Sturgis Bike Week Thunder Road Activities

There will be 6 shows from Sunday August 5 through Friday August 10. All shows are open entry with registration beginning at 7am at the east entrance to the Thunderdome. The doors open at 9.  Awards are 5 or 6 pm. Glencoe campers get in free. Sunday the premiere of the Feel The Thunder® Race Bike Show. You’ll see ‘60s street racers to the ultra-slick drags, enough to make the most hardened race enthusiast drool. Monday the Sturgis Invasion Show brought to you by THE HORSE Backstreet Choppers. Radical choppers, crazy women, burn-outs Tuesday the 5th annual Metzeler Sturgis Custom Bike Contest. With head judge Eddie Trotta and a contingent of master builders from across the country, Metzeler brings in the best of the best. Wednesday the debut of Sculptures in Steel Sturgis. With an emphasis on rideability and appearance, head judge Chica will have his hands full. Thursday the return of the granddaddy of all bike shows, Rat’s Hole. With more classes, more trophies and more variety, Rat’s Hole is the biggest show in Sturgis that will exceed the space in the Thunderdome. Friday The Battle Of Three Trike Show promises to showcase everything from the conventional and practical to the powerful and outrageous.

Cyril Huze