The Sturgis Calendar: What's Up

Just as you'd expect, there'll be a lot to do this year. Concerts, bike shows, races, and every type of V-Twin fun imaginable await those looking for a good time.

General Events

Sunday, August 5 to Saturday, August 11
Suzie Squirrel Campground, Hill City, SD
8 a.m.-12 a.m.: South Dakota Clean and Fun Sturgis Rally Campout

Sawtooth Saloon, Piedmont, SD
9 a.m.: ABATE Easter Seals Poker Run

Monday, August 6
Sturgis, SD
8 a.m.: 7th Annual Mayor's Ride

Tuesday, August 7
Hog Heaven Campground
9:30 a.m.: 2nd Annual Sturgis Vintage and Classic Motorcycle Auction

Wednesday, August 8
Spearfish, SD
9 a.m.: Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame Induction Breakfast

Thursday, August 9
Rapid City, SD
9 a.m.: South Dakota HOG Rally
Whitewood City, SD12-5 p.m.: ABATE Whitewood Social Hour

Sawtooth Saloon, Piedmont, SD
9 a.m.: ABATE Easter Seals Poker Run

Monday, August 6
Sturgis, SD
8 a.m.: 7th Annual Mayor's Ride

Tuesday, August 7
Hog Heaven Campground
9:30 a.m.: 2nd Annual Sturgis Vintage and Classic Motorcycle Auction

Wednesday, August 8
Spearfish, SD
9 a.m.: Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame Induction Breakfast

Thursday, August 9
Rapid City, SD
9 a.m.: South Dakota HOG Rally
Whitewood City, SD 12-5 p.m.: ABATE Whitewood Social Hour

Harley-Davidson at the Rushmore Civic Center

Saturday, August 4
10 a.m.-1 p.m.: H.O.G. Reception (new date and time)

Saturday, August 4 to Monday, August 6
9 a.m.-5 p.m.: Acceleration Nation

**Wednesday, August 8 **
9 a.m.-12 p.m.: Harley-Davidson Ride-in Show registration
12-3:30 p.m.: Judging
4 p.m.: Awards ($500 cash prizes in each class)

Saturday, August 4 to Saturday, August 11
10 a.m.-5 p.m. August 4 to 10; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. August 11: Harley-Davidson New Product Show
9 a.m.-5 p.m. August 4 to 10; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. August 11: Harley-Davidson Traveling Museum
10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Harley-Davidson Outdoor Festival and Stage: music, product displays, stunt shows, and more
9 a.m.-3 p.m.: Harley-Davidson and Buell demos

Sunday, August 5 to Saturday, August 11
10 a.m.-4 p.m. August 5 to 10; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. August 11: Harley-Davidson free bike wash

AMD World Championship of Bike Building

Friday, August 3 and Saturday, August 4
11 a.m.-6 p.m.: Setup and registration

Sunday, August 5
11 a.m.: Public opening ceremony
7:30 p.m.: Park closes to the public
8 p.m.: VIP industry party

Monday, August 6
10 a.m.-7 p.m.: Public hours and judging
7 p.m. to late in the night: Private VIP party

Tuesday, August 7
10 a.m.-10 p.m.: Open to the public
5 p.m.-7 p.m.: Awards ceremony
7 p.m.-10 p.m.: Meet the champions

Wednesday, August 8
10 a.m.-9 p.m.: Open to the public

Thursday, August 9
11 a.m.: Champions ride-out

Legend Top 50 Rally Park

Sunday, August 5 to Saturday, August 11:
Ridley Motorcycles demo rides

Monday, August 6
10:30-11:30 a.m.: HOT BIKE Magazine Charity Ride registration
12 p.m.: Charity ride leaves for leisurely cruise of the Black Hills
6:30 p.m.: Reception and party for the charity ride

**Tuesday, August 7 **
1 p.m., 3 p.m., and 5 p.m.: Red Bull TNT Freestyle Motocross
All day: SuicideGirls; Dave Perewitz book signing; World's Fastest Bagger on display
10 a.m.: Setup and viewing for the Dakota Classic Car and Custom Motorcycle Auction
12-4 p.m.: Car auctioning
2 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m.: Icon Motor Sports biker fashion show

Wednesday, August 8
All day: The Kids & Chrome Hardlife bike display
Time TBA: The Official AMD World Championship of Bike Building After-Party
5:30 p.m., 6 p.m.: Icon Motor Sports biker fashion show

**Thursday, August 9 **
All day: SuicideGirls; Dave Perewitz book signing; Legend Top 50 Custom Bike Show; Boyd Coddington's Garage; World's Fastest Bagger on display
12-8 p.m.: Miss Miller Lite magazine signing
1 p.m., 3 p.m., and 5 p.m.: Red Bull TNT Freestyle Motocross2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m.: Icon Motor Sports biker fashion show

Friday, August 10
10 a.m.: Bike for Breast Cancer charity ride registration
12 p.m.: Charity ride

Thunder Road

August 3-10:
Michael Lichter's Motorcycle-As-Art Exhibit, One World Choppers
Strokers Sturgis 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Seminole Hard Rock Caf Celebrity Bike Tour
Miss Sturgis Autograph Sessions from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

**August 3-11 **
Boss Hoss Demo Rides, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Las Vegas Trikes Demo Rides, by appointment only

Daily Events: Friday, August 3
Thunder Road and the Thunderdome open at 9 a.m.

Sunday, August 5
Feel the Thunder Race Bike show

Tuesday, August 7
9 a.m.-6 p.m.: 5th Annual Metzeler Sturgis V-Twin Custom Bike Contest ($5 admission to Thunderdome, free parking; Glencoe campers get in free)
4-6 p.m.: Public Reception for Michael Lichter's Exhibit, One World Choppers.
Meet the featured builders and artists

**Wednesday, August 8 **
9 a.m.-6 p.m.: Sculptures in Steel Bike Show. Awards at 5 p.m. ($5 admission to Thunderdome, free parking; Glencoe campers get in free)
6-10 p.m.: Charity auction and private party hosted by Phoenix Airbrush and Planet Color (Sherwin-Williams) and IronWorks magazine

Thursday, August 9
9 a.m.-6 p.m.: Rat's Hole Custom Bike Show. Awards at 5 p.m. ($5 admission to Thunderdome, free parking; Glencoe campers get in free)

**Friday, August 10 **
TBA: Trike Wars-The Power of Three Trike Show. Awards at 5 p.m. ($5 admission to Thunderdome, free parking; Glencoe campers get in free)
Thunder Road and the Thunderdome close at 7 p.m.

Jackpine Gypsies Events
Monday, August 6
10 a.m.: Jackpine Gypsies Amateur Hillclimb
7 p.m.: 3rd Annual Hoel Memorial Pro-Am Short Track Race

Tuesday, August 7
7 p.m.: Pro-Am Short-Track Race

Wednesday, August 8
10 a.m.: NAHA Rumble in the Hills Hillclimb
7 p.m.: AMA Hot Shoe National Short Track

Thursday, August 9
10 a.m.: NAHA Rumble in the Hills Hillclimb

Friday, August 10
10 a.m.: Jackpine Gypsies Pro Hillclimb7 p.m.: Amateur Short Track

**Saturday, August 11 **
6 p.m.: Rider and Member Appreciation/Fun Night

The Buffalo Chip CampgroundFriday, August 3
12 p.m.: Grand Opening Ceremony

Friday, August 3 to Saturday, August 11
7 a.m.: Sons of Light Ministry free pancake breakfast
1 p.m.: Have a beer with Woody
4:30 p.m.: The World Pickle Lickin' Federation's Pickle Lickin' contest

Saturday, August 4
3:30 p.m.: Dan Lawson (acoustic)
4 p.m.: Captain Jack (acoustic)
7 p.m.: Charlie Brechtel Band
7 p.m.: Cowboy Red-horseback quick-draw shooting exhibition
8:15 p.m.: Miss Buffalo Chip Hawaiian Tropic Pageant-biker attire
8:15 p.m.: Official commencement of ceremonies
10-10:15 p.m.: Captain Jack
10:15 p.m.: Miss Buffalo Chip Hawaiian Tropic Pageant-lingerie
12 a.m.: Miss Buffalo Chip Hawaiian Tropic Pageant semi-finals
12:30 a.m.: Dan Lawson (acoustic)

Sunday, August 5
1 p.m.-12 a.m.: ABATE motorcycle rodeo
3 p.m.-4:30 p.m.: Ross & Rotten plus Captain Jack
5 p.m.: Dan Lawson Band
7 p.m.: Captain Jack; Cowboy Red
8 p.m.: Melissa Fuller in concert
8:30 p.m.: Ratt in concert
10:30 p.m.: Poison in concert
12:30 a.m.: Charlie Brechtel Band

** Monday, August 6
**1 p.m.-12 a.m.: ABATE Motorcycle Rodeo
5 p.m.: Marian Mathews Hersrud book signing; Dan Lawson Band
6 p.m.: Tribute to America's vets
7 p.m.: Charlie Brechtel Band
8 p.m.: Melissa Fuller in concert
10-10:15 p.m.: Ross & Rotten
10:30 p.m.: Toby Keith in concert
12:30 a.m.: Dan Lawson Band

Tuesday, August 7
1 p.m.-12 a.m.: ABATE Motorcycle Rodeo
5 p.m.: Dan Lawson Band
5:30 p.m.: Miss Buffalo Chip Hawaiian Tropic Beach Beauty Pageant
7 p.m.: Cowboy Red
8 p.m.: Melissa Fuller in concert
10-10:15 p.m.: Ross & Rotten
12 a.m.: Miss Buffalo Chip Hawaiian Tropic Beauty Pageant semi-finals
12:30 a.m.: Charlie Brechtel Band
Wednesday, August 8
10 a.m.: 2nd Annual Rumble in the Hills Pro Hillclimb
1 p.m.-12 a.m.: ABATE motorcycle rodeo
2:30-4:30 p.m.: Weinie bites contest and World's Longest Happy Hour ($1 dogs and drafts)
3:30 p.m.: Plunge Her races
3:45-4:30 p.m.: Ross & Rotten plus Captain Jack
5 p.m.: Marian Mathews Hersrud book signing
5 p.m.: Rumble in the Hills (open class)
5:30 p.m.: Miss Buffalo Chip Hawaiian Tropic Beach Beauty Pageant
6 p.m.: Charlie Brechtel Band
7 p.m.: Cowboy Red
8 p.m.: Melissa Fuller in concert
8:15 p.m.: Miss Buffalo Chip Hawaiian Tropic Pageant-biker attire
10:15 p.m.: Miss Buffalo Chip Hawaiian Tropic Pageant-lingerie
10:30 p.m.: Velvet Revolver in concert
12 a.m.: Miss Buffalo Chip Hawaiian Tropic semi-finals

Thursday, August 9
10 a.m.: 2nd Annual Rumble in the Hills Pro Hillclimb
1 p.m.-12 a.m.: ABATE motorcycle rodeo
3:30 p.m.: Plunge Her races plus World's Longest Happy Hour ($1 dogs and drafts)
4 p.m.: Ross & Rotten
5 p.m.: Marian Mathews Hersrud book signing
5 p.m.: Rumble in the Hills (open class); Dan Lawson (acoustic); Charlie Brechtel Band
5:30 p.m.: Miss Buffalo Chip Hawaiian Tropic Beach Beauty Pageant
7 p.m.: Cowboy Red
8 p.m.: Captain Jack
8:15 p.m.: Miss Buffalo Chip Hawaiian Tropic Pageant-biker attire
10:15 p.m.: Miss Buffalo Chip Hawaiian Tropic Pageant-lingerie
10:30 p.m.: Foreigner with Bonham and Jones
12 a.m.: Miss Buffalo Chip Hawaiian Tropic semi-finals

Friday, August 10
1 p.m.-12 a.m.: ABATE Motorcycle Rodeo
12 p.m.: Dan Lawson Band
12:30 p.m.: Burnt River Band 26 Years Survivors Jam
3:30 p.m.: Plunge Her races and World's Longest Happy Hour ($1 dogs and drafts); Dan Lawson
4:30 p.m.: World Pickle Lickin' Federation Pickle Lickin' Contest
5 p.m.: Charlie Brechtel Band
5:30 p.m.: Miss Buffalo Chip Hawaiian Tropic Beach Beauty Pageant
7 p.m.: Cowboy Red
8 p.m.: Melissa Fuller in concert
8:15 p.m.: Miss Buffalo Chip Hawaiian Tropic Pageant-biker attire
8:30 p.m.: Blue October in concert
10 p.m.: Ross & Rotten
10:15 p.m.: Miss Buffalo Chip Hawaiian Tropic Pageant-lingerie
10:30 p.m.: Chris Daughtry in concert
12:15 a.m.: Miss Buffalo Chip Hawaiian Tropic semi-finals

Saturday, August 11
12:30 p.m.: Burnt River Band 26 Years Survivors Jam
1 p.m.-12 a.m.: ABATE Motorcycle Rodeo
1 p.m.: Dan Lawson Band
3:30 p.m.: Plunge Her races and World's Longest Happy Hour ($1 dogs and drafts); Dan Lawson
3:45 p.m.: Ross & Rotten
4:30 p.m.: World Pickle Lickin' Federation Pickle Lickin' Contest
5:30 p.m.: Miss Buffalo Chip Hawaiian Tropic Beach Beauty Pageant
6 p.m.: Burnt River Band with Stan
7 p.m.: Cowboy Red
8 p.m.: Melissa Fuller in concert
8:15 p.m.: Miss Buffalo Chip Hawaiian Tropic Pageant-biker attire
9:45 p.m.: Ross & Rotten
12:15 a.m.: Miss Buffalo Chip Hawaiian Tropic semi-finals
12:30 a.m.: Burnt River Band 26 Years Survivors Jam

**Glencoe Campground

Saturday, August 4 to Thursday, August 9**
TBA: Rock 'N' the Rally Concert Series. Acts TBA. Call Glencoe Camp Resort at (800) 272-4712 for information

Broken Spoke
Tuesday, August 7
9 a.m.: 2nd Annual Builder's Breakfast
Other events TBA: Call The Broken Spoke at (605) 347-4314 for details, or log on to www.brokenspoke.com

Full Throttle

Saturday, August 4 to Saturday, August 11
All day: Black List Tour

Tuesday, August 7
10:30 p.m.: Molly Hatchet in concert

Wednesday, August 8
8 p.m.: Murder by Death in concert

Thursday, August 9
TBA

Saturday, August 11
7 p.m.: Saliva in concert