“Still” Ray Fitzgerald, president of The Journeymen’s Motorcycle Club and chairman of the Arizona Confederation of Clubs, is the sole Freedom Fighters inductee. He has helped successfully build a number of ABATE chapters throughout Arizona, and was the Motorcycle Rights Foundation’s first Sustaining Motorcycle Club Representative.
2013 Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Hall of Fame inductees include: Russ Brown, creator of legal assistance service BAM. Rick Fairless, speaker, columnist and custom bike builder. Bill Gikling, dealership owner and recipient of the J.C. “Pappy” Hoel Outstanding Achievement Award. Marjoe Gortner, organizer of the “Sturgis: The Great Ride” television show. Lonnie Isam, Sr., antique motorcycle collector and expert.
The annual Sturgis Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Breakfast is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 7 at 9 a.m. at The Lodge at Deadwood in Deadwood, S.D., and is sponsored by The Buffalo Chip Campground and Black Hills Harley-Davidson. Breakfast tickets are available for a $35 donation, or $300 for a table of eight.