Biker Belles, Join the ride that celebrates Women in motorcycling

Women have always been a part of the Sturgis Rally.

Whatever you consider yourself, be it a motorcyclist, a curiosity seeker or someone just looking for a change of pace – join the Biker Belles for a day of real women, real stories and real fun at the 2nd annual Biker Belles ™ celebration, presented by the Legendary Buffalo Chip®.

Biker Belles™ was created to raise funds for two South Dakota Charities – Helping with Horsepower and Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame.

Helping with Horsepower is a program that helps young women and girls who are at risk or are victims of abuse.

The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum is a world-class motorcycle museum that will use the contributions to expand or enhance exhibits that feature women riders and their role in the history and culture of motorcycling.

Following the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame Induction Breakfast in the historic town of Deadwood, the Biker Belles™ event will kick off at 11am at The Lodge at Deadwood with registration, and activities planned.

The Biker Belles™ celebration will continue by departing from The Lodge at Deadwood for a spectacular ride lead by Ride Captain, and famed Motor Maids member, Meg McDonough and friends, including renowned builder, land speed record holder Laura Klock. The scenic ride from Deadwood will travel to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip for a special Biker Belle™ shindig including food, beverage, shopping, fashion show, silent and live auction along with entertainment by Iron Cowgirl Missy. The evening’s festivities will be highlighted with a headliner concert in the Sturgis Buffalo Chip amphitheater.

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In case of unforeseen events, this schedule may change. A completed schedule outlining the day’s specific entertainment and historic Deadwood and the Sturgis Buffalo Chip will be available at registration.

Roll Into Historic Deadwood:
9am – 11am
From 9am – 11am the Biker Belles are invited to start the day by exploring the town of historic Deadwood OR attending the Hall of Fame Breakfast at the Lodge at Deadwood.

Paving the Way Symposium:
Among on-site activities, participants will enjoy a symposium “Women Paving the Way,” paneled by industry leading women. Meet Laura Klock of Klock Werks Custom Cycles, Marilyn Stemp of Iron Works Magazine, Claudia Barber of Harley-Davidson and Jessi Combs host of All Girls Garage and others to be announced.

Registration and Activities at The Lodge at Deadwood:
11:00am to 3:00pm
The Lodge at Deadwood is ready to roll out the red carpet with hassle free parking available only to Biker Belles! Find the signed area in front of the Convention Center where our staff will be there to greet you and get you parked in an orderly fashion. Once parked, head inside the Convention Center to register and pick up your Biker Belle one of a kind t-shirt along with gift items. i Your time at the Lodge will include special luncheon menu for any Biker Belle, educational symposium, opportunity for early bidders on unique auction items. Additional activities and comfort services to be announced.

Join Top Women in Motorcycling on a Beautiful Ride to the Buffalo Chip:
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Join fellow Biker Belles and industry who’s who’s like Laura Klock, Christine Sommer Simmons, Genevieve Schmidt and many others as we hit the road to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip! You will enjoy the scenic view of the Black Hills as you ride along with our very own road captain of the Jackpine Gypsies, Meg McDonough.

Special Reception and Biker Belles Live Auction at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip:
5:00pm to 8:00pm
The largest music festival in motorcycling will host a special reception and memorabilia auction to highlight the Biker Belles event. This exclusive reception will include a biker fashion show featuring Harley-Davidson® MotorClothes® apparel and riding gear along with other really cool women’s clothing. A live and silent auction will feature a print of our favorite MotorMaid, “Gloria” by the renowned artist David Uhl. David will be joining rider and author Cris Sommer-Simmons for a joint book and print signing. Complimentary food and drink provided along with musical entertainment by Iron Cowgirl Missy.

Headlining Concert at the Buffalo Chip Main Stage:
8:00pm to Midnight
The Biker Belles celebration will continue in the Legendary Buffalo Chip amphitheater with a live performance by Lukas Nelson and one of the hottest artists in today’s crossover music, Eric Church. He will bring his thrilling outlaw sound and amazing show on the Buffalo Chip Main Stage for the “Best Party Anywhere.”®
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2 thoughts on “Biker Belles, Join the ride that celebrates Women in motorcycling

  1. I will be in Deadwood that day for the Sturgis Hall of fame Breakfast and Hope to be able to make this ride.
    It is a very good event for a good cause.

  2. Support the charities where you live. Let the people in Sturgis support their own charities with the money that they get for overcharging us.

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