Photos: The Rally
August 22, 2016
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Gary Martin of Louisville rides up and down the main strip of Sturgis during The Rally Saturday. Martin wears a helmet that has Texas longhorn cow horns attached to it, he said they always get good attention so he wears them every year. Photo by: Luisa Porter/Dispatch Staff
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Ezma Carpenter, 87, of Sturgis, sits in the side car of his son-in-law's blue 1968 BMW bike during the 76th Sturgis Bike Rally Saturday. Her son-in-law, Craig Vechorik, right, owns Bench Mark Works, one of the only BMW motorcycle shops in America. Photo by: Luisa Porter/Dispatch Staff
Cousins Walynn Varnes, 9, left, and Nate Stokes, 10, watch the hundreds of bikes ride up and down the Sturgis's main street during the 76th Bike Rally Saturday. Walynn is the son of Chris and Wanda Varnes, and Nate is the son of Timothy and Jodie Stokes, both from Winona. Both their dads ride motorcycles so the boys wanted to tag along with the big dogs to enjoy the festivities. Photo by: Luisa Porter/Dispatch Staff
Tim Peden, of Bentonia, parks his custom bike next to the hundreds of other motorcylces in downtown Sturgis during the 76th Bike Rally Saturday. Tim calls his bike "The Green Lizard." Photo by: Luisa Porter/Dispatch Staff