Happy Trails Products Give Thanks Bike Giveaway Contest

Give Thanks Project Description


On Veteran's Day, November 11, 2011 Happy Trails Products will say “Thank You” to U.S. military men and women for service to their country. Five active members of the U.S. armed forces or honorably discharged veterans will be selected for recognition from a pool of applicants.

Joining with us in our thanks are Rawhyde Adventures, Klim Technical Gear, WPS (Western Power Sports) and "Condor 13", C Troop 2/17th Air Cavalry, 101st ABN Division, 1969/70. Additionally, since our first announcement we are pleased to be joined by Progressive Suspension, Ricor Shocks and Woody's Wheels.

                                         Grand Prize

The grand prize winner will receive four distinct gifts:

  1. Happy Trails Products will award a highly modified, near zero mileage, 2009 Kawasaki KLR650 equipped to tour North America and beyond. The modified Kawasaki KLR650 will include over $2,500 in upgrades. Up to $400 travel expenses to Boise for the presentation of the bike is provided by a donation from  "Condor 13", C Troop 2/17th Air Cavalry, 101st ABN Division, 1969/70.

  2. WPS (Western Power Sports) will award a complete adventure riding outfit: Fly Trekker Helmet, Fly Terra Trek Jacket in Hi-Viz, Fly Butane Pants Fly Trekker Glove and Fly Milepost Sport-Touring Boots.

  3. Rawhyde Adventures will award an Adventure Rider Training Course and Base Camp Alpha follow-up trip.

  4. Progressive Suspension will award Front Fork springs and their new 465 Series RAP Rear Shock.


1st Runner-Up will receive a superb adventure riding suit from Klim Technical Gear, the new Badlands Pro Pant & Jacket due for late fall release.

2nd Runner-Up will receive Inertia active front fork valves and rear shocks from the revolutionary RICOR Racing Shocks.

3rd Runner-Up will receive a $1000 gift certificate from the acclaimed Woody's Wheel Works.

4th Runner-Up will receive a gift certificate for a set of tires from Dunlop Motorcycle Tires.

  Selection Process

  1. Applications will be accepted from June 1, 2011 - August 31, 2011.

  2. All applications will be submitted to a random drawing on or about September 8, 2011. Eleven (11) applicants will be selected for final consideration.

  3. Each of the eleven will be contacted to provide: verification of honorable discharge or active duty status; current driver's license with motorcycle endorsement (if required by issuing state); three references and agreement to submit to background checks. All requested information must be received by September 30, 2011.

  4. On October 7, 2011 a final random drawing from the remaining finalists will be conducted for the grand prize winner and the runners-up.

  5. October 10, 2011 winners will be contacted.

  6. November 11, 2011, at Happy Trails headquarters, 11777 Executive Drive, Boise, Idaho, awards will be presented to the four winners.


Applications closed on August 31

4 Runners-up and Grand Prize Winner
will be revealed Oct 24-28 on Happy Trails Facebook Page

Awards presentation 11-11-11













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