Sturgis Rally - Celebrating 150 Years Of Motorcycles

Created on Aug 04, 2016 by Kathy Pinna
Next week, the Sturgis (South Dakota) Motorcycle Rally is holding its 76th annual celebration. People come from all over the world to honor a really fun form of transportation. While the first steam motorcycle was built in 1867, it's changed a lot in that time. Whether it's for touring, policing, racing, fighting a war, or delivering the mail, riding a bike has always been a lot of fun!

Chasing a velocipede

Velocipede and motorcycle

First female to get a motorcycle license in Washington, D.C.

Sally Halterman

Described as the "first of the fair sex" to get a motorcycle license in Washington DC, she got one in 1937. Click on her photo to learn more.

The road to Sturgis, 1888

Scenery on Deadwood Road to Sturgis

Rough road, even for a bike!


Family transportation

Motorcycle, abt. 1923


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