Planning Our Next Trips – 2020 – Sturgis!

Starting our 2020 Summer Trip planning.    Sturgis! 

We will be leaving the Phoenix metro area on Tuesday Aug 4th, arriving Keystone SD on Friday night, staying 6 days, then driving 3 days back to Phoenix.

It should be a blast!

Getting there: popout

While there:

WEBSITE ARTICLES:

* Top 13 sturgis rides:
https://www.sdpb.org/blogs/news-and-information/the-top-13-sturgis-rally-riding-routes/
* Best Roads:
https://travel.thefuntimesguide.com/sturgis-south-dakota-rides/
* 10 Tips for Planning a Road Trip to The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally :
https://www.allianztravelinsurance.com/travel/guides/sturgis-motorcycle-rally-guide.htm

Our Favorite Black Hills Motorcycle Routes to Ride at Sturgis Motorcycle
Rally:
https://www.hotbikeweb.com/our-favorite-black-hills-motorcycle-routes-to-ride-at-sturgis-motorcycle-rally

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

 

Spearfish Canyon
SD14A
Deadwood
This is probably the most scenic ride in the
Black Hills area. It includes:

  • Bridal Veil Falls,
  • Spearfish Falls,
  • Little Crow Peak,
  • Homestake Gold Mine,
  • Black Hills Mining Museum,
  • The Hippie Hole and
  • the “must see” Devils Bathtub.
Hot Springs Ride
– SD385
This ride is less hilly but as equally beautiful and filled
with prehistoric wonderment.
– You will find a few challenges as you ride along, especially
from Stockade Lake south through Custer State Park and Wind Cave
National Park to Hwy 385.
– The rest of the ride is just as fun with it’s winding curves
and a few places to open it up a little bit.https://goo.gl/maps/wLq5WqV5GP2U9C2U6
Vanocker Canyon Ride
Roads:

  • SD14A
  • SD385
  • SD16
  • Towns:

  • Nemo Rd
  • Deadwood
  • Nemo
  • Roubaix
  • https://goo.gl/maps/wLq5WqV5GP2U9C2U6

     

    – Description:

    https://goo.gl/maps/1am418go48h8whVu8

    – Ride description:
    – Leave the crowds behind on this hidden beauty, some say it’s
    better than “Dragons Tail” in Tennessee.
    – This ride has nice turns and twists, but not as tight as some
    others in the Black Hills allowing the opportunity to catch some of the
    amazing views.
    – This ride also takes you to the western side of Rapid City,
    then along Sheridan Lake Road and also into historic Deadwood.

    Devils Tower National Monument
    https://goo.gl/maps/xabUkLPyU7MrDdcSA
    – Roads
    – I90
    – WY14
    – WY24

    Mt. Rushmore
    https://goo.gl/maps/QFvjMViw1WSTmjUK7

    Badlands National Park
    Highway 14A (
    Highway 16A (Iron Mountain Rd.)
    Highway 87 (Needles Highway)
    Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway

    GETTING THERE

    * Route A: https://goo.gl/maps/qHm9ik2yeEQsnLES6        1270miles
    22hrs     Phx -> Cortez -> Denver -> Sturgis

    * Ship camping gear there and back, campgrounds are set up for this:
    https://quickthrottle.com/riding-to-sturgis-dos-and-donts/