SOURCE: Viper Powersports Inc.

May 23, 2011 08:15 ET

Viper Powersports Announces: Timothy Kling Joining Viper Motorcycle Company as Chief Financial Officer

HOPKINS, MN--(Marketwire - May 23, 2011) - Viper Powersports Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VPWI), designer and manufacturer of Viper Motorcycles, announces that Mr. Timothy C. Kling has been hired as the Company's new CFO effective July 1, 2011. Mr. Kling's background includes Chief Financial Officer of Lehman Trikes, Inc., a TSXV Canadian public company for the last six years. Mr. Kling has an MBA from the University of Wyoming, BSBA degrees in Accounting and Information Systems for the University of Montana - Billings and holds both a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant designation. He has over 20 years of financial and informational systems experience. Timothy Kling stated, "I am looking forward to joining the Viper's management team. As a motorcycle rider, it is an exciting opportunity to be on the ground floor for the move to Auburn and the launching of this world class motorcycle."

Viper Powersports CEO John R. Silseth stated, "We are pleased to have Timothy Kling join the Viper Management team. Viper's foundation is coming to fruition. The management team, products, and our Auburn facility are world class after many years in preparation."

ABOUT VIPERPOWERSPORTS INC: Viper Powersports designs, manufactures and markets a line of premium American V-Twin Super Cruiser motorcycles, V-Twin aftermarket engines and other related aftermarket products through an independent dealer network. Joint venture partner Ilmor Engineering ( provides technical developmental support for the proprietary 152 cubic inch Viper V-Twin engine, utilizing their 25 years of engine design expertise, ensuring Viper's long term success as America's newest domestic OEM of motorcycles. Viper Motorcycle Company's website is

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Contact Information

    Mike Mann
    VP Investor Relations
    Viper Powersports, Inc.
    Tel: 512.971.1729