Sturgis Kids & Chrome Charity Event With Pee-Wee Herman And Lorenzo Lamas

Big Rallies like Sturgis are full of charity events and I want to mention this one called “Kids & Chrome” because I think it was very creatively conceived with the sponsoring of Schwinn Bicycles, of the Legendary Buffalo Chip and the participation of Pee Wee Herman (Paul Reubens) and of Lorenzo Lamas (Lamas Cycles). Schwinn had donated 60 new bicycles and helmets to the Kids & Chrome Foundation to benefit the Black Hills Children Home Society.

These bicycles arrived unassembled in boxes at the Buffalo Chip warehouse. and were assembled by professional builders who volunteered for the task. In addition 4 custom builders customized 4 adult size bicycles on the Pee-Wee Herman fictional comic character, with Paul Reubens picking one to use on his new New-York Broadway Show to debut November 11th, one to auction immediately on eBay, and 2 others auctioned later.

I must say that these 4 custom motorcycles were of exceptional quality, incorporated amazing “Pee-wee” ideas and involved a lot of fabrication work. Front of the crowd, each builder had to “explain” his work to Paul Rubens who chose the one built by frame and motorcycle builder Steve “Brew” Garn and named “Pee-Wee America” because inspired by the famous motorcycle of the Easy Rider movie.

I agreed with this choice and Paul Rubens added that his career was launched by the publicist of Dennis Hopper with who he was friend, and that the bike was also a tribute to the actor who passed a few weeks ago. Two tickets to the opening nights of the Pee-Wee Herman Show at the Broodway Sondheim Theater on November 11th & 12th were also auctioned for $1800 & $1500. All the children bicycles and proceeds of the Kids And Chrome Charity go to help battered and abused children of the Black Hills. Ted Sands from Performance Machine was the master of pee-wee-ceremony.

15 Responses to “Sturgis Kids & Chrome Charity Event With Pee-Wee Herman And Lorenzo Lamas”

  1. 1 BadMonkeyMW Aug 9th, 2010 at 7:06 am

    Kick ass, Brew!

    Poor Lorenzo, upstaged by Pee-Wee. Looks like a great time.

  2. 2 Brother T Aug 9th, 2010 at 7:34 am

    I want to know more about the girl in the picture…

  3. 3 K. Nelson Aug 9th, 2010 at 8:12 am

    Brother T. I guess Lorenzo’s girlfriend. Cyril, tell us.

  4. 4 rk99 Aug 9th, 2010 at 8:15 am

    HA! Lorenzo might be upstaged by good ‘ole Pee-Wee, but he still has be babe!! Looks like a good cause – Thank you Paul and Lorenzo.

  5. 5 Jane Rogers Aug 9th, 2010 at 8:33 am

    Great Charity. Great story. Support celebrities supporting charities. So, thank you Pee Wee and Lorenzo Lamas.

  6. 6 Mr. Knuckles Aug 9th, 2010 at 8:51 am

    That’s not Lamas, That’s Herman Munster with a wig!

  7. 7 Brenda Fox Aug 9th, 2010 at 11:56 am

    hey! BUSTED!
    That goofy guy behind Pee Wee looks like the big Celeb!

    Could that be moto man, stand up guy we ALL Love Ted Sands???
    Damn I bet he was trying to fly under the radar and Paparazzi caught him again.

    Kids & Chrome is an Awesome event, great cause and everyone who supports is a celeb!

  8. 8 fuji Aug 9th, 2010 at 1:09 pm

    Any more I grimace when I hear someone say , working outside the box . Its old and it’s stale.

    Darwin Motorcycles and Fred Bertrand Krugger. have presented bikes that are very refreshing to see and put a new spark into the creative minds of the industry. I hope !

    Only wish that I could build a bike. No talent in that area.

    “Most of my money was spent on Motorcycles, Boats, Women, and Whiskey…The rest I just wasted”

  9. 9 golfish Aug 9th, 2010 at 6:10 pm

    I’m with Mr. Knuckles….I think LL needs to get some of that new AXE shampoo for men.

  10. 10 lenny Sinnet ASTC PERFORMANCE Aug 9th, 2010 at 6:49 pm


  11. 11 Brenda Fox Aug 11th, 2010 at 10:16 am

    ^^ yep in the side car

    but upper left and bottom right is the big Performance Machine celeb Ted Sands!
    Awesome guy, always helping out the charities and the women riders Love Ted!

  12. 12 Curt! Aug 12th, 2010 at 11:36 pm

    Looks like a pretty good event. Congrats to all the people that helped out!

  13. 13 bruce arnold Aug 23rd, 2010 at 9:19 pm

    Sturgis Welcomes (formerly) Registered Sex Offender Pee Wee Herman: The Commercial Exploitation and Pussification of the American Biker:

    Woody Woodruff, shyster who owns Sturgis Buffalo Chip, pockets profits promoting (alleged) kiddie porn pervert Pee Herman:

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