Sturgis Buffalo Chip, South Dakota (February 19, 2013) – The Sturgis Buffalo Chip today announced its Legends Ride participants will be joined by three of the most popular wrestlers in WWE history. Hall of Famers, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan, The Honky Tonk Man and Greg “The Hammer” Valentine will join a growing roster of A-list celebrities, musicians, bike builders and cigar aficionados confirmed for the Monday, August 5th charity event during the 73rd annual Sturgis Rally. The iconic and often televised Legends Ride has in recent years raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for worthy South Dakota charities. Tickets are now available at www.legendsride.com.
Riders will first have an opportunity to meet these WWE heroes in historic Deadwood before the Legends Ride kicks off. Riders will then be escorted on a scenic ride through the beautiful Black Hills to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip, where these and other celebrities will join the Legends Ride reception for complimentary food, drinks and silent and live memorabilia auctions. The Legends Riders’ evening is then highlighted by a double-headliner concert under the stars at the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling ™.
“The WWE developed into one of the most popular forms of global entertainment today and we couldn’t be more excited that three of its biggest stars want to join Legends Ride festivities to help raise support for the Black Hills Special Olympics kids and the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame,” said Rod Woodruff, president of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip.
Join Hall of Fame Championship wrestlers Greg “The Hammer” Valentine, The Honky Tonk Man and “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan on Monday, August 5th, 2013 as they participate in one of the most celebrated Sturgis rides of all time. 100% of the Legends Rider’s contributions, which have amounted to more than $240,000, are passed by the Buffalo Chip directly to the chosen charities for the benefit of the kids and Museum. Help these charities and meet the celebrities by reserving your spot on the Legend’s Ride now. Visit www.LegendsRide.com or call (605) 347-9000.
The 32nd annual Buffalo Chip festival has a growing list of one-of-a-kind events that take place August 2-11, 2013 during the 73rd Sturgis motorcycle rally. View them at www.BuffaloChip.Com/EVENTS.aspx
About The Legends Ride
The Legends Ride charity event brings together riders from across the map as well as VIP’s from the world of motorcycling and entertainment. On Monday, August 5th, the Legends Ride starts at the famous Franklin Hotel in the historic town of Deadwood SD at 12:00pm. Riders then travel through the canyons of the Black Hills, finishing at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip. Upon arrival, participants are treated to a private, catered meal before taking to the Chip’s amphitheater for a world class concert. 100% of the funds generated by the Legends Ride goes to support local charities. More information is available at www.legendsride.com.
About The Sturgis Buffalo Chip-
Sturgis Buffalo Chip® 2013 will take place August 2nd – August 11th. The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling™ and the Sturgis rally’s cornerstone event will celebrate its 32nd consecutive annual concert series at their famed camping resort. Since 1981, the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® has provided unforgettable live music experiences and exciting activities for fans from around the world. The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® attracts the music industry's hottest stars and emerging talent and hosts a diverse selection of food and beverage vendors as well as interactive exhibits. Set on 580 acres, three miles East of Sturgis, the Buffalo Chip® is a festival experience like no other. More details are available at www.BuffaloChip.com.