FAQ’s

OUR MISSION

To engage US Military Veterans who are blind, visually impaired or physically limited (in a manner that prevents him/her from driving a motorcycle), in a day of motorcycling, socializing, food, fun and entertainment.  Each participating veteran passenger is identified by the code name TAILGUNNER. We do allow participating Veteran TAILGUNNERs to share the riding experience with a guest of their choice.

HOW YOU CAN HELP

1) JOIN OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
We have a variety of specific needs and are currently seeking talented individuals to help us improve and maintain our high standards for THE VIPER RIDE event.

2) SHARE THE NEWS OF OUR MISSION

3) HELP US RECRUIT TAILGUNNERs

DO YOU KNOW A VETERAN THAT MAY LIKE TO PARTICIPATE?

  • Pass along the word of our mission to veterans that are blind, visually impaired or disabled
  • Download, print and share an application from our TAILGUNNER page with an eligible veteran
    • Have them fill it out and submit it to us using the instructions on the form
    • Or contact us by email at info@theviperride.org . We will be happy to help with the application process.
  • All participant MUST pre-apply

4) APPLY TO HELP AT THE EVENT AS A PILOT OR GROUNDCREW TEAM MEMBER

5) APPLY TO BECOME A MEMBER OF THE VIPER RIDE PHOTOGRAPHY TEAM

6) JOIN US AT ONE OF MANY FUNDRAISERS THAT WE HOLD THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

7) USE SMILE.AMAZOM.COM WHEN MAKING PURCHASES THROUGH AMAZON

  • Select “Visually Impaired Patriots Experiencing the Road Inc” as your charitable organization choice

8) PURCHASE VIPER GEAR USING OUR ONLINE STORE

9) DONATE TO OUR CAUSE


THE VIPER RIDE PLUS+™ 2021 APPLICATIONS

YOU MUST PRE-APPLY TO PARTICIPATE

THE VIPER RIDE PLUS The VIPER RIDE PLUS+™ 2021 is Sunday, August 22nd. Applications can be found at the links below:



Thanks for applying and we’ll be in touch with you soon!

Help Us When You Purchase from AMAZON

By using Amazon Smile you can help our fundraising efforts.
THE VIPER RIDE Amazon Smile

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Thank You for Your Support!

THE VIPER RIDE™ Conversations with Carole Caine

Carole Caine interviews THE VIPER RIDE™ Founder TJ Oman and TAILGUNNER Rob Ivy.

THE VIPER RIDE Appears In VFW Magazine

Enjoy the Feeling of the Wind
By Marcella Jones
THE VIPER RIDE appeared in the February 2018 issue of VFW magazine. ENJOY THE FEELING OF THE WIND Photo Credits: Jason Kewley and Doug Lentz