The Sturgis Rally is the largest motorcycle rally in the USA and it is held annually in Sturgis, South Dakota. The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is usually held during the first week of August. The first Sturgis Motorcycle Rally took place in the year 1938. The rally was originally started by a group of Indian Motorcycle riders and was mainly held for motorcycle stunts and motorcycle races. Eventually, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally evolved into being a meeting place for motorcycle enthusiasts from all around the world. The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally helps to bring income to the city of Sturgis, South Dakota. The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is also one of the largest motorcycle rallies in the world. Many of our customers use our motorcycle shipping service to transport motorcycles to and from the rally each year.
We work with many dependable motorcycle moving companies that can transport a motorcycle or a group of motorcycles to and from the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. They can also transport your motorcycle one way, if that would work out better for you. Many attendees of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally have their bike transported round trip to and from the rally.
One very popular tourist destination among people attending the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is the Mount Rushmore National Memorial. The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is located in the Black Hills of South Dakota. The Mount Rushmore National Memorial has the faces of four American Presidents on it. The four American presidents are George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. Carving the four faces into the granite mountainside took fourteen years to complete and cost one million dollars. The results are spectacular!
The motorcycle movers that we work with can usually provide door to door service as long as they can get their truck to the door. The motorcycle shippers we work with usually keep their truck at a central location in Rapid City, South Dakota throughout the rally. Please keep the moving companies that we recommend in mind for all of your shipping needs and especially when attending the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
The Sturgis motorcycle rally gets a lot of attention from the media. Each year TV news crews descend on Sturgis to report on all the events taking place during the rally and to interview motorcycle riders attending the rally. There are also television production crews that create special shows about the rally that air on the various television networks. You might see the television crews filming at the events held during the rally and you might even wind up on the air.
The weather in August at the Sturgis motorcycle rally is usually fairly mild with some days warmer than others and some day cooler than others. It is recommended that you bring a variety of clothes to match the varying temperatures you might experience while attending the rally. Don’t forget your rain gear as it is not uncommon for it to rain the week of the rally. Most of the venues holding events during the rally are prepared for inclement weather and provide areas where you can get out of the rain and still enjoy yourself whether it be an event, bar or restaurant you are visiting.