A few events are happening on August 8th in Sturgis that you should partake.
Join Aidan's Ride on August 8th in Sturgis, SD. It begins at Sturgis Guns at 8:00 am for registration and raffle ticket sales. Kick stands up at 9 am for a 90-mile ride through Vanocker Canyon in the Black Hills. There will be a stop for brunch at Murphy's Pub in Rapid City, SD, and end at up at The Buffalo Chip for the Sportster Showdown where organizers will hold their charity raffle. All proceeds raised benefit the @aidanjackseegerfoundation. Ride ticket: $35.00 for single $50.00 w/passenger (tickets included brunch). Click here to donate, pre-register or sponsor a rider.
The Sportster Showdown is a communal event that celebrates the history, culture, and diversity of one of the coolest bikes in existence, the Harley-Davidson Sportster, with Biltwell, Led Sled, S&S Cycle, ChopCult, Rusty Butcher, Rebel Yell Bourbon, Pabst Blue Ribbon and Metzeler. The show is held Tuesday, Aug. 8 at The Gardens at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip's east gate. It's free to enter and attend and features awards in five categories including Best of Show.
Everyone attending the Sportster Showdown receive free access to Michael Licther's Motorcycles as Art Show. Experience the creativity, spirit and personal expression of motorcycle history and culture by visiting the Buffalo Chip's Motorcycles as Art Exhibition Old Iron: Young Blood, Motorcycles & The Next Gen. Get to know the works of an incredible group of custom builders and artists all under the age of 36, each hand selected by exhibit curator Michael Lichter. See how the iron stylings of the past show their influence as these young custom builders display brand new works, all built specifically for this exhibit, that reflect the attitude and attributes of the present. The exhibition is free to the public and opens in the Buffalo Chip's Event Center 2-10 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 5 through Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. (Closed for private event Sunday, Aug. 6)