Sturgis 5th Annual Biker Belles Event

bikerbelles11bikerbelles22BikerBelles33The Biker Belles event, known as the preeminent celebration of women in motorcycling, is all about sharing stories, riding together (men are welcome) and raising money to benefit helping both women-related causes, Horsepower and the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame.

On Tuesday August 6th, the event started by a special catered reception, a fashion show featuring Harley Davidson Motor clothes, a symposium of leading industry women, including Shelly Rossmeyer, Cris Sommer-Simmons, Vicki Roberts-Sanfelipo, Tigra Tsujikawa, Lisa Baker and celebrity rider Kristy Swanson. a live and silent auction.

bikerbelles44A Harley Davidson Softail Slim donated by Bruce Rossmeyer’s Daytona Harley-Davidson in support of the event and customized by Jessi Combs (Velocity Television’s All Girls Garage) was purchased by Pat Simmons of the Doobie Brothers as a present to his wife Cris Sommer-Simmons (they met for the 1st time in Sturgis 24 years ago) The custom features parts donated by Avon Tyres, Bruce Rossmeyer’s Harley Davidson, Klockwerks, Legend Air Suspension, LGE & CTS, Magnaflow, PPG Paint and Ride Wright Wheels.

The customization work made by Jesse Combs will be featured on 2 episodes of All Girls Garage scheduled to air on Velocity channelAugust 24th and September 7th with the last episode being filmed on site and at the Buffalo Chip. The charity ride in the Black Hills ended at the Legendary Buffalo Chip for more fun activities and a concert with Toby Keith.

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4 Responses to “Sturgis 5th Annual Biker Belles Event”


  1. 1 Steve The Producer Johann Aug 8th, 2013 at 4:56 pm

    Some great gals here, we have had the pleasure of having a few of these lovely ladies on the show. Congrats on 5 years of celebrating together in Sturgis and decades of riding together!

  2. 2 ROGUE Aug 9th, 2013 at 4:37 pm

    A great group of women and it is always a pleasure to see and spend time with them.

  3. 3 Genevieve Schmitt Aug 11th, 2013 at 12:06 pm

    Thanks for reporting on the Biker Belles, Cyril. I was not there this year, after having attended the last two.
    Great job on all your Sturgis reporting! Nice to see all that as going on. You always get a good “front row” seat to the action. I appreciate you going above and beyond the press releases as well. Keep up the great work!

  4. 4 MeanStreet Mary Aug 22nd, 2013 at 3:31 pm

    It was a great day and ride and all for a great cause! Laura Klock made me feel right at home and I really enjoyed meeting everyone. Hi Cyril sorry I didn’t get a chance to catch up with you, its been a few years since we met at the Rats Hole show in Daytona. Great coverage on Sturgis though!

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