand currently based in Bologna, Italy working for Ducati Motor Holding.

Sam’s passion took him from Wellington New Zealand to major motorbike brands around the world. He talks about his design process and shares his take on the future of bike design and the rapidly changing technology.

Amber Uhrle aka Chaotic Blonde

Motorcycle Enthusiast

Amber covers her rising career on the track, how she champions female riders and the gear they should wear and how the right gear helped reduce her injuries after a nasty crash.

Dr Chris Hurren

Senior Research Fellow (Fibre Science and Technology), Deakin University, Australia.

Chris is the scientist in charge of testing motorbike gear for MotoCAP, he will update the latest additions to the ratings, how the public is responding and why NZ riders should use MotoCAP instead of the European Standards.

Kevin Williams

Avid rider and runs Survival Skills Rider Training in the UK.

Collisions at junctions, especially in urban areas and spills on corners, Kevin takes a no-blame look at the mistakes and makes positive suggestions to help riders recognise what goes wrong.

Avalon Biddle

Motorcycle Racer

Avalon with her track and on-road experience will be part of the Question & Answers Panel, responding to your questions posted in the live chat during the event. She also discusses her experience taking Ride Forever courses.

Sgt Peter Sowter

Serious Crash Unit & Road Policing, Wellington

Peter with his unique experience, knowledge and insight will be part of the Question & Answers Panel, responding to your questions posted in the live chat during the event.

Question for the Talent?

Submit your question via the live chat and the best ones will be asked by our presenters, a great way to get involved.

Ask your questions in the live chat on Facebook or YouTube starting with #Name of Talent (e.g Sam, Avalon, Chis).

Panels

Question & Answers Panel

A wide ranging panel of subject experts from ACC, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, NZ Police and track racing to answer all your tenacious questions on licensing, training, safety, gear and how to begin on the road or track. 

Ask your questions in the live chat on Facebook or YouTube starting with #Panel.

Ride Forever Trainers Panel

Providers from all over the country standing by to answer all your Ride Forever and training questions.

Ask your questions in the live chat on Facebook or YouTube starting with #Trainers.

Question for the Talent?

Ask your questions in the live chat on Facebook or YouTube starting with #Name of Talent (e.g Sam, Avalon, Chis).

Mechanic

Basic Motorbike Maintenance 

Session 1
Chain – What to look for / How to adjust / How to lubricate
Cables – What to check / How to adjust

Fluids – What to check / Topping up / Bike position

Session 2

Tyres – What to check / Tread depth / Pressure / How to repair

Note – the information provided is as a guide and if you are unsure or question your ability please contact a mechanic for further advice or to carry out the work.

Demonstrations

Tie Down – securing your bike

Regularly asked at our events and on our social media channels is how to tie your bike down for transport. 

Bike Pick Up – getting it off the floor

Often riders fear the dreaded bike-down and either they feel the bike is too big to lift or they are too small to try,  it’s really not that hard once you know how.

Slow Riders Challenge

We have gathered a selection of bikes and riders to show you how manoeuvrable your motorbike really is once you have the knowledge, and the training.

Get someone to record you best attempt and submit it to the Ride Forever Facebook page.

Rider Challenges – try these at home after the event

Our riders will show you some simple challenges to try yourself, with a bit of know how and practice they are a breeze.

90 degree turn from a static start

U-turn within a 5m lane

Figure of 8 within a 5m lane

Offset cone weave

Fast stop from 50km (not an emergency stop)

Get someone to record you best attempt and submit it to the Ride Forever Facebook page.

Note – all of these challenges should be carried out on a closed road with no other vehicles or pedestrians, for the event a closed off area was used.

Virtual Show & Shine

Show Off Your Pride & Joy

Dream machines submitted into the Show & Shine competition. Entries closed at midnight on Sunday 4 April 2022

Judging

All entries go into the Show & Shine Gallery on the website. They are each allocated a voting number.

Stage 1 – On Monday 4 April all entries will be placed in a photo album on our Facebook page, like your favourite. Should you not be available to watch the Event or don’t have a Facebook account, vote by email at: info@shinysideup.co.nz Voting closes at 1pm Sunday 10 April.

Stage 2 – The 3 top motorbikes, as voted by the public, will then be handed to our panel made up of talent and representatives from the event, to make the final call on the winner and runner-up.

Prizes

The winners will be announced towards the end of the Live Online Event, they will also be posted on this website and contacted directly by the team.

Winner –  A  giant bucket of Muc-Off cleaning products / A $200 paddock stand (front or rear) / $100 MTA voucher

Runner Up – A giant bucket of Muc-Off cleaning products

Note – This is a New Zealand competition only, all prizes can only be shipped to an NZ address

Online Event Prizes

Note – This is a New Zealand competition only, all prizes can only be shipped to an NZ address. All vouchers can only be issued from actual retail stores, online stores are not applicable.

WINNER
Jo Woodrow from Kaiapoi

Best Q&A Question
Prize Pack 1

Cardo Packtalk Bold Twin Pack
Premium bluetooth intercom set

No drag Back Pack
Hardshell, aerodynamic & water resistant in black & teal

Muc-Off Cleaning Kit
An entire bucket of cleaning products

MTA $100 Voucher
Enjoy some free riding on us

Tubeless Tyre Repair Kit
Roadside kit inc CO2 inflator, so no pumping

WINNER
Dan Burrel from Stratford

Best Q&A Question
Prize Pack 2

Set of Tyres
Up to $600 in value from your chosen store

Monimoto 7 GPS Tracker
State of the art sending alerts to your phone

3L Hydration Back Pack
Grab a drink on the go and keep your lunch cool

Muc-Off Cleaning Kit
An entire bucket of cleaning products

MTA $100 Voucher
Enjoy some free riding on us

Tubeless Tyre Repair Kit
Roadside kit inc CO2 inflator, so no pumping

WINNER $100 MTA Voucher
Dylan Harvey from Ruakaka
Gary Rees (please contact us)

WINNER $50 MTA Voucher
Liam Hollyoake from Napier

WINNER Service Voucher
Grant Atkinson from Rolleston

WINNER Gear Voucher
Conor Topp from Auckland

WINNER Hotgrips
Julian Matthews from Wellington

WINNER Lube & Cleaner Set
Grant Hannah from Rotorua
Michael Jarvis (please contact us)

 

Live Chat Spot Prizes

2 x MTA $100 Voucher
$100 each to spend 

1 x MTA $50 Voucher

1 x Service $600 Voucher
A voucher/credit at your chosen motorbike mechanic

1 x Gear $600 Voucher
A voucher/credit at your chosen store

1 x Oxford Hotgrips
Set of sports bike or cruiser warming grips

2 x Lube & Cleaner
A can of lube & a can of cleaner

 

WINNER
B.J Boggiss from Whakatane

RUNNER UP
Liam Hollyoake from Napier

Virtual Show & Shine

Winner – B.J. from Whakatane
1971 Norton

Muc-Off Cleaning Kit
An entire bucket of cleaning products

Bike Stand
Choice of a front or rear paddock stand

MTA $100 Voucher
Enjoy some free riding on us

 

Runner Up – Liam form Napier
2020 Yamaha

Muc-Off Cleaning Kit
An entire bucket of cleaning products

 

WINNER
Dale Walker
Kerrin Hotop
Tim Wong
Doug Foley
Jack Gillman

WINNER
Leah Fry from Tuakau

Reminder Sign Up Prizes

Sign Up for the Email Reminder

Be in to win 1 of 4 – 

3.5kg Butchers Meat Pack
Quality meat pack delivered to your door before the event, perfect for a Shiny Side Up BBQ

 

 

 

 

Complete the Short Post Event Survey
Be in to win –

1 x MTA $100 Voucher
Enjoy some free riding on us.

Ride Forever Summer of Riding

Sign up for a Ride Forever course using the code SSU22, complete your course within 6 months and you’re in the draw to win a summer of riding on us!

Set of Motorbike Tyres
Worn or want that premium set, up to $600 in value from your chosen store

WOF
Keep it safe, free WOF from your chosen mechanic

One Years Rego
A fee free year, now that makes a nice change

MTA $500 Voucher
Enjoy some free riding on us

Maintenance/Service Voucher
Oil change or suspension needs work, a $600 voucher/credit at your chosen motorbike mechanic

How to Watch & Get Involved

Sign up for the reminder email
Ask the Gurus or the panels a question
Best question & spot prizes throughout the event
Sign up and complete a Ride Forever course and win a ‘Summer of Riding’
Complete the quick post-event survey and be in to win

Follow Shiny Side Up

Like, follow & share Shiny Side Up Bike Fest and get all the latest info.

Like, follow & subscribe Shiny Side Up Bike Fest on Instagram

How to Watch the Event

Go straight to the Online Event on Facebook Live.

Go straight to the Online Event on You Tube

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