One of the nation’s best known events features AMA-sanctioned rides
PICKERINGTON, OH – July 31, 2019 (Motor Sports NewsWire) – The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, one of the largest and best known motorcycle rallies in the country, kicks off Aug. 2, featuring eight road rides and an adventure ride sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association.
The event, which continues through Aug. 11 in and around Sturgis, S.D., is the eighth and final stop on the 2019 AMA National Gypsy Tour. AMA members can pick up their National Gypsy Tour pin at Sturgis Rally Headquarters.
AMA Recreational Riding Manager Heather Wilson said the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is an event every motorcyclist should experience at least once.
“This iconic event brings together a diverse cross section of the motorcycling community, from hardcore riders to weekend warriors to track racers to hillclimbers,” said Wilson, who will be attending the event. “With the beautiful Black Hills, the Badlands and other scenic sites, coupled with the wide array of entertainment, this rally truly offers something for everyone.”
The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally features 250 concerts in 10 days, an Aug. 3 showing of the classic 1960s movie “Easy Rider,” moustache and tattoo contests, vendors, the Legendary Sturgis 5K fun run for a local charity and much more.
For more information about the AMA National Gypsy Tour schedule, visit www.americanmotorcyclist.com/GypsyTour.
For more information about the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, visit www.sturgismotorcyclerally.com.
About the American Motorcyclist Association
Founded in 1924, the AMA is a not-for-profit member-based association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world’s largest motorcycling rights and event sanctioning organization, the AMA advocates for riders’ interests at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competition and recreational events every year. The AMA also provides money-saving discounts on products and services for its members. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visit www.americanmotorcyclist.com.
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Source: American Motorcyclist Association