<p>In August 2009, the <a href="http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/american-festivals/">American Festivals Project</a> headed north to Sturgis, <a href="http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/united-states/south-dakota-guide/">South Dakota</a>, home of the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Motorcycle fans have been returning to Sturgis every August since the “Rally in the Black Hills” began in 1940.</p> <p>Read more about the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally on the <a href="http://americanfestivalsproject.net">American Festivals Project blog</a>.</p>

Motorcycles

In August 2009, the American Festivals Project headed north to Sturgis, South Dakota, home of the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Motorcycle fans have been returning to Sturgis every August since the “Rally in the Black Hills” began in 1940.

Read more about the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally on the American Festivals Project blog.

Photograph by Andrew Owen, American Festivals Project

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

See photos of the 2009 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota, in this American Festivals Project travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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