Today Church Bells rang out across the country 26 times following a moment of silence at 9:30 AM exactly one week after Adam Lanza stormed into Sandy Hook Elementary School and shot and killed 26 people, 20 of them children.
Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally Inc. (SMRi), official stewards of the Sturgis® brand, donated $50,000 to Sturgis® Rally Charities Foundation who will in turn distribute that as well as another $21,850 to 45 local charities in and around the Sturgis community. SMRi's contribution was made possible by licensing agreements the organization manages for the Sturgis® brand.
The Sturgis Buffalo Chip®, known as The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling™, has announced the opening of the annual Sturgis Rider® Sweepstakes at the International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach, California with the official unveiling of the customized sweepstakes bike and matching guitar prize package. The Sturgis Rider® Sweepstakes awards one lucky Buffalo Chip® visitor a Cory Ness customized Victory Cross Country motorcycle and matching Epiphone Les Paul Studio guitar. The winner will be announced live on the main stage of the Buffalo Chip® during the Sturgis motorcycle rally on Friday, August 9, 2013 prior to that night’s double headlining concerts. Sturgis Rider® Sweepstakes entries may now be made at www.BuffaloChip.com for this one-of-a-kind prize package that combines the world of music and motorcycling.
Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally official attorney sponsor Russ Brown is launching a campaign to drive awareness about the dangers of texting and driving. To support this campaign, Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys are making available for free a "Keep Me Alive Don't Text and Drive" sticker
The Sturgis Buffalo Chip, legendary mega camping resort and world class entertainment complex, will be featured in 3 new hour long specials premiering on the Travel Channel over the next three weeks beginning December 2, 2012 at 9pm Eastern Standard.
In addition to the assets available for development delineated in the Request for Proposals, the Sponsorship Agent would be able to contract with SMRi, the Sturgis based non-profit owner of the internationally recognized Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ trademarks. The Agent may be able to work in a coordinated fashion to develop additional product categories for development beyond the existing licensed product lines.
STURGIS, S.D. – The City of Sturgis Rally and Events Department is pleased to announce that the 10th Annual Sturgis Mayor’s Ride held Monday, August 6th, during the 2012 Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally, raised $13,000 for the Sturgis Volunteer Fire Department, $4,000 for the Sturgis Police Department Reserves and $250 for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
STURGIS, S.D. — As the dust has settled from the 2012 Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally, the City of Sturgis is closing the door on this years’ event, and is preparing for the 2013 Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally. Part of that process includes recognizing and thanking its Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally sponsors for their varied contributions to the Sturgis community. For some, Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally “sponsor” may be a bit of a vague and perplexing term, the meaning of which more often than not seems to be a mystery of sorts.
The Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally is on the "Bucket List" of most motorcycle riders and the 2013 Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally is already shaping up to be the best year yet. Are you toying with the idea that 2013 will be the year you attend for the first time or the year to return?
With an estimated attendance of 445,700 visitors, total attendance at the 2012 72nd Anniversary Rally increased by more than 7%. With the successful completion of the 2012 Sturgis Rally, the City has begun preparation for the 2013 Rally with an eye on 2015’s 75th Anniversary Rally, which will surely be an unparalleled spectator event. In addition to a growing number of visitors, a wider variety of people are coming to take part. Many people from throughout the world who may not even be bikers are now coming to be a part of one of world’s largest events.
The City has recently released the final 2012 Rally figures indicating an estimated attendance of 445,700 an increase of more than 7% over 2011. With the successful completion of the 2012 Sturgis Rally, the City is now preparing for the 2013 Rally with an eye on the 75th Anniversary in 2015.
Hawg EFX Running Boards are now available for the 2013 Harley-Davidson Tri-Glide and Street Glide Trikes! The running boards, also available for 2009-2012 models ard are manufactured by Lehman Trikes USA in Spearfish, SD.
STURGIS, S.D. -- It started on Aug. 14, 1938. A group of nine men gathered in Sturgis, S.D. and raced their motorcycles in front of a small crowd. More than seven decades later, the event has grown into the largest motorcycle gathering in the world, attracting hundreds of thousands of people each year. But behind the excitement of races, stunts, and thunderous tailpipes is a sentiment shared among many of the riders -- patriotism.
PIERRE, SD - Overall tax revenue from the 2012 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is up slightly, at 4.9 percent, when compared to last year at this time, according to the latest figures available from the South Dakota Department of Revenue.
Tax revenues in the Black Hills from this year's rally will continue to be collected over the next few weeks, even though the last official day was August 12.
Sturgis, S.D.—The 2012 Harley-Davidson Ride-In Custom Bike Show was held on Friday Aug. 10 at the 72nd Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. With 60 bikes entered this year, the show attracted a large crowd all afternoon.
Lincoln Electric will demonstrate a wide variety of welding and plasma cutting equipment, along with a newly expanded line of protective apparel at the 2012 Sturgis® Rally. Located in the Motorcycle Expo lot on Lazelle Street, riders are encouraged to stop by the booth to try out equipment, ask fabrication questions and receive a complimentary gift to commemorate their trip to Sturgis.