Yakima Launches FIrst Road Warrior "Dream Vacation" Sweepstakes

rand Prize is a Mountain Bike Trip for two from Western Spirit, Roundtrip Airfare Provided by Subaru and Gear from DaKine, Kona, Wolverine and Yakima, Valued at $9500

BEAVERTON, Ore. (August 1, 2007) – Yakima, an innovator in vehicle rack solutions for boats, bikes, winter sports gear, home storage and cargo options, is partnering with Subaru, Wolverine, Western Spirit, Kona and DaKine to launch its “Dream Vacation” Sweepstakes August 1, 2007, a consumer appreciation initiative. To enter, consumers can submit one entry per person via the website: www.yakima.com or through one of Yakima's Road Warrior's, traveling brand ambassadors found at over 75 biking, paddling and snowsport events across the nation. For local Road Warrior events, visit www.yakima.com/RoadWarrior. The sweepstakes is open to U.S. residents age 18 and older. Winners will be drawn at random and announced on January 5, 2008.

“Yakima believes everyone deserves a vacation,” said Joel Grabenstein, field marketing manager for Yakima. “The Road Warrior program provides consumers a chance to touch and test the product first-hand and try their luck at winning this ultimate prize package.”

Valued at $9,500, the grand prize winner receives a Western Spirit mountain bike trip for two to anywhere in the lower 48 states, roundtrip airfare provided by Subaru, two Kona Dawg mountain bikes, a Yakima base rack system with two SprocketRocket fork mounts, apparel and footwear for two from Wolverine, two DaKine Split Convertible travel bags and two DaKine Wet Dry Duffel gear bags.

About Yakima
Yakima is a world leader in the design and manufacture of destination hardware and gear management solutions. Yakima's products include: vehicle racks for bikes, boats, ski equipment and gear; a line of cargo boxes and bags for a variety of needs; and Ground Control, an integrated gear management system for the home. Yakima Products is headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon. For more information, visit www.yakima.com.