Carey Hart’s Good Trip Rally hosted a particular occasion at Fox Racing Headquarters the place each the motocross and V-Twin industries acquired collectively to lift cash on the behalf of our troops, and we had the privilege to attend. The Good Trip Rally is a sequence of rides, events and occasions the place all charitable donations go on to America’s veterans, service women and men who’ve laid their lives on the road to guard our nice nation and freedoms.
The Good Trip created the “Tanks for Troops” occasion through which a wide range of artists picked by Carey himself reworked gasoline tanks provided by Indian Bikes into , one-off items of motorbike artwork. The hand-painted tanks are at the moment being auctioned off with all proceeds benefiting the Infinite Hero Basis, a 501(c)(three) non-profit group that drives the innovation and accessibility of efficient therapies for army heroes and their households coping with service-related psychological and bodily accidents.
There are 22 totally different tanks, all with their particular person and distinctive taste. Lots of the artists embody Hart’s favourite painters, tattoo artists and even his six-year-old daughter, Willow. Thus far, the bids on many of the tanks are greater than $1000. Two choose tanks, one by Desert Storm Marine Corps veteran and motorbike helmet painter Chris Wooden at the moment has a bid of $three,700, and one other by Carey and Pink Hart’s daughter Willow, is anticipated to lift over $7,600 – and counting… From baggers to choppers to flat-trackers, among the many tanks was additionally a showcase of Carey’s Indian bikes.
It’s nice to see the motorbike trade getting collectively to lift cash for our veterans and their households. With out the sacrifice and bravado of our service women and men, we wouldn’t be capable to do most of the issues we love and sometimes take without any consideration.
Please take a second to study extra about The Good Trip, and for those who’re fascinated with making a donation or putting a bid on one of many custom-painted Indian tanks, verify them out right here. Bidding ends this Wednesday, January 31st.