The 70th annual Sturgis motorcycle rally ended on August 15. Sturgis city officials reported that the initial numbers added up to a “good” rally—traffic was up, crime was down, and the 15-percent-more amount of trash produced by visitors are a good sign. See Rapid City Journal report for more on this.
70th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
Check out our photos from the 70th annual Sturgis motorcycle rally. These were taken between August 4 and August 8, 2010—before the official opening. Leatherup.com had already opened its trade-show booth, where we sold a variety of helmets and other gear.
Yesterday was the official start of the 70th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally (Sturgis, SD). Unofficially, rally events started Friday August 6. Rapid City journal reported that there were early signs of a big rally this year. Three days before the official opening, motels in surrounding areas were almost filled to capacity as Sturgis city sold 119 […]