posted on July 18, 2008 01:54
Published by Cyril Huze July 18th, 2008 in Builders, Customs, Editorial and Events
To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Duo glide, Limited edition Duo Glide Replica called, “Destination Duo™” presented by Bruce Rossmeyer’s Destination Daytona and built by Sucker Punch Sally’s will be auctioned off during the First Annual Legends Ride, Celebrity Event Sturgis 2008. A total of 50 “Destination Duo” will be built and will feature a Panhead™ style power plant, a 5-speed kick or electric transmission, an original style 2 into 2 exhaust combination, a functional custom leather seat, an optional buddy seat and a choice of a Springer or hydraulic front-end. The bike encompasses the look of the first year of the American fully-suspended, functionally-driven motorcycle. This is the 1st of many projects that Sucker Punch Sally and Bruce Rossmeyer’s Destination Daytona are partnering in. Scheduled for Thursday, August 7th during the 2008 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, the Legends Ride presented by the Legendary Buffalo Chip and sponsored by the City of Deadwood has already raised over $30,000 for the Kids and Chrome Foundation, which in turn benefits the Children’s Home Society and the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum. After enjoying a variety of entertainment at Deadwood Tobacco Company and an exclusive appearance by the Playboy Playmates at The Silverado-Franklin Gaming Complex, Legends Ride participants (including well known custom builders) will be escorted on a beautiful, 50-mile ride though “The Hills of Dakota” on the way to the Legendary Buffalo Chip for food, drinks and concert featuring the red hot country duo, Sugarland and rock and roll hall of famers ZZ Top. Tickets for the Legends Ride may be purchased for $150 online at Legends at Legends Ride or for $200 the day of the event. Participants will receive a souvenir gift pack, which includes an official event T-shirt, poster and other sponsor items, plus food, drinks and concert admission.