2017 Sturgis Rally Photos and Highlights

Willie G and Nancy at Michael Lichter's Old Iron - Young Blood industry party

Willie G and Nancy made a guest appearance at Michael Lichter’s Motorcycles as Art industry party to check out the work of the young bloods.

American Iron hasn’t left off the throttle since we pulled into Sturgis with our friends the Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis. It’s been a crazy four days, from American Flat Trackers flying around the Buffalo Chip in the inaugural TT to some of the most hairball drag races we’ve seen in quite some time to watching old dogs Joe Kopp at 48 and Brad Spencer at 55 show the young bucks how its done after finishing 1-2 in the Super Hooligan races. Michael Lichter’s Motorcycles as Art exhibit titled “Old Iron – Young Blood” is stellar as usual and his industry party was jam-packed with the work of outstanding young builders, but once again old school almost stole the show when Willie G and Arlen Ness showed up. Nights are usually spent under the stars in the amphitheater of The Chip to catch that night’s headlining band. While Lynyrd Skynyrd had to cancel last sec, Blackberry Smoke did its best to help fill the void.

Matt Harris's 1923 Harley Speedster is dialed!

Matt Harris’s 1923 Harley Speedster in Michael Lichter’s show is dialed!

Hooligan fun at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip

She might not be the fastest Hooligan, but she sure won the crowd over!

Today’s another full schedule, from covering the Rat’s Hole Custom Bike Show to watching Doug Danger jump over a pit of rattlesnakes on a Harley. In the meantime, enjoy this photo spread of the 2017 Sturgis Rally.

Where the wild things are! #sturgisbuffalochip

Where the wild things are! #sturgisbuffalochip

Blackberry Smoke Sturgis 2017

Charlie Starr doing his Blackberry Smoke thing at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip.

Doobie Brother Pat Simmons Sturgis 2017

Doobie Brother Pat Simmons popped into Michael Lichter’s Motorcycles as Art industry party to check out the bikes.

Bryan Smith chases Kenny Coolbeth Sturgis TT 2017

Giving it the ol’ Coolbeth 1 -2. Or in this case, 2-1.

Motorcycles as Art chopper Sturgis Buffalo Chip 2017

Now that’s what we call a stretched-neck!