Indian Motorcycle has announced its plans and itinerary for the 74th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, which runs August 4-10 in Sturgis, South Dakota. Highlights of the many planned activities can be found below, including an unveiling of the 2015 model year.
Indian Motorcycle Display: 3rd & Lazelle St., August 2-9, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
Motorcycling fans are invited to stop by and explore the Indian Motorcycle display in Downtown Sturgis to check out the entire lineup of 2015 models. The Indian Motorcycle exhibit will offer hands-on product demonstrations, apparel sales, accessory displays, and much more. The display will also feature the American Motor Drome Company with live “Wall of Death” shows where daredevils risk life and limb to thrill and entertain Sturgis attendees. Shows performed daily on the hour; starting on Sunday, August 3, at 11 a.m. with the last show at 5 p.m. Tickets are complementary, courtesy of Indian Motorcycle. Riders can also enter for a chance to win a 2015 Indian motorcycle.
Indian Motorcycle Demo Experience: I-90 at Exit 30, August 2-9, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
Sturgis Rally attendees can be among the first to ride the all-new 2015 Indian Motorcycle lineup at the Indian Motorcycle Demo Experience on Interstate 90 at Exit 30. Rides will be led daily with the first ride leaving at 9:15 a.m., last ride at 4:30 p.m. Riders must be 18 years of age and must provide proof of endorsement along with a helmet and appropriate riding attire. For full details visit indianmotorcycle.com.
Indian Motorcycle: at the Crossroads at Sturgis Buffalo Chip, August 2-9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Riders can also explore the new Indian Motorcycle display at the Crossroads to learn about the model year 2015 lineup, the brand’s heritage and sign up to win a 2015 Indian motorcycle. Admission to the Crossroads is free.
Indian Motorcycle Night: at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip, Sunday, August 3, 8:30 p.m.
Indian Motorcycle will host a party on Sunday, August 3 at Sturgis’ famous Buffalo Chip, known as the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling. In addition to southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd performing live on the Chip’s main stage, Indian Motorcycle will take the stage to celebrate and showcase its all-new 2015 Indian motorcycles. All are invited; check the Indian Motorcycle website for special details for Indian Motorcycle owners. For details and ticket information, visit buffalochip.com or indianmotorcycle.com.
Indian Motorcycle Owner Activities:
Owners of new and heritage Indian motorcycles will receive VIP treatment throughout the rally week starting with the Indian Motorcycle Owner Event on Sunday, August 3. Owners are encouraged to stop at the newly opened Indian Motorcycle Sturgis dealership from 12-2 p.m. for a complimentary lunch, followed by the opportunity to participate in a number of planned rides. All owners are also invited to take part in Indian Motorcycle Night at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip for dinner and an evening of live music and enjoyment. Throughout the weeklong rally, Indian Motorcycle owners can present their key to receive a special complementary gift at the Lazelle Street display, sign up for the Indian Motorcycle Riders Group and much more. Owners should watch their email for further details.
The Indian Chieftain is an awesome bike. I had the good fortune to go to an Indian Open House and Demo Ride event this past weekend in Annapolis, MD (Chesapeake Cycles) and thoroughly enjoyed the Chieftain. There’s just a lot to like about this bike.