STURGIS, S.D. – Ben Bostrom, renowned U.S. motorcycle racer, has been named the Grand Marshal for the 14th Annual Sturgis Mayor's Ride on August 8, 2016, during the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™. Bostrom started his career out strong by winning the AMA National 600 Dirt Track Championship in 1993 and quickly turned to road racing in 1995. Bostrom has won numerous races atop a variety of bikes, including Ducati, Honda and Harley-Davidson. He and his brother, Eric, quickly rose to fame in the racing world and have won numerous races in the States and internationally. The Bostrom Brothers are making their return to Sturgis to continue their tradition of riding with people from around the world in the annual Sturgis Mayor's Ride.
The City of Sturgis will once again host Supermoto racing in downtown Sturgis. This fan favorite, AMA sanctioned racing event has taken place in September in the past but is now scheduled to run during the Independence Day weekend, with racing on both Friday and Saturday.
AMA National Champions and former World Superbike competitors Ben and Eric Bostrom will host the 3rd Annual Boz Bros Ride on August 10, during the 76th Annual Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™. Proceeds from the 2016 ride will be donated to the Sturgis Parks and Recreation Trail System.
A couple of inveterate tinkerers and V-Twin innovators lead the pack headed into the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Hall of Fame Class of 2016. Both Bert Baker and Jerry Covington have made an indelible stamp on the industry and have "the right stuff" to meet the Museum's criteria for inclusion in a select group of individuals who have impacted our industry.
The Shrine of Democracy has a birthday coming up. This year, Mount Rushmore is celebrating its 75th birthday, making it one year younger than the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. What a road it has been. The towering, 60 foot faces of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt grace the American skyline and welcome visitors from around the world each year. The beauty of Mount Rushmore can be seen from multiple different areas and in multiple different ways. Here are a few ways to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Mount Rushmore.
Don't miss your chance to test ride some of the newest and greatest Harley-Davidson® Motorcycles during the 2016 Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™. This is your chance to test ride that bike that you've had your eye on for the past year and it's taking place right in the heart of the action at the Sturgis Community Center.
STURGIS, SD – (Motor Sports Newswire) – In keeping with the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum’s mission to Honor the Ride, a special “Freedom Fighter” award recognizing an individual who has fought to protect the rights of motorcyclists was instituted. For 2016, the Freedom Fighter is Gary Wetzel, a Vietnam Veteran and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient who has been active for decades in raising awareness of not only Veteran’s issues, but also protecting riders rights.
Myrick Robbins Named Executive Director Of Sturgis Motorcycle Museum
"The Sturgis Museum belongs to everyone, but they have left me with the keys to take it for a joy ride," says Robbins."How great is that? For a lifelong rider who wants to live in a world filled with loud pipes, endless curvy roads and great conversations at the next fuel stop, this really is the opportunity of a lifetime."
The White Plate Racing Association is proud to announce its 2016 racing schedule in conjunction with The 76th Sturgis Rally. The AMA All Star Professional half mile will be held on Monday, August 8th. Tuesday, August 9th is reserved for Vintage racing featuring the old board trackers from 20th Century Racing. Gates open at 10 AM both days with admission fees of $20 per event at the Meade County Fairgrounds in Sturgis.
Riding the Black Hills is unparalleled to anything else in the country. The winding curves mixed with the picturesque scenery makes for a heavenly riding experience. Many people come to the Black Hills to enjoy the curves that are found throughout the area. So where are the best curves in all of the Black Hills? Here are a few rides that you should take to really enjoy winding curves.