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A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM

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Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Celebrates Success

Sturgis, South Dakota, October 11, 2016 — From the motorcycles to the industry's pioneers and innovators, the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame recognizes every aspect of what makes motorcycling great. The Museum was chartered back in 2001 to recognize individuals or groups who have made a long term positive impact on the motorcycle community. However this progress would not be possible without the commitment and dedication of the board of directors, the local community and most importantly the sponsors.

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Kingpin Strikes In Sturgis!

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Arlen Ness Recognized For Lifetime Achievement Honors

Sturgis, South Dakota, July 5, 2016 — In keeping with the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum's mission to honor those who have made a positive and significant impact on the sport and lifestyle, a special "Lifetime Achievement" award has been added to the Class of 2016 induction ceremonies. Already a Sturgis Museum Hall of Fame member circa 1992, Arlen Ness was a unanimous choice to receive the first Lifetime Achievement honors.

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Pioneers, Innovators & Living Legends

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Sturgis, South Dakota, March 8, 2016 - From pioneers and innovators to customizers and dealers, the 2016 inductees into the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Hall of Fame represent every aspect of what makes motorcycling great. The Museum was chartered back in 2001 to recognize individuals or groups who have made a long term positive impact on the motorcycle community. Arguably the most diverse -and deserving - group ever inducted into the Hall of Fame, the Class of 2016 will be honored during the annual Rally on August 10, 2016.

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Sturgis Hall of Fame

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Sturgis, South Dakota, June 14, 2016 - A pair of philanthropists will be taking center stage for the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum's annual Hall of Fame Induction ceremonies as John Paul DeJoria will not only serve as emcee, but welcome his long-time riding buddy and Peace*Love*Happiness Ride cofounder Gary Spellman to the Class of 2016. The 2016 Hall of Fame Induction Breakfast will be held August 10, 2016 at the Lodge at Deadwood in Deadwood, South Dakota.

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Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Salutes Freedom Fighter

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Sturgis, South Dakota, May 11, 2016 - In keeping with the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum's mission to Honor the Ride, a special "Freedom Fighter" award recognizing an individual who has fought to protect the rights of motorcyclists was instituted. For 2016, the Freedom Fighter is Gary Wetzel, a Vietnam Veteran and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient who has been active for decades in raising awareness of not only Veteran's issues, but also protecting rider’s rights.

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Innovators Lead the Class of 2016

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Sturgis, South Dakota, May 31, 2016 - A couple of inveterate tinkerers and V-Twin innovators lead the pack headed into the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Hall of Fame Class of 2016. Both Bert Baker and Jerry Covington have made an indelible stamp on the industry and have "the right stuff" to meet the Museum's criteria for inclusion in a select group of individuals who have impacted our industry.

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Robbins Takes Reins at the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum

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Sturgis Motorcycle MuseumMyrick Robbins Named Executive Director Of Sturgis Motorcycle Museum

Sturgis, South Dakota - Time to Honor the Ride. Build the Legacy. The mission for the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum remains unchanged, however the means to achieve its lofty goals have gotten a boost as diehard motorcyclist Myrick Robbins has been named Executive Director, effective immediately. In addition to taking the Museum to the next level, Robbins will oversee the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Hall of Fame's 15th anniversary in June and preside over the induction of the Class of 2016 in August during the annual Rally.

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Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Hall Of Fame Class Of 2016 Announced

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Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Hall of FameSTURGIS, SD – March 9, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – From pioneers and innovators to customizers and dealers, the 2016 inductees into the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Hall of Fame represent every aspect of what makes motorcycling great. The Museum was chartered back in 2001 to recognize individuals or groups who have made a long term positive impact on the motorcycle community. Arguably the most diverse -and deserving – group ever inducted into the Hall of Fame, the Class of 2016 will be honored during the annual Rally on August 10, 2016.

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Allstate Motorcycle Insurance Presents the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Hall of Fame Induction Breakfast

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The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Hall is pleased to announce that Allstate Motorcycle Insurance will be the presenting sponsor for this year’s annual Hall of Fame Induction Breakfast. Allstate's David Foster, Director, Specialty Product Lines Marketing says, "Allstate is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the Hall of Fame Induction breakfast. We congratulate all the new inductees, and will continue to work hard to protect riders and to support the motorcycle industry."

Returning sponsors are Bikernet, Black Hills Harley- Davidson, The Legendary Buffalo Chip, Rushmore Region Economic Development, and StriderKuryakyn is a special sponsor this year and they will provide portraits of all Hall of Fame Inductees that attend the ceremony and full image coverage of the event.

In addition, John Paul DeJoria will serve as the Master of Ceremonies for this year’s breakfast. DeJoria is a Hall of Fame member from the class of 2004. Besides being an extremely successful business owner of John Paul Mitchell Systems and Patron, DeJoria is a well-known humanitarian who supports numerous causes from medical research to children’s foundations.

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Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Opens New “My First Ride” Exhibit

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The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame is proud to announce the opening of its newest exhibit: "My First Rider." The exhibit features motorcycles many riders will recognize as that first motorcycle they ever rode. In addition, the exhibit features stories by people from all over the country detailing the first time they climbed on a motorcycle.

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