Sturgis Police Investigating Terror Threat to Rally

Main Street Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 2019

The Sturgis Police Department is Investigating a Facebook message they received about a possible list of lone wolves plotting homegrown terror attacks and the rally may be a target. Sturgis Chief of Police Geody Vandewater said they immediately reached out to the FBI. Vandewater said the FBI is trying to track down the original social media post. But it is not an easy process. “Unfortunately, we weren’t able to find…

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Indian Unveils New Flat Track Racer at Sturgis

Indian Motorcycle FTR750 Flat Track Racer Sturgis

Indian Motorcycle unleashed its all-new Indian Scout FTR750 at the 76th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The event is the latest milestone in the historic return to professional flat track racing for the brand. The Indian Scout FTR750 was revealed at the “Motorcycles as Art” industry event that took place at the famed Buffalo Chip in Sturgis. Special guests on-hand were the two surviving members of the legendary Indian “Wrecking Crew”, Bobby Hill…

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Roland Sands Injures Four at Buffalo Chip

Buffalo Chip Rolands Sands Rides off Stage Injuring 4 People

A spokeswoman for a South Dakota campground that hosts hordes of visitors during the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally says four people were hurt when Roland Sands was performing a stunt and accidentally drove into a crowd. Buffalo Chip Campground spokeswoman Nyla Griffith said the accident happened around 9:45 p.m. Sunday between performances by Lita Ford and Kid Rock. She says a rider was performing a burn out between shows when he lost control…

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Flat Track Races at Black Hills Speedway Sturgis

AMA Pro Flat Track Half Mile Races at Black Hills Speedway Sturgis

South Dakota is known for its celebrations of all things motorcycles, and on this special Tuesday night, August 9, it will be a celebration of speed and fierce AMA Pro Flat Track racing in Rapid City on the half-mile oval at Black Hills Speedway. Defending Harley-Davidson GNC1 presented by Vance & Hines champion Jared Mees appears to be hitting his stride at just the right time with the 2016 season approaching…

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Ducati XDiavel Xperience Tour at Sturgis

2016 Ducati XDiavel experience tour sturgis

Italian performance motorcycle leader Ducati is heading to South Dakota this August for the first time to thrill the hundreds of thousands attending the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™. Ducati will be hosting various events throughout the rally between August 5 and August 13, which will include unveiling an XDiavel customized by Roland Sands Design (RSD) as well as test-riding opportunities. “Sturgis is always a great place to get together with motorcyclists…

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Officials Promote Safety en Route to Sturgis

Sturgis South Dakota Motorcycle Rally 2016

Hundreds of thousands of motorcycle riders are starting to head to Sturgis, South Dakota, this week for the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Not all will make it home, though. Each year, several motorcycle fatalities are recorded on the way to and from Sturgis. But law enforcement and highway safety officials hope 2016 is different. “This year, we would like that to be zero,” said Col. Kebin Haller of the Wyoming…

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Arlen Ness Gets Lifetime Achievement at Sturgis

Arlen Ness at Sturgis

In keeping with the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum’s mission to honor those who have made a positive and significant impact on the sport and lifestyle, a special “Lifetime Achievement” award has been added to the Class of 2016 induction ceremonies. Already a Sturgis Museum Hall of Fame member circa 1992, Arlen Ness was a unanimous choice to receive the first Lifetime Achievement honors. “Arlen truly is the ‘Godfather’ of the custom…

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Wahlberg Joins Charity Ride at Sturgis

Wahlberg Veterans Charity Ride Sturgis

The Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis hand-selects veterans from all branches of the military to experience motorcycle therapy on Indian motorcycles, trikes and Champion sidecars while riding from Los Angeles to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota. For 2016, 20 deserving veterans and veteran mentors will join the ride. “I’m so grateful to the participants in this year’s ride and all our veterans for their service to our country,”…

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