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'CHiPs' actor Estrada in Fairborn for motorcycle ride

FAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) — An actor who starred as one of two California highway officers in the hit 1970s TV series "CHiPs" will be cruising through Ohio on Saturday.

Erik Estrada is joining a motorcycle ride beginning at 11 a.m. at a Fairborn restaurant in southwestern Ohio.

The event benefits the Virginia-based Safe Surfin' Foundation, which tries to raise awareness of web-based crimes against children. Estrada is the group's celebrity spokesman.

The Dayton Daily News reports ( that registration to join the ride is $20 per bike, and includes a chance to meet Estrada.

Estrada is most famous for his role as Frank "Ponch" Poncherello on "CHiPs," and more recently has been starring in reality TV series.

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