News Tucker Rocky joins Mid-Ohio School

Tucker Rocky joins Mid-Ohio School

Motorcycle Gear

TrueSports, Inc., owners and operators of The Mid-Ohio School and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, announced a new partnership with Tucker Rocky Distributing, a leading wholesaler of motorcycle parts, accessories and apparel.

Tucker Rocky joins as the Official Motorcycle Track Gear Provider of The Mid-Ohio School’s Performance Track Riding (PTR) program. All road race track coaches will be outfitted with Twist of Fate leathers from the Speed & Strength brand. Additionally, Tucker Rocky will provide a limited number of racing suits available for riders to rent for the day at all PTR dates throughout the year.

"We are proud to work with such an esteemed organization as The Mid-Ohio School. As one of the nation’s largest motorbike aftermarket parts and accessory distributors, we consider it a privilege," commented Rick Dorfmeyer regional sales manager for Tucker Rocky Distributing.

"The Mid-Ohio School’s Performance Track Riding program is the perfect venue to demonstrate the quality and value of our apparel. We’re thrilled to have the track coaches wear the Speed & Strength Twist of Fate one-piece suit," said Bruce Parker, brand manager and founder of the Speed & Strength brand.

As part of the affiliation with The Mid-Ohio School, Tucker Rocky Distributing will host over 100 of its bike dealers at an exclusive riding event at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The partnership between the two companies is an initial one-year agreement for the 2010 PTR season.

"Tucker Rocky joining The Mid-Ohio School and the Motorcycle Performance Track Riding program is a great addition to our growing list of partners. Our track coaches and participants will be thrilled to wear leathers from the Speed & Strength line. Tucker Rocky is at the top of its class in providing its high quality products to motorcycle enthusiasts, and it’s what we aspire to achieve with our PTR offerings," said Steve Bidlack, The Mid-Ohio School Director.

The Mid-Ohio School provides professional driving and riding instruction to drivers and motorcyclists of all skill levels. The motorcycle side features three Performance Track Riding formats. Students enjoy classroom sessions, skill drills, expert private instruction and lapping on the same track that challenges the world’s top racers. In 17 seasons, The Mid-Ohio School has 35,600 graduates, including 11,400 teenagers. For more information or to enroll, visit www.midohioschool.com.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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