Sturgis, South Dakota 57785
First, below is the 2023 Sturgis Rally information. Included is a history of Sturgis information on the events and attractions. Also, there are the South Dakota motorcycle laws. Finally, there are the Sturgis motorcycle helmet laws.
Next because of how important the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is to riders we will regularly update this page. Specifics have not been announced. But for now, here is more about the rally and what happens at the Sturgis.
History of the Motorcycle Rally
First, without a doubt, Sturgis is the Mecca for bikers. In addition, the Sturgis Rally is also one of the three national rallies. And the other two national biker rallies are Daytona Bike Week and Laconia Motorcycle Week. Also, each year the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is on the LightningCustoms.com’ Major Motorcycle Rallies List.
Next, here is a quick history of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. In 1938, “Pappy” Hoel began an event. He used the name the Black Hills Classic in Sturgis. Interestingly the race only had nine riders and a small number of attendees.
Eventually, there was a change in the name from the Black Hills Classic to the Sturgis Rally. Over the following decades Sturgis has become the premier biker rally in the World.
What Happens at Sturgis?
So what is going on at the 2023 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally? Simply put, everything you have ever heard of that happens at a biker rally goes on at the Sturgis Biker Rally. First, there are the rides in the Black Hills region. For instance, some of the famous rides are to Devil’s Tower, Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, and Custer State Park.
In addition, there are endless top-shelf attractions at the main venues at the Sturgis bike rally. And the main venues are in downtown Sturgis as well as the Broken Spoke, the Buffalo Chip, and the Full Throttle Saloon. Also, there are tons of events held around the entire Black Hills region. And this includes the famous Sturgis bars, dealerships, and other venues during the rally.
Next, here is a partial list of things going on at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Some of the events will include music from top name bands, the biggest and best motorcycle shows, bike build-offs, and motorcycle racing. Also, there will be the chance to visit the Sturgis Museum & Hall of Fame.
In addition, there are group rides, poker runs, field events, biker games, tattoo contests, stunt shows, contests for the ladies, and tons of partying. Also, there are big rig setups by the largest motorcycle companies, lots of displays, and endless vendors.
Now because there are so many venues with lots of events you will need to check out their websites for details. And those sites will also have a full list of events happening. Finally, the fees for different Sturgis biker rally venues and events vary.
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