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.
STURGIS, SD – March 9, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – From pioneers and innovators to customizers and dealers, the 2016 inductees into the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Hall of Fame represent every aspect of what makes motorcycling great. The Museum was chartered back in 2001 to recognize individuals or groups who have made a long term positive impact on the motorcycle community. Arguably the most diverse -and deserving – group ever inducted into the Hall of Fame, the Class of 2016 will be honored during the annual Rally on August 10, 2016.
South Dakota Non-profit Corporation Gets Back to Giving After Lengthy Lawsuit
Sturgis, South Dakota (December 21, 2015) - Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally, Inc. (SMRi), official stewards of the Sturgis® brand, have announced that they have donated $50,000 to Sturgis® Rally Charities Foundation, $20,000 to the Sturgis® Rally Community Development Fund and $5,000 to Sturgis Community Preschool for 2015. The monies donated to Sturgis® Rally Charities Foundation will in turn be distributed to local charities in and around the Sturgis and Black Hills community. This is the fifth year in a row SMRi has made such a contribution, all of which have been made possible by community-supported official licensing agreements that SMRi manages for the Sturgis® brands. These donations come in the wake of SMRi's overwhelming victory in court against Rushmore Photo and Gifts and WalMart over illegal sales of Sturgis Motorcycle Rally® counterfeit-themed goods.
Loveland, Colorado – Steel Horse Sisterhood Charities (SHSC) is pleased to announce the 2016 Women's Motorcycle Summit season and the two(2) unique planned events pairing skilled women riders in the motorcycle community with women at the novice and intermediate levels to compete in Summit Challenges. These two events are the first of their kind in the Women’s Motorcycle Community.