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Going to Sturgis 2018? Here Are Some Riding Roads for You to Check Out!

It’s that time of year again! Sturgis has begun and that means riders from all over the country are congregating on a tiny town in the Black Hills for the largest motorcycle rally in the world. However, the rally isn’t the only thing to do when you go to visit Sturgis. Here is a list of a few highways to ride while you’re out enjoying the comradery. The Riding Roads of Sturgis 2018 Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway – This ride takes you down a section of highway named after Governor Peter Norbeck. It is one of the most famous rides in all of Sturgis and will give you a taste of many of the other riding routes in the area. This 66-mile route will introduce you to all the flavors of riding in South Dakota, including Custer State Park and Mount Rushmore. The loop includes US 16A, SD 36, SD…
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How Do Motorcyclists Honor Fallen Officers?

Memorial Day is when we honor the soldiers who lost their lives protecting the freedoms of America. The fight for our rights worldwide, but what about those who protect our freedom domestically? We see police officers every day, but how often do we honor their sacrifice? Well, a ride here in Colorado does just that, and its connections to comradery and brotherhood might surprise you. How Motorcyclists Honor Fallen Officers with a Ride On June 1, the engines of around 100 motorcycles rode through Schriever Air Force Base, which is located near Colorado Springs. These riders came from miles around to participate in the 5th Annual Front Range Fallen Officer Memorial Ride. The ride started at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station before hitting the road to Fort Carson, Schriever Air Force Base, Peterson Air Force Base and the United States Air Force Academy. At each stop, riders did their best…
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Who Won the First Winter X Games Gold in Hill Climb?

The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang have officially closed, and the United States didn’t come out on top as we have in the past. The U.S. scored nine gold medals, eight silver, and six bronze—ranking our country fourth in the medal standings. Of those nine golds, three were won by Coloradoans, but did you know Colorado handed out a gold medal of its own? A Utah hill climber recently walked away with X Games gold in a first-time competition you may not have even known about. X Games Gold and the Hill Climber That Won It He’s been riding since he was four years old, and he’s been competing in hill climbs since he was 10, which means 48-year-old Travis Whitlock has a lot of experience under his belt. The Springville, Utah resident recently returned from Aspen, Colorado, where this year’s round of the Winter X Games was held. Whitlock…
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