2008 Run Reviews

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2008 August 8th Sturgis Report

Yesterday my big plans for riding two unique motorcycles came through and I was able to test ride the Can-Am Spyder and the Thoroughbred Motorsports Stallion. Each have very unique qualities unlike any trike that has been built before now.

9Aug2008 | Daryl Hurd | 0 comments | Continued
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2008 August 7th Sturgis Report

Just a little over halfway through the event and things have really taken off here at Sturgis. The 2008 Sturgis Rally may have had low numbers attending but it seems that the quality of the event has gone up. With a lower attendance this year, businesses and events seem to have more time to spend on [...]

8Aug2008 | Daryl Hurd | 0 comments | Continued
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2008 Sturgis August 6th Report

Since yesterday I was interrupted with the Dakota Motorcycle Run, I decided that today was going to be the day I just rode around and enjoy some of the local scenery. I decided it was time to get my motorcycle washed and so I headed to the town of Deadwood where I knew that there [...]

8Aug2008 | Daryl Hurd | 0 comments | Continued
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Update to August 5th Sturgis report

It seems that some bikers were injured in yesterday’s bad weather around Sturgis, SD. With high winds, lightning, hail and a heavy downpour it is not surprising to hear of motorcycle accidents around Sturgis.

6Aug2008 | Daryl Hurd | 0 comments | Continued
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Tuesday’s report on Sturgis 2008

The day before I had thought that I would just spend the majority of the day walking around Sturgis and seeing what was happening downtown but my plans changed. I found out that the Dakota Ride was happening at 11AM and so decided to head over to it.

6Aug2008 | Daryl Hurd | 0 comments | Continued
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August 4th 2008 Sturgis Rally Report

After recovering from a bit of a hangover at 6AM, I did a biker wash and headed towards Sturgis and the Mayor’s Ride. The Mayor’s ride is a police escorted 100 mile or so journey through the wonders of South Dakota in support of the the local firefighters, EMT and emergency response people. These are [...]

5Aug2008 | Daryl Hurd | 2 comments | Continued
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August 3rd Sturgis Report

I know I am a bit late with this one but I could not find a internet connection near where I was and I did not make it to the media room before the Mayor’s Ride Yesterday. So a little late but here it is:

5Aug2008 | Daryl Hurd | 0 comments | Continued
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Biker-Events.com is headed to Sturgis this year

wwww.biker-events.com is headed to Sturgis this year and will be posting news and pictures from Sturgis during the rally. We will be visiting all the big biker events that we can fit into a 24 hour day. Who needs sleep anyways?

22Jul2008 | Daryl Hurd | 0 comments | Continued
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Iron Horse Rodeo Rally Review

The Iron Horse Rodeo (www.ironhorserodeo.us) was held June 27-29th at Lake Selmac, OR benefiting the Wildlife Images Animal Rehabilitation Center (www.wildloifeimages.org)  It was also held in conjunction with the Grant’s Pass Motorcycle Festival (www.grantspassmotorcycleshow.org).

10Jul2008 | Allen | 0 comments | Continued
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Trip Report: GWRRA WA-X Disabled American Veterans Run

Saturday, June 21st, GWRRA Chapter X out of Vancouver, WA hosted a benefit ride for Disabled American Veterans (www.dav.org).  Even though I had just finished a 12-hour midnight shift and Saturday was to be my only day off, I decided to attend this event.

9Jul2008 | Allen | 0 comments | Continued