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Photo Blog: 77th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally—August 10

Sturgis, S.D., Aug. 10—Another picture-perfect day in Sturgis! The inaugural Beard and Mustache Competition held on Wednesday was a rousing success! Thursday was also the day of the Thunder Press 25th Anniversary Bash held at the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame Photo set by Shadow We had Crooked Fox Bourbon, XIII Kings Vodka, BuzzBallz and Chillers (ready-to-drink cocktails) were ...

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Bikers meet The Blend at Sturgis

Sturgis, S.D., July 31—The blended burger’s growing fan base spreads to one of the most unlikely locations next week when the Mushroom Council serves blended burgers at the 77th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. “Can bikers be Blenditarians? Of course!” said Bart Minor, president, Mushroom Council. “Whether a person is health conscious, sustainability minded, or just loves a good, juicy burger, ...

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Thunder Press and DanDanTheFireman team up

Thunder Press and DanDanTheFireman have teamed up for one hell of a ride. Follow DanDanTheFireman on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and his website, and check back here at Thunder Press for new videos and more. From the man himself:  Are you looking for a Harley Motovlogger to follow? Well, I am here. I like to keep my stuff cuss free ...

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Harley-Davidson First-Quarter Financials: Managing expectations

Sales slip but net income improves Milwaukee, Wis., Apr. 21—Harley-Davidson, Inc. first-quarter 2015 diluted earnings per share increased 5.0 percent to $1.27 compared to diluted EPS of $1.21 in the year-ago period. Net income was $269.9 million on consolidated revenue of $1.67 billion compared to net income of $265.9 million on consolidated revenue of $1.73 billion in last year’s first ...

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In Roads-#94

#94 In Roads-Hot rod   It’s been raining for days but that doesn’t matter much to the hot rodders in town. They’ve been out playing in the rain at the racetrack and several are gathered in a parking lot. I’m out in the drizzle taking photos when an elderly guy moseys up and tells me the three coolest rods were ...

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In Roads-# 93

#93 In Roads-Journalist   Downtown Rapid City, South Dakota has a project called “Art Alley” that’s set aside for graffiti artists to show their skills. The brick walls are covered with urban graffiti, as well as other mediums of art, for an entire block and every couple of months the display changes. It’s like walking through an art gallery except, instead ...

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In Roads-#92

#92 In Roads-Irish charm Doing the tourist thing there’s a quaint little Celtic shop that’s run by an honest-to-goodness Irish woman with red hair and freckles. She kind of talks to the project she’s working on as we poke around the shop. It’s cool to listen to her strong Irish lilt, even though some of the words are hard to make ...

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In Roads-#91

#91 In Roads-Transplant   The city of Sturgis is slowly morphing into the town that residents call home. The temporary structures on Main Street are being disassembled, tents are disappearing from front lawns and quiet has returned to the Black Hills. It’s back to the Mayberry way of life. A local restaurant has brought back its regular menu, the one ...

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In Roads-#90

#90 In Roads-Bar babe   We’re out on a photo safari and swing by the Full Throttle to see what’s going on. The place looks like K-Mart. Tshirts are strewn on tables in huge piles and racks of women’s wear blocks access to the stage area where bands were playing just a week ago. There are a handful of people ...

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In Roads-#89

#89 In Roads-Man of the cloth     Dan plans to officiate over the renewal of wedding vows for his childhood friend next year and the two men are discussing the particulars. He doesn’t strike me as a minister kind of guy as he offers his opinion on where the couple should stand for the ceremony. He’s tall, tanned and ...

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