2010 Legends Ride: Photos & Celebs
Yesterday more than 300 generous motorcyclists participated in the third annual Legends Ride – an organized charity ride between Deadwood and Sturgis. Riders paid a fee to participate and all of the proceeds were donated to Black Hills area charities. The Sky Ranch for Boys and the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame were this year’s Legends Ride beneficiaries.
TV celebrities Lorenzo Lamas, Rupert from Survivor and Pee-Wee Herman all took part in the Legends Ride, along with several nationally-known custom motorcycle builders and designers. I was able to follow the Legends Ride throughout the day and even got to chat with Rupert for a few minutes. These shots should give you a better feel for what the ride kick-off in Deadwood was like. Enjoy!
A steady stream of motorcycles rolls into Historic Deadwood.
Motorcycles of all shapes and sizes arrived to take part in the Legends Ride.
America’s most beloved reality-TV star, Rupert from Survivor, met with fans and rode in the Legends Ride. (I'm the one without the beard and tie-dye)
Actor and custom motorcycle builder, Lorenzo Lamas, also participated in the Legends Ride.
Legends Ride participants gathered in Deadwood before leaving on a 50-mile charity ride through the Black Hills.
Pee-Wee Herman also participated in the Legends Ride and led more than 300 bikers out of Deadwood on his new, custom-built Schwinn bicycle.
Joe Rainboth is a resident of Spearfish, S.D. He grew up in the tall-corn state of Iowa, where he developed an early interest in all things outdoors. After high school he moved to Vermillion, S.D., where he earned his bachelor’s degree in public relations and advertising.
During his college years, two things caught his attention: the beauty of western South Dakota’s Black Hills and a girl from those Black Hills. After graduating from college, Joe traveled across the country as a recruiter for the University of South Dakota. He saw the sights from Pittsburgh to Las Vegas and everywhere in between, but it was the Black Hills (and the girl) that kept drawing him back.
He and wife moved back to the Black Hills in 2008. He's an avid hiker, mountain biker and road cyclist whose future plans include trying to fit a pair of kayaks into the spare bedroom.
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