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Guided Harley-Davidson Tours From Ride America

    BRENHAM, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE FEATURES)--March 7, 2002--Tired of the same boring corporate retreats and sales incentive trips to golf courses or crowded beach resorts? Then Ride America has an exciting option to consider.
    Ride America offers new ways for companies to motivate and reward sales and management teams with guided Harley-Davidson motorcycle tours.
    Geared toward companies planning retreats and incentive trips for executives who are interested in motorcycles or who have always been fascinated with the idea of riding them, Ride America offers seven-day guided tours with seven unique itineraries throughout the United States. Ride America also offers customized three- and four-day "Free Wheeling" Tours.
    "There's a mystique associated with riding Harley-Davidsons. What better way to bring your adventure-loving staff closer than sending them on a guided Harley-Davidson tour through beautiful areas of the country?" said Rick Perkins, Ride America co-owner and tour guide. "When these road warriors return to the office, they'll be more confident, rested, and ready to take on the world."
    By rewarding or motivating staff with a Ride America Tour, companies can turn executive incentive trips and retreats into adventures of a lifetime. And, all anyone has to do is show up ready to ride. Each tour itinerary is fully mapped and planned by the "Ride Brothers," Rick and Wyatt Perkins. Everything, from the hotels to the Harley rental, is handled by Ride America.

    Ride America's seven-day tours include:

-- Big Bend Tour: Oct. 26-Nov. 2, Nov. 2-9
-- Canyonlands Tour: Apr. 27-May 4, May 4-11, Oct. 5-12, Oct. 12-19
-- Carolinas Tour: April 20-27 and Sept. 28-Oct. 5
-- Hill Country Tour: Apr. 6-13, Apr. 13-20, Oct. 19-26
-- Natchez Trace Tour: May 18-25, Sept. 21-28
-- Southwest Tour: May 11-18, May 18-25, May 25-Jun. 1
-- Sunshine Tour: Nov. 9-16, Nov.16-23

    Ride America has also planned escorted three- and four-day "Free Wheeling" tours, each of which begins in the popular business travel destination cities of Las Vegas, New Orleans and Orlando. Tours of six to 10 licensed riders are customized to fit the schedules and activities of each group. Prices vary according to departure city, itinerary and season.

    About Ride America

    Rick and Wyatt Perkins, known as the "Ride Brothers," formed Ride America in 1997. Ride America appeals to professionals and executives whose corporate commitments often keep them from experiencing the pleasure of motorcycle riding as much as they would like. The Ride America tours provide executives an opportunity to enjoy a hassle-free Harley adventure. To learn more about Ride America, the 2002 Tour Schedules and the "Free Wheeling" tours, or to secure reservations on upcoming tours, please visit or call 888/781-RIDE (7433).