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Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Main Street, Sturgis, SD 57785
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Not for the timid! Do get some riding in, lots of sights, save Main Street for at night, look close... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
13captobvious
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Must go!

If your a motorcyclest you must go and experience Sturgis at least once in your life. This is the... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
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Trapper Creek, Alaska
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In 2015, over one million bikers descend on the small town of Sturgis, South Dakota for the 75th anniversary of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally – one of the largest events for motorcycle enthusiasts in the USA. For one week each August, this town becomes home to hundreds of thousands of bikers as they enjoy motocross events, drag races and scenic rides through the nearby Black Hills, or to Dakota landmarks like the Badlands or Mount Rushmore. Be warned: accommodation prices predictably skyrocket at this time of year (camping is popular) and the crowd can get a bit rowdy. But isn't that part of the fun?
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Not for the timid! Do get some riding in, lots of sights, save Main Street for at night, look close at what people seem to be wearing! 👀 an absolute show 24hrs! Bikers welcome,all others beware!!!

3  Thank 13captobvious
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

If your a motorcyclest you must go and experience Sturgis at least once in your life. This is the total experience. The meca of motorcycling. I've gone each year now since 2010. It's like home away from home. I go to see friends I've met...More

4  Thank 908neild
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Attended the Sturgis motorcycle rally for 5he fifth straight year. Always have a great time and 2017 was no exception. You get to see more Harley’s in one location than you can imagine. Lots of great vendors for anything you can possibly imagine. The town...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

I went to Sturgis 2010, 2015, 2016, and 2017. Basically, Sturgis is just a vendor rally. Nothing wrong with this, but vendors are cutting back. Less vendors each year, probably because bikers aren’t buying beyond the standard t-shirt. It’s the riding around Sturgis that makes...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

This is the one and only. I'm fortunate to have been riding to the rally from the east coast for over a decade now. Every year it gets better and better. Certainly have to do the Main Street scene once; however, I usually avoid downtown....More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited Sturgis in October 2017 during our cross-US road trip. We had heard about the motorcycle rally which takes place each August and wanted to see the town for ourselves, and buy a t-shirt. Frankly, there was very little going on...More

2  Thank Stephen A
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Just because you are not a member of the Harley Davidson club is no reason not to visit Sturgis, SD. West of Rapid City, SD, Sturgis is a thirty minute drive with an exit off I-90. There is a very large Harley Davidson dealership and...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

My first time to Sturgis Bike Rally, I was not disappointed. We rode from Central Ohio ! It was an awesome experience, the activities, street cruising, music, and T shirts everywhere ! Was impressed with amount of Police and Security ! Rode to Mount Rushmore,...More

Thank Norma T
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

What an even this was!! our first time although we knew people that had gone before,get used to seeing some of the most wildest custom motorcycles you will ever see!! take photos,then take more photos,take photos till the memory card is full!! its held every...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

This was a bucket list item even though I'm not a big drinker or partier. I was pleasantly surprised that in the actual town of Sturgis though busy was very tame. There was very few scantily clad women wandering around, way less than I had...More

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Response from Bill K | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. Stay sober and don't act stupid, you'll be fine. P
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