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GETTING MARRIED

The annual motorcycle industry VIP reception gets under way today with a reception and viewing of the “Ton Up – Speed, Style and Café Racer Culture” exhibit at the Buffalo Chip Campground from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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Some sun; a t-storm; breezy; warmer

Partly sunny with a thunderstorm

Periods of sun, a t-storm in spots

Lookin’ for adventure? He’s a cowboy and an American Bad Ass … Here comes the one you know you’ve been waiting for: Kid Rock performs at 10:30 p.m. Monday at the Buffalo Chip Campground.

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Tamra Truax and Glenn Kirkland ride off as husband and wife after getting married in Sturgis earlier in the week.

The official Main Street photo takes place in downtown Sturgis at 5 p.m. today.

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· Sturgis Community Center: 1401 Lazelle St. · Sturgis Post Office: 820 Kinship Road, 800-275-8777 · UPS: 3421 Whitewood Service Road, substation at Sturgis Harley-Davidson, 1040 Junction Ave. · Park Avenue Laundry: 2315 Park Ave., Sturgis. 605-347-5789 · East Main Laundry: 915 E. Main St., 605-347-8429

The concerts kick off in a big way today with Warrant (Glencoe), Saliva (Easyriders) and the Black Crowes (Broken Spoke) at 8 p.m., Halestorm (Buffalo Chip) at 8:30 p.m., Bret Michaels (Full Throttle) at 10 p.m., and Candlebox (Easyriders) and ZZ Top (Buffalo Chip) at 10:30 p.m.

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Seven-day forecast

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Marriage licenses can be purchased for $40 (cash only) from the Register of Deeds,at 1425 Sherman St. Both parties must be present to purchase a license with one form of ID each. Licenses are good for 20 days. Couples are required to locate their own minister or justice of the peace. The Clerk of the Courts does not perform ceremonies. Call 347-2356.

THE FORECAST

1: Rally Headquarters/Info Center 2: Sturgis Community Center 3: Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame 4: Champions Park 5: City Hall/Library/Rally Office 6: Police/Jail/Courthouse 7: Sturgis Fairgrounds 8: Lynn’s Dakotamart 9: Sturgis Harley-Davidson 10: Chamber of Commerce 11: Hospital 12: Jackpine Gypsies Short Track 13: Broken Spoke Saloon 14: Sturgis Liquor Store 15: Loud American Roadhouse 16: The Knuckle Saloon 17: U.S. Post Office 18: Easyriders Saloon and Steakhouse

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· Vehicles parked on Main Street after 2 a.m. will be towed. · Alcoholic beverages are not allowed in public, and only allowed in establishments where alcohol is served. · Urinating in public is forbidden. · Public indecency/indecent exposure laws are strictly enforced. · Helmets are required for riders younger than 18. Adults are not required to wear helmets. · Riders must wear glasses unless motorcycle has a windscreen. . · Passenger seat/pegs are required. · Motorcycles must have both right and left mirrors. · Motorcycle passengers must be behind the driver. · Turn signals are required.

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Rings and Rituals at the Rally Tennessee couple opt for ‘Sturgis Quicky’ Deb Holland Journal staff STURGIS | Tamra Truax

searched months for the perfect wedding attire and finally found it — a white spandex halter vest — just a day before her nuptials in Sturgis. “It’s slutty, but refined,” her bridegroom, Glenn Kirkland, said of the white e n se m b l e , wh i c h a l so included cotton shorts embellished with lace and white garters on the thigh. Why get married in Sturgis during the annual Sturgis motorcycle rally? “Why not?” replied the 50-somethings from Tennessee, who tied the knot Friday afternoon at the Sturgis Hitchin’ Post, then paraded down Main Street on their 2004 HarleyDavidson Road King. Interestingly, Truax and Kirkland, who have dated for four years, have never been to the rally. They had heard stories last year, during a visit to Truax’s sister in Iowa, from rallygoers returning from Sturgis. “We like to do unusual things and after going to some rallies, we thought it would be fun to come here and get married,” said Kirkland, who wore a black Harley-Davidson vest and a white tie. Truax concurred. “We both love to bike, so this seemed the natural place,” she said. Kirkland proposed during a cycle trip the two took to Florida in May. “We had dinner and drinks, then took a walk on the beach. That’s when he proposed,” Truax said. This is the second marriage for both who each

have two daughters. Truax and Kirkland found each other on the Internet, then met in person about a week later. They’ve been together since. “I love everything about her,” Kirkland said. “She’s easy to get along with. She’s not high-maintenance. She’s flexible and very helpful.” Joan Pillen, the proprietor of The Hitchin’ Post, became a non-demoninational minister through the Internet in 2003. She operates the wedding chapel in the storefront of J and J Optical, which she owns with her husband, Jubal. So, on Friday, Pillen was having the bride and groom recite their vows over the constant hum of Jubal grinding a new lens in the back room. “Our eye-exam room doubles as a bride’s changing area, too,” Pillen said. She has 47 weddings scheduled in the coming week, not to mention the slew of walk-ins she usually receives. South Dakota’s marr i a ge l aws a re p re t ty simple: Within 20 days of a wedding, a bride and groom have to present identification and pay $40 cash to receive a marriage license at any South Dakota courthouse, Pillen said. There are no required blood tests, waiting periods or documentation for those who are widowed or divorced. The Meade County Register of Deeds is at 1425 Sherman St. For Pillen, it only makes sense that cycle enthusiasts would want to get married in Sturgis. “To them, biking is a religion. It’s the thing they have done religiously for years and years,” she said. Most brides and grooms

Wedding officiants Here is a list of available wedding officiants in Sturgis during rally week: The Rev. Dean Bartosh of Wisconsin, 414-416-2940 The Rev. Jodi Olson of Custer, 605-673-5059 Brother Jon Swan of Sturgis, 605-347-1926 Dale Jones and Dee Clark of Sturgis 605-347-3459 Ward Doering of Deadwood 402-968-7729 Joan Pillen of Sturgis, 605-347-5579 Jennifer Johns of Piedmont, 605-381-6393 Jerry Dunn of Spearfish, 605-641-3534 Bobbi Swenson-Bella of Rapid City, 605-430-4858 Elizabeth Stone of Rapid City, 605-722-2564 Mary Maisey-Ireland of Rapid City, 605-484-8464 The Rev. John Roll of Rapid City, 605-399-2543 Patann Cisar of Washington, 509-665-9525 David Boyd of Missouri, 816-805-8488 Richard Hardesty of California, 916-599-0705

A la carte weddings Here are your choices for wedding cermony packages at The Hitchin’ Post in Sturgis: (Or, you can create your own) • The lovey “Sturgis Quicky” in the optical shop/ chapel: $100 • The amazing “Au Naturale” at Woodle Park in Sturgis: $200 • The gorgeous “Happy Camper” at your campground: $300 • The dazzling, “Sacred Waterfall” at Roughlock Falls: $400

Benjamin Brayfield photos, Journal staff

present themselves for marriage in good ol’ rally T-shirts. But Pillen also has officiated at a Vikingthemed wedding and one where everyone wore kilts and the groom arranged for a bag-piper. “The people who didn’t have kilts made them out of bath towels,” she said.

And then there was the couple who only wore body paint from head to toe. “We’ve now invoked ‘The Tarzan Rule’: You have to have on a loin cloth,” she said. Though she has seen many interesting people get married in the past seven years, one of the

most memorable moments was the wedding she presided over for a couple that was involved in a motorcycle accident and still wearing hospital scrubs and gauze wrapped around their wounds. Pillen said she thought they had just gotten several tattoos. “ We t h re w t h e m a wedding that was on the house,” she said. “Sixty people came for the

wedding, and the groom was just there to get his glasses fixed.” A s t h e ra l ly b e g i n s to draw in bikers from throughout the country, Pillen knows it’s a great opportunity for couples of all ages to get married or to renew their marriage vows. “It’s wacky, but it’s fun. I can’t imagine life without it,” she said.

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Legends Ride is epic trek through the Hills Ride has raised more than $300,000 in six years Tom Griffith Journal Staff STURGIS | The heart of every true biker accelerates with the thought of a lingering motorcycle ride through the cool pine forests of South Dakota’s fabled Black Hills. But, one ride stands above the rest in terms of companions, charity toward others and a partying conclusion that participants never forget. And that ride is Monday. The 2013 Legends Ride will feature an all-star roster of film, television and motorcycle celebrities ready to meet participants as part of one of the most popular events of the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Now in its sixth year, he Legends Ride kickstarts the rally on Monday. More than $300,000 has been raised for local Black Hills charities since its inception. “We’re so appreciative that the City of Deadwood allows us to raise money for these charities and hold this event in town,” said Tom Rensch, managing partner of the Silverado-Franklin, which has sponsored the ride since its inception. “It’s more than a ride. It’s about the legends of the motorcycle industry who come together to raise money for these special charities,” he said. “That’s what makes the ride special.” Among the celebrities enlisted for this year’s ride

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Riders proceed apace during the Legends Ride from Deadwood to Sturgis.

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Kid Rock performs after the Legends Ride Monday at the Buffalo Chip Campgrpund in Sturgis.

Tickets Limited tickets for the Legends Ride event are still available by calling 605-347-9000 or by visiting onto www.legendsride.com.

are R. Lee “The Gunny” Ermey, who’s helping to celebrate Victory Motorcycles’ 15th anniversary, “Celebrity Apprentice” and “Twisted Sister” frontman Dee Snider, actress Kristy Swanson, WWE Hall of Famers Jim “The Hacksaw” Duggan and Greg “The Hammer” Valentine, along with the first family in motorcycle

customization, Arlen, Cory and Zach Ness. A host of other celebrities, artists and cigar aficionados will participate in this epic ride to raise needed funds for the Black Hills Special Olympics and Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame. The ride kicks off in Deadwood with events and entertainment at the

Riders take off from downtown Deadwood and make their way to the Buffalo Chip Campground.

Silverado-Franklin and Deadwood Tobacco Co., followed by a scenic ride through the Black Hills, ending up at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip for a special riders-only reception with complimentary food, drinks and triple-headliner concert featuring Jared James Nichols, the Doobie Brothers and Kid Rock. To highlight festivities,

a special live auction will be held in Deadwood for the sale of the 2013 Legends Ride custom HarleyDavidson built by the students of Sturgis Brown High School. Industry-leading corporations throughout the United States provide support for the “Ride that Rocks.” Their support allows for 100 percent of riders contributions to be

donated directly to the beneficiaries. Sponsors of the event include Budweiser, Black Hills Harley-Davidson, the Deadwood Chamber, Epiphone Guitars, GEICO Motorcycle, Hot Leathers, Interstate Batteries, Pepsi Cola Bottling Co., Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys, Silverado-Franklin, WOW! and Victory Motorcycles.

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Doobies’ McFee knows whereof he speaks Holly Gleason Journal correspondent

“You know when they like it,” Doobie Brother guitarist John McFee says, laughing. “When they like what you’re doing, they rev up their bikes. It’s so loud, and very physical: you can literally feel (the vibrations) through your whole body!” T h e Do o b i e B ro t h ers can’t count how many times they’ve played the Sturgis motorcycle rally, but it’s a highlight of their year. “Sturgis is the real deal. For the bikers, it’s the place to ride. I have an affinity for the Hills and the Badlands… Everything about the land just pulls you in.” McFee is a Doobiecome lately, if joining a band in the ‘80s makes him “the new guy.” By the time he was enlisted, the Doobies were a formidable presence that intersected an eclecticism marked by Hell’s Angels, bluegrass,

On stage The Doobie Brothers perform at 8:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, at the Buffalo Chip Campground.

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Doobie Brothers: John McFee third from left.

B ay A rea ro c ke rs a n d enough freewheeling esprit de corps to be see their first greatest hits album achieve diamond status for sales

over 10 million. “Listen To The Music,” “Taking It To the Streets,” “China Grove,” “Long Train Running” and “Black

Water” offered a freewheeling romanticism that eschewed danger. Tom Johnston, who not only rode, but owned a

bike shop, had distilled the sound of the open road into an AOR power-jam. “I look at it a little as an outsider,” McFee admits, “because I joined after it was in motion, so I watched it take shape. The Doobies music and what it represents resonates with that culture. There’s a definite vibe, especially in Tommy’s songs. When you’re singing ‘Silver Harley by my side’ or ‘Rocking down the highway’ and you’ve been there, that captures the life. “It was never something they set out to exploit. It was just who they were, and that organic reality they distilled in their music.” Over 40 million albums and myriad Grammys, the

Doobie Brothers are rock beyond the preciousness and bloat of the 70s/80s. Their songs sound as fresh now as ever. “This band is as good as any band ,” McFee says. “It’s always been about musicianship, really digging in. Embracing lots of different forms of music – Dixieland, swampy, funky, jazz or country – it keeps people interested. “ B u t wh a t h o l d s i t together is that intensity and focus. As a group, they take a less-cynical approach to life and embracing what’s out there. It’s a positive way to go after life, the moment and the open ride.” Pausing to consider all that they’ve done and meant, McFee laughs that low laugh and says with finality, “Freedom is freeing yourself from the bonds of cynicism – which is too easy. Isn’t better to just be alive?”

Creedence Clearwater Revisited

Gretchen Wilson is always ‘Right On Time’ of layers to get to me. It’s a lot of work, but it’s really satisfying knowing you did your best today, and our little team around us did their best.

Holly Gleason Journal correspondent

Gretchen Wilson was born in rural Illinois to a 16-year-old mother and was raised in relative poverty. She dropped out of school at age 15 to work as a cook and bartender, and began singing in bars around the St. Louis area. After an “internship” performing in Springfield, Mo., for a couple of years , she moved to Nashville, where she made a triumphant debut in 2004 with the Grammy Awardwinning single “Redneck Woman.” It was a No. 1 hit on the Billboard country charts and became the first single on her debut album, “Here for the Party.” She followed those efforts up a year later with the album “All Jacked Up,” the title track of which became the highest-debuting single for a female country artist upon its 2005 release. Wilson took a few minutes to answer questions before heading to South Dakota, where she performs at 10 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, in the Full Throttle Saloon in Sturgis. We’re familiar with your older catalog; what are you doing new these days? I’ve been crazy-busy this year recording three albums. We released a new country album called “Right On Time” in April and an album of 13 hits from the ‘70s called “Under The Covers” the end of May. My band and I all came up with our top five ‘70s rock songs and put them all together. Then we all went

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Who are you listening to these days? A lot of what I listen to is whatever my 12-year-old Courtesy Frazer Harrison daughter is listening to! I Gretchen Wilson actually listen to talk radio in my car a lot! It must be Onstage because I am always workGretchen Wilson performs ing with music ... at 10 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, at the Full Throttle Saloon in Sturgis.

through them and decided which ones to cut. I’m really proud of my band, because they played on all of these tracks. We’re also working on a Christmas album right now to come out this fall.

Why do you enjoy coming back to the rally? I think the last time I was there was 2006. I got to play with Skynyrd! It was amazing ... I grew up listening to Skynyrd and drinking beer with my friends. In Sturgis, I got to see it live and in person ... from backstage!

What would you do differently if you could start your career over again? That’s a tough one. I’m thankful for how “Redneck Woman” took off, but the one thing I would do differently is I would be more involved in every aspect of my career — like I am now. There were so many people making big decisions about music, singles, touring, endorsements, imaging — just everything — on my behalf, and I wish I had a better handle on that at the time. It’s always easy to look back and think about what you would have done, but that’s a big one for me. I love running my own label. If someone needs an answer about something, you don’t have to go through a bunch

What’s the best party song for getting the crowd going? “Here for the Party” and “Work Hard, Play Harder” always get them going. We do a rock medley where I just let the band cut loose, and people love that — I think the Sturgis crowd will really love that. My brother sings on a new song called “My Truck,” and he’s been coming out on stage to sing with me. He’s been on the road with me for almost 10 years, handling merchandise. There’s a new song on my “Right On Time” album called “Grandma’s Gonna Fly” about grandma smoking weed for the first time. It’s fun watching people’s faces when they realize what the song’s about!

Chooglin’ backbeat courtesy of CCR’s Cook and Cosmo Holly Gleason Journal correspondent

Stu Cook didn’t think there was a Master Plan, but he knew he and his friends wanted to make music and speak for their tribe. Cook still has the passion for how music can move people and change their energy. Talking excitedly about the new Queens of the Stone Age album, or the way the Foo Fighters have come into their own, it’s hard to imagine that this is the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer who anchored the twangy swamp rhythms of Creedence Clearwater Revival. But Cook views music as vital, not something frozen in amber. “These two bands show what a rock ‘n’ roll band can do if you stay with it,” he enthuses. “That’s been my own experience! Certainly it’s the Creedence story… We started in garage with a dream. We started recording right from the beginning, from ’59 – and ‘Suzy Q’ was a hit in ’68. “It was fail, fail, grow; fail, fail, grow ‘til we had a real hit.”

Tickets Creedence Clearwater Revisited 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, as part of the Deadwood Mountain Grand’s Rockin’ Rally Week. Tickets range from $39 to $59. Call 605-559-0386 or visit www.deadwoodmountaingrand.com.

That first real hit led to eight double-side platinum singles — “Proud Mary,” “Down On The Corner,” “Who’ll Stop the Rain,” “Fortunate Son,” “Looking Out My Backdoor” — and 20 million albums of their roots/swamp rock sold. “We were a blues/country-tinged band,” Cook says of the perpendicular amalgam of what was happening in the Bay area. “We only cared about our roots. It was Dale Hawkins, Fats Domino, Ricky Nelson, Chuck Berry. Tell your story in three minutes (he said of the songwriting process) — details, What’s going on? What kind of car? Little things to make it real.” Populist before Springsteen, they were the working-class sound of the ‘Nam era: proud, tough, informed. “Well, it was

done as a job: this is what we’re here to do. It was well-rehearsed; we got in there and got it done. Besides, most of the great records have flaws in them, but they feel great.” There’s also a timelessness and an accessibility. “Take ‘Who’ll Stop The Rain’: what’s changed in 43 years? It’s still a message about right now. ‘What’s this noise? This lack of coming together?’ “The Creedence stuff is unadorned. You don’t have to be highly skilled to play the songs. You won’t sound like us, because what Cosmo (Doug Clifford) and I do is locked into that essence of the swamp and the South. A critic once described us as ‘a roar with a backbeat and a lead vocal’ back when there’s one speaker. That rhythm section is key to it all.”

CALENDAR TODAY, AUG. 4 · 6 a.m. to 10 a.m., Free Pancake Breakfast, Hillsview Highrise, 1220 Cedar St. · 6 a.m. to noon, Breakfast, Grace Lutheran Church, 1061 Sherman St. · 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., Biker Breakfast, Keystone Community Center · 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., Sons of Light Free Pancake Breakfast, Buffalo Chip · 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., Breakfast Buffet, Vet’s Club, 868 Main St. · 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., Biker Breakfast, Trinity United Methodist Church, 7 S. Main St., Lead, $6 · 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Biker Breakfast, Nemo Community Hall · 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Biker Breakfast, Hill City Senior Center · 8 a.m. to noon, Kiwanis Super Breakfast, Shrine Club, 4091 Sturgis Road, Rapid City · 9 a.m., President’s Ride For Kids & Literacy, 1301

W. Omaha, Rapid City · 9 a.m., Ryan Waterland Memorial Motocross, Jackpine Gypsies Club Grounds · Noon, Official Main Street Photo, Main and Junction · Noon, FXR Motorbike Show & Ride, City Park/Soccer Fields · 1 p.m., Itty Bitty Opry Band, The Knuckle Saloon · 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Karaoke, Buffalo Chip · 3 p.m., Karaoke with DJ Taz, Easyriders Saloon, Honey Club · 3 p.m., The Dan Lawson Band, Easyriders Saloon, Wrench Bar · 3 p.m., Dom Wier, Easyriders Saloon · 4 p.m., ZZ-3, Easyriders, Main Stage · 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Dueling Pianos, Glencoe CampResort · 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Unimotorcyclist Drag Racing, Buffalo Chip · 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Autograph Session w/WWF

Stars, Buffalo Chip · 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Fantazzmo, One Eyed Jacks · 5 p.m., Pumpin Eythl, The Knuckle Saloon · 5 p.m., Official Main Street Photo, Main and Fourth · 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Jo-Jo Karaoke, Iron Horse Campground, Hwy. 79 · 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Motorcycle Industry VIP Reception, Buffalo Chip · 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Roller Derby, Buffalo Chip · 6:30 p.m., Wrench, Easyriders Saloon, Main Stage · 7 p.m., Rebel Raised, Easyriders Saloon, Wrench Bar · 7 p.m., Jared Blake, Easyriders Saloon · 7 p.m., Joe Fornothin, Loud American Roadhouse · 7 p.m., October Road, Loud American Roadhouse (Outside) · 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Charlie Brechtel, Buffalo Chip · 8 p.m., Warrant, Glencoe CampResort

· 8 p.m., Saliva, Easyriders Saloon, Main Stage · 8 p.m., The Black Crowes, Broken Spoke Campground · 8 p.m., Five 13 Band, One-Eyed Jack’s Saloon · 8:30 p.m., Halestorm, Buffalo Chip · 9 p.m., Randall Zwarte Band, The Knuckle Saloon · 9 p.m., DJ Rossco, Easyriders Saloon, Honey Club · 9 p.m., Crash Wagon, Shade Valley Camp Resort · 10 p.m., Quiet Riot, Glencoe CampResort · 10 p.m., Bret Michaels, Full Throttle Saloon, Main Stage · 10 p.m., Dirty Word, Loud American Roadhouse · 10 p.m., Dustin Evans & the Good Times, Loud American Roadhouse (Outside) · 10 p.m., Fire Dancers, Buffalo Chip · 10:30 p.m., Candlebox, Easyriders Saloon, Main Stage · 10:30 p.m., ZZ Top, Buffalo Chip

· 11 p.m., Moustache Bandits, Easyriders Saloon · 11 p.m., SweetKiss Momma, Easyriders Saloon, Wrench Bar

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· MONDAY, AUG. 5 · 6 a.m. to 10 a.m., Free Pancake Breakfast, · Hillsview Highrise, 1220 Cedar St. · 6 a.m. to 11 a.m., Breakfast, First Presbyterian Church, 1319 Junction Ave. · · 6 a.m. to noon, Breakfast, Grace Lutheran Church, · 1061 Sherman St. · 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., Mayor’s Ride Registration, · Motorcycle Expo, Lazelle and Fourth · 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., Biker · Breakfast, Keystone Community Center · · 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., Sons of Light Free Pancake Breakfast, Buffalo Chip · · 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., Biker Breakfast, Trinity United · Methodist Church, 7 S. Main St., Lead, $6 · 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.,

Biker Breakfast, Nemo Community Hall 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Biker Breakfast Buffet, Rochford Community Hall, $7 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Biker Breakfast, Hill City Senior Center 8 a.m. to noon, Kiwanis Super Breakfast, Shrine Club, 4091 Sturgis Road, Rapid City 9 a.m., 11th Annual Sturgis Mayor’s Ride, Motorcycle Expo, Lazelle and Fourth 10 a.m., AMA Hill Climb, Jackpine Gypsies Club Grounds 10 a.m., Vintage Motorcycle Show, North Sixth St., Custer Noon, Official Main Street Photo, Main and Junction Noon, The Horse Backstreet Choppers Bike Show, Full Throttle Saloon 1 p.m., Jeffery Lloyd, The Knuckle Saloon 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., May Johnson Book Signing, Sturgis Motorcycle Museum


D6 | SUNDAY, AUGUST 4, 2013

RAPID CITY JOURNAL

Sturgis Rally Daily - 08042013  

Sturgis Rally Daily - 08042013

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