Bates Footwear Makes its Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Debut

ROCKFORD, MI – August 8, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Bates Footwear, maker of premium PowerSports footwear, will be participating in the 2016 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Now in its 76th year, the annual event continues to be one of the largest draws for motorcyclists from across the country and around the world, and this marks the first time the footwear manufacturer will attend the event.


Bates launched its PowerSports Line in 2015, and has made attendance at major motorcycle events a priority as the company continues to reach more motorcyclists. Since securing a distribution partnership with Tucker Rocky/Biker’s Choice, Bates products have been making their way around the country as part of the Tucker Rocky/Biker’s Choice traveling show rig. Next on the tour is the Sturgis Rally, August 3-14.

Bates will be displaying their full lineup of PowerSports footwear with Tucker Rocky/Biker’s Choice at two major Sturgis Rally locations: J&P Cycles in downtown Sturgis and at Black Hills Harley-Davidson in nearby Rapid City. Visitors will have the opportunity to speak first hand to Bates representatives, as well as try on and purchase the boots.

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About Bates Footwear

Founded in 1885, Bates is one of the largest suppliers of footwear to the U.S. federal government and Department of Defense, providing men and women in uniform with everything from dress shoes to tactical boots. Built on a rich tradition of quality craftsmanship, Bates will apply the brand’s dedication to market-leading innovations to offer a new choice in motorcycle footwear. Learn more at

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