Monday, March 24, 2014

Motorcycle Mechanics Institute Kicks Off AZ Bike Week With Garage Party On March 29

School revvs up bike lovers with custom competition, bike power testing
Motorcycle Mechanics Institute (MMI), a division of Universal Technical Institute and the leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional motorcycle technicians, will host its 6th annual AZ Bike Week Garage Party on Saturday, March 29, at its Phoenix campus.
        A main stop on the AZ Bike Week tour, the event will host a custom bike shop competition featuring several local shops, give attendees the chance to vote for their favorite builders and bikes, and see bikes pushed to the power limits on the Screamin’ Eagle dyno. Instructors and students from MMI-Phoenix will also be on-hand to showcase the school’s many high-tech education offerings.
        More than 3,000 attendees are anticipated.

11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday, March 29
*Tours of campus labs and test-drives of bikes on dyno available to media upon request

Motorcycle Mechanics Institute–Phoenix
2844 W. Deer Valley Road, Phoenix (Deer Valley Road/I-17)

MMI-Phoenix’s Garage Party will feature all things motorcycle for the bike enthusiast – whether they are new to riding or a seasoned biker – including displays from all manufacturers, the latest custom bikes, information from builders and vendors.
        Local bike shops, including Jim Nasi Customs, DP Customs, Evolution Custom Cycles, Bad Boy Designs and Knucklehead Cycles will compete for a coveted custom bike title.

John Roppe, chief instructor-Harley-Davidson, MMI – Phoenix
Bike customizers, including Phoenix’s Jim Nasi
MMI students and instructors
Bike power measurements on dyno
Labs/classrooms with latest manufacturer technologies

FOR MORE INFO:              
Tim Yarborough, 623-879-4381,