What we already told you…
Sturgis® always has great things going on when the rally starts up and that is going to be no exception this year starting on Friday, August 2nd. First, off I already told you last week that the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ is Boasting 250 Concerts in 10 Days << click that link and see what concerts are coming to Sturgis® and the Surrounding Areas!
Next up: Opening Ceremonies
Here is some cool Sturgis Rally News for you… During the Opening Ceremonies, Cole Freeman will attempt to jump over Sturgis’s Legendary Main Street. Here is more information for you:
Cole will be bringing his show to the 79th Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ August 2nd at 4:00 p.m. when he will attempt to jump over Sturgis’s Legendary Main Street as part of the year’s opening ceremonies. It’s free and fun and will be a spectacular sight to see.
Cole Freeman of Saint Louis Missouri travels the world thrilling spectators like a legend from the past. His adrenaline-fueled, fast-paced riding style is taking the sport to a new level. Many of the stunts that Cole dares to attempt have never been tried and most of them, for good reason. In the most recent feat, Cole jumped a Harley-Davidson Road Glide Ninety Nine Feet Ten Inches shattering his ramps, bike, and the record. Cole is on a mission to keep the industry thriving through extreme entertainment while paying homage to his childhood hero Evel Knievel.
Easy Rider- Saturday, August 3rd
One of the most iconic movies to bikers is the Easy Rider Film and the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ announces that the Movie Easy Rider will be shown on Saturday, August 3rd at Harley-Davidson Rally Point. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the movie’s release. On Saturday, August 3rd during the Sturgis®Motorcycle Rally™ at 9:30 p.m. the movie will be shown for a free public viewing. Harley-Davidson Rally Point is on the corner of Harley-Davidson Way and Legendary Main Street. Bring a date and enjoy one of the most iconic motorcycle movies that defined a culture. See you there!
17th Annual Sturgis® Mayor’s Ride
The next bit of Sturgis Rally News for you is about the 17th Annual Sturgis Mayor’s Ride, not only that it is really cool news too… The ride is on the 5th of August in case you didn’t know but you must have been registered by July 31st to have been entered into the drawing. But as of this moment that I am typing this, there are Ride slots available.
Michael Ballard and Jesse James Dupree from the Full Throttle Saloon and Pappy Hoel Campground have been named Co-Grand Marshals of the City of Sturgis 17th Annual Sturgis Mayor’s Ride this year. Here is what Jesse James announced …
Mike Ballard announced something similar just the guitar is a bit different. “It’s an iconic ride and it has been growing every year, so this is a real honor,” said Ballard. “And this year is the 20th anniversary of the Full Throttle Saloon, so the timing could not be better.”
~And as always…
~Live Free Ride Hard~
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