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“Total Control” Motorcycle Author to Speak at Hudson Valley Community College June 1

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, May 18, 2006

Lee Parks, author of the best-selling “Total Control: High Performance Street Riding Techniques” will speak at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 1, at Hudson Valley Community College’s Bulmer Telecommunications Center.

Parks will give an informational talk about the Total Control Advanced Rider Clinics, which are scheduled for Sunday, June 4 and Saturday, June 24 at the college. He will answer questions about the clinic and sign his book. A motorcycle racer and former editorial director of Motorcycle Consumer News and Auto Restorer, he recently established Lee Parks Designs, which manufactures accessories for riders.

For several years, Hudson Valley Community College has been a leader in motorcycle rider education, offering courses for the beginning to advanced rider. For more information go to or call the Office of Community and Professional Education at (518) 629-7339.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 60 degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Science; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and an Educational Opportunity Center for academic and career training. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 12,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 60,000 alumni.