We owe it all to our nation’s veterans, and the 2018 Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis from Las Vegas helps provide a little throttle therapy for veterans to help improve their lives through motorcycling. Rinehart Racing has joined to help support the cause this year.
The Veterans Charity Ride uses motorcycle therapy and health and wellness programs to help wounded veterans heal. Local veteran, Richard “Richie Two Chairs” Neider went through the program and is now a mentor for new veterans.
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19 Jul 2018 By Sean Mclain Brown
Follow Military.com’s Sean Mclain Brown as he rides with the Veterans Charity Ride for wounded warriors from Las Vegas to Sturgis and provides coverage on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and a daily travelogue from July 27th-Aug 8th.
Richie “Two-Chairs” Neider builds an Azzkikin’ Scout Bobber with a custom sidecar to get an Army Veteran back on the road
By Bryan Harley July 18, 2018
“I got into bikes when I was about seven years old,” said Army veteran Richard Neider, aka Richie “Two-Chairs.” “My dad used to wrench all the time and he would bring me in the garage. At that time he was teaching me about tools and he and I built a minibike that had a little Briggs & Stratton motor on it.
“After that I just kept getting into bigger and bigger…READ MORE
BAGGERS: Indian Motorcycle Talks The Talk With Its Support Of The Veterans Charity Ride To Sturgis In 2018
Freedom of the open road for veterans
By Bryan Harley
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Annual Indian Motorcycle-sponsored ride to Sturgis seeks to help veterans overcome physical and mental injury
By Gabriele Zimmerman (source)
Three years ago, David Frey – or, “Indian Dave,” as he is affectionately known in the riding community – did a solo ride to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. By coincidence, the former paratrooper stumbled upon a person who had served in his same unit and, as you might expect, talk soon turned to current affairs – in particular, the veterans returning from service in Iraq and Afghanistan. David traces the idea for the Veterans Charity Ride back to that moment.
By Eric Nuechterlein
The 2017 Veteran’s Charity Ride put their kickstands down after a nine-day journey through winding highways and beautiful back roads to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota. Bates Footwear was the proud sponsor of this year’s ride, supplying the American-made Freedom and Bomber motorcycle boots for the veterans and crew. The 2017 ride had a few new components and a couple of big surprises in store. Veteran’s Charity Ride Founder Dave Frey sat down with us to talk about the overall experience with Bates and the ride itself.
Photos Courtesy of Sara Liberte Photography
Marcel Rogalla, Co-Founder of NUVIZ, was proud to supply the Veterans Charity Ride with heads-up displays on their journey to Sturgis. Rogalla cited the work he has done with the military in the past, “I have worked with the military in optical development for years, and to see how NUVIZ can be a part of veteran therapy and continue to benefit motorcycle riders has been fantastic.”
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By Jon Wilson
Each year, the Veterans Charity Ride group travels from California to Sturgis for the rally.
By Jake Hughes
Sturgis, South Dakota is a veritable holy land for motorcycle enthusiasts. Every year for the past 77, the tiny town of Sturgis swells in population for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.