2017 Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis

Jul 14, 2017 View Comments by

The 2017 Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis starts in two weeks and will give 20 wounded veterans an all-expenses paid trip to the 77th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The ride offers veterans a unique brand of motorcycle therapy. In 2014, Army Airborne Paratrooper Dave Frey, on a solo trip to Sturgis, met a fellow paratrooper […]

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Indian Motorcycle Joins Forces with Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis

Apr 07, 2017 View Comments by

Indian Motorcycle has again joined forces with the Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis, a nine-day journey that provides veterans a chance to use motorcycle therapy as a way to decompress from the challenges of post-war life. Through the Hero’s Ride of a Lifetime program, well-deserving veterans can be nominated to join the ride from now […]

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Points of Interest: Sturgis, South Dakota

Aug 12, 2016 View Comments by

Located in rural Meade County, Sturgis is a gateway to the Black Hills, a land dotted with waterways, craggy buttes, and buffalo. Originally named Scooptown but later changed to honor Civil War Union General Samuel D. Sturgis, the historic town is home to approximately 6,700 residents, though this number skyrockets every August during the Sturgis Motorcycle […]

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Sturgis Events – What to do During the Rally

Jul 29, 2015 View Comments by

2015 Sturgis Event Calendar – Things to Do – Friday, July 31 Noon: Opening Ceremony of H-D Rally Point – Harley-Davidson Sunday, Aug. 2 Visit Lazelle Street Indian Display for exact time: Limited Edition Model Year 2016 Chief Classic Giveaway 3:30 p.m. “Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis” Welcome Event – Indian Motorcycle 4 p.m. Sturgis […]

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Tour of the Week: Sturgis and Deadwood, South Dakota Shamrock Tour®

Jul 24, 2015 View Comments by

Black Hills of South Dakota – Each week RoadRUNNER Magazine is releasing a “Tour of the Week” from our extensive archives. The tour article, along with downloadable maps and GPS files, will be available for free, but only for a week! This week’s Sturgis and Deadwood, SD Shamrock Tour® comes from the Jan/Feb 2008 issue.

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Indian’s Black Bullet Scout

Jul 21, 2015 View Comments by

A Factory Sponsored Custom – Shockingly the latest factory backed custom creation from Indian does NOT involve Roland Sands. The builder behind this black beauty is Jeb Scolman, who also built the Spirit of Munro for the debut of the Thunder Stroke 111 engine. The Black Bullet Scout isn’t really a modified Indian Scout as […]

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Harley-Davidson Breaks Ground in Sturgis

Mar 30, 2015 View Comments by

Harley-Davidson will now have a year round presence in Sturgis, SD, not just during a certain week in August. The Motor Company and the town recently entered into a 75-year agreement (to celebrate the rally’s 75th anniversary) that will make Harley-Davidson the official motorcycle of Sturgis until the year 2090. Part of the agreement provides […]

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2015 Daytona Bike Week

Mar 06, 2015 View Comments by

Today marks the beginning of yet another edition of the nation’s second most popular motorcycle rally—Daytona Bike Week. The inaugural event took place in 1937 and, with the exception of several years during World War II, has been running continuously ever since. The rally draws around half a million participants each year and is rivaled […]

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Motorcyclists Remember Operation Hump

Nov 07, 2014 View Comments by

Few historians have chronicled the battles of the Vietnam War. Like the brutal conflict in Korea, most politicians that made bad decisions would rather forget it ever happened. Returning veterans were scorned and so disheartened many refused to talk about their roles in combat. Time does not heal the wounds of war. Combat veterans carry […]

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It’s Finally Here! The 2015 Indian Scout

Aug 05, 2014 View Comments by

Talk of the new Indian Scout started almost before the trash was cleaned up at the unveiling of the Indian Chief lineup at Sturgis last year. After the nearly universal applause that greeted Polaris’ first batch of Indians, anticipation for a potential Scout model grew even more. Well, the wait is over. Just like the […]

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Win an EBR 1190RX from AMSOIL

Jan 09, 2014 View Comments by

Since Erik Buell Racing came into existence in 2009, AMSOIL has supplied lubricants for their high performance American super bikes starting with the limited production and expensive 1190RS. Earlier this year, EBR unveiled the 1190RX, a sub-$20k version of the RS accessible to the speed-addicted masses. And one lucky person will win one. In a […]

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The 2014 Indian Chief

Aug 06, 2013 View Comments by

Well it’s finally here. And, if you’re lucky enough to be at Sturgis, you’ve probably already seen it (as has RoadRUNNER’s Florian Neuhauser). But for the rest of us the cover is now off the 2014 Indian Chiefs. Though there’s nothing terribly surprising about the final product, it is certainly one of the most beautiful […]

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First Annual Trike Only Ride at Sturgis

Jul 25, 2013 View Comments by

If you’re heading to Sturgis on three wheels, you’re in luck. For the first time ever there will be a trike only ride at Sturgis. The ride, which is being organized by Roadsmith Trikes and the Sturgis Buffalo Chip, will be the first annual T.O.U.R. (Trike Owners United Ride). The ride will take place on […]

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The 2014 Indian Chief’s Sturgis Debut

Jul 06, 2013 View Comments by

As Indian Motorcycle continues to keep the energy and anticipation high during the run up to the new Indian Chief’s unveiling at this year’s Sturgis rally, the company has announced that the reveal party will take place Saturday, August 3rd at 8 p.m. in the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame. The celebration (which […]

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Indian Announces 2014 Indian Chief Debut and Pricing

May 13, 2013 View Comments by

Well we’ve seen its engine, and now we know what model it will be and how much it’ll set us back. But that’s all we know about the forthcoming 2014 Indian. Now under the Polaris Industries umbrella, Indian Motorcycle continues to tease us with dangling carrots of information as they announced today that the first […]

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