What is Sturgis?

What is Sturgis?

Sturgis is a town in South Dakota, America with a population of just over 6,000 people. Sturgis is famous for being the location of one of the largest annual motorcycle events in the world, which is held annually on the first full week of August. Motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world flock to this usually sleepy town during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

It began in 1938 and was originally held for stunts and races, but has evolved into being a meeting for motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world. It brings significant income to the citizens of Sturgis. It is one of the largest motorcycle rallies in the world.

The below video is an interview of John Cruwys, the owner of Elite Special Event Tours, made by American Thunder Magazine Australia. This should give you some insight into visiting Sturgis on a motorcycle tour.

This is the link to the 2016 Annual Sturgis Tour operated by John

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