A motorcycle rider looks for a parking spot outside the Full Throttle Saloon during the 80th Annual Sturgis Rally

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Sees 460,000 Mostly Unprotected Bikers

The town of Sturgis, in South Dakota, holds a motorcycle rally every year. It is known as one of the largest, if not the largest, motorcycle-based festival in the nation. Motorcycle enthusiasts from all backgrounds, socio-economic classes, and nationalities arrive in town for ten days of motorcycle culture appreciation. This year’s event just concluded, seeing …