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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Munich (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.
The Western Motorcycle Drag Racing Association (WMDRA) is excited to welcome back Brock's Performance as the Street E/T class sponsor at the 2014 AMSOIL Sturgis Nationals August 5-6 during the 74th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
The Western Motorcycle Drag Racing Association Adds Media Clinic to Sturgis Drag Racing School
Boise, Idaho USA – The Western Motorcycle Drag Racing Association (WMDRA) is excited to add a Drag Racing 101 clinic to their popular drag racing school at Sturgis, to be presented exclusively for members of the press and media. Race School Director Mark E. Dotson will conduct a private one-hour clinic at Sturgis Dragway to introduce media to the nuances of motorcycle drag racing from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 6 during the 74th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
BOISE, IDAHO – The Western Motorcycle Drag Racing Association (WMDRA) is thrilled to welcome Air Force Academy Band, Wild Blue Country, to Sturgis Dragway on Wednesday, August 6 to perform the National Anthem and Opening Ceremonies for our 3rd Annual AMSOIL Sturgis Nationals.
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