Michelin announces sweepstakes winner

Rochester, N.Y. resident wins 2008 Harley-Davidson Road Glide

By Motorcycle.Com Staff, Nov. 20, 2008
Michelin Motorcycle Tires has announced the winner of its 2008 Ride On! Sweepstakes.

Gerry Green of Rochester, N.Y. was named the winner of a 2008 Harley-Davidson Road Glide with a custom paint job and $5,000 worth of Harley-Davidson genuine accessories and Michelin Commander tires.

“I still can’t believe that I am the winner of this beautiful bike,” says Green. “I was on MichelinMotorcycle.com one night and saw the entry form to register to win the motorcycle.  I registered and thought no more about it until I received a call from (sales account manager) Danny Gilreath with Michelin notifying me that I was the winner.”

Even the Michelin Man was on hand to deliver Gerry Green his prize.Green was selected from thousands of entries in the Michelin Motorcycle Tires Ride On! Sweepstakes which ran from March to August 2008.The prize Road Glide was a part of the Michelin Motorcycle Tour Truck display which appeared at Daytona, Myrtle Beach and Sturgis bike weeks as well as Harley-Davidson’s 105th anniversary celebration in Milwaukee, Wis.

“It was great having the unique 2008 Harley-Davidson Road Glide motorcycle on the Michelin Motorcycle Tour Truck this year,” says Vickie Johnson, vice president of Two Wheel, Michelin North America. “It was very exciting to give this bike to a motorcycle enthusiast such as Mr. Green.”

Michelin delivered the prize bike to Green at the Cycle Stop in Rochester where dealer Gary Schreib hosted a party for Green.