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News from the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally

Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ Plans Social Media Coverage During Event
July 30, 2014

The Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ scheduled for August 4-10, 2014 includes many shows, activities, and events. In order to keep their fans connected and informed throughout the week, the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ will have a team of people onsite making posts, sharing photos, and providing event updates.

Last Modified: 07-30-2014-09:38:29

Lance Armstrong Leads The Charge To Raise Funds For The City Of Sturgis All Volunteer Fire Department For City Of Sturgis Mayors Ride At The 74th Annual Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™
July 29, 2014

Sturgis, SD - Linked by a love of all things on two wheels, Lance Armstrong will be joined by a cast of motorcycling and bicycling VIP’s in an effort to raise funding for the Sturgis All-Volunteer Fire Department. An experienced enduro motorcycle rider, Armstrong was invited by the city of Sturgis to come and ride and was subsequently named Grand Marshal of the 12th Annual Mayor’s Ride, taking place on Monday, August 4th at 9:00 am, departing from the City of Riders Expo in downtown Sturgis, South Dakota.

Last Modified: 07-29-2014-16:48:57

Lyndall and Bikernet together at Sturgis Dragway
July 29, 2014

BOISE, IDAHO – The Western Motorcycle Drag Racing Association (WMDRA) is pleased to welcome Bikernet Performance Editor Ray C. Wheeler to Sturgis Dragway with Lyndall Brakes and the magical elixir known as Kangen water. The ionized, alkaline and acidic water will be available to drag racers, crew members and spectators alike.

Last Modified: 07-29-2014-13:17:19

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Hall Of Fame Breakfast Highlight Of 2014 Rally
July 29, 2014

Industry Legend Mark Blackwell to Host Induction Ceremonies
The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame's annual induction breakfast is one of the premiere events of the 2014 Rally on Wednesday, August 6. This promises to be a great event, honoring six new inductees to the Hall of Fame and one new Freedom Fighter. The Museum is also pleased to announce that industry legend Mark Blackwell will be serving as the emcee for the 2014 Hall of Fame Induction breakfast.

Last Modified: 07-29-2014-08:39:39

Five Locations Offer AMSOIL Oil Changes During Sturgis Rally
July 28, 2014

AMSOIL INC. of Superior, Wis., Official Oil for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, has made five locations available where rally-goers can get AMSOIL oil changes while in the vicinity of Sturgis. It is well-known that AMSOIL motorcycle oils help keep bikes – and bikers – cooler on those hot summer rides.

Last Modified: 07-28-2014-08:57:10

The Evolution of the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™
July 24, 2014

The first Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™, attended by about 200 people, was held in August 1938 with 19 racers at a half mile track in Sturgis, SD. Racing was not the only thing on the agenda. The event also featured such stunts such as board wall crashes, ramp jumps and head-on collisions with an automobile. Johnny Spiegelhoff, of Milwaukee, won most of the prize money ($500 put up by four local businessmen). The event lasted for two days, and did not feature any tours.

Last Modified: 07-24-2014-14:57:02

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Launches Updated Website
July 24, 2014

The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame has just launched a newly re-designed website to better serve its constituents. The new website launched on July 18th, just in time for the 74th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The site is online at www.sturgismuseum.com.

Last Modified: 07-24-2014-08:17:22

Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine Inks Two-Year Deal To Become Official Moonshine Of The Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
July 23, 2014

Gatlinburg, TN – Ole Smoky® Tennessee Moonshine is opening up the throttle and heading to one of the country’s biggest motorcycle rallies next month. In a two-year deal beginning in 2014, the moonshine brand out of Gatlinburg, TN will be the exclusive moonshine sponsor at the 74TH Annual Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ in South Dakota, August 4th-10th.

Last Modified: 07-23-2014-15:28:49

METZELER will be the Official Motorcycle Tyre of the 74th Annual Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™
July 22, 2014

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Metzeler TiresMunich (Germany) – METZELER brand will be the Official Motorcycle Tyre of the 74th Annual Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™, the largest American motorcycle rally and one of the most important motorcycle rallies in the world. Held annually, the event takes place on the first weekend of August in the American town of Sturgis, South Dakota.

Last Modified: 07-22-2014-10:53:39

Legendary Cyclist Lance Armstrong Official Grand Marshall For City Of Sturgis Mayor's Ride
July 21, 2014

Sturgis - The City of Sturgis is very excited to name Lance Armstrong as the official Grand Marshall of the 12th Annual Mayors Ride at the 74th Annual Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™.

Last Modified: 07-24-2014-13:03:19


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