This Roadside Attraction
Rubber Tire Men, 27 E Omaha St, Rapid City, SD
These red, white, and blue rubber figures were built by Ron Tyrrell, the man who owns Tires, Tires, Tires, the shop they stand in front of. Dubbed Tire Man and Buddy these roadside attractions were created in 1988 and 2005, respectively. These men are constructed from stacked, multicolored tires and have big shining happy smiles on their rubber faces as they wave at cars who pass by.
These cute guys are a quick detour – so stop on by to check them out on your way to other Rapid City roadside attractions, such as the dinosaur park, Storybook Island, and Cosmos Mystery Area or check them out on your road trip to Mount Rushmore.
Just be sure to smile big wave back at them!
Site: Tire Man and Buddy
Location: 27 E Omaha St, Rapid City, South Dakota (outside the Tires, Tires, Tires store)
Hours: They are outside and are Always visible (store hours vary)
Costs: Free to See
Date: August 30, 2008